Medical weight loss in Derry, New Hampshire

Losing weight on your own can be difficult and frustrating. At Parkland Medical Center, our team is here to help. Our comprehensive Medical Weight Loss Program provides overweight individuals with a structured and medically supervised option to lose weight through nutrition and exercise. To learn more about our Medical Weight Loss Program, please call (603) 421-2264.

The Medical Weight Loss program is an addition to our existing surgical weight loss program at Parkland Medical Center. We provide medical weight loss as an adjunct to our surgical program. Our program team members are committed to delivering safe, quality care for our patients.

To accompany patients on their journey, our program offers nurse practitioners, registered dietitians, and physical therapists who are specially trained in medical weight loss.

Guiding you through your weight loss journey – Michelle Saunders, APRN

Michelle has over 10 years of nursing experience with the last 5 years as an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) in medical weight loss and internal medicine. She has knowledge and expertise in clinical nutrition, holistic & integrative health wellness. She has experience in prescribing weight loss medications to assist with diet and appetite control. Michelle’s passion is keeping patients healthy, well and providing a path to lifelong, sustainable wellness.

She is a board certified Nurse Practitioner though the American Nurses Credentialing Center (AANC), member of the Obesity Medicine Association (OMA) and American Holistic Nurses Association (AHNA).

Comprehensive weight loss support

When you choose Parkland Medical Center as your weight loss partner, you gain a team of medical professionals and a variety of resources to help you successfully lose weight. Our comprehensive weight loss support services include:

  • Evaluation with our Nurse Practitioner: Our Nurse Practitioners at Parkland Medical Center will determine if you are medically cleared to participate in our program. They will offer medications, and/or nutrition counseling to help support you in your journey.
  • Nutrition services: Our registered dietitians at Parkland Medical Center provide ongoing nutritional support by developing a personalized nutrition plan that is right for you.
  • Exercise: At Parkland Medical Center, we offer assistance from our physical therapists who can provide you with an exercise plan to help you reach your weight loss goals.

Weight loss surgery

Our program also offers bariatric surgery as an option for weight loss. Your first step in determining whether bariatric surgery is right for you by watching our free weight loss surgery seminar online.

Medical weight loss program location and admissions

Our program is located at Parkland Medical Center, 1 Parkland Drive, Derry, New Hampshire.

If you are interested in medical weight loss, please have your primary care provider send us a referral. You will then meet with our Nurse Practitioner who will determine if medical weight loss will work for you.

Phone number: (603) 421-2264
Fax number: (603) 421-2175