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Excess Weight Specialist

Board-Certified Obesity Medicine Specialists in Summerlin and Henderson, Las Vegas and Southwest Reno, Reno, NV

Excess Weight
Excess Weight services offered in Summerlin and Henderson, Las Vegas and Southwest Reno, Reno, NV

Over 42% of the United States population is classified as obese. At Premier Physicians Weight Loss and Wellness, with locations in Las Vegas and Reno, Nevada, skilled obesity medicine experts like Dana Trippi, DO, Jonathan Tyler, PA-C, Erin Morledge, APRN, Sara Jordan, APRN, Ariana Mancilla, APRN, Michael Mariano, APRN, Katie Visman, DNP, and the rest of the team offer medically supervised weight loss programs that include exercise counseling, nutrition counseling, and lifestyle modifications. To schedule a consultation for obesity, call the office nearest you, or request an appointment online today. 

What is obesity?

Obesity is when your body weight exceeds what is considered healthy for your height and frame size. A body mass index (BMI) of 30 or greater is obese and increases your risk of health problems. 

What are the risk factors for obesity?

Anyone can become obese, but some common risk factors include:

  • Lack of physical activity
  • Poor dietary habits
  • Ongoing stress 
  • Family history of obesity
  • Mental health conditions

Fortunately, obesity is treatable with the right weight loss plan and tools in place. The team at Premier Physicians Weight Loss and Wellness are board-certified obesity providers and extensively trained in their field.

What are the benefits of weight loss for obese patients?

If you’re obese, you can may find following benefits by choosing medical weight loss at Premier Physicians Weight Loss and Wellness:

  • More energy
  • Lower blood pressure
  • Reduced blood cholesterol
  • Lower risk of chronic diseases
  • Improvements in overall health and wellness
  • Reduced hunger
  • Better hormone balance
  • Disease management
  • Highly effective, long-lasting results
  • Low risk of nutrient deficiencies
  • Mood improvements
  • Mental health improvements
  • Improved self-confidence 

The Premier Physicians Weight Loss and Wellness team personalizes each obesity treatment plan to give you the best possible outcome.

What should I expect during medical weight loss for obesity?

When you come in for a medical weight loss consultation, your Premier Physicians Weight Loss and Wellness provider weighs you, assesses your BMI and body composition (percent body fat), and checks your vital signs. 

Then, they complete a physical exam or may order blood tests to detect possible disease risk factors, nutrient deficiencies, or hormone imbalances. 

Your weight loss plan may include:

  • Exercise prescriptions
  • Weight loss medications
  • Dietary supplements
  • Customized meal plans
  • Chronic disease management
  • Nutrition and health education
  • Life coaching
  • Behavior modification counseling
  • Weight loss surgery screening

If you’re a candidate for weight loss surgery, the Premier Physicians Weight Loss and Wellness team cares for you before and after surgery to help you succeed with a low risk of complications.

Plan to meet with your weight loss provider weekly or as needed to ensure your stay healthy while moving toward your goal weight. At Premier Physicians Weight Loss and Wellness, they offer in-person meetings and telemedicine services.

How much weight can I lose?

When participating in a medical weight loss program at Premier Physicians Weight Loss and Wellness, you may initially lose 1-5 pounds per week*. Your provider does what they can to help you achieve your goal weight and maintain it for a lifetime.

If you’re struggling with obesity, call the Premier Physicians Weight Loss and Wellness office nearest you in Las Vegas or Reno, Nevada, or request an appointment online today.

*Individual results may vary

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