The Family Weight Management Program at North Bronx Healthcare Network

Offers services in 2 locations:

Jacobi Medical Center: 1400 Pelham Parkway South, Building 5, 5th Floor, Bronx, NY 10461

North Central Bronx Hospital: 3424 Kossuth Avenue, 4 -A, Bronx, New York 10467

The Family Weight Management Program evaluates and provides care for children and adolescents with weight problems. Our bilingual staff includes pediatricians, a nurse practitioner, a nutritionist, a social worker, psychologist, nursing assistants and a clinic coordinator/recreation instructor.

We work with each family in a positive, supportive and enjoyable atmosphere, and design the program to fit the family’s needs. Our program promotes general health and long-term weight management through healthy eating habits and increased physical activity.

Our services include:

Access to medical care for both children and parents

  • Complete medical assessments, including physical examinations and blood tests

  • Individualized treatment plans

  • Nutritional counseling for both children and parents

  • Fitness classes

  • Psycho-social consultations

  • Individual and group counseling sessions for both children and parents

  • Easy access to appointments and specialists

We accept many insurance plans

Children that do not have a pediatrician in the North Bronx Care Network need a referral from their Primary Care Physician. 
For more information, please call Gyselle Gonzalez, (718) 918-4075, or email
gyselle.gonzalez@nbhn.net.