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Weight and Wellness Center

Doctors + Care Team

The Weight and Wellness Center team at Tufts Medical Center in downtown Boston, MA.The staff of the Weight and Wellness Center are caring and experienced medical professionals and weight loss specialists who work with you to understand why you have had trouble losing weight in the past and how to get to your optimal weight today.

Learn about the physicians, dietitians, behavior therapists, nurses and support staff who make up the Weight and Wellness Center team below. Learn how to get started on your weight loss journey with this expert team behind you >

Doctors

Amy  Dinitz, MD
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Amy Dinitz, MD

Title(s): Primary Care Physician
Department(s): Medicine, Internal Medicine and Adult Primary Care
Appt. Phone: 617-636-5400
Fax #: 617-636-1384

Internal medicine, adult primary care

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Sajani N. Shah, MD

Sajani N. Shah, MD

Title(s): Surgeon; Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Surgery, Bariatric and Minimally Invasive Surgery, General Surgery
Appt. Phone: 617-636-6093
Fax #: 617-636-9095

General surgery, laparoscopic surgery, obesity surgery, trauma surgery

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Richard D. Siegel, MD
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Richard D. Siegel, MD

Title(s): Co-Director, Diabetes and Lipid Center; Endocrinologist; Associate Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Medicine, Clinical Nutrition, Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
Appt. Phone: 617-636-5689
Fax #: 617-636-4719

Diabetes, obesity, inpatient and outpatient diabetes, general endocrinology

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Laura K. Snydman, MD
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Laura K. Snydman, MD

Title(s): Director of Medical Student Clerkships; Primary Care Physician; Associate Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Medicine, Internal Medicine and Adult Primary Care
Appt. Phone: 617-636-5400
Fax #: 617-636-9712

Internal medicine, adult primary care, medical education, medical weight management

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Michael E. Tarnoff, MD

Michael E. Tarnoff, MD

Title(s): Surgeon; Adjunct Associate Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Surgery, Bariatric and Minimally Invasive Surgery, General Surgery
Appt. Phone: 617-636-6093
Fax #: 617-636-9095

General surgery, advanced laparoscopic surgery, obesity surgery

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Care Team

Timothy Darling
Practice Coordinator

Danielle DeMarco, MHS, PA-C
Physician Assistant

Michelle O'Brien is a top weight loss specialist in Boston, MA located at Tufts Medical Center. Michelle Huber, RD, LDN
Registered Dietitian

Melissa Page, MS, RD, LDN
Registered Dietitian

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Clinical Social Worker

Anjana Rajan, PsyD
Psychologist

Jillian Reece, RD, LDN
Registered Dietitian

<imgLenore Shepard, LICSW
Clinical Social Worker and Certified Health Coach

Support Staff

The members of the Weight and Wellness Center Support Staff are here to help you along each step of your weight loss journey. If you have a question for a member of our support staff, please don't hesitate to call 617-636-0158.

Virginia Livingston
Practice Team Lead

Jessica Gutierrez
Administrative Coordinator

Angelique King
Practice Coordinator

Maria Salomon
Practice Coordinator

Timothy Darling providing resources and assistance to a Weight and Wellness Center Patient.

Providing the information and resources you need.

The Weight and Wellness Center provides the tools needed to make an informed decision about weight loss options.

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