Dr. Evelyne Bourdua-Roy, MD, MCMF
Dr. Evelyne Bourdua-Roy is a certified Family Doctor, who has trained with Dr. Fung and Megan Ramos, and is currently getting her certification in Obesity Medicine with the American Board of Obesity Medicine. She is the founder of Clinique Reversa, in South Shore, Montreal, and La Sarre in Canada. Clinique Reversa offers a 5-month program (in French) with medical supervision to reverse chronic diseases associated with lifestyle habits, such as type 2 diabetes and obesity.
Dr. Angie Hong
Dr. Angie Hong is a graduate of the University of Toronto medical school and a diplomate of the American Board of Obesity Medicine. She is a family physician with a special interest in obesity medicine in North York, Ontario.
The Toronto Metabolic Clinic
Specialty: Family Medicine
2175 Sheppard Avenue East, Suite 304
North York, ON M2J 1W8
T: 647-341-4517 | F: 647-497-6006 E:firstname.lastname@example.org
The Toronto Metabolic Clinic offers treatment for various conditions through dietary intervention, under the supervision of a dedicated and well-trained medical team, including both family physicians and specialists. Our dieting program is based on intermittent fasting and low carbohydrate/ketogenic consumption, and offered in partnership with Don Valley Integrated Digestive Clinic and Dr. Jason Fung’s Intensive Dietary Management Program.
United States (East)
Dr. Aastha Kalra
Dr. Aastha Kalra is Board Certified in Internal Medicine. She completed her residency in Internal Medicine at Hofstra University- NorthShore LIJ Health System in New York and thereafter served as Chief Resident in Internal Medicine for a year. An outstanding physician, Dr. Kalra’s skills extend beyond traditional medicine to include a special interest in Obesity and Diabetes Reversal.
She is founder physician of telemedicine startup , Weight Zero MD which is a virtual clinic leveraging technology for reversal of diabetes and metabolic syndrome.
Sarah H. Smith, M.D.
Specialty: Internal Medicine and Obesity Medicine
Inova VIP 360
3300 Gallows Road
Falls Church, VA 22042
T: 703-776-7005 | W: www.inovavip360.org
Dr. Smith is a board-certified internist and diplomate in Obesity Medicine. She received her Bachelor of Arts in Neuroscience from Vanderbilt University, went to medical school at the University of Pittsburgh and completed Internal Medicine Residency at George Washington University. She currently directs a comprehensive and individualized medical weight management program encompassing nutrition, physical activity, and behavioral changes. She is dedicated to providing compassionate, collaborative and evidence based medicine.
Crystal Dyer, MD
Specialty: Family Medicine/Obesity Medicine/Sports Medicine
Center for Wellness
1843 W Morris Blvd
Morristown, TN 37813
1360 Dolly Parton Pkwy
Sevierville, TN 37862
1101 E McKinney Ave
Rogersville, TN 37857
E: email@example.com , firstname.lastname@example.org | W: cfwtn.com
Dr. Dyer is a diplomat of the American Board of Family Medicine and the American Board of Obesity Medicine and has completed additional training in Sports Medicine as well as Medical Acupuncture and Aesthetics. Having personally struggled with weight issues, Dr. Dyer herself has shed over 50 lbs and realizes that obesity is a complex problem that does not have a one size fits all solution. Dr. Dyer and her staff believe in individualized approaches to health and wellness and are supportive of intermittent fasting as one of the tools to accomplish patient goals.
Cynthia Villacis, MD
Specialty: Family Medicine
Health Connections Direct Primary Care
527 Centre View Blvd.
Crestview Hills, KY 41017
T: (859)905-0707 |
E: CVillacisMD@HealthConnectionsDPC.com | W: HealthConnectionsDPC.com
Dr. Cynthia Villacis is board certified in Family Medicine and opened Health Connections Direct Primary Care in 2017 to have the time to help people achieve their health care goals. Obesity contributes to a many chronic health problems and by working towards a healthier weight, patients are able to improve their overall health. Dr. Villacis also has struggled with her weight and recognizes that reaching and maintaining a healthy weight is a journey and she works with people no matter where they are in this process. She encourages physical activity and body acceptance while actively taking steps to improve health and function through weight reduction.
