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WakeMed Raleigh Campus
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23 Sunnybrook Road
WakeMed Raleigh Medical Park, Suite 200
Raleigh, NC 27610
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Dr. Samareh Hill serves as the Medical Director of Pediatric Weight Management, the Adolescent Weight Loss (Bariatric) Surgery Program and the ENERGIZE! Program. She is dual-boarded in General Pediatrics and Obesity Medicine. In 2016, she founded the Pediatric Weight Management practice at WakeMed, our comprehensive family-based program focused on managing excess weight and associated health conditions in children and teens. Her professional interests includes program development, clinical research, and developing partnerships with community organizations to expand local resources for her patients. She also enjoys mentoring and teaching medical students and trainees about the field of pediatric obesity and bariatric medicine in her role as assistant professor of Pediatrics at Campbell University School of Osteopathic Medicine and at UNC School of Medicine.

Dr. Hill received a medical degree from Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine in Richmond, and she completed her pediatric residency at Connecticut Children’s Medical Center in Hartford, CT. She completed a clinical fellowship on pediatric weight management at Nemours A. I. DuPont Hospital for Children in Wilmington, DE. Dr. Hill earned a Master of Public Health from Thomas Jefferson University College of Population Health in Philadelphia, and she received her undergraduate degree from Cornell University in Ithaca, New York.

In her time away from work, Dr. Hill enjoys the outdoors, growing her own food and spending time with her husband and three children.

Read Dr. Hill's most recent blog posts here.

See Dr. Hill discuss pediatric obesity surgery on ABC Eyewitness News.

Clinical Interests
Early onset obesity (under 2 years old), Prader Willi and obesity-related genetic conditions, prediabetes, fatty liver disease, high blood pressure (hypertension), high cholesterol, irregular periods (polycystic ovarian syndrome), pseudotumor cerebri, obesity secondary to medications (steroids, antipsychotics, antiepileptics), obstructive sleep apnea, anxiety and depression, binge eating disorders
Undergraduate Degree
Cornell University (Human Biology, Health and Society)
Thomas Jefferson University College of Population Health (Master in Public Health)
Medical School
Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine in Richmond, VA
University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Connecticut Children’s Medical Center (Pediatrics)
Nemours A. I. DuPont Hospital for Children (Pediatric Weight Management)
American Board of Pediatrics
American Board of Obesity Medicine
Professional Memberships
Member, The Obesity Society
Fellow, American Academy of Pediatrics Maintenance of Certification Committee
Recertification Committee Member, American Board of Obesity Medicine
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If you are uninsured, learn more about WakeMed's financial assistance policy.