Evan P. Nadler, M.D., serves as co-director of the Obesity Program and is the director of the Child and Adolescent Weight Loss Surgery Program at Children’s National Hospital. He is also a tenured Associate Professor of Surgery and Pediatrics at The George Washington University School of Medicine & Health Sciences.
Before moving to Washington, D.C., he was the director of Minimally Invasive Pediatric Surgery at the New York University School of Medicine where he participated in U.S. Food and Drug Administration-approved studies using laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding in adolescents with obesity. His current research pursuits include obesity treatment development, bariatric surgery for genetic obesity and adipocyte signaling via exosomes. Dr. Nadler is an international leader in the field of adolescent obesity, has multiple publications on the topic and was one of the founding members of the Childhood Obesity Committee of the American Pediatric Surgery Association.