Genna Hymowitz, PhD
  • Clinical Associate Professor
  • Stony Brook University
  • Centereach, NY USA


Dr. Genna Hymowitz is a clinical psychologist and the Director of Bariatric and Weight Loss Psychology within the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health at Stony Brook University. She has worked in the area of bariatric surgery for the past 12 years. Dr. Hymowitz’ research is focused on psychosocial factors associated with obesity and outcomes of bariatric surgery. Additionally, she is the chair of the NY State ASMBS Integrated Health Board and immediate past chair of the ASMBS IH Multidisciplinary Care Committee.