About Wendy Scinta, M.D.

Wendy Scinta, M.D.
Wendy Scinta, M.D.

Wendy Scinta M.D. earned her medical degree from Upstate Medical School and completed her residency in family medicine at Duke University. She is Clinical Assistant Professor of Family Medicine at SUNY Upstate, Diplomat of the American Board of Family Physicians and the American Board of Bariatric Medicine.

As a former electrical and computer engineer, Dr. Scinta holds several patents in the fields of robotics and medical diagnostics.

She has recently tapped back into her technical expertise as the co-founder and Chief Medical Officer of One Stone Technologies, a patient engagement software company that is focused on activating patients through personalized messaging.

Dr. Wendy Scinta is a nationally recognized expert on adult and childhood obesity treatment.  She recently published a book titled, BOUNCE: A Weight Loss Doctor’s Plan for a Happier, Healthier and Slimmer Child, to help parents and caregivers of overweight children.

Her BOUNCE program has received national and international attention and has been presented at multiple scientific assemblies and organizational meetings across the country. Dr. Scinta is the President Elect of the Obesity Medicine Association, and was awarded their prestigious “Bariatrician of the Year” award at the Fall 2012 ASBP Obesity Conference, the 2013 Physician of the Year from CNY Business Journal’s Excellent in Health Care event in October 2013, and most recently was voted one of 2014 America’s Top Doctors from the Consumers Research Council of America.  Dr. Scinta’s practice, Medical Weight Loss of New York, has helped thousands of patients lose weight and balance their hormones, helping each patient dramatically improve their health and vitality.

Dr. Scinta has appeared multiple times on the Steve Harvey show, and has been featured on air by CNN, Voice of America, John Tesh intelligence for your health, NCC News, Say Yes To the Dress: Big Bliss Edition on TLC, PBS, as well as in print, including AMA News, The Denver Post, MD News, Newsday, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Parenting, Bariatric Times, Your Weight Matters, The Post-Standard of Syracuse, Syracuse Woman Magazine, Syracuse Parent Magazine, Web MD, Woman’s Day, Women’s E-News, and Woman’s Health Magazine, among others. She recently appeared in the 2014 documentary, “Carb Loaded- A culture dying to Eat.”

Conditions Treated for Women

  • Alopecia (hair loss)
  • Anxiety and depression
  • Chronic headaches
  • Chronic fatigue
  • Infertility
  • Insomnia
  • Menopause & Perimenopause
  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS)
  • Symptoms of PMS
  • Thyroid disorders
  • Sexual Dysfunction

Conditions Treated for Men

  • Adrenal Fatigue
  • Alopecia (hair loss)
  • Andropause
  • Anxiety and depression
  • Chronic headaches
  • Chronic fatigue
  • Erectile dysfunction
  • Insomnia
  • Low libido
  • Low testosterone
  • Thyroid disorders

Dr. Scinta treats each patient as an individual and develops treatment plans specifically for them, offering complementary therapies to Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy.

Additional Services Offered

Lipotropic Injections

Lipotropic injections are a class of agents used to help release fat throughout the body by specifically targeting primary fatty deposits. The primary components are a complex of three metabolic agents: Methionine, Inositol and Choline (referred to as MIC). Many patients who have used Lipotropic injections have reported increased energy, increased mental clarity, improved sense of well being, improved appetite suppression, stronger skin, hair, and nails, decreased inflammation, and increased fat burning.

Medical Weight Loss

Dr. Scinta’s staff includes nutritionists, exercise physiologists, and behaviorists who teach groups and work with patients individually. Dr Scinta believes that each element in her four-pronged, multidisciplinary approach (behavioral modification, nutritional counseling, medicine, and exercise) is necessary for successful weight loss and weight loss maintenance.

Bounce Program: Effective Pediatric Dieting

The BOUNCE weight loss program at Medical Weight Loss of New York is a highly targeted weight loss program that addresses the behavioral, nutritional and social needs of children with weight issues. Dr. Scinta has assembled a team of dedicated, caring professionals who are highly experienced in the science of weight loss. In this nurturing environment, young patients get the medical attention they need and develop confidence and strength to change ingrained eating patterns.

As a Fayetteville Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy specialist and anti-aging medicine doctor, Wendy Scinta M.D. works diligently to decode each patient’s unique expression of health to help her patients improve the quality of their life through weight loss and hormone replacement therapy. She has helped hundreds of patients reach their goals of better health and fitness through her bariatric and anti-aging programs.

To learn more about Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy programs for men and women, and to find out how Dr. Wendy Scinta can help you, contact her at Medical Weight Loss of NY in the Fayetteville area today to schedule a consultation!