Lydia Alexander

Chief Medical Officer

Enara Health, San Mateo, California


Dr Lydia Alexander is Chief Medical Officer at Enara Health in San Mateo, California. Dr Alexander earned her medical degree at the UC Davis School of Medicine, Sacramento, California; then completed an internal medicine residency at Kaiser Permanente,  followed by a chief residency at Kaiser Hospital, both in California. She is trained as a culinary medicine specialist from Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana. Dr Alexander is a Diplomate of the American Board of Obesity Medicine and the American College of Lifestyle Medicine.  

Dr Alexander is the current President of the Obesity Medicine Association (OMA). She was a co-led in the creation of OMA’s speakers bureau and has been highly involved in the work of several OMA committees and subcommittees. Dr Alexander’s research has been published in the American Journal of Lifestyle Medicine and in Obesity Pillars. She was named the OMA Clinician of the Year in 2018 and received the Dr Raymond E. Dietz Meritorious Service Award in 2019. 

Dr Alexander teaches Kaiser residents as part of a joint Obesity Medicine / Lifestyle Medicine clinical rotation at Enara Health.