Dr. Eric Sodicoff
Specialty: Internal Medicine
PMA Medical Specialists
13 Armand Hammer Blvd, Suite 100
Pottstown, PA 19464
T: 610-323-3100 | F: 610-323-706
General Internal Medicine physician with both hospital and primary care office practice. I am a graduate of Temple University School of Medicine and University of Pittsburgh. Board certified in Obesity by the American Board of Obesity Medicine with special interest in treating chronic disease by addressing root causes.
Dr. Gwendolyn Knuckles
Specialty: Obstetrics and Gynecology and Obesity Medicine
Carolina Clinic for Health and Wellness
2459 Emerald Place #102
Greenville, NC 27834
T: 252-757-3939 | F: 252-7573973
E: email@example.com | W: www.carolina-clinic.com
Dr. Gwendolyn Knuckles is board certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology and Obesity Medicine. She sees and treats men and women for weight issues and metabolic disorders with a special interest in the management of menopausal concerns. She believes strongly that food is medicine and life balance is critical to healthy living.
Jakleen Labbad MD
Dr. Labbad Is passionate about weight loss and helping people reverse disease through optimizing their lifestyle. She attended medical school at the University of Toledo and completed residency in Family Medicine At Case Western Reserve University/ University Hospitals. In addition, she is board certified in obesity medicine And has been practicing as a weight-loss specialist for several years.
Lilliam Chiques, MD
Specialty: Internal Medicine
Watson Clinic, LLP
1600 Lakeland Hills Blvd
Lakeland, FL 33813
Dr. Chiques trained in Internal Medicine at the Harvard Medical School/Brigham and Women’s Hospital, and she graduated from Yale University and the University of Puerto Rico Medical School. She is board certified in Internal Medicine, and is a diplomate of the Obesity Medicine Association. She is fluent in both English and Spanish.
Mark B McColl, MD
I’m a primary care physician board certified in both Internal Medicine and Pediatrics who believes the three pillars of good health are nutrition, exercise, and sleep. I work with my patients to help them understand their health trajectory especially when it relates to cardiometabolic disorders like insulin resistance and diabetes. My physician partners and I have developed intensive hands on teaching aids and several educational programs utilizing LCHF/IF nutrition in combination with exercise that have proven highly successful in reversing these illnesses, enhancing weight loss, and restoring health and functional fitness in our patients.
Mark P. Nelson, MD
Specialty: Family Medicine
DuPage Medical Group
150 E. Willow
Wheaton, IL 60187
T: 630-510-6900 | E: firstname.lastname@example.org
Dr. Nelson is a Board Certified family physician. Through his 31 years of experience in primary care, he has been witness to the growing waistlines and blood sugar levels of his patients. Seeing that the “eat less, move more” advice was failing; he moved to a low carb, high fat approach eight years ago. This has produced great results in his patients. So he’s been able to manage many medical issues without resorting to medications. This new approach has revitalized his practice. He feels like finally he can really help his patients.
Paul M Thaxton, MD, FACOG, ABOM
Specialty: Gynecology and Obesity Medicine
Advanced Medical Weight Loss
7013 Evans Town Center Blvd., Suite 101
Evans, GA 30809
T: (706) 922-4545, (706) 922-1717
W: weightlossaugusta.com | E: email@example.com
Dr. Paul Thaxton is Board Certified in both Obstetrics and Gynecology and Obesity Medicine. While teaching as a Clinical Assistant Professor of OB/GYN at the Medical College of Georgia, he was honored with the Resident’s Teacher of the Year Award and has been chosen by his peers as one of the Best Doctors in America several times. Realizing years ago that today’s healthcare system is really geared more toward sick care, Dr. Thaxton has focused his efforts and research on disease prevention and reversal by treating both men and women for weight loss issues, metabolic disorders, and hormone imbalances.
