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Obesity Medicine Specialist

New Orleans, LA

Bariatrician Job Tulane University


Tulane University School of Medicine, Department of Surgery, Section of MIS/Bariatrics and Family Medicine is recruiting for a faculty position a clinician specializing in Obesity Medicine to:

  • See new consultations for medical weight loss patients
  • Follow up patients for medical weight loss (patients typically follow up monthly for medical weight loss so this would lead to exponential growth)
  • Manage any patients who need medical weight loss prior to surgery
  • Manage any patients who have weight regain after surgical weight loss
  • Redirect inquiries for those who qualify or have interest in surgical weight loss to the bariatric program
  • Support the establishment of an accredited medical weight loss center with the ASMBS


    The below list breaks down the job into specific areas of focus

    Obesity screening/prevention

    • Screening patients for obesity and obesity-related/metabolic conditions
      • Body Composition/Metabolic Assessment
      • Diet and Physical Activity Measurement
      • Behavioral assessment
      • Obesity phenotypes

    Clinical Management

      • evaluating
      • diagnosing
      • and treating specific obesity-related/metabolic conditions

    Obesity Treatment

      • multi-disciplinary approach for providing treatment recommendations
      • nutritional/behavioral therapy
      • pharmacological
      • non-surgical
      • surgical

    Long-Term Maintenance Therapy

      • patient retention
      • behavioral preference-reinforcement value



      Board certified or board eligible in specific field

      Having completed a fellowship in bariatric medicine or been practicing for at least 2 years as an obesity medicine specialist

      Passed the American board of obesity medicine exam

      Contact Information

      Please submit an application using Interfolio via apply.interfolio.com/113404.

      Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis until qualified candidate is found. Please submit all your materials to be included in the first review.

      For questions regarding the application process, please contact Karen Noble at knoble1@tulane.edu


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