THE DOCTOR


Christopher R. Palmeiro, D.O., M.Sc.

Hudson Endocrinology Medical (HEM) Weight Loss


In January 2017, Dr. Christopher Palmeiro opened the Hudson Valley’s first and only comprehensive, integrative medical weight loss center. By incorporating his training in endocrinology, metabolism, and obesity with his holistic experiences and masters level degree in clinical nutrition, Dr. Palmeiro is proud to offer advanced weight loss options to the Hudson Valley.

Hudson Endocrinology Medical (HEM) Weight Loss is the first direct care weight loss clinic in the region. For a monthly membership fee, Dr. Palmeiro offers his expertise in medically supervised weight loss. He combines whole food nutrition, organic nutraceuticals, metabolic augmentation via weight training and appetite suppressants, and mindfulness-based eating awareness therapy with more standard Western medicine approaches.

Dr. Palmeiro will be offers his patients cutting-edge technology to solve metabolic-related issues in his body composition lab, which has the capability to measure indirect calorimetry and bioimpedance calculated fat mass.

Dr. Christopher Palmeiro is Chairman of Endocrinology at the HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley, a position he has held since January of 2014. He currently practices as the only endocrinologist in a critical access community in Margaretville, New York.

Dr. Palmeiro also serves patients with intellectual and developmental disabilities at the Westchester Institute of Human Development in Valhalla, New York.

Prior to his current positions, Dr. Palmeiro completed his fellowship in endocrinology, diabetes, and metabolism at Westchester Medical Center. He completed both his residency and chief residency in internal medicine at St. Vincent’s Catholic Medical Center in Manhattan. He is a diplomat of the American Board of Internal Medicine.

Dr. Palmeiro’s areas of interests within the realm of endocrinology include nutrition support, obesity counseling, and the progressive management of diabetes. He completed a Master of Science degree in clinical nutrition while in medical school at the New York College of Osteopathic Medicine, and was the first graduate of an innovative program that incorporated this degree into the medical school curriculum, earning him the John J. Theobald Graduate Achievement Award.