Craig Primack, MD, FACP
Obesity Medicine Certified Physician
Craig Primack, MD, FACP specializes in medical weight loss and is board certified by The American Board of Obesity Medicine in addition to board certifications in Internal Medicine and in Pediatrics. Dr. Primack is an active member of the Obesity Medicine Association and the Obesity Society. He has been listed as one of Phoenix Magazine’s Top Docs in 2015, 2014, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, and 2008, as well as one of Scottsdale 101 magazine’s Top 101 Doctors. Since 2010, he has served on the National Board of Directors for the Obesity Medicine Association (OMA), a national society of over 1500 physicians that treat obesity and its associated diseases.
Dr. Primack believes in a comprehensive approach to weight loss. As a medical weight loss doctor, Dr. Primack focuses on prescribing weight loss programs that are tailored to his patients’ individual needs and clinically proven to provide safe and significant weight loss and as well as lessening the severity of weight related conditions including diabetes and hypertension.
Born and raised in Chicago, Illinois, Dr. Primack attended the University of Illinois before earning his medical degree from Loyola University Chicago-The Stritch School of Medicine. He moved to Arizona in 1997 to complete a combined medical residency program in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics at Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center and Phoenix Children’s Hospital.
Dr. Primack has personally lost 30 pounds and has successfully kept it off for over nine years. He is an avid cyclist and runner, and has completed one full marathon and several half marathons.