As one of the very few medical weight loss centers in the greater Philadelphia area to accept health insurance for physician supervised medical weight loss and sleep wellness, W8MD differentiates itself from the many other medical weight loss programs in and around Philadelphia.
About our Philadelphia weight loss doctor
Under the direction of our medical director, Dr. Prab Tumpati, W8MD Medical Weight Loss Centers aims to help our patients overcome obesity and to make a difference.
As a board certified internal medicine, and sleep medicine physician, Dr. Tumpati recognizes the bidirectional relationship between sleep disorders and weight gain. To this effect, Dr. Tumpati has obtained additional training in the new and emerging field of Obesity Medicine or Bariatric Medicine.
Having also passed a written board examination in the field of Bariatric / Obesity Medicine, Dr Tumpati’s main focus is understanding the true causes of weight gain in individual patients rather so we can design a long term weight management plan that can not only help you lose weight but also have a chance at keeping the weight regain off. The doctor’s of W8MD partner with each patient to develop a custom weight management program to best meet their individual needs taking into account their medical history, lifestyle and goals.
About Dr. Prab R. Tumpati, MD
President & CEO, W8MD
Our founder, Dr. Prab R. Tumpati, has been a practicing board certified internal medicine, sleep and obesity medicine physician with a fellowship training in the emerging field of Obesity Medicine. As a practicing sleep medicine physician, Dr. Tumpati sees a lot of obese patients that are struggling to lose weight.
Obesity Medicine Fellowship Training
Since Obesity is a risk factor for many sleep disorders such as sleep apnea, and sleep apnea in turn can have an effect on Leptins and Ghrelins that control appetite, food intake and weight, there is an inherent association between sleep disorders and weight. Realizing this, Dr. Tumpati joined a fellowship program in the field of Obesity Medicine and has passed a written board examination in Bariatric Medicine/Obesity Medicine.
Having obtained a thorough knowledge and skills in treating patients with obesity and it’s more than 50 associated conditions, Dr. Tumpati successfully integrated the related fields of sleep medicine, internal medicine and obesity medicine with a focus on prevention, and cure rather than just treatment!
Dr Tumpati currently serves as the Medical Director at Poly-Tech Sleep Services in Northeast Philadelphia and staff physician at the W8MD’s Brooklyn, New York sleep and weight loss office.
Dr. Tumpati obtained his medical degree from Osmania Medical College, India and completed his Internal Medicine Residency at Abington Memorial Hospital. Dr. Tumpati travels extensively, licensed in many states in the US.
Poly-Tech Sleep & W8MD’s King Of Prussia Weight Loss Center
987 Old Eagle School Rd, Ste 712, Wayne, PA, 19087 (King of Prussia)
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Call W8MD at 1(800)W8MD-007 to learn more. Depending on your insurance plan, you may be able to get these services at no cost to you.