Molly Rutherford, MD, MPH
Specialty: Family Medicine and Addiction Medicine
Dr. Rutherford started Bluegrass Family Wellness, a Direct Primary Care practice, in 2015 in order to provide excellent, affordable, accessible care. Her innovative practice model allows her to spend time with patients, focus on wellness, while offering wholesale labs and medications at steep discounts.
Nivedita S Bijoor, MD
Specialty: Family Medicine, Lifestyle Medicine and Obesity Medicine
Dr. Nita Bijoor is triple board certified in Family Medicine, Lifestyle Medicine and Obesity ( Bariatric) Medicine. She is a fellow member of the Obesity Medicine Association, American Academy of Family Physicians and the American College of Lifestyle Medicine. She served as the chief resident of the Medical University of South Carolina Family Medicine-Spartanburg Residency Program. Her passion for nutrition, physical fitness and preventive health inspired her to start her private practice in Greenville, SC in 2008 where she is also the medical director of a very successful non surgical weight loss program. Her special interests are metabolic syndrome, PCOS, insulin resistance and customizing LCHF and IF programs for her patients.
Tatiana Arolli, DO
Specialty: Internal Medicine
Optimal Health Direct Primary Care
8133 Easton Road, Ste 117
Ottsville, PA, 18942
T: 267-454-6896 | W: optimalhealthdpc.com
Dr. Tatiana Arolli is a Board-Certified Internal Medicine Physician. She has graduated magna cum laude from St Joseph’s College in Brooklyn, NY where she majored in Biology and attended Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine. She later completed an Internal Medicine residency. She has opened a Direct Primary Care Practice where she focuses on wellness and prevention.
Sandra M. Palavecino
Specialty: Internal Medicine/ Bariatrician
Nanticoke Physician Network
8472 Herring Run Road
Seaford DE 19973
T: 302-5365395 | F: 302-6283963
Dr. Palavecino obtained her medical degree in the central University of Venezuela and completed her internal medicine residency at the University of Connecticut Health Center in Farmington, Connecticut in 2012.
Dr. Palavecino is Board Certified in Internal Medicine and has practiced in Sussex County for several years. She has additional expertise in Bariatric Medicine and diet counseling. She is a diplomat of the American Board of Obesity Medicine and is a member of the Obesity Medicine Association, the Obesity Society the American College of Physicians and the American Medical Association.
Dr. Palavecino has been part of our bariatric practice since 2015 and the Director of our Medical Weight Loss program since Spring 2016.
Alexandra Sowa, MD, MA
Dr. Alexandra Sowa is a board-certified physician of Internal Medicine, and a diplomate of the American Board of Obesity Medicine.
Both a graduate of Johns Hopkins University and New York University School of Medicine, she currently practices in New York City and holds an appointment as Clinical Instructor in Medicine at New York University School of Medicine. Her practice, SoWell Health, optimizes wellness and weight loss through a combination of nutrition, lifestyle and medicine.
Outside of her practice, she is a frequent television, radio and print media contributor.
United States (Central)
Afua Agyarko, MD
Specialty: Internal Medicine
2255 E. Mossy Oaks Rd., 5th Floor
Spring, TX 77389
Dr. Agyarko is a graduate of Columbia University and the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School. She completed her Internal Medicine residency at Methodist Hospital in Dallas. She is board certified in Internal Medicine and is a diplomate of the American Board of Obesity Medicine.
Cristina A Perez Gomez (NPI: 1568718526)
Specialty: Internal Medicine
16005 Executive Drive
Crest Hill, IL 60403
Dr. Christina Perez practices wellness and functional medicine in Chrest Hill, Illinois, at “All About You Wellness Center”, where she incorporates nutrition, detoxification, hormone balance, fitness and permanent weight control by self-care practices and changes of habits that will provide you with the 5 essential keys to resolving the underlying root causes that lead to the breakdown of health.
Dr. Christina Perez is a board eligible Internal Medicine physician and her experience includes training at Lincoln Medical and Mental Health Center Psychiatry department and Englewood Hospital and Medical Center Mount Sinai affiliated Internal Medicine program where she received the Medicine Award for Excellence in Ambulatory Care.
