Dr. Wendy Scinta; The Most Qualified Weight Loss Doctor in Fayetteville and DeWitt
Dr. Wendy Scinta is a nationally recognized expert on adult and childhood obesity treatment. Her BOUNCE program has received national and international attention and has been presented at multiple scientific assemblies and organizational meetings across the country. She recently published her first book entitled, BOUNCE: A Weight Loss Doctors Plan for a Happier, Healthier and Slimmer Child to help parents and caregivers of overweight children. Dr. Scinta is the Vice President of the American Society of Bariatric Physicians, and was awarded their prestigious “Bariatrician of the Year” award at the Fall 2012 ASBP Obesity Conference, the 2013 Physician of the Year from CNY Business Journal’s Excellent in Health Care event in October, 2013, and most recently was voted one of 2014 America’s Top Doctors from the Consumers Research Council of America. Dr. Scinta’s practice, Medical Weight Loss of New York, has treated thousands of overweight and obese individuals, helping each lose from 20 to over 200 pounds.
Dr. Scinta is the weight loss expert for Steve Harvey Show, and has been featured on air by CNN, Voice of America, John Tesh Intelligence for you Health, NCC News, Say Yes To the Dress: Big Bliss Edition on TLC, PBS, as well as in print, including AMA News, The Denver Post, MD News, Newsday, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Parenting, Bariatric Times, Your Weight Matters, The Post-Standard of Syracuse, Syracuse Woman Magazine, Syracuse Parent Magazine, Web MD, Woman’s Day, Women’s E-News, and Woman’s Health Magazine, among others. She recently appeared in the 2014 documentary, “Carb Loaded- A culture dying to Eat.” She is Clinical Assistant Professor of Family Medicine at SUNY Upstate, Diplomat of the American Board of Family Physicians and the American Board of Bariatric Medicine, and a past member of the White House Task Force on Childhood Obesity. She earned her medical degree from Upstate Medical School in Syracuse, and performed her residency in family medicine at Duke University. As a former electrical and computer engineer, Dr. Scinta holds several patents in the fields of robotics and medical diagnostics. She has recently tapped back into her technical expertise as the co-founder and Chief Medical Officer of Three Pound Health, a patient engagement software company dedicated to eliminating obesity related chronic diseases by utilizing technology to aid the clinician-patient relationship.