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About

Dr. Alfons Pomp, MD is a Doctor primarily located in New York, NY. He has 37 years of experience. His specialties include Bariatric Medicine. Dr. Pomp is affiliated with NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital - Columbia University Medical Center, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital - Weill Cornell Medical Center and Mount Sinai Hospital. He speaks English.

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Specialties & Expertise

Dr. Alfons Pomp has the following 20 areas of expertise, 1 specialty and 1 board certification.

Bariatric Medicine

Bariatric medicine focuses on the causes, prevention and treatment of obesity. Bariatric specialists are trained in medically supervised weight loss and the management of obesity as a chronic condition. These specialists are skilled in various disciplines that help patients lose weight and obtain optimal health.
The field encompasses dieting, exercise and behavioral therapy, anti-obesity medication, pharmacotherapy and surgery. Bariatric specialists might be from surgical backgrounds and perform obesity-related operations or they might be nutrition and hormone focused, prescribing diet and exercise plans as well as weight loss medications.
Patients defined as obese or having unhealthy Body Mass Indices (BMI) have much greater risk of heart disease, diabetes, asthma, sleep apnea, hypertension, many types of cancer and chronic musculoskeletal problems.
One subspecialty of bariatrics is the focus on the correlation between obesity and mortality.

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NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital - Weill Cornell Medical Center

525 E 68th St
New York, NY 10065

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