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Dr. Prab R. Tumpati, MD

Welcome to the user page of Dr. Prab R. Tumpati, MD, a dedicated physician and the innovative founder of WikiMD, W8MD medical weight loss centers of America, and several other health-focused projects. Dr. Tumpati's educational and professional journey reflects his commitment to advancing healthcare knowledge in the fields of internal medicine, sleep medicine, and the emerging field of obesity medicine. His passion lies in sharing knowledge about health, weight loss, obesity, and unraveling the complex causes of weight gain, such as insulin resistance, to a wider audience.

Background and Expertise[edit | edit source]

Dr. Prab R. Tumpati is a renowned physician with board certifications in multiple specialties, including sleep medicine, obesity medicine, aesthetic medicine, and internal medicine. His approach to medicine emphasizes prevention, leveraging his expertise to offer comprehensive care and wellness strategies. Dr. Tumpati's unique perspective is shaped by his extensive training and experience, particularly in Obesity Medicine, where he employs an integrative approach to manage weight-related health issues.

Obesity Medicine[edit | edit source]

In obesity medicine, Dr. Tumpati upholds the principles of evidence-based practice. He steers clear of fad diets, focusing instead on personalized, medically-informed strategies for weight management.

Root Cause Analysis: At the core of his practice is a thorough root cause analysis. This approach involves identifying underlying factors contributing to weight gain, allowing Dr. Tumpati and his team to develop long-term, effective weight management plans tailored to each patient's unique needs and circumstances.

Sleep Medicine[edit | edit source]

Dr. Tumpati's expertise extends to sleep medicine, a field in which he is also board certified. His deep understanding of sleep-related disorders enables him to effectively manage conditions such as Sleep Apnea, Narcolepsy, Restless Leg Syndrome, Hypersomnia, and issues related to daytime sleepiness. He serves as the medical director of state-of-the-art sleep diagnostic and treatment centers. For more information, patients can contact the centers at 1-800-W8MD-007.

Tiksmart Farms[edit | edit source]

“Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food.” – Hippocrates

Embodying the wisdom of Hippocrates, Dr. Tumpati actively engages in sustainable agriculture through TIKSmart Farms, located in South Jersey. Recognizing the nutritional loss in store-bought produce, Dr. Tumpati and a group of health-conscious individuals grow fresh vegetables and greens at TIKSmart Farms. This initiative reflects his belief in the healing power of natural, nutrient-rich food.

Personal Life[edit | edit source]

Dr. Tumpati is a family man, living in the greater Philadelphia area with his wife and two children. His interests extend beyond medicine to technology, where he utilizes his skills to enhance patient care. Dr. Tumpati's technological acumen is also evident in his role as the founder of various health-related websites and projects, including and

For more information about Dr. Prab R. Tumpati and his work, visit his professional profile at Prab R. Tumpati, MD.