Current and Former Obesity Medicine Fellows

Merritt Adams

Fellowship Training Institution: Wake Forest Baptist Health
Primary Board Certification:
Internal Medicine
Secondary Board Certification: Obesity Medicine
ABOM Diplomate: Yes
Current Position & Employer: Obesity Medicine Physician, Wake Forest Weight Management Center

mmocock@wakehealth.edu

Nupur Aggarwal

Fellowship Training Institution: Geisinger Medical Center, Clinical Nutrition and Obesity Medicine
Primary Board Certification: 
Internal Medicine
Secondary Board Certification:
ABOM Diplomate: No
Current Position & Employer: Primary Care Physician, Baystate Medical Practices Wilbraham Adult Medicine

Nadia Ahmad

Fellowship Training Institution: Massachusetts General Hospital/ Harvard Medical School, Obesity Medicine and Nutrition
Primary Board Certification:               
Secondary Board Certification:
ABOM Diplomate: Yes
Current Position & Employer:

Nasreen Alfaris

Fellowship Training Institution: Massachusetts General Hospital/ Harvard Medical School, Obesity Medicine and Nutrition
Primary Board Certification:               

Secondary Board Certification:
ABOM Diplomate: No
Current Position & Employer:

Caroline Andrew

Fellowship Training Institution: Weill Cornell Medicine, Obesity Medicine
Primary Board Certification:               

Secondary Board Certification:
ABOM Diplomate: No
Current Position & Employer:

Christopher Anzeveno

Fellowship Training Institution: Geisinger Medical Center, Clinical Nutrition and Obesity Medicine
Primary Board Certification:               
Secondary Board Certification:         
ABOM Diplomate: No
Current Position & Employer:

Sarah Barenbaum

Fellowship Training Institution: Weill Cornell Medicine, Obesity Medicine
Primary Board Certification:

Secondary Board Certification:
ABOM Diplomate:
Current Position & Employer: Fellow

Kendra Boell

Fellowship Training Institution: Geisinger Medical Center, Clinical Nutrition and Obesity Medicine
Primary Board Certification:              
Secondary Board Certification:         
ABOM Diplomate: Yes
Current Position & Employer:

Nicole Bressler

Nicole Bressler Bio PictureFellowship Training Institution: Geisinger Medical Center, Clinical Nutrition and Obesity Medicine
Primary Board Certification:
Internal Medicine
Secondary Board Certification:         
ABOM Diplomate: No
Current Position & Employer: Physician, Nutrition and Weight Management, Geisinger Medical Center
njbressler@geisinger.edu

Scott Butsch

Fellowship Training Institution: Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School, Obesity Medicine and Nutrition
Primary Board Certification:  

Secondary Board Certification:         
ABOM Diplomate: Yes
Current Position & Employer: Obesity Medicine Specialist, Cleveland Clinic

Michelle Cao

Fellowship Training Institution: University of Texas McGovern Medical School
Primary Board Certification:

Secondary Board Certification:
ABOM Diplomate:
Current Position & Employer:

Fatima Cody Stanford

Fellowship Training Institution: Massachusetts General Hospital/ Harvard Medical School, Obesity Medicine and Nutrition
Primary Board Certification:
Pediatrics
Secondary Board Certification: Internal medicine
ABOM Diplomate: Yes
Current Position & Employer: Obesity Medicine Physician Scientist, Massachusetts General Hospital/ Harvard Medical School
fstanford@mgh.harvard.edu

Katherine Duncan

Katherine Duncan Bio PictureFellowship Training Institution: University of Texas McGovern Medical School, Houston, Clinical Obesity Medicine & Metabolism
Primary Board Certification:
Internal Medicine
Secondary Board Certification: Obesity Medicine
ABOM Diplomate: Yes
Current Position & Employer: Obesity Medicine Physician, Abrazo Medical Group

Noha Eltawil

Fellowship Training Institution: Geisinger Medical Center, Clinical Nutrition and Obesity Medicine
Primary Board Certification:               

Secondary Board Certification:         
ABOM Diplomate: No
Current Position & Employer:

Tatiana Figueredo

Fellowship Training Institution: Geisinger Medical Center, Clinical Nutrition and Obesity Medicine
Primary Board Certification:

Secondary Board Certification:
ABOM Diplomate: Yes
Current Position & Employer:

Jennifer Franceschelli

Fellowship Training Institution: Geisinger Medical Center, Clinical Nutrition and Obesity Medicine
Primary Board Certification:

