Scott Isaacs, M.D.. F.A.C.P., F.A.C.E has been certified by the American Board of Obesity Medicine (ABOM) as an ABOM diplomate. ABOM diplomates are physicians who undergo rigorous training and an extensive examination process to achieve this designation.
The American Board of Obesity Medicine serves the public and the field of obesity medicine by maintaining standards for assessment and credentialing physicians. Certification as an ABOM diplomate signifies specialized knowledge in the practice of obesity medicine and distinguishes a physician as having achieved competency in obesity care. ABOM collaborates with the National Board of Medical Examiners (NBME) to administer the annual credentialing exam.
Currently, there are more than 2,000 ABOM diplomates throughout the United States and Canada.
Scott Isaacs, M.D., F.A.C.P., F.A.C.E. is a board-certified endocrinologist and obesity medicine specialist in Atlanta, Georgia. He is a faculty member at Emory University School of Medicine and the medical director for Atlanta Endocrine Associates and their award-winning weight management program.
Dr. Isaacs earned his undergraduate degree in psychology at Emory University in Atlanta and then received his medical degree at Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta. He completed his internship at the University of Florida Health Sciences Center in Jacksonville, Fla., and both his internal medicine residency and an endocrinology fellowship at Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta. He is board certified in both internal medicine and endocrinology. Dr. Isaacs is a fellow of the American College of Physicians and American College of Endocrinology, and a member of the Endocrine Society and the American Obesity Association.
Dr. Isaacs has been a principal investigator or co-investigator in several key clinical trials, as well as an invited presenter at numerous medical conferences, both nationally and internationally, including the American Society of Bariatric Physicians Annual Meeting.
Dr. Isaacs is the author of peer-reviewed articles in medical journals as well as the best-selling books Hormonal Balance, Beat Overeating Now! and The Leptin Boost Diet. Jillian Michaels called Dr. Isaacs the “guru of all things hormonal” and frequently references his books. The American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists lists Dr. Isaacs’s books as a resource for practicing endocrinologists. Dr. Isaacs appears regularly on CNN and has been featured in numerous national publications including Ladies’ Home Journal, Better Homes and Gardens, Fitness, Shape, Parents, Redbook, Family Circle, Health, Men’s Health and Good Housekeeping.
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