Medical Weight Loss Physician Questions and Answers
The weight loss industry has become overly commercialized and runs amok with celebrity figures that lack medical expertise. As such, rather than jumping on the latest weight loss fad, it could be a much more beneficial decision to seek the services of a medical weight loss physician! If this interests you, you can find such physicians at Metabolic Medical Center in West Ashley! For more information, please Call Us or schedule an Appointment Online! We serve patients from West Ashley SC, Charleston SC, Rantowles SC, and North Charleston SC.
What does a weight loss doctor do?
Weight loss doctors typically supervise or direct medical weight loss programs through various means for individuals who are overweight or suffer from obesity. That said, weight loss doctors generally are surrounded by a team of medical and weight loss professionals to provide as much support as possible to their patients. As such, weight loss doctors craft personalized weight loss programs for their clients, after assessing their general health through tests and observations, identifying the primary cause of their weight gain and any health issues contributing to it, and figuring out how your body will respond best to treatment. As for our board-certified weight loss doctors at Metabolic Medical Center, they focus on helping you lose weight by healing and optimizing your metabolism through diet and exercise routines, supplements, vitamin and mineral boosters, and prescription medication or appetite suppressants. During the program, our weight loss doctors will monitor your progress, encourage you in your achievements, and make any necessary adjustments to the treatment plan.
What is the cost of medical weight loss?
The cost of medical weight loss programs varies widely from location to location and program to program. We are proud to offer reasonable and affordable prices for our weight loss programs at Metabolic Medical Center! We invite you to visit our frequently asked questions (FAQ) page for more information about the cost of our weight loss programs or call us at (843) 548-5081 if you wish to speak with one of our administrative staff.
Is medical weight loss safe?
Since board-certified physicians carefully monitor medical weight loss programs, they are one of the safest ways to lose weight! That said, you should make sure a board-certified physician indeed supervises the medical weight loss program for the safest possible experience. At Metabolic Medical Center in West Ashley, South Carolina, our supervising physician is board-certified in internal and nuclear medicine and has extensive experience in preventative medicine and effective weight loss programs. As such, you can rest assured that you are in safe hands when you come to our clinic for our metabolic medical weight loss programs!
How will the doctor help me lose weight?
Our board-certified doctors at Metabolic Medical Center help you lose weight by optimizing the health of your metabolism! In order to do so, they evaluate the health of your body and metabolism so that they can provide a treatment plan that repairs any issues therein that contribute to weight gain. The treatment plan for our weight loss programs will likely involve some combination or all of the following:
- Comprehensive medical weight loss evaluation with physical exams and lab tests to create a customized metabolic weight loss plan
- Diet plans that avoid processed foods, are low in starchy vegetables and grains, and are high in protein and complex carbohydrates
- Exercise routines
- Vitamin and mineral supplements, according to any deficiencies you possess, such as vitamin B12 injections
- FDA-approved appetite suppressants and prescription medication
- Profast and Nutriplus supplements
- Metabolic repair
- Encouragement, support, advice, and guidance from your medical weight loss team
If you are looking for a well-respected medical weight loss physician in West Ashley, South Carolina, look no further than Metabolic Medical Center! We invite you to schedule an appointment through our website or call us during the hours of 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM on Monday or 8:00 AM to 2:00 PM on Wednesday. You can find our clinic at 1941 Savage Rd, Suite 100F, in Charleston, South Carolina.