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About Us

Our mission is to help improve your health through an integrated long-term approach including increased physical activity, dietary changes, lifestyle counseling and medical weight loss strategies.

Synergy Fitness & Wellness

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Dr. Cherise Dyal

Dr. Cherise Dyal’s goal at Synergy Fitness and Wellness is to assist people with medical fitness and weight loss by adopting lifestyle changes incorporating safe and properly performed structured exercise, increased daily physical activity, effective nutrition, healthy habits, stress reduction, and weight management to improve health and decrease risk of illness and disease.Join us… and let us help you become the BEST version of you!

In addition to being Board Certified in Obesity Medicine, Dr. Cherise Dyal is also a board-certified orthopedic surgeon specializing in the musculoskeletal system. Her unique qualifications include:

College: Harvard University, BA in Biology and Psychology and Social Relations
Medical School: Yale University School of Medicine
Residency: Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center – New York Orthopedic Hospital
Fellowship: Hospital for Special Surgery
Certificate of Professional Achievement in Nutrition from Columbia University
Orthopedic Surgeon in practice since 1995
Advanced Orthopedic Associates

Click here to learn more about Dr. Dyal’s unique dual practices of Orthopedics and Obesity Medicine.


  • NJ Top Docs
  • America’s Top Orthopedists
  • Recognized in Castle Connolly Guide: How to Find the Best Doctors in the New York Metro Area
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society, Yale Chapter
  • Honor Society, Columbia University Chapter
  • Chilton Community Health Award


  • Board Certified in Orthopedic Surgery by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery
  • Board Certified in Obesity Medicine by the American Board of Obesity Medicine
  • Wellness in Clinical Practice Certification – National Wellness Institute


  • Fellow in the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
  • American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society
  • Arthroscopy Association of North America
  • Obesity Medicine Association

Physician Member in

  • American College of Sports Medicine
  • American College of Lifestyle Medicine
  • National Wellness Institute
  • Medical Fitness Association
  • Exercise is Medicine
  • American Fitness Professionals & Associates