Robert F. Kushner Obesity Medicine Physician M.D.

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  • About Me

    Dr. Robert Kushner is Medical Director of the Center for Lifestyle Medicine at Northwestern Medicine in Chicago, Professor of Medicine and Medical Education, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Past President of The Obesity Society, author (or editor) of 12 books, 58 book chapters and over 200 scientific articles on overweight, obesity and nutrition and a founder of the American Board of Obesity Medicine that certifies physicians in the care of patients with obesity.

    Board-certified in internal medicine, nutrition and obesity, Dr. Kushner is a passionate clinician, educator, researcher and advocate in helping to improve the lives of those affected by overweight and obesity. Using a personalized, habits-based approach, he has been breaking weight loss barriers with customized plans for almost 40 years.

    His new book, Six Factors to Fit: Weight Loss that Works for You!, was just published by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. A noted national and international speaker, Dr. Kushner trains health care professionals about both the science and art of helping individuals lose weight, keep it off and embrace the healthier habits that fit their lives. For more information, visit

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  • Location
    675 N St Clair St
    Galter 19-100 150 E. Huron, #1100
    Chicago, IL 60611

    Phone: 312-926-9355
    Fax: 312 695 5774
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