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Medical Weight Loss

Primary Care Practice specializing in Men's & Women's Health, Aesthetic Medicine, and Acupuncture in Port Jefferson, NY
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Medical Weight Loss services offered in Port Jefferson, NY

Eliminating excess body weight is vital to maximizing your health and reducing the risk of disease. At KK NP in Adult Health in Port Jefferson, New York, nurse practitioner Kevin Johnston, AGPC-NP, and the team offer medical weight loss to ensure you achieve your goal weight. Call the office to begin your journey, or use the online booking feature today.

Medical Weight Loss Q&A

What is medical weight loss?

Medical weight loss at KK NP in Adult Health uses research-backed, effective methods to help you move toward a target body weight. The skilled team is highly trained with years of experience. They use the latest advances in procedures and technologies to ensure you meet body weight goals and maintain a healthy weight long term.

What are the advantages of medical weight loss programs?

The benefits of choosing medical weight loss at KK NP in Adult Health include:

  • Easier weight loss
  • Highly effective, long-lasting outcomes
  • Improved athletic performance
  • Reductions in body fat
  • Improved body contours
  • More muscle definition
  • More energy
  • Reduced risk of diseases
  • Improvements in disease management 

A specialist tailors each weight loss plan to your individualized needs, lifestyle, health goals, and food preferences.

Which medical weight loss plan is best for me?

To determine which medical weight loss plan is best suited for you, the skilled KK NP in Adult Health experts weigh you, evaluate your body mass index (BMI), and check your blood pressure and other vital signs. They complete a physical exam and discuss your lifestyle habits, current diet and exercise patterns, food preferences, medical history, medications, and more. 

You might undergo heart-function testing, blood tests, or additional diagnostic tests before your provider finalizes a treatment plan. 

What should I expect during my medical weight loss journey?

Medical weight loss at KK NP in Adult Health may consist of:

  • Custom meal plans
  • Exercise programs
  • Dietary supplements
  • Weight loss medications
  • Health coaching
  • Nutrition education
  • Behavior-change therapy
  • Hormone replacement therapy
  • Disease management
  • Acupuncture sessions

You may lose 2-5 pounds weekly, at least initially, when following your medically supervised weight loss plan. If you need care from a specialist, KK NP in Adult Health offers referrals. 

Your provider follows up with you regularly to ensure success and keep you accountable. They change your treatment plan whenever necessary to ensure long-lasting results.

Call the KK NP in Adult Health office at any time with concerns or questions throughout your weight loss journey.

The team also offers body contouring services should you want to, for example, tighten areas of loose skin after weight loss.

Book an appointment at KK NP in Adult Health by phone or request one online today to begin a medical weight loss program.