Amy Ingersoll, PA-C, MMS, FOMA
Topics of expertise:
Behavior, Pharmacotherapy, Practice Management, The Disease of Obesity, Patient Assessment and Evaluation, Communication with Patients, Billing & Coding, Obesity in Specialist Practice
Amy Ingersoll, PA-C, MMS is a nationally respected obesity medicine PA. She has received the highest level of training in obesity medicine for PAs with receiving the Advanced Education of Obesity Medicine from the Obesity Medical Association that demonstrates her extensive knowledge of evidence-based obesity treatment approaches and an ongoing commitment to patient’s health.
She approaches obesity as a chronic, progressive disease with focus on evidence based-treatment for long term success. Beyond the office, Amy is immersed in helping to advocate and expand the understanding and complexity of obesity as a chronic disease. She has spoken both at a national and local level on obesity medicine. She was a subject matter expert for AAPA 3-year Obesity Leadership Edge from 2015-2018. She continued her role as subject matter expert for AAPA in a collaboration with OMA and AANP for creation of Certificate in Primary Care Obesity Management to PAs and NPs.
She serves on the Board of Directors of the Obesity Treatment Foundation. She is founder of the PAs in Obesity Medicine special interest group, and founder of Arizona Obesity Organization, a local thought-leading obesity medicine group to help increase awareness of obesity medicine.