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We understand weight loss surgery is not the right solution for everyone. Our medical weight loss program is designed for those who prefer a non-surgical option and for those who need to lose weight prior to surgery. Our program is designed to assist participants in losing excess weight quickly and safely.

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The program is based on a low glycemic index diet and is intended for short-term use. By following our program guidelines, you will be able to achieve your goal weight by making lifestyle changes. Our goal is for you to have a life that includes healthy eating and exercise. As a bonus, you will likely reduce your risk of medical conditions associated with obesity, such as cardiovascular disease, Type 2 diabetes, pre-diabetes, hypertension and elevated cholesterol.

Is Medical Weight Loss Right for Me?

If your body mass index (BMI) is 30 or higher, you may opt for our proven Medical Weight Loss Program. A BMI of 30 or greater is considered obese.

Program eligibility:

  • Age 18+ upon enrollment
  • BMI of 30+ at time of enrollment

What Is Included in the Medical Weight Loss Program?

Our Medical Weight Loss Program is designed to help you lose weight quickly and safely. It includes:

  • Comprehensive initial evaluation: This evaluation will help us determine your individual diet and exercise goals.
  • Medical testing: This includes an electrocardiogram (EKG), blood work, blood pressure screening, total body composition analysis and a physical exam.
  • Health behavior assessment and diet education: This helps us tailor the program to your specific challenges.
  • Diet: We use a low glycemic index diet.
  • Weekly visits: Our weight loss nurses or nurse practitioners will keep you accountable and support your weight loss efforts.
  • Medication: B12/lipotropic injection and weight loss medications as appropriate.
  • Maintenance: By following our program guidelines, you will be able to maintain your new weight using the tools you’ve acquired. Incorporating healthy eating with regular exercise will help you reach and maintain your desired weight.

How Our Medical Weight Loss Program Works

The diet plan is based on a low glycemic index diet, which means eating foods that do not drastically spike your blood sugar, like vegetables, fruits, whole grains and lean protein. Our medical weight loss program is intended for short-term use. By following our program guidelines, you will be able to maintain your new weight using the tools you’ve acquired. Incorporating healthy eating with regular exercise will help you reach and maintain your desired weight.

Weight management is a difficult process. We encourage you to ask questions and discuss this information with family and friends. Taking this first step is the beginning of a healthier, happier life. We look forward to working with you in this endeavor.

How Much Does the Medical Weight Loss Program Cost?

The first month's fee is $350. This initial evaluation includes:

  • A physical exam
  • Blood pressure screening
  • Health behavior assessment
  • Diet education
  • Total body composition analysis
  • EKG
  • Blood work
  • Weekly visits with urine ketone checks
  • B12/lipotropic injection
  • Monthly weight loss medication, if appropriate

No refunds or credits are given for missed weekly appointments.

After the first month, each month of the program is $150. This includes:

  • Weekly visits with urine ketone checks
  • B12/lipotropic injection
  • Weight check
  • Blood pressure screening
  • Monthly weight loss medication, if appropriate

Prices are subject to change.

Does Insurance Cover this Program?

Insurance carriers vary in their policies regarding claim payment for weight management programs. In general, most insurance companies do not reimburse for commercial weight loss services, supplies and maintenance fees. However, portions of treatment that are considered medically necessary to alleviate a diagnosed medical condition due to body weight may be reimbursable by your insurance carrier. We do not guarantee insurance reimbursement, nor do we file insurance claims. However, we offer Care Credit applications for financing our programs.

Call 864-560-7070 to make an appointment for the Medical Weight Loss Program today.

Learn More

If you would like more information, please call the Spartanburg office at 864-560-7070, the Pelham office at 864-315-3773,or complete this contact form.

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