bariatrician


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bariatrician

A medical doctor specialised in bariatrics, the management of patients who are overweight or obese. Bariatricians manage patients medically with counselling, diet, drugs and lifestyle advice, and recommend them to a bariatric surgeon when medical management fails.
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A multidisciplinary team, including bariatricians, psychologists, dieticians, physical therapists, and surgeons, evaluated each patient preoperatively.
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