Gilbert Head HD
Dr. Head has practiced Family Medicine for 35 years and in 2015 changed his focus to personalized health care & prevention. He has extensive experience treating diabetes and obesity. He strongly endorses and personally practices both intermittent fasting and ketogenic methods.
Dr. Indrani Raman MD
Specialty: Board certified in Internal medicine, and Nephrology , Certified Diplomat of Obesity Medicine by ABOM, Fellowship training in Integrative Medicine (AzCIM)
Excel Health MD PLLC
318 W FM St 544
Bldg C, Suite#4
T: 972-752-3199 | F: 972-759-9051
E: firstname.lastname@example.org | W: excelhealthmd.com
I am a nephrologist who has been practicing traditional medicine for last 12 years in Dallas, Texas. After noting the severe complications from the obesity epidemic with my own patients, I decided to switch gears towards preventive care and Wellness. As a board certified doctor and based on my own personal success, I can provide guidance for ketogenic, low carb diets, FDA approved anti obesity medications and fasting.
Chronic Kidney disease and dialysis patients are considered to be more complicated by other doctors for weight loss management. With my extensive clinical experience, I am uniquely qualified to provide weight loss management under close clinical supervision for this demographic.
Jennifer McCabe Lentz, MD
Specialty: Family Medicine/Obesity Medicine
Rocky Mountain Dietary Management
126 W. Harvard St. #1
Fort Collins, CO 80525
T: (970) 834-3431
Dr. McCabe Lentz graduated from the University of Colorado School of Medicine in 2001, and is board certified in Family Medicine and a diplomate of the American Board of Obesity Medicine. Dr. Lentz focuses on lifestyle changes and fasting resulting in successful long term wellness for her patients. Dr. Lentz is a long time advocate of using Low Carb High Fat (LCHF) and intermittent fasting (IF) to treat and prevent metabolic disorders.
Katherine Emerine, D.O.
Specialty: Family Medicine and Obesity Medicine
1860 W Winchester Rd, Suite 109
Libertyville, IL 60048
Dr. Emerine is board certified in Family Medicine and Obesity Medicine. She practices outpatient medicine with a focus on metabolic disorders. Dr. Emerine has been practicing weight management since 2016 with a focus on creating a healthier you through lifestyle changes.
Kissi R. Blackwell, MD
Dr. Blackwell graduated from The University of Texas Southwestern Medical School in Dallas, TX in 2006 and John Peter Smith Family Medicine Residency Program in Fort Worth, TX in 2009. She owns the first Direct Primary Care practice in Wichita Falls, Texas and has an interest in diabetes and preventative medicine. She is an advocate for intermittent fasting and dietary interventions for the treatment of disease and the maintenance of overall health.
Lily Han, M.D.
Specialty: Obesity Medicine, Lifestyle Medicine and Pediatrics
Empowered Life MD
Texas Health Resources Hospital
6300 W. Parker Rd, Suite 324
Plano, TX 75093
T: 972-403-5437 | W: EmpoweredLifeMD.com
Dr. Han earned her undergraduate degree in neuroscience from UC Berkeley and medical degree from Weill Cornell University Medical College. She was elected to Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society and awarded departmental honors for Clinical Excellence and Teaching Excellence. Her interest in obesity and diabetes originated 25 years ago while conducting research in obesity and diabetes at Rockefeller University. Dr. Han is board certified in Obesity Medicine, Lifestyle Medicine and Pediatrics. She has been in practice for 20 years empowering young adults and their families via lifestyle modifications (nutrition, LCHF/IF, fitness, sleep & stress management) to prevent and treat chronic diseases such as obesity, diabetes and hypertension. Dr. Han has been named one of D Magazine’s Best Doctors in Dallas and is excited to be a part of the IDM Community and Physicians Network.
Dr. Mohammed Waseem Imam
Dr. Imam is a board-certified Internal Medicine physician with additional training in Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology. He is currently pursuing board certification in Obesity Medicine and is a member of the Obesity Medical Association. He has been using intermittent fasting as an adjuvant treatment for several conditions, including obesity, diabetes, eczema, and allergies diseases. Dr. Imam believes in lifestyle modification in the treatment of disease, going after the root cause.
