Christine Najjar , MD, MSContact Info
St. George’s University School of Medicine, Grenada, West Indies and Brooklyn, New York
Doctor of Medicine
Master of Science in Human Nutrition, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, New YorkResidency
Internal Medicine Primary Care Resident, University of Connecticut, Farmington, CT
Board Certified in Internal Medicine
Candidate for American Board of Obesity Medicine
BiographyDr. Christine Najjar grew up in the Hudson Valley region of New York and spent most summers in her parents’ native country, Lebanon. As an undergraduate, she majored in Biochemistry at McGill University in Montreal, Quebec. She completed medical training at St. George’s University in Grenada, West Indies, and Brooklyn, New York. While in medical school, she also received her Masters of Science in Human Nutrition at Columbia University. She completed her Primary Care Internal Medicine residency at the University of Connecticut.Dr. Najjar is passionate about utilizing food as medicine. She prescribes personalized nutrition plans for the treatment of obesity, type 2 diabetes, and related chronic conditions, as well as for inflammatory and gut disorders. She has experience implementing low carbohydrate lifestyles, elimination protocols, and fasting regimens.Dr. Najjar joins our Internal Medicine team in Enfield. She looks forward to incorporating a food first approach in primary care, helping patients maintain a healthy lifestyle, and guiding those in need of weight-loss strategies.Now accepting new patients for physicals, treatment of acute and chronic health conditions, preventive screenings, and nutritional optimization. Call (860) 253-5330.Click here to learn much more about her approach including videos and worksheets.
Dr. Najjar talks with WFSB about the importance of a ‘food first’ approach. Learn how understanding the way that food affects your hormones and your cravings can lead to healthier life and shrink your body fat.
American College of Physicians
Obesity Medicine Association
International Medical Honor Society, Iota Epsilon Alpha at St. George’s University