Doctor Anelise Engel is Board Certified by the American Board of Obesity Medicine, by the American Board of
Internal Medicine and the Rio de Janeiro Board of Medicine. She is a
native of Brazil and a US citizen, is fluent in English, Portuguese and
Spanish. She has been in private practice for the past 20 years and has
an expertise in weight loss, diet and metabolic and obesity related diseases; diabetes,
cholesterol disorders and hypertension.
Dr. Engel has a successful private Internal Medicine and Bariatric
practice in midtown Manhattan. She is affiliated with Lenox Hill
Hospital in New York City where she is a clinical instructor in
Medicine and is actively involved in the teaching program for residents.
Dr. Engel completed her residency training at Lenox Hill Hospital and
received her Board Certification in 1998. She scored in the top 10
percentile in the country on the Medical Boards of
Prior to her move to New York, Dr. Engel was a
practicing physician in her native Brazil where she was an attending
physician at Clinica São Vicente. There she was invited to be the
co-director of the
Genival Londres Research & Study Center. In Rio de Janeiro she
established a thriving private Internal Medicine practice, and also
worked within two distinct government agencies, the Regional
Labor Council and the National Institute of Social Welfare.
Dr. Engel is a bariatrician. Dr. Engel has advanced training and
education in the art and science of weight management. The reason Dr.
Engel is very successful with her weight loss patients is that her
focus is on education and her patient’s emotional needs, in addition to
medical considerations. Dr. Engel is respectful of patient’s busy
schedules. Thus, she offers extended hours by appointment.
programs change over time and as patients adjust their weight. There is
not one program, but many adjustments that create weight loss momentum.”
Anelise Engel, M.D.