When you are significantly overweight, losing weight is not as simple as eating less and exercising more.
Obesity can be the result of significant underlying causes, such as genetics, eating and metabolic disorders, and physical disabilities.
As we explore weight loss options with you, our goal is to provide you with the nutritional, psychological and physical resources to help you lose weight and keep it off, and live your healthiest best.
Our weight loss and healthy lifestyle education practice offers a range of services supported by a team of providers with expertise in:
- Metabolic testing
- Nutrition counseling
- Healthy lifestyle coaching (such as stress management, time management, improving sleep patterns)
- Behavioral health support
- Fitness coaching and exercise accountability
- Weight loss pharmacology
- Metabolic and bariatric surgery
Our team works collaboratively with one another—and with you—to set goals and develop a care plan that is best for your health and wellness needs today, and well into the future.
Choose Your Pathway
We offer three pathways for your tailored care plan, based on your personal goals and needs.
1. Healthiest Best Weight Loss Program
This program provides coaching, education and support, focusing on three pillars to help you reach your goals:
- Establishing a whole foods diet that is created just for you
- Changing your lifestyle habits and behaviors to support your long-term health
- Increasing activity, movement and play
Learn more about the Healthiest Best Weight Loss Program
2. Physician Partnered Weight Loss Program
This nonsurgical approach is designed to help you understand your metabolic challenges.
Our endocrinologists apply the best, current research in utilizing weight loss medications to help you achieve your goals.
This six-month program also includes all the components of the Healthiest Best Weight Loss Program.
Learn more about the Physician Partnered Weight Loss Program
3. Bariatric Surgery Program
Our accredited team approach supports you from your very first consultation through surgery, recovery and beyond.
Our surgical options include sleeve gastrectomy, gastric bypass and duodenal switch.
We also offer revisional and conversion surgeries.
Learn more about the Bariatric Surgery Program
For more information
Learn about our program (video)
Meet Dr. John Dockins (video)
Meet Dr. Sonia Hans (video)
We care for our patients as people and see you for who you are. Our goal is to be your greatest listener, health care partner, and advocate as we work together to tailor a pathway to your own personal healthiest best.
EvergreenHealth Weight Loss & Bariatric Care is accredited as a Comprehensive Center with Obesity Medicine Qualifications by the American College of Surgeons and the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program. We are among the first in the nation to achieve a dual center of excellence certification in both bariatric surgery and obesity medicine.