Wolfgang Siegfried, M.D., is Clinical Director of the Insula Rehabilitation Center for Morbidly Obese Adolescents in Berchtesgaden, Germany.
has been responsible for the "Morbid Obesity" part of Germany's guidelines for pediatric obesity treatment since 2000.
Dr. Siegfried has served as a board member of the German Obesity Association for Children and Adolescents since 1996.
He is also a founding member of the first German Obesity Foundation where he also serves on the board.
Dr. Siegfried is a board certified internist and pulmonologist with a special interest in morbid obesity and sleep apnea syndrome.
co-authored a film on Obesity Prevention for public schools in Germany , which focuses on discrimination of obese adolescents, as an aggravating factor.
Dr. Siegfried is a contributing author to several German books on obesity and internal medicine and to the first Brazilian textbook on obesity.