Local Physician New Member of National Medical Weight Loss Society
Jennifer McCann, M.D., has recently obtained a board certification in obesity medicine from the American Board of Obesity Medicine and has become a member of the American Society of Bariatric Physicians (ASBP). Dr. McCann is also board certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology by the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology.
ASBP, founded in 1950, is a national professional medical society of licensed doctors of medicine and osteopathy who have a special interest in bariatric medicine – the medical treatment of overweight and obesity and its related conditions. Bariatricians normally employ a combination of proper diet and nutrition, appropriate exercise, behavior modification and, when indicated, anti-obesity prescriptions. Through an extensive program of continuing medical education and publications, ASBP exposes its members to the most recent knowledge and developments in treating obesity and its associated conditions to ensure that the physicians remain on the cutting edge of the technology used in treating the overweight patient.
Dr. McCann provides elite services for long-term weight-loss plans. Her office is located at Women’s Clinic of Southwest Louisiana, 206 West 5th St, DeRidder, LA 70634.