Ozempic is safe. How fake news wants you to believe otherwise.

The medications you’ve been hearing so much about are just shy of miraculous. And that’s not hyperbole. These medications have all of the positives of effective weight loss meds (they help you lose weight!) without the worse possible side effects (heart valve dysfunction with Fen-Phen in the ’90’s or the side effects associated with amphetamines) […]

Weight loss results after 8 months on semaglutide, 4 months on tirzepatide

Semaglutide after 8 months - October 2023 data release

We’re very excited to release our October weight loss data from our weight management program that includes semaglutide (the active ingredient found in Ozempic and Wegovy) and tirzepatide (the active ingredient in Mounjaro). The medications we offer come from a compounding pharmacy which by law, must be a duplicate of these name brand active ingredients […]

Weight management now available for patients in California, Arizona, Hawaii and Florida

weight management program flowchart

We continue to offer surgical and non-surgical services to patients who can eventually come into the office. But weight management patients have the benefit of utilizing our services entirely virtually. And because of the benefits of virtual consultations, baseline lab work at a LabCorp near you and the shipping of medications to your doorstep, we […]

Weight Loss Results after 4 weeks on Semaglutide

weight loss results

  Results of weight loss program The data is in! Based on the results of our weight management program, our patients have lost an average of 7.7 pounds in only 4 weeks on the lowest, introductory dose of semaglutide!   We’ll continue to track all of our patients with surveys and follow up appointments to […]

CoolSculpting is not for weight loss


We recently had a patient asking about CoolSculpting for weight loss. As you’ll see below, CoolSculpting, or non-surgical fat reduction, reduces fat but not weight.   Reasonable expectations with CoolSculpting CoolSculpting freezes stubborn fat in the love handles, thighs, arms, abdomen and pretty much anywhere the suction cup can take hold! When the fat freezes, […]

Why we look at more than just BMI [video]


As more consumers research cosmetic surgery online and watch surgery on social media, there’s one thing they keep hearing. That their plastic surgeon won’t operate on them if their BMI (body mass index) is greater than 30. BMI refers to the “magic number” that takes into account your weight in kilograms and your height in […]