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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
Not Currently Accepting New Patients
  • Internal 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 was very informative & explained things openly & willingly.

5 out of 5 stars

Very pleased with my care.

5 out of 5 stars

Very understanding, not judgemental

5 out of 5 stars

I have been seeing Dr. Umashanker for years and absolutely love her. She is patient, compassionate, knowledgeable, professional and takes time to answer all my questions and explain necessary changes in my treatment. I would recommend her to everyone!

5 out of 5 stars

Great experience. Doctor discussed the reason for my ailment and suggested remedies.

Other Reviews from Around the Web

5 out of 5 stars

Very professional, courteous and friendly!

5 out of 5 stars

Dr Umashanker is a breath of fresh air. She listens, is understanding, positive and supportive. She offered options based on my concerns. I felt "heard" and supported. She had set me on a path with a firm plan that will set me up for success.

5 out of 5 stars

Amazing experience with Dr. Umashanker!!

5 out of 5 stars

Dr Umashanker was so compassionate, educational, and thorough during my appointment. She took all the time needed to explain the program to me. Her answers were precise and given with gentleness, yet also with confidence! I need both in a Dr. I’m thankful I found her, and her staff!

5 out of 5 stars

Thank you to every staff and Dr.Umashanker for your support and professionalism. I'm excited to be on this journey with you folks



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