Edward P. Tyson, M.D.

Dr. Tyson has specialized in the treatment of eating disorders for over 30 years. He wrote the chapter on medical complications in Treatment of Eating Disorders: Bridging the Research-Practice Gap, is a co-author of the Medical Care Standards Guide for the Academy for Eating Disorders (AED) and of the chapter “What Doctors, Dietitians, and Nutritionists Need to Know” in Trauma-Informed Approaches to Eating Disorders. Teaching and advocating about eating disorders is a passion of his, and he frequently presents at eating disorder professional meetings, to universities, and to the public. He helped develop legislation for the Texas legislature and was also asked to give the briefing on eating disorder legislation to both the U.S. House of Representatives and the Senate in 2016. He loves teaching medical, nursing, and undergraduate and graduate students at his private practice in Houston, The Medical Center for Eating Disorders.