Dr. Richa Mittal
Specialty: Board certified in Internal Medicine, Diplomate American Board of Obesity Medicine
8380 Warren Pkwy, Suite 100
Frisco, TX 75034
E: email@example.com | W: radianthealthdallas.com
Dr. Mittal is a board-certified internist and diplomate of American Board of Obesity Medicine. She went to medical school at the University of Texas at Austin and completed her internal medicine residency at McGaw Memorial Medical Center of Northwestern University in Chicago. Her years of experience as an internist, hospitalist, and medical director of a weight loss program, have provided a strong foundation that has led her to start her own medical weight loss and wellness practice in Frisco, TX (DFW metroplex). Her focus is to deliver comprehensive and personalized care, in order to provide effective medical weight management. She is passionate about nutrition, fitness, cooking and preventive health, and she blogs weekly about related health topics.
Sejal Desai, MD
Specialty: Obesity Medicine & Family Medicine
23960 Katy Freeway, Suite 140
Katy, TX 77494
T: 713-464-9939 | W: weighwellmd.com
Dr. Desai is a board certified Obesity Medicine and Family Medicine physician. She is Medical Director of WeighWellMD, a comprehensive, medically supervised weight loss program. The program focuses on helping patients reduce their risk of long term complications to live a longer, healthier life.
Stefanie Huff, MD
Dr. Stefanie Huff is a board-certified Emergency Medicine physician with an interest in weight-loss and wellness. She has experienced Dr. Fung’s program described in The Obesity Code firsthand through her own 30-pound weight loss. Dr. Huff graduated from the University of Nebraska Medical Center and completed Emergency Medicine residency at The Ohio State University.
Dr. Valerie Liao
Dr. Valerie Liao graduated from UT Southwestern Medical School in Dallas in 1993, and served in the US Air Force until 2002. She is a board certified Internal Medicine physician and a Diplomate of the American Board of Obesity Medicine. She is the Program Director of Nonsurgical Weight Loss at Medical City Dallas.
United States (West)
Bret Scher, MD, FACC
4653 Carmel Mtn Rd Suite 308-132
San Diego, CA 92130
T: 858-799-0980 | F: 858-799-0998
As a practicing cardiologist for over 15 years, I have seen where our medical establishment fails to help those who need us most. We are too narrow-minded in our teachings and our practice. That is why I am so thankful I found LCHF and intermittent fasting. With these as additional tools, I have been able to finally reach and help those who I could not before. Now it is my mission to teach these tools to as many people as possible, to help each and everyone of you achieve your best health ever.
Dr. Brian Lenzkes
Dr. Lenzkes is a board certified Internal Medicine doctor practicing in San Diego, CA. He has had a lifelong battle with weight gain and continued to struggle during medical school, residency, and for 13 years in private practice by following “The Standard of Care.” In February of 2017 he watched a YouTube video of Dr. Jason Fung discussing LCHF/IF and his life/practice of medicine changed that day. He has since lost nearly 50 lbs and is helping others on their journey. He is encouraged that his patients are able to maintain weight loss and reduce or discontinue medications including insulin. He is able to practice medicine in a way that is truly helping others to change their lives through lifestyle modification. He is proud to be a member of the IDM Physicians Network.
Dr. Priyanka Wali
Specialty: Internal Medicine/Obesity Medicine
3380 20th St #102
San Francisco, CA 94110
Dr. Priyanka Wali is a board-certified Internal Medicine and Obesity Medicine physician who comes to you with an open heart and a sharp mind ready to heal from all aspects. She graduated from the University of Southern California cum laude as an undergraduate in Los Angeles and continued her training there for medical school. She completed her residency in Internal Medicine at California Pacific Medical Center in San Francisco Her philosophical approach to medicine stems from holistic concepts, primarily that “Food is Medicine” and many medical illnesses arise from disconnection of natural-occurring phenomenon. For patients suffering from prediabetes, diabetes, metabolic syndrome, polycystic ovarian syndrome, fatty liver, insulin resistance, or irritable bowel syndrome, she is adept at implementing dietary therapies to reverse those conditions.
