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Robert F Kushner

Robert F Kushner, MD

Professor in Medicine-Endocrinology

Contact

312-503-6817
Rubloff Building Suite 9-976
750 N Lake Shore
Chicago IL 60611

Web Site Link

http://counselingoverweightadults.com

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Interests

Behavioral Medicine; Nutrition, Dietetics; Nutrition/Diet Counseling; Nutritional and Metabolic Diseases; Obesity; Preventive Medicine; Weight Loss/Management

Description of Interests

Fitness, Nutrition and Weight Management, Medical care of the obese patient, Preventive medicine

Professional Education

MD: University of Illinois - Chicago (1979)
Fellowship: University of Chicago Hospitals (1984)
Residency: Northwestern McGaw/Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Internal Medicine (1982)
Internship: Northwestern McGaw/Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Internal Medicine (1980)
Board Certification: Internal Medicine

Most Recent Publications

Kushner RF.
Progress in Cardiovascular Diseases. 2014 Jan;56(4):465-472.doi:10.1016/j.pcad.2013.09.005.
ISSN: 00330620

Jensen MD, Ryan DH, Apovian CM, Ard JD, Comuzzie AG, Donato KA, Hu FB, Hubbard VS, Jakicic JM, Kushner RF, Loria CM, Millen BE, Nonas CA, Pi-Sunyer FX, Stevens J, Stevens VJ, Wadden TA, Wolfe BM, Yanovski SZ.
Circulation. 2013 Nov 11;doi:10.1161/01.cir.0000437739.71477.ee.
ISSN: 00097322

Kushner RF, Sorensen KW.
Current Opinion in Endocrinology, Diabetes and Obesity. 2013 Oct;20(5):389-395.doi:10.1097/01.med.0000433056.76699.5d.
PMID: 23974765   ISSN: 1752296X

Gonzalez-Campoy JM, St.jeor ST, Castorino K, Ebrahim A, Hurley D, Jovanovic L, Mechanick JI, Petak SM, Yu Y-H, Harris KA, Kris-Etherton P, Kushner R, Molini-Blandford M, Nguyen QT, Plodkowski R, Sarwer DB, Thomas KT, Bailey TS, Bloomgarden ZT, Braverman L, Brett EM, Caldarella FA, Camacho P, Cheskin LJ, Sam D-J, Dodell G, Einhorn D, Garber A, Garvey T, Gharib H, Grunberger G, Haas RA, Handelsman Y, Harrell RM, Lando HM, Levine MJ, Licata A, McGill JB, McMahon M, Pearce E, Pessah-Pollack R, Rettinger H, Ryan D, Shambaugh III GE, Tangpricha V, Thomas A, Torre J, Weber S, Weiss D.
Endocrine Practice. 2013 Sep;19(5):875-887.doi:10.4158/EP13155.ESGL.
PMID: 24121263   ISSN: 1530891X

Selected Books and Book Chapters

Kushner N, Jackson Blatner D. 2009. Counseling Overweight Adults: The Lifestyle Patterns Approach and Tool Kit. Kushner RF, editor. Chicago: American Dietetic Association

Kushner RF. Obesity and Therapeutic Approaches to Weight Loss. In: Toth PP, Cannon CP, editors. 2010. Comprehensive Cardiovascular Medicine in the Primary Care Setting. New York: Humana Press 91-106.

Kushner RF. Obesity and Nutrition. In: Waldman SA, Terzic A, editors. 2009. Pharmacology and Therapeutics: Principles to Practice. Philadelphia: Sanders 549-556.

Kushner RK, Bessesen D, editors. 2007. Treatment of the Obese Patient. Contemporary Endocrinology Series. Totowa: Humana Press


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