Seth Ammerman, MD
770 Welch Road
Palo Alto, CA 94304
Fax: (650) 736-7706
Contact by phone
CREDENTIALS/DISCIPLINE: Physician: MD Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine
Board Certified: Yes – Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine
Number of years treating patients with eating disorders: 25+ years
Number of patients with eating disorders you treat annually: 50+
EDUCATION, TRAINING, and EXPERTISE: Fellowship in adolescent medicine; Clinical Professor; at Stanford University & Lucile Packard children’s Hospital since 1990, with ongoing involvement in the comprehensive eating disorders program.
Comprehensive & Multidisciplinary care team approach for families and patients.
Yes, I do believe it is possible to recover from an eating disorder and I define recovery as healthy weight and general medical state, healthy approach to food and physical activity.
LANGUAGES: English, Spanish proficiency
POPULATIONS SERVED: Adolescents, Children, Young Adults
CONDITIONS TREATED: Addictions, Affective Disorders, Anorexia Nervosa, Binge Eating, Body Dysmorphic Disorder, Bulimia Nervosa, Co-morbity, Compulsive Exercise, Night Eating Syndrome, NOS (Eating Disorders Not Otherwise Specified), Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Overeater, Overweight
TREATMENT APPROACHES: Medical Evaluations
TREATMENT SETTINGS: Outpatients, Inpatient, Willing and experienced in working as part of a team
FEES: Insurance – Per Lucille Packard’s Children’s Hospital insurance contracts