Swedish Physician Named Bariatrician of the Year

November 07, 2013

By Swedish News

Richard Lindquist, M.D. and medical program director of Swedish Weight Loss Services was named Bariatrician of the Year by the American Society of Bariatric Physicians (ASBP) in October.

Lindquist, who serves on the ASBP Board of Trustees, accepted the award in Denver during a ceremony attended by more than 500 obesity medicine specialists last month. Bariatrics is the branch of medicine responsible for the diagnosis, prevention and treatment of obesity.

The Bariatrician of the Year award is presented annually and recognizes a physician who has done the most to advance the field of bariatric medicine and the Society.

Visit Dr. Lindquist’s Swedish profile or read the news release.