Dr. Fabricio Alarcon completed his medical school at Cayetano Heredia Peruvian University‚ where he graduated in the top 10% of his class. He moved to the United States in 1994. He completed his Internal Medicine/Primary Care Residency training at The Cleveland Clinic Foundation in Cleveland‚ Ohio in 1998. During his residency he took the National In–Training exams all 3 years of training and he scored in the upper 10th national percentile all 3 years. He received the award of “Best Senior Resident of the Year” in 1997. He was subsequently elected Chief Medical Resident and served as such from 1998 to 1999. Dr. Alarcon became a diplomat of the American Board of Internal Medicine in 1998‚ and recertified in 2008. He was subsequently honored as a Fellow of the American College of Physicians.
Dr. Alarcon moved to Delaware in 1999‚ where he started his primary care practice. In 2012 Dr. Alarcon became board certified in Obesity Medicine by the American Board of Obesity Medicine‚ and he scored in the top 10% in the nation in his Obesity Medicine Board exam.
He is the founder and owner of Atlantic Family Physicians‚ a primary care practice. During his professional practice‚ he has dedicated his career to address serious problems that affect our community. This is reflected in other positions he holds. He is the founder and owner of Healthy Outcomes Medical Weight Loss Center that provides a comprehensive approach to our obesity crisis‚ healthy lifestyle modifications‚ and overall improvement in heath via proper nutrition; he is the Medical Director of La Red Health Center (a Federally Qualified Health Center awarded as level 3 Patient Centered Medical Home) that provides access to full range of primary care‚ behavioral health‚ prenatal‚ and dental services to uninsured and under–insured patients; and he is also the Medical Director of Addiction Medical Solutions‚ that provides services to help our community deal with the opiate addiction epidemic.
Dr. Alarcon is also a member of the American College of Physicians‚ the Obesity Medicine Association‚ and the Obesity Action Coalition. He has several publications in peer reviewed journals.
Dr. Alarcon is passionate about helping other providers understand and treat obesity so that their patients too can become healthier for life. He is a preceptor for medical students‚ physician assistant students‚ and nurse practitioner students for several schools in the region. He also provides educational lectures to other practitioners all around Delaware and surrounding states. His hobbies include tennis‚ soccer‚ traveling‚ and spending quality time with family and friends.