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According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, over two in three Americans are overweight and of these, half are obese. Being overweight increases your risk for diabetes, heart disease, stroke, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, sleep apnea and other serious medical conditions.

Are you one of the millions of Americans who struggle with their weight? If so, we realize that making the decision to embark on a non-surgical weight loss journey is a personal choice that can impact your life in the most profound ways.  Extra weight is not a character flaw. It’s a complex problem that can impair your health and quality of life.  Embracing lifestyle changes to help you reach and maintain your weight goals doesn’t have to be considered daunting or overwhelming. Through our consultation process, you’ll learn about the latest advancements in the field of physician supervised medical weight loss programs and how they can help you realize your specific weight loss goals.

Catherine G. Drourr, M.D. is a Board Certified Internist, Board Certified Bariatrician with a specialty focus in obesity and adult weight control.  Dr. Drourr is a member of the American Society of Bariatric Physicians (ASBP), with advanced training in the management of overweight and obesity, nutrition and metabolism. As a Bariatric physician, she has pledged to adhere to the strict Bariatric Practice Guidelines developed by the ASBP.  She sees obesity as a major treatable underlying factor in many chronic medical conditions.

Dr. Drourr indiviualizes each patient’s weight loss program based on their unique needs. To determine this, an intial patient assessment is performed including a thorough past medical history, complete physical exam, EKG and all necessary lab work. Treatments include nutritional, behavioral and psychological support as well as medications and supplements to accomplish effective weight loss efforts.

Your body and metabolism are as unique as you are. Start your journey to a healthier body today!