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David G. Edelson, MD

Dr. Edelson is the founder and medical director of HealthBridge, a nationally recognized weight loss and preventive health facility. An Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine at Albert Einstein College of Medicine and former director of the Weight Management Clinic at North Shore-LIJ Medical Center, he is widely recognized as one of the nation’s top weight loss experts.

He is board certified in both Internal Medicine and Bariatric Medicine, and is a two-time recipient of the Faculty Teaching Award at North Shore/LIJ Medical Center. Dr. Edelson has been a featured speaker on Obesity Management for Medical Grand Rounds at some of the top hospitals in the country and has published independent research in the Journal of the American Diabetes Association. He is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians, a Fellow of the American Society of Bariatric Physicians, as well as a Diplomat of the American Board of Bariatric Medicine.

Dr. Edelson has performed as a violinist at Carnegie Hall, ridden a bicycle from L.A. to Boston raising money for charity, and volunteers as a pilot for AngelFlight USA, an organization that transports sick patients in need of advanced treatment unavailable at their local healthcare facilities. He is also the author of an upcoming book of everyday tips to help people break through their personal barriers to weight loss.