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Psychologist - Weight Management and Bariatric Medicine – Akron, Ohio

Summa Health is seeking a Psychologist passionate about Weight Management to join our employed physician group. The selected candidate will become a member of Summa Health Medical Group a multi-specialty group practice of 400+ physicians employed by the Summa Health System. Summa Health is one of the largest integrated Healthcare Delivery Systems in the state of Ohio.

Candidate Expectations

  • Provide integrated care within our comprehensive weight management program
  • Provide individual and group psychotherapy with patients pursuing surgical and non-surgical weight loss goals 
  • Provide pre-surgical evaluation and clearance for pts presenting for metabolic weight loss surgery.
  • Assist the team and patients by providing onsite consultation, education, and brief assessment to address patients’ both surgical and non-surgical behavioral health needs 
  • Work with obesity medicine specialists, bariatric surgeons, dieticians, nurses, and a comprehensive team of support staff to provide team-based patient centered care 
  • Coordinate with community resources 

Opportunity Highlights

  • Employed position with a comprehensive benefit package 
  • Competitive compensation with a salary guarantee
  • Academic appointment is available at the Northeast Ohio Medical University
  • Monday-Friday schedule allowing for exceptional work/life balance
  • Full-time availability and flexibility to work at multiple locations along with some early evening hours
  • Summa Health Behavioral Health Institute practices a patient-centered philosophy and is committed to meeting each patient’s mental health needs in a holistic manner
  • Epic System’s EMR

Candidate Requirements

  • Doctorate (PhD or PsyD) in Clinical Psychology from an APA-accredited program 
  • License to practice in Ohio or willingness to obtain
  • Preferred candidate will have experience in weight management and/or health psychology, integrated care and/or providing psychological services to adults and adolescents.

Community Information

Rising from the rolling hills of the Western Reserve along the Ohio & Erie Canal, Akron is located within 500 miles of 42 major cities, and surrounded by thousands of acres of national parkland and countryside.  As a thriving heartland city Akron provides an ideal living and working environment. The vitality of its people and the unparalleled quality of life offers versatility, a low cost of living, outstanding cultural access and a thriving climate for healthcare, education and business. The downtown hosts a vibrant arts scene and eclectic dining options.  Northeast Ohio offers many quality primary and secondary education options.
EOE/AA Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled.
COVID-19 vaccine required for all Summa Health employees.

Contact a Recruiter

To learn more about this opportunity, contact a physician recruiter directly at 234.312.6286 or email



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