Ira M. Sacker, MD
Medical Director

Ira M. Sacker, MD has specialized in eating disorders since 1975. Dr. Ira Sacker, a Los Angeles native, graduated from UCLA School of Medicine in 1968. Residency was at New York University Hospital and Bellevue Hospital.

In 1987 was co-author of the groundbreaking book, Dying To Be Thin: Understanding and Defeating Anorexia Nervosa and Bulimia- A Practical Lifesaving Guide.

In 2010 his newest book, Regaining Your Self: Understanding and Conquering The Eating Disorder Identity was published.

Ira M. Sacker, MD has made appearances as an expert on Good Morning America, Today, Early Show, The View, 20/20, The Oprah Winfrey Show, CNN, MSNBC, Fox News, Entertainment Tonight & 48 Hours. Dr. Sacker has been quoted in New York Times, New York Post, Huffington Post, Newsday, People, Parents, Seventeen, Fitness, Shape, Self, Glamour, GQ, US Weekly, Star, and Life & Style.

Currently, Dr. Sacker is Clinical Assistant Professor; Department of Pediatrics NYU Langone Medical Center and Visiting Clinical Professor at Bellevue Hospital Medical Center.

Professional Affiliations:

  • American Medical Association
  • Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics
  • Castle Connolly Top Doctors New York Metro Area 1997 - Present
  • National Eating Disorders Association