About Dr. Berlingieri
Dr. Berlingieri graduated from the University of Toronto with Specialty in Internal Medicine and Critical Care in 1995. He is an active consultant at Burlington Joseph Brant Memorial Hospital. He is a Medical Co-Director of JBN Medical Diagnostic Services Inc, Burlington, Ontario. This clinic has 4 Internal Medicine Specialists on staff, a fully equipped non-invasive cardiac diagnostics lab as well as a globally recognized clinical trials division.
Dr. Joseph Berlingieri is the Medical Director of the Pounds For Health (P4H)Medical Weight Management Clinic and Research Center . P4H was established in 2003 and is located within the offices of JBN Medical Diagnostic Services Inc.
Pounds for Health (P4H) is not a weight loss clinic. Aiming for a healthy weight, improved cardiovascular risk factors and recognition of the genetic influences and environmental factors determining weight is a necessary aspect of the P4H mandate. Lifestyle changes alone are not effective in sustaining weight loss in the majority of the patients. Pounds For Health Clinic combines lifestyle, medical, and surgical approaches to assist patients in achieving and sustaining their healthy weight .Patients are seen by physician referral only as this a Ministry of Health funded Clinic. The clinic specializes in assessing and treating patients in all weight classes from the mildly overweight ( BMI over 27) through to class III obesity ( BMI over 40).