How I lost 5 lbs in the past month

It took me 18 months to lose 120 lbs.  Since then, I’ve been as low as 196 lbs (briefly), and generally around 202-205.  (I weigh...


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Tip #4: Be active at work – standing desk; walking meetings; take the stairs

I made my own standing desk in the kitchen.  It’s good for me ergonomically (I’ve had two neck operations, so I added the box to the counter...

Workplace Stress

I am preparing a lecture on wellness for anesthesiologists and anesthetists attending my continuing medical education (CME) meeting this weekend in Laguna Beach CA. In...

Retrain your brain and pancreas...and live better

Dr. Ellis, 56 year old physician, lost 125 lbs over 20 months by altering his diet and adding regular exercise to his regime. He shares his struggles, successes, and medical knowledge here.

Be the tortoise, not the hare!

Feature in Prevention Magazine

Feature in Prevention Magazine
My weight loss success story is featured in the July issue of Prevention Magazine, check it out! "Six years ago, I was pushing 340 pounds, and everything—my body, my job, my love of travel—was crumbling beneath the weight. There I was, a doctor, constantly reading about and lecturing on obesity and its negative effects on patient outcomes, yet..."

My Journey

My Journey
I lost 125 lbs over 18 months (2008-2010) without surgery. How did I do it?
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