Dr. Dafina Allen - MD

Dr. Dafina Allen


Dafina Wise Allen, MD is a board-certified family medicine and obesity physician and founder and owner of Wise Weight Management Obesity Medicine Practice.  She received a Bachelor of Science in Food Science and Human Nutrition at the University of Florida. She attended Wayne State University Medical School, then completed her Family Medicine residency at Advocate Illinois Masonic Family Medicine Residency, where she served as chief resident.  She has a love for prevention, which is how she became interested in weight loss.  She obtained her obesity board certification from the American Board of Obesity Medicine. By studying and focusing on the medical management of obesity, she’s been successful with empowering patients with weight loss plans they can maintain long term! She is an active member of the American Academy of Family Physicians, Obesity Medicine Association, and the  Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. She loves educating patients, fellow physicians, or anyone that wants to learn more about how to manage their weight. Dafina loves all things exercising (spinning, running and fitness classes are her favorite)! She is also an avid reader and loves traveling with her husband, 7-year-old daughter, and 5-year-old son.