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Dr. Howard Flaks is a fully licensed medical doctor who has been treating obese patients, competently and compassionately, in his office in Beverly Hills for more than 30 years. He has also studied extensively in the field of Psychology and Psychosomatic Medicine and earned a Magna Cum Laude degree for his innovative thesis dealing with the "Personality Changes Accompanying Weight Reduction."
Dr. Flaks has served as a Board Member of the American Society of Bariatric Physicians (ASBP) and as a Director of the Obesity Foundation. His colleagues at the ASBP awarded him the "Raymond Dietz Meritorious Award" and he has received several other awards in recognition of his treatment of obesity, including the "Top Physicians in America Award" and the "Patients' Choice Award."
Dr. Flaks and his patients have been interviewed and published in many journals, magazines and on several TV shows, including several News Programs, "David Letterman" and "Eye on LA". He has also served as the Weight Control Advisor or Contributing Editor of several popular health magazines.
The aim of Dr. Flaks's method is to help people to not only lose excess weight, but also to MAINTAIN their weight loss. Many people, including several famous people in the Entertainment Industry, celebrities and members of royal families, have successfully lost weight and kept it off with his method, due to his weight maintenance program.
Dr. Flaks is devoted to helping people to change much more than just their scales and to prevent the many illnesses associated with obesity.
Howard Flaks, M.D.
Howard Flaks, MD