Scott D. Isaacs, M.D., F.A.C.P., F.A.C.E. is a board-certified endocrinologist and one of the nation's leading experts on obesity and weight loss. Dr. Isaacs concentrates his work on hunger hormones and obesity. He has treated thousands of patients at his medical practice in Atlanta, Georgia.
Dr. Isaacs is a member of the faculty of Emory University School of Medicine, and is the medical director for Atlanta Endocrine Associates and their award-winning weight loss program. He completed his undergraduate studies at Emory University with a degree in psychology. He received his M.D. degree from Emory University School of Medicine, and completed a residency in internal medicine and a fellowship in endocrinology, lipids, diabetes and metabolism.
Dr. Isaacs has extensively published research on diabetes, obesity, thyroid and bone metabolism. He has authored articles in peer-reviewed medical journals including the Journal of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Diabetes Care, Thyroid, Journal of Cellular Physiology and the Journal of Critical Care. His articles have been referenced and cited in many subsequent publications, including a listing as a primary reference in the 2012 Endocrine Society Clinical Practice Guideline: Management of Hyperglycemia in Hospitalized Patients.
The American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists lists Dr. Isaacs's books as a resource for practicing endocrinologists. A frequent speaker to national and international groups, Dr. Isaacs is a Diplomat of the American College of Physicians and a Fellow of the American College of Physicians and the American College of Endocrinology.
Dr. Isaacs is actively involved with the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists at a national level, serving on several committees. He is President of the American Diabetes Association Atlanta chapter, medical advisor for Cushing's Help and Support Group, and President of the Georgia chapter of the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists.
Dr. Isaacs has earned many honors in his field. He has been listed in Castle Connolly Top Doctors for several years in a row. Dr. Isaacs's weight loss program was named the "Best of Citysearch" winner. His peers voted Dr. Isaacs Best Physician in Lifestyles magazine in 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014. Dr. Isaacs was voted "Best of Atlanta" for weight loss program and hormone doctor from BestSelf magazine.
Jillian Michaels calls Dr. Isaacs "the guru of all things hormonal." Dr. Isaacs appears as a weight-loss expert on CNN, National Public Radio, and local NBC, ABC, CBS and Fox news affiliates. He has been featured in national magazines like Ladies Home Journal, Prevention, Better Homes and Gardens, Fitness, Shape, Redbook, Men's Health, Parents and Glamour, and major newspapers like the USA Today, Chicago Tribune and the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.
Dr. Isaacs, his wife and daughter live in Atlanta. He enjoys spinning, walking, hiking, swimming, fishing, cooking and studying Spanish.
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