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Healthy Lifestyles Clinic

The Duke Children's Healthy Lifestyles Program

The Duke Children’s Healthy Lifestyles Program is a comprehensive, multidisciplinary childhood obesity treatment clinic located in Durham, NC. The Healthy Lifestyles Program is a family-based intervention for children with a body mass index (BMI) over the 95th percentile. The program’s team of physicians, dieticians, physical therapists, and behavioral specialists uses treatment focused on lifestyle modification to address their patients’ weight-related health problems.


To see if your child or patient qualifies for treatment, family members and providers can contact Healthy Lifestyles Program Coordinator at 919-620-5356 or Providers can also fax a referral form to 919-471-6930, ATTN: Healthy Lifestyles Program Coordinator.

Duke Children’s Healthy Lifestyles Clinic is located in the Duke Medical Plaza North Duke building at 3116 N. Duke Street, Durham, NC 27704.


Sarah Armstrong, MD

Pediatrician & Medical Weight Management Specialist

Olga Gupta, MD

Pediatric Endocrinologist & Medical Weight Management Specialist

Katherine Valencia Caro, PA-C, MHS, MS, RD

Medical Weight Management Specialist

I subscribe to a “health at every size” approach to supporting children, teens, and young adults living with obesity.

I strive to empower families to achieve a healthier lifestyle and work collaboratively to reach their goals.

Martha Nelson, PA-C, MHS

Medical Weight Management Specialist

Jenny Favret, LDN, MS, RD


Heidi Pongracz, MPH, PT

Pediatric Physical Therapist

It brings me great satisfaction to be a part of the Healthy Lifestyles Clinic at Roxboro Street, a place where families…

My passion is to help kids, teens, young adults and families relax when it comes to food.

I enjoy helping children and their families tailor a fitness program to their individual needs and guiding their progress.

Lisa K. Honeycutt, LCMHCS, LMFT

Eating Disorders Specialist & Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor
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Stephanie Dolan, NP

Medical Weight Management Specialist

Susan Thornton, RN

Registered Nurse

Lisa is a counselor at Healthy Lifestyles and loves to help children and families improve their relationships with each…

Kim Yancy

Kimberly Yancey

Program Coordinator

Jared Mathewson

Program Coordinator

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