Denise Ellen Bruner MD FASBP

EDUCATION
1967-1970 Stoneleigh-Burnham College Preparatory School
Greenfield, MA 

1970-1973 University of Southern California
Los Angeles, CA 

1973-1975 George Washington University
Washington, DC 

1975-1979 Howard University College of Medicine
Washington, DC


POST DOCTORAL TRAINING
1979-1982 Internship and Residency in Internal Medicine District of Columbia General Hospital 
Washington, DC

1983-Present Annual Workshops in Bariatric Medicine

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Arlington Hospital 
Arlington, VA

1983-Present Active Staff

CLINICAL POSITIONS
1981-1983 Clinical Director, Arlington County Health Department Clinics
Arlington, VA 1981-Present Private Practice, Bariatric Medicine and Family Practice
Arlington, VA

BOARD CERTIFICATION AND LICENSURE
1981 National Board of Medicial Examiners
1988 American Board of Bariatric Medicine
2001 American Board of Anti-Aging Medicine

COMMITTEES 
1995-1999 Executive Committee
Arlington County Medical Society
Arlington, VA

1992-1998 Professional Advisory Committee
Visiting Nurse Association of Northern Virginia
Arlington, VA

1995-Present Co-Chairperson, Strategic Planning Committee American Society of Bariatric Physicians 
Denver, CO

1989-1991 Task Force on Anorectic Agents 
American Society of Bariatric Physicians
Denver, CO

1993-Present Speakers Bureau
Arlington County Public Schools
Arlington, VA

1989-1992 Board of Trustees
American Society of Bariatric Physicians
Denver, CO

1997-2003 Planning Committee Arlington Arlington Health Foundation
Arlington, VA 

1996-2000 Intersociety Professional Nutrition Education Consortium 
Birmingham, AL

1996-1999 Nutrition and Health Council of America 
Washington, DC

2000-2001 Arlington County Bicentennial Celebration 
Task Force 
Arlington, VA

1999-Present Advisory Council
American Obesity Association 
Washington, DC

2003-Present Medical Advisory Board
Monarch Health Sciences
Salt Lake City, UT

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS
American Medical Association 
Arlington County Medical Society
National Medical Association
Howard University College of Medicine Alumni Society
American Society of Bariatric Physicians
President, American Society of Bariatric Physicians 1999 - 2002
Old Dominion Medical Society
American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine
Arlington County Chamber of Commerce
American Obesity Association

PRESENTATIONS/AWARDS
Honors in Internal Medicine, Pathology, and Pediatrics 1979
Howard University College of Medicine 
Elected first female Fellow of the American Society of Bariatric Physicians 2002 
Annual Century Club Donor, Obesity Foundation 1991-1994 
Medifast Program, Nutrition Institute of Maryland 1982 
Cardiovascular Access Program, Bristol-Meyers Squibb 1987 
Presented Testimony as ASBP representative to House Subcommittee regarding dangers of 
abuse of over the counter diet pills in adolescents 1990 
Appeared on NBC Today Show as ASBP representative to discuss the dangers of over the counter diet pills in adolescents 1990 
Appeared on Fox Morning News to discuss the use of Phentermine and Fenfluramine in a comprehensive Bariatric Program 1994 
Presented testimony as ASBP representative to the Virginia Board Medicine
to discuss the appropriate use of appetite suppressants 1994, 1996 
Presented testimony as ASBP representative to the National Task Force
on Prevention and Treatment of Obesity, NIDDK of NIH 1996 
Appeared on the Montel Williams Show as ASBP representative, 1996, 1997 
Appeared on the Danny Show as ASBP representative to discuss sensible weight 
reduction methods, 1995
Appeared on NBC Today Show to discuss various bariatric topics 1998,1999, 2000 
Appeared on the Maury Povich Show to discuss pediatric obesity 1999,2000,2001, 2002
Appeared on LifeTime Network to discuss bariatric treatment before liposuction 2001,2002, 2003
Appeared on NBC Nightly News to discuss fraudulent claims in the diet industry 2003
Appeared on “Dr. Phil” to discuss baritric medicine 2003,2004
Appeared on CNN to discuss dietary supplements 2004

  


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