Weight Management Options: Building a Better You

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Weight Management Options: Building a Better You

May 21 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

On the journey to building a better you? Get expert insights from Dr. Omar Shamsi and Sister Dania Amaira on managing your weight through nutrition, exercise, and lifestyle changes. Plus, check out our brand-new fitness facility! All happening on Tuesday, May 21st  at 6:30pm.

Dr. Omar Shamsi is a physician specializing in bariatric and obesity medicine currently affiliated with Edward-Elmhurst Health.  He completed his internship and Residency at St. Joseph Mercy Hospital (Pontiac, Michigan) and fellowship in Bariatric Medicine and Nutrition at Geisinger Medical Center (Danville, Pennsylvania).  Currently he holds leadership roles as Medical Director for Bariatric/Weight Management Centers at Edward/Elmhurst Hospitals and is the President of the Illinois Obesity Society.  His focus is on providing comprehensive care, including motivation, medical preparation, and mental and physical well-being for patients on their weight loss journey. He lives with his wife Dr Rukhsana Iqbal and three kids and has been a part of the Mecca Center community for the past thirty years
Dania Amaira is a registered dietitian who brings 10 years of experience to the table. Holding a Bachelor’s degree in Nutrition Sciences from Cal Poly Pomona, she specializes in end-stage renal disease and has worked at Davita for 9 years. Her passion lies in promoting fitness, health, and nutrition to help people lead healthy lifestyles. Dania is committed to empower individuals with evidence-based strategies for balanced meals, debunking nutrition myths, and providing practical tips for meal planning and preparation.


May 21
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm


The Mecca Center


Mecca Center
16W560 91st Street,
Willowbrook, IL 60559-2304 United States
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