Medical Services For Eating Disorder Treatment
Medical providers at The Community Health Collaborative are committed to providing patients with seasoned medical care and timely coordination with the rest of your treatment team. Eating disorder related illnesses that are treated include: anorexia, bulimia nervosa and binge eating disorders. Appointments are scheduled in order to provide time for thorough examinations while leaving plenty of time for consultation and questions.
Katie Bell, NP
Katie is a board certified Nurse Practitioner in Adolescent and Adult Medicine and Psychiatric Mental Health with a sub-specialty in Eating Disorders.
In addition to her private practice she co-founded The Healthy Teen Project to provide Partial Hospitalization and Intentsive Outpatient Programs to adolescents struggling with eating disorders.
Prior to starting her independent practice Katie provided medical and psychiatric care to adolescents and adults at The Carlton Clinic and at the intensive outpatient eating disorder program at Kaiser Permanente. Katie has also done extensive community outreach work with Bay Area schools to improve the early identification of eating disorders.
Susanne Martin, MD
Dr. Susanne Martin is board certified in Internal Medicine and Adolescent Medicine. She recently completed her three-year Fellowship in Adolescent Medicine at Stanford University School of Medicine.
In addition to the The Healthy Teen Project, Susanne works with Palo Alto Medical Foundation (PAMF) in urgent care and is the primary care provider for a residential treatment program that specializes in treating eating disorders among adolescents.
Susanne’s professional interests and research includes: adolescent growth and development; management of eating disorders for adolescents; bone health in adolescents, reproductive care for adolescents and new perspectives on complimentary care and medicine.
Kortney Parman, NP
Kortney is both a Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner as well as a Registered Dietitian. With experience working in several eating disorder treatment settings, she offers expertise in the medical and nutritional aspects of recovery.
Kortney is passionate about using her unique skill set to support those on the journey to health and recovery from eating disorders. She also has worked in primary care for many years, gaining broad experience in caring for people of all ages and enjoys educating primary care providers on how to identify and support their patients struggling with disordered eating. In addition to her role at The Healthy Teen Project, she is a Sexual Assault Forensic Examiner (SANE) at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital.
She studied Nutrition and Dietetics at Samford University and completed her dietetic internship at the University of California San Francisco (UCSF) Medical Center. Additionally, she holds a BS in Nursing from Emory University and a MS in Nursing from UCSF, completing the Leadership Education in Adolescent Health (LEAH) program during her studies at UCSF.