Dr. Richard Lindquist is a board-certified Obesity Medicine and Family Medicine physician who graduated from the University of Washington and completed his residency at Bayfront Medical Center in Florida. Dr. Lindquist is Medical Program Director of Swedish Weight Loss Services in Seattle where he coordinates Medically Supervised Weight Loss programs for non surgical and surgical patients and provided direct patient care to overweight and obese patients. He is also Medical Director, Weight management, for Providence St. Joseph Health system in the Western U.S.
Dr. Lindquist is actively involved in state and national organizations and has earned numerous awards and recognitions for his work, including the Obesity Medicine Association’s “Bariatrician of the Year” (2013) for his contributions in advancing the field of bariatric medicine and the Society. He is a Board member of the American Board of Obesity Medicine, a Trustee for the American Society for Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery for the state of Washington, the Obesity Treatment Foundation Vice President, and is the WA State Representative of the Obesity Society and the Obesity Medicine Association for “Access to Care.”