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About Lalita Khaodhiar, MD

Lalita Khaodhiar, MD, is a board-certified endocrinologist who helps patients lose weight and improve their health through lifestyle changes and FDA-approved weight loss medications. Dr. Khaodhiar also works with patients on weight loss after bariatric (weight loss) surgery.

She works closely with the bariatric surgical team to determine the best treatment for these patients, such as lifestyle modification, medications or revisional bariatric surgery.

Previously, Dr. Khaodhiar worked for 15 years as a nutrition and obesity medicine specialist at Boston Medical Center and Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, where she ran a busy medical weight management clinic.

As an associate professor of medicine in the UC San Diego School of Medicine, Dr. Khaodhiar trains medical students, interns and residents.

Dr. Khaodhiar completed fellowships in endocrinology, diabetes and metabolism at the University of Massachusetts Medical Center and in clinical nutrition at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston. She did her residency in internal medicine at the University of Hawaii.

She earned her medical degree in her native Thailand at Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok. She is board certified in endocrinology, diabetes and metabolism.

UC San Diego Health Links
For more information, see Endocrinology and Diabetes.

Insurance Information
UC San Diego Health accepts most major health insurance plans, but you should verify that your plan covers this provider and all services and locations. The information in the link below does not apply to affiliate providers, who are not employed by UC San Diego Health.
Health Insurance Plans Accepted

Medical School

  • Mahidol University, Siriraj Hospital, Bangkok, Thailand

Fellowship

  • University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA

Fellowship

  • Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA

Residency

  • University of Hawaii, John A. Burns School of Medicine, Honolulu, HI

Gender

  • Female

Languages

  • Thai

Date Joined Staff

  • 2021-01-01

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism

Conditions and Treatments

  • General Endocrinology
  • Lifestyle Changes
  • Metabolic Diseases
  • Nutrition
  • Obesity Management
  • Weight Loss
  • Weight Management
Insurance Information
UC San Diego Health accepts most major health insurance plans, but you should verify that your plan covers this provider and all services and locations. The information in the link below does not apply to affiliate providers, who are not employed by UC San Diego Health.
Health Insurance Plans Accepted