Dr. Douglas Bishop
Dr. Bishop received his Doctor of Medicine (MD) from Queen’s University and later went on to receive his Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians Degree (FRCP), specializing in Internal Medicine from the University of Ottawa. He has been a practicing specialist in Internal Medicine since 1978 with an interest in hypertension, diabetes and cholesterol disorders, and has since developed a keen interest in obesity management and its treatment. During his tenure as Assistant Professor at the University of Ottawa, Dr. Bishop was awarded “Best Medical Teacher”.
Throughout his life, Dr. Bishop has been an avid athlete and now competes in the master's division in swimming and triathlons.
After 23 years of consulting in Internal Medicine and treating disorders he decided that prevention of these disorders was the paramount direction he wanted to take. He became a member of the American Society of Bariatric Physicians in 2000 and attends their twice annual conventions to stay current of new information on the causes and management obesity disorders. Using his knowledge of medicine and fitness, Dr. Bishop created his Weight Management Clinic in 2001 in order to develop and implement a spectrum of tools for nutrition, motivation, and fitness. His main goal is to guide individuals toward a long-term healthy lifestyle.
Dr. Bishop is genuinely concerned about each of his clients and is passionate about his work. He not only has the desire to help people with the prevention of chronic disease, but to encourage and assist them to take charge of their lives and feel in control of their own health and happiness.