Weight Loss & Bariatric Doctor in Hampton, VA
Ebtehal Abdelaal, MD is a board certified family and obesity medicine physician with medical experience in several regions across the world.
Dr. Abdelaal received her medical degree from the University of Alexandria Faculty of Medicine in Egypt, where she also completed her internship. While living in Alexandria, she worked as a physician at Somouha Primary Care Center. To continue her medical education and experience, Dr. Abdelaal served as a hospitalist, emergency department physician, and medical claims processing physician at Jeddah Clinic Hospital in Saudi Arabia.
After earning her certification to practice medicine in the United States, Dr. Abdelaal completed her family medicine residency through Virginia Commonwealth University at Riverside Family Medicine in Newport News. After completing her residency, she began practicing as a primary care physician in the Hampton Roads area. In her clinical practice, Dr. Abdelaal provides care to her patients through preventative health measures and healthy lifestyle guidance.
Dr. Abdelaal has special interests in weight loss and bariatric medicine. She creates weight-loss plans for patients looking to adopt a healthier lifestyle. Dr. Abdelaal’s individualized plans typically include nutritious recipes, physical exercises, and wellness tips. Her exposure to various cultures has strengthened her ability to collaborate closely with patients and tailor her care to their specific health needs.
Since moving to Hampton Roads, Dr. Abdelaal has enjoyed being close to the beach, coastal weather, simple living, and friendly locals. She enjoys spending time with her husband and children, being outdoors, and traveling.
Additionally, Dr. Abdelaal is a member of the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) and the Obesity Medicine Association (OMA). She is also a Diplomate of the American Board of Obesity Medicine (ABOM). TPMG Peninsula Medical Associates welcomed Dr. Abdelaal to the practice in 2019.
The practice is now offering virtual visits, telephone visits, and late appointments to accommodate patients with busy schedules.
Dr. Abdelaal’s Printable Biography
Medical School: University of Alexandria, Egypt
Residency: Family Medicine, VCU - Riverside Family Medicine Residency
Board Certified: Family Medicine
Additional Certifications: Diplomate of the American Board of Obesity Medicine
INTERESTS & ACTIVITIES
Member of American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP)
Member of Obesity Medicine Associate (OMA)