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About Dr. Isaacs
Scott Isaacs, M.D., F.A.C.P., F.A.C.E. is a board-certified endocrinologist in Atlanta, Georgia, and widely considered to be one of the leading weight-loss experts in the country. Dr. Isaacs is a faculty member at Emory University School of Medicine and the medical director for Atlanta Endocrine Associates and their award-winning weight loss program.
Dr. Isaacs has been honored with numerous awards, including being listed in Castle Connolly Top Doctors for the past four years. His peers voted him Best Physician in Lifestyles Magazine in 2010, 2011and 2012. The online Citysearch Guide announced Dr. Isaacs’s weight loss program as its 2009 “Best of Citysearch” winner.
Author Jillian Michaels called Dr. Isaacs the “guru of all things hormonal” and referenced his books in her New York Times bestselling book, Master Your Metabolism. The American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists also lists Dr. Isaacs’s books as a resource for practicing endocrinologists. Dr. Isaacs has been profiled on CNNHealth.com, livestrong.com, WebMD.com, and many other websites.
He has also been featured in national publications including Ladies’ Home Journal, Better Homes and Gardens, Fitness, Shape, Parents, Redbook, Family Circle, Health, Men's Health, Better Health and Living, Good Housekeeping, Glamour, Prevention, Woman’s World, Chicago Tribune, Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Atlanta Magazine, First Health, Lifetime Magazine and others. Dr. Isaacs has provided expert commentary on radio and television news programs including CNN Headline News, CNN Health, National Public Radio and local NBC, ABC, CBS and Fox news affiliates. He appeared as a weight loss expert on TBS Superstation’s “Movie and a Makeover.”
He has published clinical and basic science research on diabetes, obesity and bone metabolism. His publications in peer-reviewed medical journals include the Journal of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Diabetes Care, Journal of Cellular Physiology, Thyroid and the Journal of Critical Care. His articles have been referenced and cited in many subsequent publications, including a listing as a primary reference in the 2012 Endocrine Society Clinical Practice Guideline: Management of Hyperglycemia in Hospitalized Patients.
Dr. Isaacs attended Emory College and graduated Magna Cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa with a degree in Psychology. Research from work in the Emory Honors Program resulted in his first publication on hormones and the brain in 1991. He went on to Emory University School of Medicine, continuing for his residency in Internal Medicine and Fellowship in Endocrinology, Lipids, Diabetes and Metabolism, where he received a research grant from the National Institutes of Health and won an award from the American College of Physicians for published research on diabetes and obesity. A frequent speaker to national and international groups, Dr. Isaacs is a Diplomat of the American College of Physicians and a Fellow of the American College of Physicians and the American College of Endocrinology.
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