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Dr. Lonny Horowitz

Bariatrics
Woodstock, GA
41 years experience

Locations

Office

Woodstock, GA

Address

7914 Hwy 92 Ste 110, Woodstock, GA
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About

Bio

Lonny E. Horowitz, M.D. is regarded as an expert in the medical treatment of metabolic disease with special expertise in the medical management of Obesity. He has more than 26 years experience treating Obesity and its associated co-morbidities including Hypertension, Diabetes, Dyslipidemias, Arthralgia, Liver Metabolism. His surgical training has earned him a reputation for his expertise in the various aspects of shock, neurologic head trauma and general emergency medicine. Dr. Horowitz graduated from the Autonomous University of Guadalajara Medical School located in Guadalajara, Mexico. He served a Rotating Sub-Internship at The Peninsula General Hospital Center - University of the State of New York Medical School at Stoney Brook and continued his residency training in General and Trauma Surgery at UMDNJ Rutgers Medical School at Camden, New Jersey and the NYU Medical Center at Booth Memorial Hospital Center, NYC, New York. Dr. Horowitz served two terms as Chairman of the Medical Ethics and Grievance Committee of the Medical Association of Atlanta. He served two terms as Chairman of the Prison Heath Care Committee of the Medical Association of Georgia and currently serves as a case reviewer for the Georgia Composite State Board of Medical Examiners. Board Certified by the American Board of Bariatric Medicine, Dr. Horowitz has served as Secretary Treasurer of the boards’ sister organization the American Society of Bariatric Physicians, he has also served on the American Society of Bariatric Physicians Board of Trusties and chaired it's Ways and Means Committee. Recognized as an expert in metabolic diseases, Dr. Horowitz has been treating these illnesses in private practice since1984. He has lectured extensively on these subjects at metropolitan Atlanta medical schools, Morehouse and Emory University. Dr. Horowitz serves as a medical consultant and lectures nationally on metabolic disorders including Obesity, Diabetes, Cholesterol, Liver and Alcohol Metabolism as well as Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome. He has repeatedly qualified and testified as an expert medical witness regarding these subjects in judicial proceedings nationally.

Specialties
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Bariatrics

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

17 Answers
8 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lonny Horowitz
Bariatrics 41 years experience
Give it time.: Unfortunately from a clinical standpoint diabetes doesn't usually hurt until there is injury to essential organs (eyes, kidneys, toes etc.) at which t... Read More
A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lonny Horowitz
Bariatrics 41 years experience
Phetermine?: Our practice is very conservative in our prescribing of controlled substances to adolescents. As a specialist in the treatment of obesity we only reco... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lonny Horowitz
Bariatrics 41 years experience
Not with BP elevated: Inadvisable if the BP is out of control. Anesthesia would not clear you. See your md first.
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lonny Horowitz
Bariatrics 41 years experience
Www.asbp.org: Go to the asbp website and find a board certified bariatric specialist in your area. This physician is a specialist in addressing your issues and can ... Read More
A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lonny Horowitz
Bariatrics 41 years experience
Ask the doctor: Hopefully the physician prescribing these drugs is available to discuss these medications with you. Only he/she should and can explain to you why you ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Lonny Horowitz
Bariatrics 41 years experience
Bariatric Surgery: Less than 17% of morbidly obese individuals satisfy the criteria for bariatric surgery. Though the surgeons and "centers" performing these procedures ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lonny Horowitz
Bariatrics 41 years experience
Hygene, Sanitation: Wash your hands, use soap. Refrigerate foods soon after opening /serving.. Avoid foods that spoil easily mayo, milk products meats and salads if left ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lonny Horowitz
Bariatrics 41 years experience
Yes and No: Both appetite control medications. Both controlled prescription drugs. Both should only be used under the close supervision of a qualified physicia... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lonny Horowitz
Bariatrics 41 years experience
Any: Provided that the medication is provided to you by a knowledgable physician. Hopefully one specifically trained in thie field of bariatric medicine, y... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lonny Horowitz
Bariatrics 41 years experience
Not really: Real cellulite does not really exist. Fat is deposited irregularly under the skin and there is no superficial cream ointment or other topical substan... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lonny Horowitz
Bariatrics 41 years experience
Not really: Real cellulite does not really exist. Fat is deposited irregularly under the skin and there is no superficial cream ointment or other topical substan... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lonny Horowitz
Bariatrics 41 years experience
Not really: Real cellulite does not really exist. Fat is deposited irregularly under the skin and there is no superficial cream ointment or other topical substan... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lonny Horowitz
Bariatrics 41 years experience
25 Hour half life.: Metabolites of sympathomametics can stay in the blood stream for several days.
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lonny Horowitz
Bariatrics 41 years experience
You are mistaken: Dr. Atkins did not die of a heart attack. He actually fell on ice outside the hospital striking his head and sustaining a brain injury from which he d... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lonny Horowitz
Bariatrics 41 years experience
NO: I not a fan of either and don't advise either unless there is a religious or other reason to follow such an extreme program.
A member asked:
Dr. Lonny Horowitz
Bariatrics 41 years experience
Garbage!: Any product besides an incendiary device that claims to "burn fat" is a big fat lie! no such substance exists. Just mail your money to your favorit... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lonny Horowitz
Bariatrics 41 years experience
See your doctor: This is not normal. You need to see your physician to determine the cause of this problem.

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Horowitz is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Horowitz is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Jan 21, 2012
i like the detailed answers given by dr. h !!
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Thanks...so much I did not know he fell and hit his head after falling on ice.
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Thanks for your quick reply! Thank you & God Bless
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Autonomous University of Guadalajara Faculty of Medicine, Mexico
Graduated 1981MD

Awards

Presidents Award Medical Association of Atlanta
Georgia Govenors Commendation - Gov. Roy Barnes
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