“Doctor, what do you do for your personal wellness?”  That’s what Jack Der-Sarkissian, MD, adult weight-management expert, wishes that patients would ask their physicians.

“A physician who practices a healthy lifestyle is more successful in getting their patients to adopt healthy living,” said Dr. Der-Sarkissian in “10 Questions Doctors Wish Their Patients Would Ask,” an article that appeared in U.S. News and World Report.

“A patient should be able to ask their physician about how he or she practices wellness, and a physician should be honest and open to the discussion,” added Dr. Der-Sarkissian, who was interviewed by health and wellness reporter Amir Kahn.

Want to know what the other nine questions are?  Check them out!