Zoobia Wazir Chaudhry, M.B.B.S.

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  • Assistant Professor of Medicine

Languages: English, Urdu


Gastroenterology, Weight Loss


Johns Hopkins Medicine - Green Spring Station

10753 Falls Road
Pavilion II Suite 325
Lutherville, MD 21093
Phone: 410-583-2774 | Fax: 410-583-2883
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Dr. Chaudhry is an assistant professor of medicine at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Her areas of clinical expertise include Obesity Medicine.

Dr. Chaudhry earned her medical degree from Allama Iqbal Medical College in Pakistan. She completed her residency at the University of Iowa-Des Moines. Dr. Chaudhry has sought out additional training in patient-centered counseling and motivational interviewing through the Johns Hopkins Patient Engagement Program.

Dr. Chaudhry research is focused on understanding the prevention of weight gain in high-risk populations such as individuals with Type 2 diabetes mellitus and cancer survivors, as well as examining the evidence to support the efficacy of commercial weight-loss programs.

Dr. Chaudhry serves as the co-director of the course on nutrition and behavior change for first-year medical students at Johns Hopkins, and precepts both obesity medicine fellows, internal medicine and preventive medicine residents at Johns Hopkins.

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  • Assistant Professor of Medicine

Departments / Divisions

Centers & Institutes



  • MBBS; Allama Iqbal Medical College (2001)


  • Internal Medicine; Iowa Methodist Medical Center (2007)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine (Internal Medicine) (2007)

Research & Publications

Selected Publications

Bramante C, Wise E, Chaudhry Z. Care of the Patient After Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery. Ann Intern Med. 2022 May;175(5):ITC65-ITC80

Laudenslager M, Chaudhry ZW, Rajagopal S, Clynes S, Gudzune KA. Commercial Weight Loss Programs in the Management of Obesity: an Update. Curr Obes Rep. 2021 Jun;10(2):90-99

Gudzune KA, Doshi RS, Mehta AK, Chaudhry ZW, Jacobs DK, Vakil RM, Lee CJ, Bleich SN, Clark JM. Efficacy of commercial weight-loss programs: an updated systematic review. Ann Intern Med. 2015 Apr 7;162(7):501-12. doi: 10.7326/M14-2238

Chaudhry ZW, Brown RV, Fawole OA, Wilson R, Gudzune KA, Maruthur NM, Segal J, Hutfless SM. Comparative effectiveness of strategies to prevent weight gain among women with and at risk for breast cancer: a systematic review. Springerplus. 2013 Jun 26;2(1):277

Academic Affiliations & Courses

Courses and Syllabi

  • TIME: Nutrition and Behavior Change

Videos & Media

Lectures and Presentations

  • Nutritional Management of the Post-Bariatric Patient
    Conference, 41st Annual Topics in Gastroenterology and Hepato-Biliary Update Conference, Baltimore, MD (09/11/2015)
    Johns Hopkins

Recent News Articles and Media Coverage

Changing the Way Patients with Obesity Think About Eating, Inside Tract  (Winter, 2018)

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