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About Dr. Engel

Dr. Anelise Engel is Board Certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine, the American Board of Obesity Medicine and the Rio de Janeiro Board of Medicine. She is a native of Brazil and a US citizen, is fluent in English, Portuguese and Spanish. She has been in private practice for the past 20 years and has an expertise in metabolic and obesity related diseases; diabetes, cholesterol disorders and hypertension.

Dr. Engel has a successful private Internal Medicine and Bariatric (medical weight loss) practice in midtown Manhattan. She is affiliated with Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City where she is a clinical instructor in Medicine and is actively involved in the teaching program for residents.

Dr. Engel completed her residency training at Lenox Hill Hospital and received her Obesity Medicine Board Certification in 2012 and her Internal Medicine Board Certification in 1998. She scored in the top 10 percentile in the country on the Medical Boards of Internal Medicine.

Prior to her move to New York, Dr. Engel was a practicing physician in her native Brazil where she was an attending physician at Clinica São Vicente. There she was invited to be the co-director of the Genival Londres Research & Study Center. In Rio de Janeiro she established a thriving private Internal Medicine practice, and also worked within two distinct government agencies, the Regional Labor Council and the National Institute Of Social Welfare.


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

 
09/05-Present PRIVATE PRACTICE- INTERNAL MEDICINE, New York, NY.
  - Anelise Engel M.D., P.C., 654 Madison Ave. New York, NY 10065.
  - Affiliated with Lenox Hill Hospital, New York, NY.
  - Special interest in Metabolic Diseases and Bariatric Medicine.
   
01/04-Present PRIVATE PRACTICE - BARIATRIC MEDICINE, New York, NY.
  - Healthy Weight Medical Solutions, P.C., 654 Madison Ave. New York, NY 10065.
  - Created private bariatric practice focused on nutritional, behavior modification and medical treatment of eating disorders related to obesity.
   
08/99-09/05 PRIVATE PRACTICE- INTERNAL MEDICINE, New York, NY.
  - Mid-Manhattan Medical Associates, 654 Madison Ave. New York, NY 10021.
  - Affiliated with Lenox Hill Hospital, New York, NY.
   
08/99-12/02 SERVICE EMPLOYEE UNION, New York, NY.
  - Staff physician at Metabolic Clinic treating exclusively patients with Hypertension, Diabetes and Hyperlipidemia.
   
11/98-08/99 PRIVATE PRACTICE- INTERNAL MEDICINE, New York, NY.
  - Manhattan Family Practice, 911 Park Ave. New York, NY 10024.
  - Affiliated with Lenox Hill Hospital, New York, NY.
   
   
1982-1993 PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE IN BRAZIL
   
  PRIVATE SOLO PRACTICE - INTERNAL MEDICINE, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
  - Affiliated with Clinica São Vicente, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
   
  NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF SOCIAL WELFARE (INPS), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
  - Staff Physician
  - Outpatient multi-specialty clinic practicing Internal Medicine.
   
  REGIONAL LABOR COUNCIL (JUSTICE DEPT.), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
  - Staff Physician
  - Assistant Head of Department, with administrative duties.
   
   
  POST-GRADUATE TRAINING
   
6/95-6/98 LENOX HILL HOSPITAL, New York, NY.
  - Residency in Internal Medicine.
   
3/91-11/91 PSYCHOSOMATIC INSTITUTE OF RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil.
  - Post-Graduate program in Psychosomatic Illness.
   
3/80-3/82 CLINICA SÃO VICENTE, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
  Residency in Internal Medicine.
   
   
  ACADEMIC ACTIVITIES
   
1/87-12/87 GENIVAL LONDRES RESEARCH & STUDY CENTER, Clinica São Vicente.
  - Co-Director.
  - Organized weekly conferences, symposia and medical updating courses.
   
   
  CERTIFICATIONS & LICENSURE
   
12/12 AMERICAN BOARD OF OBESITY MEDICINE
   
11/98 AMERICAN BOARD OF INTERNAL MEDICINE (9th decile)
   
03/80 RIO DE JANEIRO BOARD OF MEDICINE, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
   
   
  EDUCATION
   
3/74-12/79 FEDERAL UNIVERSITY OF SANTA MARIA, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil.
  - Medical Doctor.
  - Externship, by competitive examination, in the discipline of gastroenterology (1978).
   
1/79-12/79 CLINICA SÃO VICENTE, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
  - Transitional Internship.
   
   
  PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES
  - American College of Physicians (ACP)
  - American Society of Bariatric Physicians (ASBP)
  - Medical Society of Brazil (AMB)
   
  PERSONAL
  - US citizen
  - Fluent in English, Portuguese and Spanish
   
   
 

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