Dr. Katherine Duncan, MD
Dr. Katherine Duncan, MD approaches obesity as a chronic disease that is most effectively treated through comprehensive care. She is committed to stay at the forefront of treatments for this challenging disease. Dr. Duncan was raised in Scottsdale, Arizona. She graduated with honors from the University of Arizona with a Bachelor of Arts in English. She then earned her Doctor of Medicine from the University of Arizona, College of Medicine, and subsequently completed her internship and residency in Internal Medicine at Banner University Medical Center in Phoenix, Arizona.
Dr. Duncan then went on to practice outpatient internal medicine in Tucson, Arizona. She had a strong clinical interest in Obesity Medicine starting early in her medical education and decided to pursue specialty education and training in that area. She became board certified by the American Board of Obesity Medicine and then went on to complete a coveted one year fellowship in Clinical Obesity and Metabolism at the University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston. She is one of only a handful of physicians in the United States with fellowship training in obesity and metabolism.
While at the University of Texas, Dr. Duncan was a member of the Obesity Health Consortium, and she developed a multidisciplinary interest group for students in Obesity Health. She is an active member of the Obesity Medicine Association and is involved in ongoing obesity research at the University of Texas as well as a national project, the Obesity Medicine Education Collaborative, created to develop and improve medical education in obesity.
She enjoys cooking, running, hiking, Reformer Pilates, watching University of Arizona college sports, and spending time with her husband, daughter and two dogs.