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Maria Cecilia Asnis

Maria Cecilia Asnis, MD, FACE

Director, Medical Weight Loss Program


Member of: Stamford Health Medical Group

About Me

Dr. Asnis is the Director of the Medical Weight Loss Program. The program offers pharmacologic treatment options as well as a meal replacement plan when medically appropriate. Treatment recommendations are made after a comprehensive evaluation by the physician and complete hormonal and metabolic testing.


English and Spanish

Special Interests

Obesity and Weight medicine, Metabolic Syndrome, Type 2 Diabetes, Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome, Type 1 Diabetes


  • Endocrinology


Medical School

Albert Einstein College of Medicine


Montefiore Medical Center


Columbia University Medical Center

Board Certifications

  • Endocrinology Diabetes and Metabolism - American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Internal Medicine - American Board of Internal Medicine

Academic Appointment

Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine

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