Weight Management Team
Our comprehensive and integrated weight management team includes doctors, nutritionists and health educators who work together to address your challenges in maintaining a healthy weight.
Our medical directors include:
Dr. Aghighi is the medical director of the Sutter Health Peninsula Coastal Region’s adult weight management program, which includes Mills-Peninsula Health Services and the Palo Alto Medical Foundation. She graduated from the National University of Iran in Tehran in 1991, and completed her internship and residency in Internal Medicine at Maricopa Medical Center in Phoenix, where she was chief resident in 1996. She completed a fellowship in endocrinology and metabolism at the University of California, Davis Medical Center in 1999. Dr. Aghighi is board-certified in endocrinology and metabolism.
Dr. Poon is a cardiologist and the director of the Cardio-Metabolic Program. He graduated from the University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine in 1977. He completed his internship at Tufts New England Medical Center in 1978, his residency at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) in 1980, and his fellowship in cardiology at the UCSF VA Medical Center in 1982. Dr. Poon is board certified in cardiovascular disease.
Dr. Wong is the medical director of the HMR® Weight Management Program. She graduated from the University of California, San Diego, School of Medicine in 2000. She completed her internship and residency at the Santa Clara Valley Medical Center. Dr. Wong is board certified in internal medicine.