A New Treatment Option in Managing Obesity
Dr Ramy Bishay is a staff specialist endocrinologist and clinical lead of the Metabolic & Weight Loss Clinic at Blacktown Hospital. He did his endocrinology and physician's training at St Vincent's, Concord, Blacktown and St George Hospitals. He works privately as an endocrinologist at Fairfield and the Hills Specialist Group in Bella Vista. He hails from Canada where he graduated from the University of Toronto with a Bachelor's and Master's in cardiac transplantation. He studied medicine at the University of Sydney, receiving honours for evaluating intensive lifestyle as a successful approach to achieving sustainable weight loss and improved glycaemic outcomes at Concord Hospital. He has over 18 publications and speaks at both national and international conferences in endocrinology and the fields of obesity, diabetes, metabolic bone disease and thyroid disease. He is an adjunct senior clinical lecturer at the Western Sydney University. Dr Bishay was a lead in establishing the multi-specialty metabolic obesity clinic in 2017 in Blacktown Hospital, which is slated to become one of the largest programs of its kind in the country.