I am thrilled to have this opportunity to contribute to an organization dedicated to reversing the negative impact of obesity.
TARRYTOWN, NY (PRWEB) October 01, 2014
The Center for Medical Weight Loss (CMWL), the largest network of non-surgical medical weight loss providers in the U.S., announced today that Matthew G. Pinto, DO will be joining the company as its Medical Director. Dr. Pinto succeeds Dr. Michael S. Kaplan, who co-founded the company in 2006. Dr. Kaplan will continue to focus his time and effort on being a physician and spending more time taking care of patients in his practices on Long Island, NY.
Dr. Pinto is a longtime member of CMWL. He joined the network and launched his New Jersey-based medical weight loss practice in in 2010. His passion for obesity medicine drove his rapid success and public recognition as “the weight loss doctor” in the Philadelphia/Southern New Jersey metro area.
In addition to being a top-performing network provider, Dr. Pinto has also contributed to the company in several ways – from training other providers to effectively help patients lose weight, to speaking at conferences and continuing medical education seminars, to growing the CMWL network and participating in the CMWL Physician Partner Advisory Board. In addition to helping patients lose weight with the CMWL program, Dr. Pinto has lost weight using the program himself.
The Center for Medical Weight Loss provides independent providers with the tools they need to combat obesity. Additionally, the company has developed a proven model and technology-based platform to help corporations address the problem of obesity in their organizations.
“As the co-founder of The Center for Medical Weight Loss, Dr. Kaplan has played an important role in establishing our network and building our program, and we’re grateful for his contribution,” said Kevin Eberly, CEO of The Center for Medical Weight Loss. “We’re thrilled that Dr. Pinto will be assuming the role of Medical Director and helping us continue to battle obesity using the proven clinical program. Given Dr. Pinto’s significant achievements and experience with us to date, we’re confident he’ll help us continue to evolve and grow our business.”
“I am thrilled to have this opportunity to contribute to an organization dedicated to reversing the negative impact of obesity,” said Pinto. “I am excited to help patients see success – whether they access care from independent practitioners or corporate centers of care.”
About The Center for Medical Weight Loss
The Center for Medical Weight Loss (CMWL) program offers an approach to long-term weight loss and maintenance under the care of trained medical providers and supported by the CMWL Obesity Treatment System (OTS). The turnkey technical platform enables the delivery of scalable personalized weight loss plans - with one-on-one behavioral counseling as its foundation - to patients of independent practitioners, health care systems, and corporations. The CMWL program is clinically proven and evidence-based. For more information, visit http://www.centerformedicalweightloss.com.