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Dr. Scott Kahan, MD

Obesity Medicine ·  Male · Age 44

Dr. Kahan

Dr. Scott Kahan, MD is an obesity medicine specialist in Washington, DC and has been practicing for 13 years. He graduated from Medical College Of Pennsylvania in 2002 and specializes in obesity medicine, bariatric medicine, and more.


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(202) 223-3077

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Dr. Kahan's conditions and procedures:

  • Cholesterol Diseases
  • Diabetes
  • High Cholesterol
  • Hyperglycemia
  • Hypertension
  • Nutritional Counseling
  • Nutritional Diseases
  • Obesity
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Weight Loss Management

About Me

Biography

"Dr. Scott Kahan is the Director of the National Center for Weight and Wellness. He is a physician trained in both clinical medicine and public health. He serves on the faculties of the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, the George Wash...

Specialties

  • Obesity Medicine
  • Bariatric Medicine
  • Nutrition
  • Preventive Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Public Health & General Preventive Medicine

Education

2007
The Johns Hopkins Hospital
Residency Hospital
2006
Johns Hopkins University / School Of Medicine
Residency Hospital
2006
Johns Hopkins School Of Public Health
2004
Franklin Square Hospital Center
Internship Hospital
2002
Medical College Of Pennsylvania
Medical School
1997
Columbia University / College Of Physicians and Surgeons
Undergraduate School
2007
2006
2006
2004
2002
1997

Awards

  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Patients' Choice 2010 Top Doctor, 2010
  • 2011 Patients Choice Award, 2011

Media & Publications

  • Des Moines Register,
  • Washington Post,
  • Baltimore Sun,
  • Nutrition Journal,
  • British Medical Journal,
  • Journal of General Internal Medicine,
  • International Journal of Obesity,
  • Diabetes Care,
  • Journal of Obesity,
  • Evidence Based Medicine,

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Dr. Scott Kahan has a great practice with caring and knowledgeable staff. They work with each individual to come up with a personal plan that works with your lifestyle. I highly recommend you give his practice a try.
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The National Center for Weight and Wellness has been EXTREMELY helpful in my weightloss and health journey. Dr. Kahan is such a caring person and extremely knowledgeable. The front desk staff is great, too. It's all around a great place and I highly recommend it!
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I was a long time patient who worked with the previous practice and the experience only improved with Dr Kahan's leadership. He was great in not only working with my GP and other docs to consult and develop custom plans to meet my needs but was great after I moved away from the DC area in helping...Read More
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Dr. Kahan is a shining example of compassion and brilliance. He cares deeply about his patients and is interested in getting to know them as complete people, rather than simply as particular medical issues. His friendliness and kindness make it easy to talk with him. Dr. Kahan will go above and...Read More
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Dr. Kahan is a wonderful doctor and has helped me immeasurably. I have tried and failed with so many programs to lose weight- I was extremely frustrated and about to give up when I came to see him. He really takes the time to listen and to try to figure out what is going on and comes up with ideas...Read More
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