Dr. Joudeh grew up in New Orleans and graduated from the University of Chicago, majoring in the Biological Sciences and Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations. He then got his medical degree at Louisiana State University in New Orleans, after which he completed a combined residency in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics at the University of Illinois at Chicago. His interests are primary care, preventative medicine, nutrition, diabetes and weight management. He is triple board-certified in Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, and Obesity Medicine. He is a member of the Obesity Medicine Association, a founding member of Illinois Obesity Society and is a past president.