Duane A. Fredericks, MD

Duane A. Fredericks, MD has had extensive experience in providing surgical and non-surgical methods in medical weight loss. He is an ardent proponent of combining healthy lifestyle choices with the highest quality medical care to put a stop to the obesity epidemic, person by person.

Expert in Surgical Solutions For Weight Loss
After graduating from Temple University School of Medicine and completing his residency at the Graduate/Temple University Hospital, Dr. Fredericks did a fellowship in bariatric surgery at New York University studying under renowned surgeons Dr. George Fielding and Dr. Christine Ren-Fielding with a particular focus on the adjustable gastric banding technique in bariatric surgery. He also worked directly for Allergan, the originators of the Lap-Band, and Ethicon, the originators of the Realize Band.

Dr. Fredericks has helped hundreds of his surgical patients successfully lose significant weight, get their lives back and reduce their co-morbid conditions, like diabetes, hypertension and sleep apnea.

Expert in Non-Surgical Solutions For Weight Loss/Medical Weight Loss
Dr. Fredericks has also observed that surgical interventions are only a tool for achieving successful weight loss and if that tool is not managed effectively – through education and appetite control solutions – even surgical interventions can lose their efficacy in the long term.