Dr. Eric C. Westman graduated from Stanford University (A.B.), University of Wisconsin (M.D.), University of Kentucky and Duke University (M.H.S.). He is board certified in Internal Medicine and Obesity Medicine and has a Master’s Degree in clinical research with over 90 peer-reviewed publications to his name.
Dr. Westman is currently Associate Professor of Medicine at Duke University Health System and Director of the Duke Lifestyle Medical Clinic, Co-Founder of Adapt Your Life and Chief Medical Officer and Co-Founder of Heal Clinics.
Dr. Westman is also the Past President of the Obesity Medicine Association and a Fellow of the Obesity Society. In 2010, he was named the Obesity Medicine Association’s “Bariatrician of the Year” for his work in advancing the field of obesity medicine as well as the Society. He is also a recipient of the Society’s Steelman-Seim Educator Award for advancing the cause of health care through education and teaching.
Dr. Westman combines clinical research and clinical care to deliver lifestyle treatments for obesity, diabetes and tobacco dependence. He is an internationally known researcher specialising in low-carbohydrate nutrition and is co-author of 'The New Atkins For A New You', 'Keto Clarity', 'Cholesterol Clarity' and other books.