Norwood has it’s own Obesity Medicine Physician
Dr. Meena Mehta
New Horizon Medical
Obesity Medicine Physicians
An obesity medicine physician is a physician with expertise in the sub-specialty of obesity medicine.
This sub-specialty requires 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 nutritionists, exercise physiologists, psychologists 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 Mehta is certified by the American Board of Obesity Medicine and is the Medical Director at New Horizon Medical located in Norwood.
American Board of Obesity Medicine Partner Organizations:
American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)
American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG)
American Gastroenterological Association (AGA)
American Heart Association (AHA)
American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS)
American Society for Nutrition (ASN)
American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (ASPEN)
American Society of Bariatric Physicians (ASBP)
STOP Obesity Alliance
The Cardiometabolic Health Congress (CMHC)
The Endocrine Society (ENDO)
The Harvard Medical School Department of Continuing Education
The Obesity Society (TOS)
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