Fatima Stanford, MD, Medicine/Pediatrics, Boston, MA

FatimaCodyStanfordMDMPH, MPA, FAAP, FACP, FAHA, FTOS

Medicine/Pediatrics Boston, MA

Obesity Medicine & Nutrition Physician- Massachusetts General Hospital; Instructor of Medicine and Pediatrics- Harvard Medical School

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Summary

  • Dr. Fatima Cody Stanford is an obesity medicine physician and scientist in Boston, MA and is affiliated with Massachusetts General Hospital. She received her medical degree from Medical College of Georgia School of Medicine and has been in practice for over 13 years. She is experienced in obesity and obesity-related disorders and health status disparities.
  • American Medical Association | AMA- Dr. Fatima Cody Stanford

    Think about this: Do you know the impact of what you said when you were a kindergartner? For Fatima Cody Stanford, MD, MPH, MPA—who has devoted her professional

Education & Training

  • Quantic School of Business and TechnologyMBA, 2020 - 2021
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
    Massachusetts General HospitalFellowship, Obesity Medicine & Nutrition, 2012
  • Harvard Kennedy School of Government
    Harvard Kennedy School of GovernmentMPA, Zuckerman Fellow, 2014 - 2015
  • Harvard Medical School
    Harvard Medical SchoolFellowship, Obesity Medicine & Nutrition, 2012 - 2015
  • Palmetto Richland Memorial HospitalResidency, Internal Medicine/Pediatrics, 2008 - 2012
  • Palmetto Health and Dorn VAMCResidency, Inpatient and Ambulatory , 2008 - 2012
  • Discovery ChannelInternship, 2008 - 2009
  • Hospital for Special Surgery
    Hospital for Special SurgeryFellowship, Sports Medicine, 2007 - 2008
  • Staten Island Orthopedics and Sports MedicineFellowship, 2007 - 2008
  • Medical College of Georgia School of Medicine
    Medical College of Georgia School of MedicineClass of 2007
  • Bristol Myers-SquibbFellowship, Academic Medicine , 2004 - 2004
  • Medical College of Georgia School of MedicineFellowship, Dean’s Summer Research , 2004 - 2004
  • Emory University
    Emory UniversityMPH, Health Policy and Management, 2000 - 2001
  • Emory University
    Emory UniversityBS, Anthropology & Human Biology (major); Dance (minor) , 1996 - 2000

Certifications & Licensure

  • MA State Medical License
    MA State Medical License 2013 - 2022
  • SC State Medical License
    SC State Medical License 2010 - 2012
  • American Board of Pediatrics Pediatrics
  • American Board of Obesity Medicine Obesity Medicine

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Suffolk Community Clinician of the Year Massachusetts Medical School, 2019
  • Reducing Health Disparities Award Massachusetts Medical Society, 2019
  • Fellow American Heart Association, 2019
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Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Journal Articles

  • Respectful Language and Care in Childhood Obesity  
    Fatima Stanford, MD, JAMA Psychiatry
  • "Required musculoskeletal instruction in medical school may increase diversity in orthopaedics"  
    Stanford, FC, J Natl Med Assoc, 1/1/2005
  • "New study offers hope in cervical cancer prevention"  
    Stanford, FC, J Natl Med Assoc, 1/1/2005
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Books/Book Chapters

Abstracts/Posters

  • Remodeling of Transplanted Fascia in Developmental Joint Reconstruction .
    Fatima Cody Stanford, MD, MPH, National Medical Association, 104th Annual Meeting, Dallas, TX
  • Comparison of Physical Activity Levels in Physicians and Medical Students in to the General Adult Population in the US.
    Fatima Cody Stanford, MD, Southern Society of General Internal Medicine AnnualMeeting, New Orleans, LA, 1/1/2012
  • Determining Levels of Physical Activity in Attending Physicians, Resident and Fellow Physicians, and Medical Students in the United States.
    Stanford FC, Durkin MW, Poston MB, Powell CK, Stallworth JR and Blair SN, 8th Annual AMA MSS & RFS Research Symposium; Annual SC ACP Associates Research Competition, San Diego, CA; Hilton Head, SC, October 2010, 1/1/2010
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Lectures

  • MSFM: Neurology, General Internal Medicine, and Nutrition & Exercise 
    2019 ACP Internal Medicine Meeting, Philadelphia - 4/12/2019
  • "Practical Use of Weight Loss Medications-Phentermine/ Topiramate" 
    1/1/2014
  • "Obesity Medicine Inter-hospital Rounds-Use of Weight Loss Medications after Bariatric Surgery" 
    1/1/2014
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Other

Authored Content

  • Can a low-carbohydrate diet help keep weight off?11/27/2018

Press Mentions

  • More Obese Patients Seeking Weight Loss Surgery to Reduce COVID-19 Risk
    More Obese Patients Seeking Weight Loss Surgery to Reduce COVID-19 RiskNovember 26, 2020 12:11
  • Higher COVID-19 Risk Leading More Patients with Obesity to Weight Loss Surgery
    Higher COVID-19 Risk Leading More Patients with Obesity to Weight Loss SurgeryNovember 26, 2020 12:09
  • Bariatric Surgery: How to Tell if You Qualify for This Effective Weight-Loss Method
    Bariatric Surgery: How to Tell if You Qualify for This Effective Weight-Loss MethodOctober 27, 2020 12:11
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