Dr. Caroline J. Cederquist is a board-certified bariatric physician with a specialization in nutrition and metabolism whose primary focus is in weight management. She is a nationally recognized versatile media personality covering a wide spectrum of health-related news and topics.
As a graduate from the University of Miami School of Medicine, she completed her residency and board certification in Family Medicine. In 1998, she opened her practice Cederquist Medical Wellness Center in Naples, Florida. Based on requests from a rapidly expanding client base in 2005, she co-founded bistroMD, a national weight loss company that provides healthy, chef-prepared weight loss meals delivered to your home.
As one of only 250 doctors to achieve a board certification in bariatric medicine, or weight management, Dr. Cederquist gives opportunity for a wellness transformation to patients who have issues pertaining to metabolic dysfunction. She helps patients with complex medical conditions related to weight and nutrition and also identifies and treats food allergies and sensitivities, giving access to her patients to feel well -– sometimes for the first time. Her practice strives to give patients the path to a vibrant, healthy lifestyle through nutrition, weight loss and weight maintenance.
Through her practice and media outreach, she aims to help men, women, and children through the struggles and confusion of metabolism dysfunction and weight loss.
Career Highlights Include:
o Author of The MD Factor -- Correcting Metabolism Dysfunction
o Author of Helping your Overweight Child –- A Family Guide
o Contributor for National TV spots including Dr. Phil show, The Ricki Lake show and NBC
o Quoted as expert in Glamour, Shape, Women’s Day, Family Circle, Parenting Magazine, The Naples Daily News, The NY Times, The Fort Myers News-Press, CNN.com
o Former Trustee, American Society of Bariatric Physicians
o National Upjohn Achievement Award for Outstanding Qualities in a Physician
o Keynote Speaker for National and Regional Wellness Seminars
o Officer of Alpha Omega Alpha medical Society
Dr. Cederquist is also a busy mom of four and devoted to her husband Ed, fondly referred to as The Foodie and co-founder of bistroMD. The duo combined the science of healthy weight loss with their love of land and love of food to create a compelling difference in people’s lives.