Dr. Sara Trigero, MD, Internist | Obesity Medicine
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Dr. Sara Trigero, MD

Internist | Obesity Medicine

6490 S McCarran Blvd Bldg. A #3 Reno NV, 89509

About

Dr. Sara Trigero is an internist practicing in Reno, NV. Dr. Trigero specializes in the medical treatment of adults. Internists can act as a primary physician or a consultant to a primary physician. They manage both common and rare diseases. Dr. Trigero provides comprehensive care and care coordination with other medical experts. Internists establish long-term relationships with their patients and incorporate disease prevention and mental health care into their practice.  Dr. Trigero is also trained in obesity medicine to address excess weight and weight related conditions in her medical practice incorporating lifestyle counseling and consultation for treatments for weight management such as medications or referrals for procedures to manage excess weight.

Education and Training

Virginia Commonwealth MD 2011

University of Virginia B.S. Biochemistry 2006

Board Certification

American Board of Internal Medicine

American Board of Obesity Medicine

Provider Details

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Dr. Sara Trigero, MD's Expert Contributions
  • Weight Management

    When should you consider using a medication to help with weight?  This depends on the person.  Certain individuals experience complications from excess weight at different degrees of weight gain.  Managing weight is something that we all have to work on lifelong.  For some the degree of effort...

  • What helps with chronic sinusitis?

    My favorite treatment for chronic sinusitis in the absence of other allergy symptoms is nasal steroids such as fluticasone. Oral antihistamines like allegra or zyrtec can also be helpful to reduce symptoms. Some patients may benefit from additional prescription medications as well. Some patients who struggle to get enough relief from oral medications and nasal steroids may benefit from an allergy referral. READ MORE

  • Can a sinus infection go away on its own?

    The majority of sinus infections are caused by viruses. So the answer is yes, a sinus infection can resolve on its own as your body addresses the viral infection. We do not have many treatments directed at viruses, so therapy is usually to help alleviate bothersome symptoms while your body takes care of the actual infection. Sometimes sinus infections can be caused by bacteria or other pathogens that may need some assistance to resolve with treatment like antibiotics. We are typically concerned about a sinus infection that may require treatment when someone has had symptoms without improvement for longer than 7-10 days or has a high fever or has some underlying health issues that make them more susceptible to infections. READ MORE

Areas of expertise and specialization

Obesity

Faculty Titles & Positions

  • Assistant Professor University of Nevada Reno 2015 - Present
  • Clinical Instructor University of Colorado Denver 2014 - 2015
  • Deputy Chief of Staff VA Sierra Nevada Health System 2022 - 2024
  • Chief of Ambulatory Care VA Sierra Nevada Health System 2019 - 2022
  • Deputy Chief Ambulatory Care VA Sierra Nevada Health System 2016 - 2019

Awards

  • Alpha Omega Alpha 2011 Virginia Commonwealth University 

Professional Memberships

  • Washoe County Medical Society  
  • American College of Physicians  
  • Obesity Medical Association  

Dr. Sara Trigero, MD's Practice location

Achieve Health NV PLLC

6490 S McCarran Blvd Bldg. A #3 -
Reno, NV 89509
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New patients: 775-346-6596
https://www.achievehealthnv.com/

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