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Medical Weight Loss

Customized Plans for You

Our knowledgeable, obesity medicine board-certified, weight management physician and skilled team work with patients who do not require, or do not desire, surgery to meet their weight loss goals.  Patients in this program may take medication or use our meal replacement program to help reach their weight loss goals coupled with nutrition counseling and an exercise plan. The program includes:

  • Appointments with our obesity board-certified physician, Dr. M. Jawad Miran
  • One-on-one nutrition counseling
  • Lifestyle guidance
  • Mindful eating techniques
  • Exercise plans

Educational classes

My Healthy Weigh is an eight-week nutrition, fitness and behavior change program taught by one of our registered dietitians and an exercise specialists. The next session starts on Wednesday, September 14. Click here for registration information and to learn more about the class.

Meal Replacements

We use Optifast products for our meal replacement program.  Optifast is a medically supervised weight management program that usually lasts 26 weeks and includes a physician-recommended full or partial meal replacement program. Click here to learn more.

Is this for you?

Non-surgical medical weight loss is an option for anyone seeking to improve their health. To learn more about your options or to make an appointment, call 757-312-6777 today.

Patient Care Team

M. Jawad Miran, D.O.

Dr. M. Jawad Miran is board-certified in multiple specialties including obesity medicine, internal medicine and sleep medicine. He received his medical degree from the New York Institute of Technology at New York College of OsteopathicMedicine in Old Westbury, N.Y., and completed a residency in internal medicine at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in Piscataway, N.J. He also completed a sleep medicine fellowship at the New Jersey Neuroscience Institute at JFK Medical Center in Edison, N.J. He has worked as hospitalist and sleep medicine specialist in addition to holding a faculty position as assistant professor of medicine in the Department of Internal Medicine at Drexel University College of Medicine at Saint Peter’s University Hospital in New Brunswick, N.J.

At Chesapeake Regional Healthcare, Miran will work with patients who suffer from sleep disorders in the Sleep Centers and with the comprehensive Weight Management Program as the medical weight loss physician. In addition to his other board certifications, he completed courses at Harvard University in Boston, Mass., and Columbia University in New York City, to obtain his certification as an American Board of Obesity
Medicine (ABOM) Diplomate.

Melissa Mounie

Our bariatric and metabolic program coordinator, Melissa Mounie, L.P.N., guides patients every step of the way through medical weight loss and the bariatric surgery process, ensuring the highest quality care.