Secondary Board Certification:
ABOM Diplomate: Yes
Current Position & Employer:

Samar Hafida

Fellowship Training Institution: Boston University School of Medicine/Boston Medical Center, Obesity Medicine and Nutrition
Primary Board Certification:

Secondary Board Certification:
ABOM Diplomate: No
Current Position & Employer:

David Hanna

Fellowship Training Institution: Geisinger Medical Center, Clinical Nutrition and Obesity Medicine
Primary Board Certification:

Secondary Board Certification:
ABOM Diplomate: No
Current Position & Employer:

Anjali Hooda

Fellowship Training Institution: Geisinger Medical Center, Clinical Nutrition and Obesity Medicine
Primary Board Certification:

Secondary Board Certification:
ABOM Diplomate: No
Current Position & Employer:

Mustafa Huseini

Fellowship Training Institution: Geisinger Medical Center, Clinical Nutrition and Obesity Medicine
Primary Board Certification:

Secondary Board Certification:
ABOM Diplomate: No
Current Position & Employer:           

Tony Huyhn

Fellowship Training Institution: Geisinger Medical Center, Clinical Nutrition and Obesity Medicine
Primary Board Certification:

Secondary Board Certification:
ABOM Diplomate: No
Current Position & Employer:

Leon Igel

Fellowship Training Institution: Weill Cornell Medicine, Obesity Medicine
Primary Board Certification:
Internal Medicine
Secondary Board Certification: Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
ABOM Diplomate: Yes
Current Position & Employer: Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine, Fellowship Program Director, Weill Cornell Medicine; Attending Endocrinologist, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center; Director, Comprehensive Weight Control Center (West)

Fatima Imtiaz

Fellowship Training Institution: Geisinger Medical Center, Clinical Nutrition and Obesity Medicine
Primary Board Certification:

Secondary Board Certification:
ABOM Diplomate: Yes
Current Position & Employer:

Marionette Jayaprakash

Fellowship Training Institution: Wake Forest Baptist Health
Primary Board Certification:

Secondary Board Certification:
ABOM Diplomate:
Current Position & Employer: Fellow

Veronica Johnson

Fellowship Training Institution: University of Texas McGovern Medical School, Houston, Clinical Obesity Medicine & Metabolism
Primary Board Certification:

Secondary Board Certification:
ABOM Diplomate:
Current Position & Employer:

Sree Sidhura Kolli

Fellowship Training Institution: New York University Langone Health
Primary Board Certification:

Secondary Board Certification:
ABOM Diplomate:
Current Position & Employer: Fellow

Rekha Kumar

Fellowship Training Institution: Weill Cornell Medicine, Obesity Medicine
Primary Board Certification:
Internal Medicine
Secondary Board Certification: Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
ABOM Diplomate: Yes
Current Position & Employer: Assistant Professor of Medicine, Endocrinologist/Obesity Medicine Specialist, Weill Cornell Medicine

Marine Lipartia

Fellowship Training Institution: Boston University School of Medicine/Boston Medical Center, Obesity Medicine and Nutrition
Primary Board Certification: 
Internal Medicine
Secondary Board Certification: Obesity Medicine
ABOM Diplomate: Yes
Current Position & Employer: Fellow

Holly Lofton

Fellowship Training Institution: Geisinger Medical Center, Clinical Nutrition and Obesity Medicine
Primary Board Certification:
Internal Medicine
Secondary Board Certification: Obesity Medicine
ABOM Diplomate: Yes
Current Position & Employer: Assistant Professor of Surgery and Medicine; Director Medical Weight Management Program; Fellowship Director, Clinical Obesity Medicine Fellowship; Clinical and Education lead, Comprehensive Program for Obesity, NYU Langone Health
hollylofton@gmail.com

Katayoun Lotfi

Fellowship Training Institution: Boston University School of Medicine/Boston Medical Center, Obesity Medicine and Nutrition; Stanford Medical Center (Endocrine Fellowship) Stanford, CA
Primary Board Certification:
Internal Medicine
Secondary Board Certification: Endocrine
ABOM Diplomate: Yes
Current Position & Employer: Palo Alto Medical Foundation. Medical director of Weight management and metabolic health clinic.
katayounl@hotmail.com

Sriram Machineni

Fellowship Training Institution: Massachusetts General Hospital/ Harvard Medical School, Obesity Medicine and Nutrition
Primary Board Certification:

Secondary Board Certification:
ABOM Diplomate: Yes
Current Position & Employer:

