Leslie F. Seecoomar, MD, PC
Gastroenterologist & Endoscopy located in the Upper West Side of New York City, NY
When it comes to weight loss, you may need to change more than your diet to reach your goal weight. Many factors affect your weight and your ability to lose weight. Board-certified gastroenterologist Leslie F. Seecoomar, MD, PC, on the Upper West Side of Manhattan, can help you understand all the factors that affect your weight during a weight loss consultation. The gastroenterology practice then devises a plan to help you lose weight. To schedule your weight loss consultation, call the New York City office or book online today.
Weight Loss Consultation Q & A
Who benefits from a weight loss consultation?
Despite what you may see on TV, losing weight isn’t easy. Though diet is an important part of any good weight loss plan, going on a “diet” may not be enough to help you lose the extra body weight and keep it off.
You may benefit from a weight loss consultation with Leslie F. Seecoomar, MD, PC, if you’re among the millions of Americans struggling with their weight and unable to find a diet that works.
Leslie F. Seecoomar, MD, PC, understands the complexity of weight and weight loss and the many factors that influence your ability to drop those unwanted pounds.
What can I expect during a weight loss consultation?
When you visit Leslie F. Seecoomar, MD, PC, for a weight loss consultation, you can expect a personal and comprehensive evaluation. As a board-certified gastroenterologist, Dr. Seecoomar takes a holistic approach to care and spends the time needed to really get to know you.
With more than 25 years of experience, Dr. Seecoomar finds that by taking the time to connect with you and build a more trusting patient-doctor relationship, you’re more likely to be open up about your symptoms and health concerns.
During the consultation, he asks detailed questions about your:
- Usual diet
- Weight history
- Exercise routine
- Weight struggles and triggers
- Personal medical history
- Family history
- Medication and supplement use
Dr. Seecoomar also performs a physical exam that may include lab work to assess your health, risk of disease, and metabolism.
The information gathered during your weight loss consultation helps find the many factors that make it hard for you to lose weight.
What might a weight loss plan include?
After your weight loss consultation, Leslie F. Seecoomar, MD, PC, works with you to tease out all the variables that influence your weight and strategize to find the best tools and techniques that work best for you.
That may include:
- Structured diet plan
- Personalized fitness program
- Lifestyle changes
- Avoidance of trigger foods
- Nutrition supplements
- Disease-specific medication
At Leslie F. Seecoomar, MD, PC, your weight loss journey is a team effort every step of the way. You have regular follow-up appointments to monitor your weight and health, as well as help you get through your weight loss obstacles.
To schedule your weight loss consultation with a compassionate and patient-focused weight loss expert, call the office of Leslie F. Seecoomar, MD, PC, or book online today.