Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
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Lisa  Oldson, MD

Lisa Oldson, MD

Clinical Instructor of Medicine (General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics)

Focus of Work

Bio

After practicing for 15 years in Primary Care and Internal Medicine, I obtained additional training and certification from the American Board of Obesity Medicine. My clinical focus now relates to weight management. Excess weight contributes to many disease states including type 2 diabetes, hypertension, high cholesterol, depression, anxiety, heart disease, infertility, sleep apnea and even some types of cancer. There is a recent increase in scholarly research that provides improved tools to help...[Read full text]After practicing for 15 years in Primary Care and Internal Medicine, I obtained additional training and certification from the American Board of Obesity Medicine. My clinical focus now relates to weight management. Excess weight contributes to many disease states including type 2 diabetes, hypertension, high cholesterol, depression, anxiety, heart disease, infertility, sleep apnea and even some types of cancer. There is a recent increase in scholarly research that provides improved tools to help those struggling with weight related concerns. My practice involves the most current evidence based medicine for weight management.[Shorten text]

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Education and Certification

  • MD: Rush Medical College (1994)
  • Residency: Rush Presbyterian Saint Luke's Medical Center, Internal Medicine (1997)

Contact

Clinic (for patients): 773-814-8598

5250 Old Orchard Road
Suite 300
Skokie IL 60077