Madhu Mathur, MD, MPH
Obesity Medicine Physician, Medical Director for Medical Home initiative, SW
Madhu Mathur, M.D., MPH is board-certified in pediatrics and obesity medicine. She was the first physician in Connecticut to achieve board certification in obesity medicine and has specialized in caring for metabolic conditions in children such as pre-diabetes, lipid disorders, obesity and malnutrition. She earned her Master’s degree in Public Health from Columbia University.
Dr. Mathur works with children and families individually to make healthy lifestyle changes. Through her comprehensive weight loss program, she has helped her patients reverse high blood sugar and avoid Type 2 diabetes. She provides support and encouragement every step of the way.
In 2006, Dr. Mathur was instrumental in the development of the Kids Fitness and Nutrition Services Program (KIDS’ FANS) which provides nutrition education to children. Her efforts led to healthier meals at local restaurants, schools and childcare learning centers, as well as the creation of community and school gardens and cooking classes.
In April 2013, Dr. Mathur organized the Childhood Obesity Symposium in Stamford. In 2011, Dr. Mathur was featured as the American Academy of Pediatrics’ “Spotlight Pediatrician.” Her work as the Director of Stamford Hospital’s Pediatric Clinic was the media highlight of the National 2010 American Academy of Pediatrics conference. She has also received numerous awards for her quality care, including the Community Service Award from the Connecticut Hospital Association and the Brava Award from the Greenwich YWCA, and has presented at many national conferences.
Dr. Mathur serves as the Medical Director of the Medical Home Initiative in Southwestern Connecticut and Co-Chair of the Medical Home Advisory Council for the State of Connecticut.
- Childhood obesity
- Obesity medicine
- Weight management
Education & Training
Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health
MLN Medical College
Peter L. Latchman, Madhu Mathur, Matthew N. Bartels, Robert S. Axtell, Ronald E. De Meersman: Impaired autonomic function in normotensive obese children: Clin Auton Res (2011) 21:319–323 DOI 10.1007/s10286-011-0116-8
American Board of Obesity Medicine,American Board of Pediatrics
- American Academy of Pediatrics
- The Obesity Society
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