Lisa DeRosimo: M.D., M.S.

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Aging Gratefully episode 5: Lisa DeRosimo, MD: Diet Myths Debunked

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Since 1989, Dr. Lisa DeRosimo has concentrated her education and practice on bariatrics, the study of the causes, treatment and prevention of obesity. Appreciating that there is no single path to effective weight management, Dr. DeRosimo looks at each of her patient’s lives comprehensively. She considers a wide variety of factors in developing and carrying out a weight management program that will be both feasible and successful for her patients in the long term.



1996 M.D., University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

1992 M.S., Nutritional Sciences, Cornell University

1989 B.S., Psychobiology, University of California at Los Angeles



• Board-certified, American Board of Family Practice

• Board-certified, American Board of Bariatric Medicine

• Summer Training Institute, Betty Ford Center

• Nutrition et L’Obesite Internship, Hotel Dieu, Paris, France

• Clerkship, Andrew Weil M.D., Wellness and Holistic Medicine



• Member, American Society of Bariatric Physicians

• Member, American Obesity Association

• Member, American Academy of Family Physicians

• Member, American Medical Association

• Member, Florida Medical Association

• Member, Palm Beach County Medical Association

• Director, Right Weigh Weight Loss Program, Capital Cardiology Associates

• Understanding Cholesterol Community Outreach, Capital Cardiology Associates

• Hyperemesis Gravidarum Grand Rounds Presentation, Saint Peter’s Hospital

• Nutrition and Pregnancy Family Practice Resident Lecture, Albany Medical Center

• Obesity and Heart Disease in Women Round Table Discussion, Albany, New York

• Healthy Eating Choices Community Outreach, UPMC-Shadyside Hospital

• Associate Coordinator, AMSA Nutrition and Preventive Medicine Task Force

• AMSA Representative, Nutrition Curriculum, National Advisory Board

• Tobacco Awareness Program Outreach, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

• To Your Health Nutrition Outreach, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

• National Coordinator, AMSA Nutrition and Preventive Medicine Task Force

• Nutrition Curriculum Committee, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

• Life Enhancement Program, Canyon Ranch Spa, Tucson, Arizona

• Fluent in French – Ability to conduct medical interviews and administer treatment