Medical Weight Loss Programs in Maryland
We approach all patients from an integrative and functional medicine approach to health. Whether it is for weight loss, hormone replacement, or preparation for an aesthetic procedure, we want an optimal outcome that is long lasting.
Our Medical Weight Loss Programs
It turns out if we focus on your health rather than your weight; “weight loss” becomes a good side effect rather than a focus. This results in improved long-term success.
At Atlantis, we firmly believe that “diets” fail the general public and contribute to overweight issues. We believe in OPTIMAL HEALTH at any age and any size. And, firmly believe the Body-Mass Index (BMI) Charts are nearly worthless and do not reflect your overall health. Instead, we focus on your overall functional physiology and health. We believe internal inflammation is the root cause of most disease and premature aging.
Our focus is on decreasing your risk for disease by coming up with a plan WITH you, not for you. In other words, we will not dictate to you what to do, rather we will work with you to identify health issues and find ways to eliminate those issues.
Any and all metabolism improvement programs begin with a health history and an initial health assessment of a full functional metabolic lab panel. We do not treat lab results or numbers. Rather, we look at how you are feeling, what your current lifestyles, likes and dislikes are, and correlate that with your lab results. We come up with a plan to optimize your results. Please Review Dr. Gonzalez’s note titled “Everything is Normal.”
We then look at your specific goals and come up with an individualized plan to allow for long term success. We have specific tools such as the hCG Protocol or meal replacement programs that help individuals improve metabolism safely and rapidly. But these tools are not for everybody and may not apply to you. We have a very high success rate in the most difficult situations.
We do not bill insurance. We support Health Savings Accounts (HSA) and Federal Savings Accounts (FSA). We do write Medical Letters of Necessity you can submit to your insurance company for reimbursement. Many health insurance plans support wellness and weight management programs.