Denver, CO - Brian Sabowitz, MD, MS, FACP was recently elected to the Board of Trustees of the Denver-based American Society of Bariatric Physicians (ASBP).
Formed in 1950, the ASBP
is the primary source for clinical education and training for the non-surgical medical management of obesity.
Dr. Brian Sabowitz is Board certified in Internal Medicine.
He is the Director of Metabolic and Bariatric Medicine at New Dimensions Weight Loss in San Antonio, Texas, one of the few truly integrated bariatric medicine and bariatric surgery clinics in the country.
Dr. Sabowitz is on the clinical faculty of the Department of Endocrinology at the University of Texas Health Sciences Center San Antonio (UTHSCSA) and is the principal investigator on a UTHSCSA funded research program titled "Impact of Mechanical Unloading, Nutrition, and Neuro-Hormonal Mediators on Bone Metabolism after Bariatric Surgery."
Bariatric physicians practice weight loss or management by reducing body fat using an individualized approach crafted for the patient.
Bariatricians use medical methods including dietary modification, exercise prescription, psychological support and when appropriate, medication.
commented on his
recent appointment, "It is an honor to serve in an organization whose primary focus is whatever is in the best interest of patient care.
It is a particular joy to be serving along side so many of the people who have been my mentors over the years."
For more information or to contact the Denver-based association, please visit www.asbp.org or call (303)770-2526.
Dr.Sabowitz is available for interviews by calling (210) 614-3370.