Maria C. La Via, M.D.

Associate Professor

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B.S., Biochemistry, Michigan State University

M.D., Medical University of South Carolina

Residency, Psychiatry, Medical University of South Carolina

Fellowship, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Medical University of South Carolina

Summary Statement:

Dr. La Via is Medical Director and Clinical Administrator of the UNC Center of Excellence for Eating Disorders. She is a board certified adult and child and adolescent psychiatrist. Dr La Via has been treating individuals with eating disorders for over 13 years, during that time she has taken an active role in research as well. Dr. La Via serves as the study physician for several ongoing clinical trials including UCAN: Uniting Couples in the Treatment of Anorexia Nervosa and CBT4BN: a comparison of web-based versus face to face treatment for bulimia nervosa.

Dr La Via is a member of the American Psychiatric Association, the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, and the Academy for Eating Disorders. In 2012, she was acknowledged by The Best Doctors in America® . This distinction includes the nation’s most respected specialists and outstanding primary care physicians, and represents the top 5% of doctors in the U.S.A. with more than 47,000 doctors in over 400 specialties and subspecialties.



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