Doctor Anelise Engel is Board Certified by the American Board of Obesity Medicine, by the American Board of
Internal Medicine and the Rio de Janeiro Board of Medicine. She is a
native of Brazil and a US citizen, is fluent in English, Portuguese and
Spanish. She has been in private practice for the past 20 years and has
an expertise in weight loss, diet and metabolic and obesity related diseases; diabetes,
cholesterol disorders and hypertension.
Dr. Engel has a successful private Internal Medicine and Bariatric
practice in midtown Manhattan. She is affiliated with Lenox Hill
Hospital in New York City where she is a clinical instructor in
Medicine and is actively involved in the teaching program for residents.
Dr. Engel completed her residency training at Lenox Hill Hospital and
received her Board Certification in 1998. She scored in the top 10
percentile in the country on the Medical Boards of
Dr. Anelise Engel
has the background training and experience to help you reach your
weight loss goals, while paying attention to any personal health
issues. She is both an internist and a bariatrician, a physician who
has advanced training in weight control and maintenance. Our weight loss programs include the most advanced weight loss technologies, nutritional counseling, and medical counseling.
people than ever are overweight and concerned over appearance and
health. Do you hate your weight? Don’t let frustration over extra
pounds cause you to go fad programs that don’t work or may be
dangerous. Choosing Dr. Engel as your medical weight loss specialist
will not only speed up results but will also insure that your health is
If you have a related illness, such as diabetes, high blood pressure,
arthritis or other diseases, you need a physician to plan and monitor
your diet along with prescribed medications, if needed. If you are
insulin resistant, you may find that no matter how hard you try, you
still can’t shake the pounds off. Dr. Engel, both a medical internist and a bariatrician, can help you.
If you already have a doctor, Dr. Engel will provide you with a weight
loss program and medication, if indicated, keeping in contact with your
Dr. Engel is assisted by a nutritionist; Limore Kurtz, M.A., R.D., C.P.T..
programs change over time and as patients adjust their weight. There is
not one program, but many adjustments that create weight loss momentum.”
Anelise Engel, M.D.