Dr. Ana Aurora Lorenzo Mejía
Dr. Lorenzo is an eye surgeon from Mexico City; she graduated from the Anáhuac University and concluded her specialty at the APEC hospital.
Her interest in fasting and diet began in an attempt to help treat patients with vision loss associated with diabetic retinopathy.
In addition to running her ophthalmology practice, she also treats patients with obesity and metabolic diseases at her clinic.
Anthony Yin-Tuen Leung
Specialty: General Practice / Family Medicine
Kingsbury Road Surgery
273 Kindsbury Road, Erdington
Birmingham B24 8RD, UK
T: 0121 382 7539
M: 07957 637437
Dr. Anthony Leung graduated in Medicine with Honours from the University of Birmingham Medical School, UK, and was awarded a certificate in Primary Diabetes Care, with Distinction, from the University of Warwick, UK. He has been a clinical lead in diabetes care in his Practice for over 20 years. He has a special interest in body-mind medicine and is passionate about holistic health care. He recognises an urgent need for a radical change in the way patients with Type 2 diabetes and obesity are managed, along the lines advocated by Dr. Jason Fung and his colleagues.
Dr. Christophe GAUDEUL M.D
Specialty: General Practitioner
EurAm Medical Center
1F North Tower, Ocean Pearl Building
19 Huali Lu, Zhujiang New Town
T: 020 3758 5328
E: firstname.lastname@example.org | W: eurammedicalcenter.com
Dr. Gaudeul was educated in France and received a diploma in general practice in 1991 in Toulouse. He mainly in the field of primary care, as a country doctor or a mountain doctor. He also worked in the field of pulmonary rehab, sports medicines, with obesity related pulmonary insufficiency and addiction.He currently works in China in international clinics. with patients that are mainly expatriates from all over the world.
Dr. Glen Hagemann
Dr. Glen Hagemann is a practising sports physician who is a past president and honorary life member of the South African Sports Medicine Association. He is a member of the Noake’s Foundation Nutrition Network. He is a reviewer for the British Journal of Sports Medicine and embraces both professionally and personally the LCHF way of living for health, weight loss and sports performance reasons.
Dr. Maíra Soliani Del Negro MD/ PhD.
Av Barão De Itapura, 1226
Campinas, SP BRAZIL
Clinica MEDS (019) 3231-1111
Dr Maira Soliani graduated in 2009 and concluded her Anesthesiology Specialty in 2013. She holds a PhD since 2016 also by Campinas State University in Brazil. (UNICAMP)
After realizing that a great part of her patients’ post operative complications are closely related to the modern chronic metabolic diseases, and that diet and fasting could prevent them from becoming sick the first place, she began to treat patients with metabolic diseases and obesity in her clinic in Brazil.
Dr Roshani Sanghani
Specialty: American Board certified In Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
Aasaan Health Solutions LLP
204, Amore building opposite Kabootar Khana
4th road, Near railway station
Khar West Mumbai 400052
T: +91 829 171 3280
E: Connect@aasaanhealth.com | W: aasaanhealth.com
In 2011 after relocating from Chicago to Mumbai, India, she worked as a full time consultant Endocrinologist at Hinduja hospital Mumbai and setup the Diabetes Self-Management clinic there in 2014. In 2016 she founded Aasaan Health Solutions, a multidisciplinary clinic with endocrine, nutrition, physiotherapy and emotional counseling sessions aimed at lifestyle change to reduce medication burden and treat chronic hormone imbalance at the root. She is proud to be a part of the IDM physician network to help people reverse lifestyle disease.
Dr Sanjeev Balakrishnan, MBBS, M.Med, FRACGP
Specialty: Family Medicine
Park Medical Group
2/779 Albany Highway
East Victoria Park
Western Australia 6101
T: +61 8 9452 9999 | F: + 61 8 9470 5253
Sanjeev holds a master’s degree in Family Medicine from the National University of Singapore. He is very passionate about management of obesity, type 2 diabetes and metabolic syndrome through the scientifically proven low carbohydrate-high healthy fat diet. He is a fully credentialed Family Physician in Singapore and is a Fellow of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners with almost two decades of clinical experience.