Board Certified Obesity Medicine Specialist In Roswell Georgia



Board Certified Obesity Medicine Specialist In Roswell Georgia

For Immediate Release:Denver, CO  (February 20, 2016) – The American Board of Obesity Medicine (ABOM) announced that Michael Nwaneri, MD was among the candidates that passed the Obesity Medicine Certifying Examination and is now a Board Certified Obesity Medicine Specialist. To be eligible to take the exam, a person must have graduated from medical school and satisfactorily completed three years of training in an accredited American Board of Medical Specialties residency program and is Board Certified in their chosen field. Then the person has to undergo further training in the science and clinical care of obesity medicine. Subsequently, there is an examination which the individual has to sit for and pass.

Board certification signifies that physicians have gone above and beyond the licensing requirements to practice medicine and have acquired further objective training in the area which is then tested by examination. Once they have passed the initial certification exam, Obesity Medicine providers continue to maintain their knowledge and expertise by engaging in academic activities and participating in professional groups focused on Obesity such as the Obesity Medicine Association and The Obesity Society.

About Omega Pediatrics

Omega Pediatrics and Immediate Care is a privately held pediatric primary care practice located in Roswell GA. The clinic functions on a total access schedule with primary care visits available up to 9 pm daily. They opened for service in July 2016 and have various technology enhancements to improve access to care by families.

About the American Board of Obesity Medicine 

The American Board of Obesity Medicine (ABOM) was established in 2011 through the cooperative efforts of the former American Board of Bariatric Medicine (ABBM) and the Certified Obesity Medicine Physician (COMP) steering committee in order to create a single unified certification process. The ABBM was an independent entity that had been administering an examination in obesity medicine since 1997. Formally, the ABOM was established in 2011 to serve the public and the field of obesity medicine through the establishment and maintenance of criteria and procedures for examination and certification of candidate physicians who seek recognition of their accomplishments in obesity medicine. Physicians who complete the ABOM certification process in obesity medicine are designated Diplomates of the American Board of Obesity