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Umashanker, Devika, MD

System Medical Director, Medical Weight Loss





Providing the best care to our patients and their companions requires communicating in a way everyone understands. Interpreter services are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. All spoken languages are available, as well as American Sign Language (AS/L).

Accepting New Patients
  • Bariatric Medicine

Areas of Expertise
Acute Congestive Heart Failure Exacerbation, Cellulitis, COPD Exacerbation, High Risk Transplant Patients with BMI≥40, Men's Health, Men's Health and Sexual Function, Nutrition, Obesity Hypoventilation Syndrome, Obesity Medicine, Obesity Programs, Pseudotumor, Stroke, Transient Ischemic Attacks/ TIA, Type 2 DM-Hyperosmolar Hyperglycemia State


Weill Cornell Medical College

Yale New Haven Hospital

Medical School
American University of the Caribbean

Yale University School of Medicine


Verified Patient Reviews

5 out of 5 stars

Dr. Umashanker is very thoughtful, kind and easy to connect with.

5 out of 5 stars

It was a most pleasurable visit. I am confident that I chose the right doctor.

5 out of 5 stars

Very caring and supportive

5 out of 5 stars

Happy to hear of the different options I have for medical and surgical weight loss.

5 out of 5 stars

The best health care professionals I ever had!

5 out of 5 stars

The dr was caring and concerned

5 out of 5 stars

The doctor and medical assistant are both so nice and listen to all questions

5 out of 5 stars

Dr U., is a wonderful physician.

5 out of 5 stars

I have no concerns.

4 out of 5 stars

Loved my doctors had no problem with them. The follow up with the nurses needs to be address.

4 out of 5 stars

Dr is very good

5 out of 5 stars

Dr Umashanker was as tactful as she was informative. Her presentation of options was excellent. She answered any questions with patience, specific information, and humor. I am very impressed with her.

Other Reviews from Around the Web

5 out of 5 stars

This is the BEST medical office! Everyone in the office makes your visit pleasant and relaxed. You feel respected and appreciated while you're there, and very well informed when you leave. Most importantly (especially in a weight loss program) you actually feel proud of yourself.



Aetna, Anthem, BCBS Medicare, CarePartners of Connecticut, Cigna Healthcare, Colonial Cooperative Care, Community Health Network of Connecticut, Inc., Connecticare, Connecticare Commercial, Connecticare Medicare, Corvel, Coventry, Essence Healthcare, Evercare, First Health Group Corp., Focus, Health Connecticut, Health Direct, Health New England, Healthy Connecticut, Multiplan, Northeast Health Direct, One Health Plan/ Great-West Healthcare, Oxford Health Plans, Prime Health Services, Private Health Care Systems, Inc., Senior Whole Health, United Healthcare, WellCare of Connecticut, Inc.

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