A CU Medicine provider.

I am happy to take care of any patient that wants to manage their weight and their health and is willing to make an investment of time and effort. I am flexible and I will work with patients’ dietary preferences and needs.

Family, tennis, health care reform


Monday: 8am - 4:30pm
Tuesday: 8am - 4:30pm
Wednesday: 8am - 4:30pm
Thursday: 8am - 4:30pm
Friday: 8am - 4:30pm
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed

Qualifications and experience

Food, Nutrition and Metabolism, Food, Nutrition and Metabolism - Nutrition, Food, Nutrition and Metabolism - Obesity, Food, Nutrition and Metabolism - Weight Loss Surgery, Food, Nutrition and Metabolism - Weight Loss and Dieting, Internal Medicine, Surgery, Surgery - Weight Loss Surgery
Languages spoken
University of Pennsylvania Program (2000)

Medical School
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine (1999)

University of Pennsylvania Health System Program (2002)

Middlebury College (VT) (1994)

University of Pennsylvania (2004)

Clinical interest for patients

I am interested in helping patients lose weight, particularly those with conditions such as diabetes, high blood pressure, sleep apnea, high cholesterol, and arthritis. I can prescribe individualized diet therapy and I will consider weight loss medications for selected patients. I also can care for patients that have had bariatric surgery.

Research interest for patients

I am interested in the intersection of weight management and primary care medical practice.

Volunteer activities

I am a very active participant in the scientific and clinical enterprises. I am active in the leadership of the Society of General Internal Medicine, The Obesity Society, and the American College of Physicians. I serve on the editorial board of the Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior. I have served on a study section for the National Insitutes of Health.

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