Anne Marie O’Melia, MS, MD, FAAP
Chief Medical Officer and Chief Clinical Officer
As Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Anne Marie O’Melia is responsible for oversight and support of our physicians nationwide at the Eating Recovery Center. Dr. O’Melia is a pediatrician and a psychiatrist with more than twenty years of experience serving children and adults with eating disorders. Prior to attending medical school, she earned her Master’s Degree in Counseling Psychology from the University of Kentucky (UK) College of Education and practiced as a psychologist in community mental health settings in Kentucky. She earned her Medical Degree with Distinction from the UK College of Medicine and completed residency training at the University of Utah Triple Board Program. Dr. O’Melia was appointed Assistant Professor in both the Departments of Psychiatry and Pediatrics at the University of Utah and then the University of Cincinnati. In both Utah and Ohio, she served as Medical Director of programs serving children and adults at all levels of care and with a wide range of complex medical and psychiatric comorbidities. Ultimately, she committed her career towards the specialized medical and psychiatric care of patients with eating disorders. Dr. O’Melia joined the medical staff at Eating Recovery Center in 2014 and served as a Medical Director since 2016.
Dr. O’Melia has been listed as one of the “Best Doctors in America” every year since 2007. She has co-authored multiple articles and book chapters on eating disorders and served as a co-investigator for various clinical trials related to psychopharmacology in the treatment of eating disorders and mood disorders. Dr. O’Melia loves spending time with her large family, loves the outdoors of Colorado and enjoys frequent travel.