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Healthcare: Family Medicine

Medical Weight Management

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Why Choose Us?

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Our program consists of a three to six month active weight loss phase and an optional maintenance phase.

  • Covered by most insurance plans
  • Achieve both short and long-term success
  • Purchase of special equipment, supplements, or foods NOT required
  • Receive access to multidisciplinary team of physicians, nutritionists, and behavioral health advisors

This personalized weight loss program will help you conquer calories, control portion size, and adhere to a healthy diet. The program follows a dietary plan based on recommendations by the American Heart Association, National Cholesterol Education Program, and the American Diabetes Association. You’ll gain the knowledge needed to navigate and drive your weight loss journey, building lifetime habits along the way.

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For Patients Interested in Bariatric Surgery

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Our weight loss physicians are key members of Baylor St.  Luke's Weight Loss and Metabolic Center. Whether you are trying to decide between surgery, endoscopic treatment, and non-surgical options, our physicians will provide the tools and information you need to choose the treatment that is best for you. For prospective bariatric surgery patients, the medical care team provides a tailored preoperative weight loss program that satisfies most medical insurance requirements for bariatric surgery.

For patients who have had bariatric surgery, we offer specialized long-term primary care with emphases on post-bariatric nutritional monitoring and management, weight regain prevention and treatment, and optimal care of medical conditions.

To schedule a consultation appointment with our specialists, please call (713) 798-7700 or click the link below.

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The Care Team

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Peter Jian, M.D.

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Family Physician and Medical Weight Loss Specialist
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Yana Finkelshteyn, M.D.

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Family Physician and Medical Weight Loss Specialist
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Luis O. Rustveld, Ph.D, R.D., L.D.

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Licensed Registered Dietician
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Monica M. Alzate, Ph.D., LCSW, MA

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Behavioral Health Specialist
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Sandra J. Gonzalez, Ph.D.

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Behavioral Health Specialist
Baylor Medicine