Pediatric Weight Management

Our Services

WakeMed Physician Practices – Pediatric Weight Management is committed to improving the health and well-being of children and youth who are facing challenges and medical problems related to excess weight, overweight and obesity in Raleigh, N.C. 

WakeMed Physician Practices - Weight Management serves children from birth to 18 years of age with a body mass index (BMI) at or above the 95th percentile (determine your child's BMI percentile).

You can schedule an appointment by contacting us directly or through a referral from your child’s pediatrician by calling 919-235-6439.

We are currently accepting new patients and most insurance.

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About Our Practice

Our dedicated team, led by a board-certified pediatrician with expertise in childhood weight management, believes every child has the potential to achieve a healthy weight and life-long wellness.  The practice supports all their patients towards reaching this goal by using a family-based approach.  We believe that involving the family in lifestyle changes is essential to the behavior change process for a child. 

Many complex factors such as genetics and biology, the environment, and individual behaviors can contribute to excess weight.  To understand the unique components for your child, our team will perform a comprehensive assessment and work to develop a personalized treatment plan based on your child’s needs. 

Our Pediatric Weight Management team manages medical problems that are commonly associated with obesity, and will provide evaluation, treatment, or if necessary, referral to pediatric specialists for the following conditions. 

  • Prediabetes and Type 2 Diabetes
  • Fatty Liver Disease
  • High Blood Pressure
  • High Cholesterol
  • Irregular Periods (Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome)
  • Sleep Apnea and Asthma
  • Bone Diseases (Blount’s Disease and Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis)
  • Anxiety and Depression
  • Binge Eating Disorders
  • Poor Self-Esteem and Peer Bullying