MD's Business Acumen Grows Him a Small Empire

Ken Weiner, MD's Eating Recovery Center was named one of the fastest growing companies in America, which is likely because he and the executive team have as much business acumen as clinical expertise.

Ask Ken Weiner, MD, FAED, CEDS, about the most rewarding aspect of the work he does, and the answer sounds like something out of a MasterCard commercial.

“I create centers of excellence, I save lives, and it’s quite lucrative,” says Weiner, founding partner and chief executive officer for Eating Recovery Center. “That’s the best of all worlds.”

Weiner has dedicated his nearly 30-year career to understanding and developing effective treatment programs for eating disorders. He traces that highly successful career to an experience he had as an impressionable third-year medical school student at Montefiore Hospital in the Bronx. Working in pediatrics, a unit run by Preston Zucker — one of the foremost people in the world for treating children and adolescents with eating disorders — was eye-opening.

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