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John M. Costable, MD

Board Certified in Gastroenterology and Liver disease

Trained at the University of Massachusetts Medical Center and North Shore University Hospital-NYU Medical Center 

Over 20 years experience in clinical practice

Founder of SlenderDoc

I see patients every day  in my GI practice battling obesity related diseases. Obesity is a major health crisis in our country and a risk factor for many serious illnesses including cancer.

Obesity Related diseases

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Most physicians prescribe medications to treat the diseases caused by obesity, some of which can actually cause additional weight gain.  My approach is to treat the underlying obesity and help eliminate the associated diseases rather than simply control them.