Dr. Maria Briones, MD

Dr. Maria Briones, MD

Dietetics  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 54
Dr. Maria Briones, MD is a dietitian in Mount Kisco, NY and has been practicing for 32 years. She graduated from University De Costa Rica Faculty De Med San Jose Costa Rica in 1986 and specializes in dietetics, other, and more.

344 E Main St Ste 103

Mount Kisco, NY 10549

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  • Aetna
  • Affinity Insurance Services
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Elderplan
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  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
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Dr. Briones' Experience

Dr. Briones' experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Dietetics
  • Board certified in Internal Medicine
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Briones "Fast, Effective and Safe Medical Weight Loss Dr. Briones can help you lose weight and keep it off for good! As a specialist in medical weight loss, Dr. Briones is familiar with the problems that you face because of your weight. She has helped hundreds of overweight people gain control of their weight, their health, and their lives. Many of the people that come to our weight loss center have made repeated unsuccessful attempts at weight loss. Dr. Briones understands the frustration that you feel and can help you achieve a healthy weight and maintain it permanently. How Dr. Briones can help? Identify and correct medical causes of weight gain Designed a realistic weight reduction program for you Prescribe FDA approved appetite suppressants to help you get control Monitor and support you as you rapidly lose weight Teach you how to maintain your weight loss Offer ongoing support and coaching for as long as you need it Offer patient body contouring and cellulite treatments with Viora?s Reaction Offer Ultherapy, a non-invasive skin-tightening procedure, is ideal for loose skin on the brow, neck and chin. Dr. Briones?s treatment plan includes lifestyle change recommendations, and often bio-identical hormone intervention. Therefore, the plan is successful in helping to empower the patients to change their actions which results in a significant change in how they feel, overall quality of life and regain control of their present and future lives? Dr Briones prescribes medicines, hormones and/or lifestyle interventions that are based in biochemistry and physiology. She prescribes LIFESTYLE changes as "first line therapy" in the case of Metabolic Syndrome, Hypertension, Dyslipidemia and Diabetes. She design treatment protocols that are effective in reversing these processes and they are customized for each patient. Dr. Briones completed her residency training in internal medicine at Long Island Collegue Hospital in New York. She became board certified in Internal Medicine in 1996. She recertified in 2006. She is also a Diplomate of the American Board of Bariatric Medicine since 2010. She is currently a fellow in A4M.She has currently privileges at Northern Westchester Hospital. And she is a member of the medical staff at Burke Rehabilitation Hospitals for the last 15years. And she has academic appointment as clinical Assistant Professor in Medicine, Well Cornell Medical College. Dr. Briones is a member of the American Collegue of physician, the American Medical Association, America Society of Bariatric Physician and the North American Association for the Study of Obesity and the American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine. Her interest in treating obesity developed during her years of practicing internal medicine. She has specialized in the medical management of the co morbidities associated with obesity, such as diabetes, hypertension, heart disease and osteoarthritis. http://www.anti-aging-bhrt.com/mount-kisco/ny/10549/maria-briones-md.html"
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3  Specialties

  • Dietetics
  • Internal Medicine
  • Other

1  Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

12  Conditions Treated

6  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • Autonomous School Of Medical Science Of Central Americal
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • University De Costa Rica Faculty De Med San Jose Costa Rica
    Medical School | Graduated 1986
  • Mount Vernon Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Long Island College Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Briones has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Briones' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Briones to family and friends
9 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

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Dr. Briones' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Dr.Maria Broines is an amazing MD. She takes time with all her patients . She been my primary Doctor for over 5 years. . She is knowledgeable , thorough , understanding ,. The office staff is friendly ,the office environment is very professional and the office is clean . I have recommended Dr...more
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My life has changed since working with Dr Briones on my weight loss journey. Today I am almost 200lbs lighter than I was last year at this time. She takes whatever time you need, and it is at a very reasonable cost. Optifast is a meal replacement diet with real medical supervision. It's safe...more
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Dr. Briones is one of the best doctors I've ever seen. She has helped lose over 60 pounds and best of all has help me maintain the weight loss for over 3 years.
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