CMHC Faculty Members

Faculty of Tarsus Medical Group are leaders in healthcare

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Louis J. Aronne, MD

New York, New York

Louis J. Aronne, MD



Dr. Louis J. Aronne is a leading authority on obesity and obesity treatment. He is a professor of metabolic research at Weill Cornell Medicine, and the director of the Comprehensive Weight Control Center. He is also the founder and CEO of BMIQ, a web-based weight management system for healthcare providers. Dr. Aronne has authored more than 100 papers and book chapters on obesity.

Education and Training

  • Medical Degree, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 1981
  • Bachelor of Science, Trinity College, 1977

Professional Highlights

  • Past chairman, American Board of Obesity Medicine
  • Past, president of The Obesity Society
  • Editor, National Institutes of Health’s Practical Guide to Obesity Treatment
  • Consultant, VA Weight Management/Physical Activity Executive Council in the development of the MOVE! Program
  • Atkinson-Stern Award for Distinguished Public Service, The Obesity Society, 2015
  • Davidoff Prize, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
  • Elliot Hochstein Award, Weill Cornell Medical College


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