Weight Management

To schedule an appointment call (203) 573-9512.

Phil Guertin 8S6A3057Alliance Medical Group’s Comprehensive Weight Management Program takes a personalized approach to help you meet your health and weight goals. Our team includes a nutritionist with more than two decades of experience and a surgeon trained in the latest laparoscopic and robotic technology.

Our services include:

  • Medical Nutrition Therapy with a registered dietitian is available to patients with a variety of medical conditions such as diabetes, chronic kidney disease, hypertension, high cholesterol, as well as for those who are looking to lose weight. Medical nutrition therapy includes:
  • A thorough review of your medical and nutritional history
  • Full nutritional assessment
  • Personalized treatment plan and nutritional counseling
  • A Medical Weight Loss option that includes: evaluation and treatment by an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN), and weight loss through medication or Optifast®. Optifast® is a patient-focused, medically-supervised weight management program designed for patients with a BMI above 35. This program utilizes a full or partial meal replacement plan that transitions to self-prepared meals and involves comprehensive patient education and support.
  • Surgical Weight Loss, or bariatric, surgery. You may be a candidate for bariatric surgery if you:
    • Are at least 18 years of age
    • Have a BMI of 40 of higher
    • Have a BMI of 35 or higher with a health-related condition such as type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, sleep apnea and high cholesterol

Our Comprehensive Weight Management Program offers you greater individual attention and services that work around your schedule.

Our Team

Juan Diego Holguin, MD
Kendall Dyer, RDN, CD-N