Posted on 02/11/2015 at 12:00 AM by Jon Hardersen, PA-C
Dr. Amy Tesar of Iowa Weight Loss Specialists has been certified by the American Board of Obesity Medicine (ABOM) as an ABOM Diplomate. ABOM Diplomates are specialists in obesity medicine who undergo rigorous training and an extensive examination process to achieve this designation. This designation represents the highest level of achievement in the medical specialty of obesity medicine.
The American Board of Obesity Medicine (ABOM) serves the public and the field of obesity medicine by establishing a credentialing protocol and maintaining standards for assessment and certification of candidate physicians. Certification as a Diplomate of the American Board of Obesity Medicine (ABOM) signifies excellence in the practice of obesity medicine and distinguishes a physician as having achieved a high level of competency and understanding in obesity care.
Dr. Tesar also is part of the Medical School Curriculum Committee through the American Society of Bariatric Physicians which is responsible for trying to add obesity medicine to medical school curriculum in a standardized manner.
Dr. Tesar currently oversees the medical weight loss program at Iowa Weight Loss Specialists in Belmond and West Des Moines. To learn more about Iowa Weight Loss Specialists or the ABOM please visit: iowaweightloss.com or abom.org