Obesity Management Specialist

Arthur Dove, M.D. P.C. -  - Internist

Harlem Laser Center

Arthur Dove, M.D. P.C.

Internist located in Harlem, New York, NY

Losing excess body weight doesn’t just improve and protect your health and wellness; it also lowers your risk of many complications associated with obesity. At Harlem Laser Center in Upper Manhattan, New York, knowledgeable physician Arthur Dove, MD, PC, provides obesity management and can support you through your weight-loss journey. Dr. Dove and the empathic medical group assist you in tackling obstacles, losing weight, and maintaining a healthy weight into the future. For everything from lifestyle changes to nutritional counseling and medications, click online or call Arthur Dove, MD, PC, for highly effective obesity management.

Obesity Management Q & A

What is obesity management?

Obesity management refers to a specialized weight-loss or weight-management plan that’s designed, supported, and monitored by a trained medical weight-loss specialist.

With obesity management at Arthur Dove, MD, PC, you have regularly scheduled visits with a weight-loss provider who has extensive experience with weight management. Your provider monitors your weight-loss progress and overall health.

Arthur Dove MD, PC, uses obesity management programs that can boost your metabolism and help you lose weight faster in the best, safest, and most practical ways possible.

The professionals at Arthur Dove MD, PC, believe there isn’t a one-size-fits-all approach and that weight-loss services and obesity management should be carefully fine-tuned and tailored to suit the needs, preferences, and concerns of the individual.

What can I expect with obesity management?

Obesity management begins with an in-depth consultation and evaluation with your provider that usually includes a review of your medical history, a discussion about your health, and any necessary tests, such as a hormone panel or blood sugar levels.

Certain screenings allow your provider to check for diseases or disorders that might cause or result from excess body weight. When creating your personalized weight-management plan, your provider considers all aspects of your health.

How can I lose weight with obesity management?

Your provider might recommend several proven weight-management methods, such as:

  • Regular weight analysis and body measurement
  • Medications to manage your appetite
  • Hormone therapy
  • Frequent office visits
  • Stress management
  • Nutritional counseling
  • Appropriate exercise
  • Supplements and vitamins

Your treatments are individualized and based on several factors, such as your medical and family history, food sensitivities, allergies, diet, and diet preferences.

Behavior and anxiety can also play a significant role in obesity, so your provider works with you to improve your behaviors, habits, and outlook, and reduce any anxiety. Your provider also evaluates your genetics and teaches you the best ways to optimize your nutrition.

What are some of the complications of obesity?

Obesity can affect almost all bodily systems and lead to various complications, such as:

  • Hypertension
  • Diabetes
  • Heart disease
  • Stroke
  • Arthritis
  • Liver disease
  • Cancer
  • Depression
  • Poor self-image
  • Diminished confidence
  • High cholesterol
  • Sexual dysfunction
  • Infertility

The right kind of obesity management at Arthur Dove, MD, PC, can effectively stave off these conditions.

At Arthur Dove, MD, PC, you don’t have to lose hope when you’re trying to lose weight. You can expect top-quality obesity management and highly personalized care.

For your personal obesity-management program, call Arthur Dove, MD, PC, or schedule an appointment online today.