The Mando Program for eating disorders and obesity
Our staff will welcome you for your initial assessment and you will continue to be seen by the same physician, case worker and nutritionist throughout your treatment.
Deborah Cardile, MS RD CDN (Nutrition Manager)
||I have a Master of Science degree in Nutrition from Hunter College (graduated summa cum laude). Then I taught there as adjunct professor of nutrition. After leaving academia I specialized mainly
in obesity and eating disorders. My interest in weight control grew from my own struggle with this problem. I am certified by the state of NY (CDN) and am a registered member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. I‘ve successfully counseled groups and individuals for the past 20 years. The majority of my clients were obese or overweight. Many had related medical conditions which I’ve become well versed in controlling through diet. I also worked on research studies at Bellevue Hospital studying obese-diabetic
patients, and at St. Luke’s-Roosevelt studying Colon cancer in obese/overweight patients.
I’ve worked with such organizations as HIP, United Weight Control (affiliated with
St. Luke’s/Roosevelt Hospital), The Comprehensive Lipid Control Center at Rogosin, and
The Hepatobiliary Associates of New York.
With this emerging research on the successful use of the mandometer that normalizes the person’s rate of eating which in turn corrects the imbalance in their hunger/satiety hormones, I have seen a countless number of people reach their goal weight permanently. No hunger, no deprivation, no starvation. More people succeed than ever before and I now have an even stronger passion to spread the news as far as possible.
Kelly Birsen, MPH, RD, CDN (Dietitian, Case manager)
|Kelly Birsen has a Masters in Public Health in Administration, a Bachelor of Science in Dietetics, and certification in American Dietetic Association Adult Weight Management, American Heart Association CPR, and AFFA Group Exercise Instructor and Personal Fitness Trainer. She is a member of the American Dietetics Association and the Sports, Cardiovascular, and Wellness Nutrition. Her passion for physical health and fitness led her to work as a dietician and personal trainer for a multitude of organizations. Kelly is thrilled to be a part of the Mando Group New York team.
Dr. Gabriela Centurion (Consultant for Mental Health Services)
Dr. Gabriela Centurion is a psychiatrist and psychopharmacologist in full time private practice in Manhattan. She graduated from Beth Israel Medical Center with a subspecialty in addiction psychiatry and is board certified in both psychiatry and addiction psychiatry. She was previously the Director of Outpatient Psychiatry at Cabrini Medical Center. She specializes in addictions, anxiety and mood disorders and has a special interest in women's emotional health and eating disorders.