Sonali Malhotra

Sonali Malhotra Bio PictureFellowship Training Institution: Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School, Obesity Medicine and Nutrition; Pediatric Endocrinology, Maimonides Medical Center, Brooklyn, New York
Primary Board Certification: 
Pediatrics
Secondary Board Certification: Pediatric endocrinology
ABOM Diplomate: No
Current Position & Employer: Instructor, Harvard Medical School; Attending in the division of Pediatric Endocrinology, Assistant in Pediatrics, Massachusetts General Hospital for Children
smalhotra1@mgh.harvard.edu

Sagar Mehta

Fellowship Training Institution: Geisinger Medical Center, Clinical Nutrition and Obesity Medicine
Primary Board Certification:

Secondary Board Certification:
ABOM Diplomate: Yes
Current Position & Employer:

Tony Millard

Anthony Millard Bio PictureFellowship Training Institution: Boston University School of Medicine/Boston Medical Center, Obesity Medicine and Nutrition
Primary Board Certification:
Internal Medicine
Secondary Board Certification:
ABOM Diplomate: Yes
Current Position & Employer: Obesity Medicine Physician, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus

Anila Mustafa

Fellowship Training Institution: Geisinger Medical Center, Clinical Nutrition and Obesity Medicine
Primary Board Certification:
Secondary Board Certification:
ABOM Diplomate: No
Current Position & Employer:

Nadia Pietrzykowska

Fellowship Training Institution: Geisinger Medical Center, Clinical Nutrition and Obesity Medicine
Primary Board Certification:

Secondary Board Certification:
ABOM Diplomate: Yes
Current Position & Employer:

John Pineda

Fellowship Training Institution: Geisinger Medical Center, Clinical Nutrition and Obesity Medicine
Primary Board Certification: 
Secondary Board Certification:
ABOM Diplomate: No
Current Position & Employer:

Zhanna Pogrebnaya

Fellowship Training Institution: Geisinger Medical Center, Clinical Nutrition and Obesity Medicine
Primary Board Certification:

Secondary Board Certification:
ABOM Diplomate: No
Current Position & Employer:

Ava Port

Fellowship Training Institution: Boston University School of Medicine/Boston Medical Center, Obesity Medicine and Nutrition
Primary Board Certification:

Secondary Board Certification:
ABOM Diplomate: No
Current Position & Employer:

Pornpoj Pramyothin

Pompoj Pramyothin Bio PictureFellowship Training Institution: Boston University School of Medicine/Boston Medical Center, Obesity Medicine and Nutrition; Endocrinology, Diabetes and Nutrition, Boston University
Primary Board Certification:
Internal Medicine
Secondary Board Certification: Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism
ABOM Diplomate: No
Current Position & Employer: Assistant Professor, Division of Nutrition, Dept. of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University
pornpoj.pra@mahidol.edu

Wesley Prichard

Fellowship Training Institution: Geisinger Medical Center, Clinical Nutrition and Obesity Medicine
Primary Board Certification: 

Secondary Board Certification: 
ABOM Diplomate: No
Current Position & Employer:

Vladimir Proudan

Fellowship Training Institution: Geisinger Medical Center, Clinical Nutrition and Obesity Medicine
Primary Board Certification:
Internal Medicine
Secondary Board Certification: Obesity Medicine and Physician Nutrition Specialist
ABOM Diplomate: Yes
Current Position & Employer: Metabolic Medicine Center, Morristown, NJ
viproudan5@gmail.com

Ilana Redmond

Fellowship Training Institution: Weill Cornell Medicine, Obesity Medicine
Primary Board Certification:

Secondary Board Certification:
ABOM Diplomate:
Current Position & Employer: Fellow

Bethany Restemayer

Fellowship Training Institution: Geisinger Medical Center, Clinical Nutrition and Obesity Medicine
Primary Board Certification:
Secondary Board Certification:
ABOM Diplomate: No
Current Position & Employer:

Katherine Saunders

Fellowship Training Institution: Weill Cornell Medicine, Obesity Medicine
Primary Board Certification:
Internal Medicine
Secondary Board Certification: Obesity Medicine
ABOM Diplomate: Yes
Current Position & Employer: Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine, Weill Cornell Medicine

kph2001@med.cornell.edu

Sujatha Seetharaman

Fellowship Training Institution: Massachusetts General Hospital/ Harvard Medical School, Obesity Medicine and Nutrition
Primary Board Certification:

