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Learn more about Bariatric Doctors

A bariatric medicine doctor specializes in treating obesity and obesity-related diseases and conditions. Bariatricians provide medical, nonsurgical weight management. They focus on the overall health needs of people who are overweight (body mass index, or BMI, between 25 and 29.9) or obese (BMI of 30 or greater).

A bariatric specialist typically: 

  • Evaluates your medical history including your previous attempts at weight loss

  • Performs a physical exam

  • Orders and interprets laboratory tests, EKGs (electrocardiograms), and body composition analyses

  • Diagnoses and treats obesity and weight-related health conditions

  • Prescribes medications and exercise therapy

  • Recommends dietary modifications and behavioral modification therapy

  • Provides referrals to weight loss surgeons

Bariatric medicine doctors may also be known by the following names: bariatrician, bariatric specialist, diet doctor, or weight loss doctor.

There are 688 specialists practicing Bariatric Medicine in with an overall average rating of 4.2 stars. There are 515 hospitals near with affiliated Bariatric Medicine specialists, including Edward Hospital - Main Campus, Hackensack University Medical Center and Baylor Medical Center At Trophy Club.