Our medical weight loss program is a fully integrated effort between you, the patient, and our Team of licensed health care professionals. These professionals include a medical doctor and a registered dietitian as well as access to North Jersey Health and Wellness Center where a team of fitness experts provide a full range of exercise and rehabilitative services to help you reach your personal health and fitness goals.
The medical weight loss program consists of an initial evaluation by one of our physicians to assess medical health, review a current list of medications, as well as gain an understanding of current eating habits and lifestyle.
Patients will meet with our insurance specialist to review costs of the program and insurance coverage if applicable. The program coordinator will provide instructions and detailed explanations regarding the necessary tests and blood work that are a vital part of our program.
We require a comprehensive panel of laboratory tests including vitamin and supplement levels, thyroid panel, cholesterol panel and in some cases hormone levels to assess a patient's overall health. We also require body composition testing and metabolic testing to better empower our team to provide a program tailored to your specific needs.
The Registered Dietician will meet with each patient to create an individualized diet plan utilizing information gathered from eating habits and lifestyle as well as body composition and metabolic testing to create a unique program.
Patients will meet with the dietician bi-weekly and with the physician on a monthly basis. Appetite suppressants may be introduced and will be subject to the discretion of the physician.
The goals of the program are:
We offer different therapies in order to optimize your outcomes and achieve your weight- and health-related goals.