Family Medicines

Family Medicine is the medical specialty which is concerned with the total health care of the individual and the family. It is the specialty in breadth which integrates the biological, clinical, and behavioral sciences. The scope of family medicine is not limited by age, sex, organ system, or disease entity. *

Specialization: Obesity Medicine

A physician who specializes in the treatment of obesity demonstrates competency in and a thorough understanding of the treatment of obesity and the genetic, biologic, environmental, social, and behavioral factors that contribute to obesity. The obesity medicine physician employs therapeutic interventions including diet, physical activity, behavioral change, and pharmacotherapy. The obesity medicine physician utilizes a comprehensive approach, and may include additional resources such as dietitians, exercise physiologists, mental health professionals and bariatric surgeons as indicated to achieve optimal results. Additionally, the obesity medicine physician maintains competency in providing pre- peri- and post-surgical care of bariatric surgery patients, promotes the prevention of obesity, and advocates for those who suffer from obesity. **




Dr. Latania Akers-White MD
Dr. Gwynn Antonson DO
Dr. Catherine Arroyo MD
Dr. Asif Azimi MD
Michal Baird MD
Victoria Blank MD
Grzegorz Blecharz MD
Dr. Michael Boothe MD
Phyllis Brown CRNP
Dr. Angelina Cain MD
Jessica Dowe MD
Dr. Robert Ewing II DO
Dr. Glen Farkas MD
Carolynn Francavilla Brown MD
Dr. Frances Gheorghiu
Julie Gilbert MD
Robert Goodrich MD CST
Dr. Darryl Harris SR. MD
Dr. Julie Higgins MD
Dr. Glen Holliday DO
Dr. Arthur Hux MD
Dr. Russell Imboden DO
Mr. David Jack MD
Dr. Don Jensen MD
Leon Jons MD
Dr. Felipe Juan MD
Dr. Machiel Kennedy MD
Payam Kerendian DO
Conrad Lai MD
Lidonna Lancaster MD
Horace Laster MD
Dr. Thomas Lipscomb MD
Dr. Scott Lynch MD
Dr. Daniel Martelino MD
Dr. Jeremy Mcconnell MD
Edwin Mckay
Sophia Michailidis DO
Dr. Michael O'brien MD
Theresa Piotrowski MD
David Rawcliffe DO
Mr. Ronald Rosedale MD
Stanley Rosewater MD
Troy Russell MD
Dr. Maria Schiaffino MD
Dr. Gregory Schmidt DO
Dr. Edward Shadiack III DO
Dr. Roger Shetterly MD
Dr. Pamela Silver MD
Peter Skov
Dr. David Sowell SR. MD
Mr. William Sturdevant DO
Dr. Nicanor Sutingco
Jerry Sutkamp MD
Robert Tafuri MD
Dr. Thomas Taylor MD
Dr. John Tennis MD
Dr. Virginia Thomas MD
Dr. Sarah Turner MD
Dr. David Usher MD
Dr. Thomas Velleff JR. M D
Dr. Renato Villafuerte MD
Gregory Wallin MD
Patrick Whitfield RN NP-C

* Source: American Board of Obesity Medicine [7/1/2015: title and definition modified] Additional Resource: American Society of Bariatric Physicians, www.asbp.org.

** Source: American Board of Obesity Medicine [7/1/2015: title and definition modified] Additional Resource: American Society of Bariatric Physicians, www.asbp.org.