Louis J. Aronne, MD is the Sanford I. Weill Professor of Metabolic Research at Weill Cornell Medicine, where he directs the Comprehensive Weight Control Center—a state-of-the-art, multidisciplinary obesity research and treatment center with one of the country’s few Obesity Medicine fellowship programs. He received his medical degree from Johns Hopkins University and completed an internship and residency at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine.
Dr. Aronne is a leading authority on obesity and its treatment. He is the founder and CEO of BMIQ, former chairman of the American Board of Obesity Medicine and the former president of the Obesity Society. Dr. Aronne has authored more than 100 papers and book chapters and has edited the National Institutes of Health’s Guide to the Identification, Evaluation and Treatment of Overweight and Obesity. He has received several awards, including the 2015 Atkinson-Stern Award for Distinguished Public Service from The Obesity Society.