Secondary Board Certification:
ABOM Diplomate:
Current Position & Employer: fellow

Omar Shamsi

Omar Shamsi Bio PictureFellowship Training Institution: Geisinger Medical Center, Clinical Nutrition and Obesity Medicine
Primary Board Certification:
Internal Medicine
Secondary Board Certification: Obesity Medicine
ABOM Diplomate: Yes
Current Position & Employer: Medical Director for bariatric and weight management center for Edward Health Ventures, Edward-Elmhurst Hospital System in Illinois.

shshamsi@yahoo.com

Juliana Simonetti

Fellowship Training Institution: Boston University School of Medicine/Boston Medical Center, Obesity Medicine and Nutrition
Primary Board Certification:

Secondary Board Certification:
ABOM Diplomate: Yes
Current Position & Employer:Director of Bariatric Medicine Program; Assistant Professor:  University of Utah Department of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Diabetes

Asritha Srireddy

Fellowship Training Institution: University of Texas McGovern Medical School, Houston, Clinical Obesity Medicine & Metabolism
Primary Board Certification:

Secondary Board Certification:
ABOM Diplomate: Yes
Current Position & Employer:

Gitanjali Srivastava

Fellowship Training Institution: Massachusetts General Hospital/ Harvard Medical School, Obesity Medicine and Nutrition
Primary Board Certification:

Secondary Board Certification:
ABOM Diplomate: Yes
Current Position & Employer:

Christopher Still

Fellowship Training Institution: Geisinger Medical Center, Clinical Nutrition and Obesity Medicine
Primary Board Certification:

Secondary Board Certification:
ABOM Diplomate: Yes
Current Position & Employer: Fellowship Program Director, Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, PA

Beverly Tchang

Fellowship Training Institution: Weill Cornell Medicine, Obesity Medicine
Primary Board Certification:

Secondary Board Certification:
ABOM Diplomate: 
Current Position & Employer:

Devika Umashanker

Fellowship Training Institution: Weill Cornell Medicine, Obesity Medicine
Primary Board Certification:

Secondary Board Certification:
ABOM Diplomate: Yes
Current Position & Employer:

Alberto Unzueta

Fellowship Training Institution: Geisinger Medical Center, Clinical Nutrition and Obesity Medicine
Primary Board Certification:

Secondary Board Certification:
ABOM Diplomate: No
Current Position & Employer:

Lisa Usdan

Lisa Usdan Bio PictureFellowship Training Institution: Boston University School of Medicine/Boston Medical Center, Obesity Medicine and Nutrition
Primary Board Certification:
Internal Medicine
Secondary Board Certification: Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism
ABOM Diplomate: No
Current Position & Employer: Assistant Professor, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Division of Endocrinology; University of Tennessee Methodist Physicians Multi Specialty Practice, Memphis, TN and CNS Healthcare, Memphis, TN

Amanda Velazquez

Fellowship Training Institution: Boston University School of Medicine/Boston Medical Center, Obesity Medicine and Nutrition
Primary Board Certification:
Internal Medicine
Secondary Board Certification: Obesity Medicine
ABOM Diplomate: Yes
Current Position & Employer: Bariatric Medicine Physician at West LA Comprehensive Bariatric Center and Primary Care Physician at Southern California Kaiser Permanente

amanda.velazquez@kp.org

Dong Wook Kim

Fellowship Training Institution: Boston University School of Medicine/Boston Medical Center, Obesity Medicine and Nutrition
Primary Board Certification:

Secondary Board Certification:
ABOM Diplomate: Yes
Current Position & Employer:

Virginia Wray

Fellowship Training Institution: Geisinger Medical Center, Clinical Nutrition and Obesity Medicine
Primary Board Certification:

Secondary Board Certification:
ABOM Diplomate: Yes
Current Position & Employer:

Kajal Zalavadia

Kajal Zalavadia Bio PictureFellowship Training Institution: Geisinger Medical Center, Clinical Nutrition and Obesity Medicine
Primary Board Certification:
Internal Medicine
Secondary Board Certification: Obesity Medicine
ABOM Diplomate: Yes
Current Position & Employer: Obesity Medicine Specialist WakeMed Bariatric Specialists of North Carolina

kzalava@gmail.com

Fahad Zubair

Fellowship Training Institution: Geisinger Medical Center, Clinical Nutrition and Obesity Medicine
Primary Board Certification:

Secondary Board Certification:
ABOM Diplomate: Yes
Current Position & Employer: