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About

Dr. Kirk Reichard, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Orlando, FL, with other offices in Wilmington, DE and Philadelphia, PA. He has 29 years of experience. His specialties include Bariatric Medicine. Dr. Reichard is affiliated with Nemours Children's Hospital and Nemours Alfred I DuPont Hospital for Children. He speaks English.

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Specialties & Expertise

Dr. Kirk Reichard has the following 4 areas of expertise, 1 specialty and 2 board certifications.

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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Locations & Directions

Nemours Children's Hospital

13535 Nemours Pkwy
Orlando, FL 32827

Nemours Alfred I DuPont Hospital for Children

1600 Rockland Rd
Wilmington, DE 19803

Jefferson University

833 Chestnut St
Philadelphia, PA 19107

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