Weight Loss Specialist

Michael Aziz, MD

Primary Care Physician & Internist located in Midtown East, New York, NY

Medical weight management is not about diet pills, fad diets, or surgery. It is about controlling your metabolism, regulating your hormones, and suppressing hunger. our medical weight loss management is based on the latest in medical scientific evidence that targets the root causes of weight gain and obesity. Dr. Aziz has pioneered and published "The Perfect 10 Diet," a diet that is unlike low-fat and low-carb diets balance homones so the results are sustainable, and durable. The Perfect 10 Diet book has hit the number one best seller list on Amazon in the US in 2011 for 8 weeks. It was also published in 15 countires. it has helped millions of people lose tons of weight.

Weight Loss

What will a Medically Supervised Weight Loss Program Include?

Our weight management treatment will employ several techniques and medical knowledge to help patients become healthier and manage their weight. Lifestyle changes, nutritional counseling, checking hormones, will be the keys to losing weight. Maintenance of a healthy lifestyle with regular exercise is also extremely crucial to losing weight.

What are the Risks Associated with Excessive Weight?

Excessive weight and obesity is not about sex appeal, excessive weight and obesity can pose significant risks to your health, and in some cases, generate long-term problems and many diseases including:

  • Type 2 diabetes
  • High blood pressure
  • Heart disease
  • Stroke
  • Cancer
  • Sleep apnea
  • Arthritis
  • Fatty liver

How is Weight Actually Lost?

At our office, we individualize the weight loss goals to each patient depending on their medical history, medications, and lifestyle.

We check hormones. We place each patient on his own track. Sometimes, we use a variety of FDA-approved medications to fasten the results.

Which Medications do We Use?

At our office, we use a variety of medications including peptides which can give dramatic and fast results. Some of those medications include: 

Drug name Mechanism of actionApproval date
Phentermine Hydrochloride (Apidex-P, Fastin, Ionamin) appetite suppressant 1959
Diethylpropion Hydrochloride (Tenuate, Tenuate dospan)appetite suppressant 1959
Phendimetrazine Tartrate (Bontril)appetite suppressant 1982
Orlistat (Xenical)lipase inhibitor1999
Phentermine with Topiramate (Qsymia¹,³)appetite suppressant 2012
Naltrexone HCl and Bupropion HCl (Contrave²) appetite suppressant 2014
Liraglutide, Liraglutide [rDNA origin] injection (Saxenda²) insulin, glucagon 2014