Weight Control Center Royal Oak
- Works collaboratively within a multidisciplinary health team to provide specialized care for individuals with obesity and obesity-associated comorbidities, as well as individuals seeking optimization of health through nutrition, exercise and healthy lifestyle change.
- All care provided by this position occurs in an ambulatory setting, the Beaumont Weight Control Center, that includes a multidisciplinary team of professionals, classrooms and an exercise gym. The Weight Control Center was founded over 30 years ago and provides evidence-based, comprehensive, multidisciplinary programs aimed at chronic disease improvement, resolution, and prevention.
- Obesity treatment includes medical weight management as well as peri-operative and long-term medical and nutritional monitoring of bariatric surgery patients. Patient population is adolescent through older adult, or age 3 through older adult if internal medicine-pediatrics or family practice physician.
- The physician works within a multidisciplinary team of dietitians, psychologists, exercise physiologists, nurses and bariatric surgeons to empower development of healthy lifestyle behaviors and long-term weight reduction.
- Other responsibilities include presenting informational seminars to prospective patients, teaching residents and medical students, research, media interviews, community outreach, philanthropy, continuing medical education and participation in division and departmental meetings and initiatives.
- Board Certified or Board Eligible in Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine-Pediatrics, Family Practice or Endocrinology
- Preferred but not required:
Specialization in nutrition and obesity management through attainment of Certified Obesity Medical Physician (COMP) status, certification as a Physician Nutrition Specialist, and/or certification by the American Board of Bariatric Medicine (ABBM).
Interested Candidates, please forward your CV and reference letters to:
Amy Anstett, Physician Recruiter: firstname.lastname@example.org
Beaumont, Royal Oak opened on Jan. 24, 1955 as a 238-bed community hospital. Today, that hospital is a 1,100-bed major academic and referral center with Level I adult trauma and Level II pediatric trauma status. A major teaching facility, Beaumont, Royal Oak has 55 residency and fellowship programs with 454 residents and fellows. Beaumont is the exclusive clinical partner for the Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine, with more than 1,400 Beaumont doctors on faculty and more than 2,100 on its medical staff and specialty services to assist our community.
Beaumont Health is Michigan’s largest health care system, based on inpatient admissions and net patient revenue. A not-for-profit organization, it was formed in 2014 by Beaumont Health System, Botsford Health Care and Oakwood Healthcare to provide patients with the benefit of greater access to extraordinary, compassionate care, no matter where they live in Southeast Michigan. Beaumont Health has total net revenue of $4.4 billion and consists of eight hospitals with 3,429 beds, 187 outpatient sites, nearly 5,000 physicians, 38,000 employees and 3,500 volunteers. In 2017, Beaumont Health had 175,688 inpatient discharges, 17,789 births and 574,591 emergency visits.
The City of Royal Oak requires no introduction to the Detroit metropolitan area. Conveniently located near several major thoroughfares, Royal Oak's location is prime. This is evident in the steady rise of property values throughout the city. Royal Oak has maintained the appeal of a small town, while affording many of the amenities of a large metropolis. Because of its respect for diversity, the city's composition is truly eclectic. The population represents a diverse mix of individuals, age groups, incomes, and myriad of residential home styles. Combined efforts of a proactive city government and Downtown Development Authority over the past several years have brought about a metamorphosis of the city's central business district. Downtown improvements have included changes to the landscape that encourage socialization.