Video Series: Our Team
Health Topics: Obesity
Susma Vaidya, M.D. talks about the IDEAL Clinic, part of the Obesity Institute at Children's National.
Maria was the first patient to have weight-loss surgery at Children's National. With its multidisciplinary approach, a team developed a personalized plan for the teenager.
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Child psychologist, Eleanor Mackey, PhD, provides tips for parents who are concerned about their child's weight.
Children’s National Health System researchers have uncovered evidence that obesity may have a broader impact than previously thought on inflammatory and other diseases, with belly fat more responsible than other areas of the body.
Dr. Eleanor Mackey is a psychologist at Children's National, who works with the Obesity Institute. Learn more about Dr. Mackey.
Dr. Nadler is the director of the Weight-Loss Surgery Program at Children's National.