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Special time: Friday, June 29th at 3pm ET (live)
This week on MD for Moms, I’ll be interviewing opens in a new window Dr’s Shamaila Siddiqi, an internist who specializes in optimizing health and reducing obesity at The Healing Med in NYC and Dr. Corrigan McBride, a bariatric surgeon at the University of Nebraska. Our show will focus on ways to diet in a healthy way and various approaches to obesity. We will explore the benefits of intermittent fasting, different diets and which is best for you, and when to consider bariatric surgery. Gastric bypass is the most extensive form of bariatric surgery, but did you know there are other choices, such as gastric bands and sleeves, among others? We will review the many choices available for people who are overweight or obese and how to approach weight loss in a safe and healthy way.
Learn more about my guests:
Shamaila Siddiqi, MD:
Dr. Shamaila Siddiqi is triple board certified. She is a diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine and American Board of Obesity Medicine. She is certified in the field of Geriatrics as well. She earned her medical degree from the Aga Khan University Hospital. Her three-year residency program in internal medicine was completed at Morristown Memorial Hospital (an affiliate of UMDNJ) in New Jersey, and a fellowship in Geriatrics at St. Luke’s Roosevelt Hospital (an affiliate of Mount Sinai) in New York City. She is a member of the Obesity Medicine Association.
Corrigan McBride, MD
Dr. Corrigan McBride is a surgeon in Omaha, Nebraska and is affiliated with Nebraska Medicine-Nebraska Medical Center. She received her medical degree from University of Texas Medical School and has been in practice for more than 20 years. Dr. McBride accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. She is one of 48 doctors at Nebraska Medicine-Nebraska Medical Center who specialize in Surgery.