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About Dr. Patricia


Dr. Patricia Ronald is a renowned pediatrician who specializes in addressing nutrition-related issues among people of all ages. Her focus areas include obesity, diabetes prevention, disordered eating, picky eating, and poor nutrition in children, teens, and adults.

As the CEO and Medical Director of Dr. Patricia's Health Club / Dr. Patricia MD, Dr. Patricia leads a multidisciplinary team that offers various programs and services via telemedicine. She prioritizes a health-focused approach that emphasizes mindfulness and psychology around food to help heal patients' relationships with food. Her one-on-one care and group care have yielded statistically significant outcomes in improving weight-related issues.

Dr. Patricia is a graduate of the University of Southern California, where she studied biology and sociology. She went on to earn her Master's and Medical degree at Boston University School of Medicine and completed her general pediatrics residency at CHOC, Children's Hospital of Orange County.

Prior to her current position, Dr. Patricia worked as a Pediatrician for Orangewood/Juvenal Hall, Doctors of Children in Irvine, CCHC/AltaMed in Huntington Beach, and as an obesity consultant for the Latino Health Access Obesity Program. Her hard work has been recognized with numerous awards, including the "Healthy Smiles: Hero of Oral Health Award" and the "Excellence in Philanthropy Award" from the Orange County Community Foundation.

Dr. Patricia's work has been featured in several publications, including the Orange County Register and the Huntington Beach Wave. She has also appeared as a childhood obesity expert on KDOC and KOCE. Dr. Patricia co-wrote a parenting guidebook titled "Fit Kids Revolution" with Jon Gabriel of The Gabriel Method.

Dr. Patricia's innovative approach to nutrition-related disorders has gained recognition throughout Orange County. Her program offers effective solutions to obesity, diabetes prevention, feeding dynamic issues, and Failure to Thrive among children aged 0 to 5 years


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