Richard Lindquist, M.D.


Dr. Richard Lindquist is a board-certified Obesity Medicine and Family Medicine physician who graduated from the University of Washington and completed his residency at Bayfront Medical Center in Florida.

Dr. Lindquist is former Medical Director of Swedish Weight Loss Services in Seattle and former Medical Director for Providence St. Joseph Health system’s Healthy Weight Initiative.

He is currently a consultant to hospitals and health care systems, assisting with weight management program planning, development, training and education.

Dr. Lindquist is actively involved in state and national organizations and has earned numerous awards and recognitions for his work, including the Obesity Medicine Association’s “Bariatrician of the Year” for his contributions in advancing the field of bariatric medicine.

He is a founding member of the Washington Obesity Society, a Board member of the American Board of Obesity Medicine, and is the WA State Representative of the Obesity Society and the Obesity Medicine Association for “Access to Care.”

Current hot topic projects include Obesity in Renal disease, Ketosis in health and disease, and work on an upcoming book on The Ideal Bariatric Center: Developing and Maintaining the Modern Metabolic and Bariatric Program.

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