Dr. Jahraus is known for his decades of specialization in the medical management of patients with eating disorders. A board-certified physician for over 40 years, he is a recognized expert on medical complications of eating disorders. Dr. Jahraus graduated from Washington University Medical School in St. Louis, Missouri with a background in family medicine. He co-authored a chapter on eating disorders in Textbook of Psychosomatic Medicine and The Treatment of Eating Disorders: A Clinical Handbook. He testified at a United States Congressional Briefing on the need for health insurance coverage for eating disorder treatment. He received the prestigious Ellis Island Medal of Honor, and was named a Top Doctor of 2013 by U.S. News and World Report.