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On Demand

Beyond the Scale: Obesity, a Chronic Disease

Total CME Credit Hours: 1 Category I (Formal)

Education Types:
Category I (Formal) |  Clinical
Clinical |  Diagnosis |  Examination & Consultation |  Nutrition |  Open Access
Dr. Gessa T. Suboc, MD
1 Hour CME


Join Dr. Gessa Suboc as she leads an insightful discussion on the obesity epidemic prevalent within our country. She will explore the connections between obesity and various comorbid conditions. The webinar will place a particular emphasis on lifestyle and wellness interventions as fundamental components of obesity treatment and stress the significance of collaborative efforts among healthcare providers for optimal patient outcomes.

This course was originally presented on January 9, 2023, by Dr. Gessa Suboc and sponsored by Advocate Health Care.



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Dr. Gessa Suboc is a dedicated medical professional specializing in the field of weight management and obesity medicine. She completed her Bachelor of Science in Biological Studies at the University of Illinois at Chicago, where her passion for healthcare and patient well-being began to take shape. Building upon this foundation, she pursued her medical degree at the Ross University School of Medicine.


In 2018, Dr. Suboc achieved board certification in Family Medicine (ABFM), showcasing her commitment to providing comprehensive and compassionate care to individuals and families. Her dedication to patient health and her desire to tackle the growing concern of obesity led her to further her expertise. In 2022, she attained board certification in Obesity Medicine (ABOM), becoming a trusted specialist in this critical area of healthcare.


Currently, Dr. Gessa Suboc holds the prestigious positions of Medical Weight Management Specialist, Bariatrician, and Obesity Medicine Director at Advocate Medical Group. In these roles, she employs her extensive knowledge and experience to help patients on their weight management journeys, offering tailored solutions and expert guidance. Dr. Suboc is known for her empathetic approach and her commitment to improving the lives of those she serves.


With her background in both family medicine and obesity medicine, Dr. Suboc is a valuable resource in the fight against obesity and its associated health challenges. She continues to make a significant impact in the medical field, empowering her patients to lead healthier, happier lives.



Overall:      4.3

Total Reviews: 114


David K - East Dundee, Illinois

"pleasant presentation"

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Elaine W - Evanston, Illinois

"One of the finest presentations I have seen here."

Ira C - Niles, Illinois

" A waste of my time. "