Fedon Alexander Lindberg, born in Athens, Greece, is a specialist in Internal Medicine, with special focus on hormonal disorders and obesity.
Dr. Lindberg received his medical degree in 1985 from university of Athens. From 1986 until 1990, he was a research associate at the Hormone Laboratory at Aker University Hospital in Oslo, Norway, where he focused on insulin resistance and diabetes. He then worked at their Department Of Internal Medicine. Between 1991 and 1998 he worked in both emergency medicine and his sub-specialties within Internal Medicine at Norway's Lovisenberg Diakon Hospital. For several short periods during this time, he also served as Ship's Physician for Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines, Royal Viking Line, Royal Cruise Line and Crystal Cruises.
From 1996 until 1998, Dr. Lindberg was a Post-graduate Research Fellow at the Department of Endocrinology, University of California in San Diego and the VA Medical Center in La Jolla, California. His research during this time focused on insulin resistance, diabetes and obesity and was conducted under the guidance of Professor Robert R. HenryDr. Lindberg was also engaged by the Rode Kors Klinikk (Red Cross Clinic) from 1992 until 2000. From March 1999 until February 2000, he worked part time at the Norwegian Institute of Aviation Medicine. As a certified Specialist in Aviation Medicine, Dr. Lindberg is authorized to conduct medical examinations of aviation personnel (pilots, flight attendants, etc).
Early in 1999, Dr. Lindberg founded Weight In Balance (Vekt i Balanse), the first, and still the only, clinic in Norway specializing in the treatment of severe obesity. In 2001, he published his first book, Naturlig slank (Lose Weight and Feel Great with the Iso-Glycemic Diet) which has been translated into Swedish, Finnish, Greek and English. A year later, he published a cook book containing recipes as well as guidelines for how to achieve and maintain a balanced diet. In 2003, he published a booklet listing the glycemic index and glycemic load of approximately 200 foods. This booklet also explains the basic theory of how to stay slim and healthy by using the iso-glycemic diet.