Dr. Abby Bleistein is the founder and medical director of a multidisciplinary Obesity Medicine practice, Healthful Life MD, where she currently practices in Golden, Colorado. The multidisciplinary approach includes specialists in health psychology, trauma, and eating disorders, a certified nutritionist, a registered dietitian, a certified trainer, and a chef specializing in culinary nutrition. Dr. Bleistein also provides care for the adult and pediatric residential treatment programs with The Eating Recovery Center in Denver, Colorado. She has spoken at national professional conferences on Binge Eating Disorder, Eating Disorders after Bariatric Surgery, and a board review presentation on Eating Disorders and Behavior in Obesity Medicine. She is board certified in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics and is a Diplomat of the American Board of Obesity Medicine. She is the current Colorado State Advocacy Representative for the Obesity Care Continuum for the Obesity Medicine Association. In 2016, Dr. Bleistein was recognized by the Obesity Medicine Association as Candidate of the Year. She has served on the Pediatric Committee, the Advocacy Committee. and as a member of the Speakers Bureau of the Obesity Medicine Association.