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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:

  • One-on-one nutrition counseling
  • Lifestyle guidance
  • Mindful eating techniques
  • Exercise plans

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From pre-admission and pre-operative screenings to post-operative care, treatment and support, our team is there for you each step of the way.

Meal Replacements

We use Optifast products for our meal replacement program.  Optifast is a medically supervised weight management program and includes a physician-recommended full or partial meal replacement program. 

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 757-312-3000 today.

Other Weight Loss Options

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

Patient Care Team

Melissa Mounie, L.P.N.Melissa Mounie, Chesapeake Surgical Specialists

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.


Kathy Foreman, RN, APN-BC, CBNKathy Foreman, Bariatric Surgery & Weight Management Nurse Practioner

Kathy Foreman is a board-certified nurse practitioner with over 19 years’ experience. She is our bariatric surgery and weight management nurse practitioner, working with patients to build customized medical weight loss plans.