Kajal Zalavadia, MD, ABIM, DABOM, Bariatrician
Dr. Kajal Zalavadia is a double board certified internist and obesity medicine specialist. As a specialist in medical weight management, she is passionate about helping her patients to prevent and reverse obesity related illness through a non-surgical, comprehensive approach.
Dr. Zalavadia, is a graduate of Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia. She went on to complete her medical training at St. George’s University School of Medicine and residency at Lenox Hill Hospital in Manhattan, New York. Dr. Zalavadia furthered her training and developed her passion for working with weight management and weight related conditions at the Geisinger Medical Center where she was selected for a fellowship in Obesity Medicine and Nutrition Support.
Before joining Bariatric Specialists of NC, Dr. Zalavadia served as the Obesity Medicine Specialist for Inova Health System in Fairfax, Virginia. There she had the opportunity to oversee both medical weight management patients as well as work with surgical patients managing their care as the Medical Supervisor of the medical weight loss program. Dr. Zalavadia believes in preventative care and loves to work with patients on preventing, decelerating, and reversing weight related conditions.
Outside of the office, Dr. Zalavadia enjoys her time with her toddler and husband. She enjoys reading, her favorite book being Pride and Prejudice, but she loves a good Sci-Fi book. Dr. Zalavadia also loves to travel and experience new cultures and explore.