Dr. Wendy Scinta is a nationally recognized expert on adult and childhood obesity treatment. She sits on the Executive Council and the Board of Trustees of the American Society of Bariatric Physicians, and was awarded their prestigious “Bariatrician of the Year” award at the Fall 2012 ASBP Obesity Conference by her colleagues. Dr. Scinta’s practice, Medical Weight Loss of New York PLLC®, has treated thousands of overweight and obese individuals, helping each lose from 20 to over 200 pounds. Her BOUNCE® Children and Adolescent weight loss program has received national and international attention. Dr. Scinta is the weight loss expert for Steve Harvey Show, and has been featured on CNN, Voice of America, NCC News, Say Yes To the Dress: Big Bliss Edition on TLC, and Intelligence for Your Health with Connie Sellecca, as well as in print, including AMA News, The Denver Post, MD News, Newsday, The New York Times, Parenting,The Post-Standard of Syracuse, Syracuse Woman Magazine, Web MD, Woman’s Day, Women’s E-News, and Woman’s Health Magazine, among others. She is Clinical Assistant Professor of Family Medicine at SUNY Upstate, Diplomat of the American Board of Family Physicians and the American Board of Bariatric Medicine, and a past member of the White House Task Force on Childhood Obesity.
She earned her medical degree from Upstate Medical School in Syracuse, and performed her residency in family medicine at Duke University. As a former Electrical and Computer Engineer, BS Clarkson University, MS University of Rochester, Dr. Scinta holds several patents in the fields of robotics and medical diagnostics.