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Our knowledgeable experts treat obesity and fatty liver disease while improving metabolic health. Call 310-825-2631 to connect with a specialist.

The Center for Obesity and METabolic Health (COMET) at UCLA is dedicated to advancing research and providing specialized clinical care in the areas of obesity and metabolic health.  In COMET Nutrition, physicians who specialize in non-surgical weight loss are available for consultations.  To make an appointment for non-surgical weight loss consultation to discuss diet, lifestyle and/or medications, please call 310-825-7163, option 2 or e-mail.

Medical Weight Loss Specialists (Non-Surgical)

Michael C. Garcia, MD

Michael C. Garcia, MD

Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine

Michael Garcia, MD is an Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine in the Division of Clinical Nutrition and Center for Human Nutrition at UCLA. He received his medical degree from the University of Maryland School of Medicine and completed residency training in internal medicine at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, where he also served as Chief Medical Resident and hospitalist. He then completed a fellowship in Clinical Nutrition at UCLA.