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Linda Theotokatos, D.O.             

Medical Director

Dr. Theo, as her patients fondly call her, is a board-certified Obesity Medicine Specialist, a diplomate of the American Board of Obesity Medicine, a board-certified Family Physician, and a diplomate of the American Board of Family Medicine. As an active member of the Obesity Medicine Association, Dr. Theo attends national conferences and seminars specializing in the latest evidence based techniques and management of obesity.

Dr. Theotokatos received her Bachelor of Science Degree from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and her Medical Degree from Midwestern University/Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine. She completed her family medicine residency training at the State University of New York at Buffalo in 2000. During her first decade of practice, Dr. Theotokatos' experience in family medicine and emergency care has made it evident to her that many medical conditions are a direct result of obesity. Her goals for her patients include prevention of chronic medical diseases as well as the reversal and/or remission of many obesity related conditions. As a physician specializing in Obesity Medicine and the founder of Egea Medical Weight Loss Center, it is her mission to help patients lose weight to improve their health and overall wellness.


  Amy Severson, M.D.        


Dr. Severson is a board certified Family Physician and diplomate of the American Board of Family Medicine.  She is also board certified with the American Board of Obesity Medicine. She attends national conferences and programs that specialize in the latest techniques, medications and strategies for weight loss.

Dr. Severson received her Bachelor of Arts degree from SUNY Geneseo and her medical degree from the University of Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences. Since her medical career began, Dr. Severson's experiences in family medicine, college student health and geriatrics have shown her time and again that many of her patients' ailments are the result of or related to obesity. Her interests over time have evolved to become focused on weight loss and weight management, improved physical fitness and sustained lifestyle changes to optimally manage chronic health problems and minimize their new development and progression. In this way, she aids her patients on a targeted path to wellness.



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