Dr. Michael Hanna is a practicing family Physician currently working in Brandon, Manitoba. He also works in the emergency department . He completed training in Family Medicine at University of Manitoba. He is a member of the Harvard Medical School Postgraduate Association. He is also a member of College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, the American Academy of Family Physicians, the Canadian Academy of Emergency Physicians. He is a member of the Canadian Association of Bariatric Surgeons and Physicians, and of the Canadian Obesity Network. Dr. Michael Hanna is a knowledgeable and dedicated physician providing services to better the health of his patients, with specific dedication to weight management and the prevention of obesity related diseases and conditions.
The primary advantage of having a physician on board with regard to weight management is that they have the knowledge to better assess your health obstacles associated with weight loss. Physicians diagnose, treat, and help prevent diseases and injuries that commonly occur in the general population including obesity. This enables them to work around common health issues that affect your ability to loss or gain weight such as diabetes, thyroid and sometimes medication side effects. Our physician will assess nutritional needs, diet restrictions and current health plans to develop and implement dietary care plans. Nutrition counselling of individuals and groups on basic rules of good nutrition, healthy eating habits, and nutrition monitoring will be provided to improve quality of life. This will help our patients to reach their health and weight goals while preventing any health complications.
The advantages of having a physician council for weight management
Our physician will be working as part of a multi-disciplinary team alongside the dietitians and personal trainers. The initial consultation will consist of general assessment of the individual including baseline blood work and EKG. Our physician will oversee the weight management and personal counselling. After discussing diet and health restrictions, our physician will be able to customize and organize with the dietitian and personal trainer an exercise and diet plan appropriate to the patient's health needs.
How physician consultation will be used
Dr. Michael Hanna qualifications