Dr. Freda Cobbinah
Dr. Freda Cobbinah, D.O., M.P.H., has served patients in the San Antonio community since 2014 and is proud to call this city home. She is Double Board Certified in Family Medicine & Obesity Medicine and built a successful practice as part of a prominent medical group in San Antonio.
She went on to establish Essential Med Clinic and Essential Med Aesthetics based on her ideals and interest and kept adding multiple trainings in aesthetic procedures.
This combined expertise in family medicine, medically assisted weight loss, and medical aesthetic skills adds to her passion for preventative care. The whole-person and often whole-family approach is the cornerstone of Dr. Cobbinah’s practice.
Dr. Cobbinah believes in fostering open communication and personalized care for her patients. A comprehensive approach allows her to care for a patient’s body, mind, and spirit.
Dr. Cobbinah received her Bachelor of Science degree in Biomedical Engineering from the University of Miami with honors in Phi Theta Kappa, National Dean’s List, Provost Honor Roll, and Alpha Epsilon Delta. She continued to earn a Master of Public Health from Barry University in 2007.
In 2011, Dr. Cobbinah graduated from the University of North Texas Health Science as a Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine. She completed a Family Medicine Residency Program at the Bay Area Medical Center and achieved her Board Certification in family medicine in 2014. Dr. Cobbinah also earned her Board Certification in Obesity Medicine in 2019. In addition, she serves as an Associate Clinical Professor at UIW School of Osteopathic Medicine.
She has two children and enjoys painting, cooking, and interior decorating.
Medical Weight Loss
As a Diplomate of Obesity Medicine, Dr. Cobbinah focuses on the four pillars of Obesity Medicine to treat her patients; Nutrition, Physical Activity, Behavior Modification, and Medication. She utilizes these four scientifically-based pillars to individualized treatment plans that focus on achieving sustainable long-term weight loss. She understands the individual needs of people struggling with weight loss. She collaborates with patients to create a comprehensive treatment approach specific to their needs.
For some, excess weight and obesity occur as early as toddlerhood. Dr. Cobbinah accepts patients as young as nine years old and utilizes a family-centered approach to combat childhood obesity.
Choosing the right specialist to care for your aesthetic needs is the first step towards confidently deciding on any aesthetic treatment. Dr. Freda Cobbinah believes that looking and feeling beautiful is an essential aspect of a healthy lifestyle. To maintain the same professional standards as in her medical practice, she is also certified to offer aesthetic services. These include certified skills and experience in:
Administering Botox® injections
Non-invasive body sculpting services
Non-ablative laser procedures
Medical-grade chemical peels
Skin rejuvenation using microneedling and lasers
Dr. Cobbinah is committed to safe and superior outcomes for your aesthetic treatments, backed by her clinical knowledge.
Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner
Maude Escalante is a board-certified Family Nurse Practitioner who works closely with Dr. Cobbbinah. She attended the University of Texas at El Paso and graduated in May 2002 with her Master of Science in Nursing as a Family Nurse Practitioner. She has extensive experience in caring for the adult, pediatric and geriatric populations. NP Maude Escalante is an active member of the American Academy of Nurse practitioners and the Texas Nurse Practitioners organizations. She is bilingual, fluent in both English and Spanish.
NP Maude Escalante is originally from El Paso, Texas. She has recently relocated from the Houston metro area to San Antonio, Texas. She enjoys reading, camping, and spending time with family
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