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Dr. Rick Tague, MD

Obesity Medicine ·  Male · Age 60

Dr. Tague

Dr. Rick Tague, MD is an obesity medicine specialist in Leawood, KS and has been practicing for 32 years. He graduated from Tulane University School Of Medicine in 1984 and specializes in obesity medicine, bariatric medicine, and more.


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(913) 814-8222

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Dr. Tague's conditions and procedures:

  • Binge Eating Disorder
  • Diet Counseling
  • Exercise Counseling
  • High Cholesterol
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Metabolic Disorders
  • Nutritional Counseling
  • Nutritional Deficiency
  • Nutritional Diseases
  • Obesity
  • Overweight
  • Weight Loss
  • Weight Loss Management
  • Wellness Examination

About Me

My goal is to help patients achieve optimum health through weight control and excellent nutrition.Achieving these goals is often challenged by genetic and environmental influences, including stress. By using the power of modern treatment strategies, ...

Specialties

  • Obesity Medicine
  • Bariatric Medicine
  • Family Medicine
  • Nutrition Consulting

Board Certifications

Education

1987
St Joseph Med Center
Residency Hospital
1985
St Joseph Med Center
Internship Hospital
1984
Tulane University School Of Medicine
Medical School
1984
Kansas State University
Undergraduate School
1984
Tulane University School Of Public Health and Tropical Medicine
1987
1985
1984
1984
1984

Awards

  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Outstanding Student in Family Medicine, 1984
  • Summa Cum Laude, 1980
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society, 1984

Dr. Tague's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Tague

4.6

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He has a true passion for caring for patients, and it shows! He is attentive, insightful and has a caring and gentle bedside manner.
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I only started the program a week ago, but I have already lost approximately 10 lbs. The difference that I noticed with this program compared to others, is that much attention goes into blood work and body composition. When I met with Dr. Tague, he was very attentive. I told Dr. Tague that I wanted to lose 50 lbs, and he told me that was too much! First time I have ever had that happen with a weight loss program. Also, Dr. Tague's staff is extremely friendly and helpful.
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