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Peter Attia      

Leading Figure in the Fight Against Diabetes and Obesity; Founder, Attia Medical, PC; Co-Founder & Chief Medical Officer, Zero App

The world is battling an increasingly dire obesity epidemic, but Peter Attia, MD believes we may be fighting the wrong war. Driven by personal experiences, he is leading the fight to better understand the cause of obesity and diabetes – and along the way, challenging all we’ve been taught about the interaction of health, human performance and medicine.

Peter Attia is the founder of Attia Medical, PC, a medical practice with offices in San Diego and New York City, focusing on the applied science of longevity. He is the co-founder and Chief Medical Officer of the fasting app Zero.

Attia Medical applies nutritional biochemistry, exercise physiology, sleep physiology, techniques to increase distress tolerance, lipidology, pharmacology, and four-system endocrinology to increase lifespan (delaying the onset of chronic disease), while simultaneously improving healthspan (quality of life).

Attia trained for five years at the Johns Hopkins Hospital in general surgery, where he was the recipient of several prestigious awards, including resident of the year, and the author of a comprehensive review of general surgery. He also spent two years at NIH as a surgical oncology fellow at the National Cancer Institute where his research focused on immune-based therapies for melanoma. He has since been mentored by some of the most experienced and innovative lipidologists, endocrinologists, gynecologists, sleep physiologists, and longevity scientists in the United States and Canada.

Attia also hosts "The Peter Attia Drive" Podcast in which he does deep-dive interviews with prominent minds across various fields, primarily medicine, in an effort to spread awareness about longevity and improvements in health-span

He earned his M.D. from Stanford University and holds a BS in mechanical engineering and applied mathematics. He is licensed in California and New York.

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