Louisiana State University School of Medicine
Dr. Gitanjali Srivastava is an obesity medicine specialist and a Diplomate of the American Board of Obesity Medicine. She is board certified in internal medicine, pediatrics and obesity medicine, and is the founder of Florida Hospital’s clinical weight loss program. Dr. Srivastava earned her medical degree from Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans. She completed her residency in the combined internal medicine and pediatrics program at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York, and received advanced training in obesity medicine and clinical nutrition during her fellowship at Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School in Boston. Dr. Srivastava has special interest in obesity medicine, energy expenditure and balance, maternal-fetal programming as it relates to pregnancy and obesity, anti-obesity medications, obesity pharmacotherapy and pediatric weight management. Throughout her medical training and career, Dr. Srivastava has taught an unprecedented amount and presented on both a national and international level in obesity medicine, provided medical services and education to both patients and medical students, held numerous committee and board positions and volunteered her expertise toward numerous community service and medical outreach projects. Her impressive honors and professional affiliations further prove her dedication to the field of medicine. While completing her fellowship at Massachusetts General Hospital, Dr. Srivastava spear-headed the first American Board of Obesity Medicine Curriculum for Fellows and The Blackburn Board Review Component. She served as Chair-Elect (2013-2014) and Chair of the Clinical Management Section of The Obesity Society for 2014-2015.
pediatrics and obesity medicine