Karli Burridge is a board-certified Physician Assistant, and the Director of Medical Weight Management at LifeWeighBariatrics and Wellness Centers in Downers Grove, Illinois. She is comprehensively trained in medical obesity treatment, as well as in bariatric surgery, and has a background in psychology and exercise physiology. She holds the Certificate of Advanced Education in Obesity Management and is a Fellow of the Obesity Medicine Association. She has served as the Chair for the PA/NP Committee for the Obesity Medicine Association and is the current President of the PA Special Interest Group in Obesity Medicine. She has received multiple awards for her work in expanding the field of obesity medicine and in furthering obesity education for health care providers.