If you struggle with weight, you are not alone: nearly 70 percent of all Americans are either overweight or obese. You don't have to be one of them!
Dr. Pfiefer understands that weight loss is complicated and the battle to reach and maintain a healthy weight is highly personal: one-size-fits-all diet programs are not the answer. At Hillbrook Family Medicine, our philosophy is to offer the most choices in weight loss in the Augusta area. We focus on each patient as an individual, and work closely to find the right tools for your specific needs. Our non-surgical programs include four key components: medical, nutrition, behavior/lifestyle and fitness
Proper weight is one of the most important factors in overall health. We offer a variety of ways to safely achieve your weight loss objectives and help you create habits slowly over time to maintain healthy weight. If you have any questions about weight loss and how we can help, do not hesitate to contact us with any questions you may have. New weight loss patients can call 706-364-8501 to schedule an appointment with the weight loss counselor.
Maintaining a proper weight is one of the most important factors in overall health and to get you started on your journey, we start with a thorough evaluation. This comprehensive evaluation includes a complete medical history, physical examination, and additional clinical studies. Following your evaluation, we will design a customized treatment approach—based on your specific needs, which may include:
- Prescription medications*
- B-12 lipotropic shots
- Fat/carb blocker
- Individualized diet prescription
- Behavioral coaching
- Referral to a dietitian
- Exercise recommendations
- Acupuncture as an option for emotional or stress overeaters
As an alternative for those who cannot take the prescription appetite suppressant due to medical contraindications, we have an equally effective natural weight loss program using It Works! supplements. These natural supplements contain no stimulants, they are safe and can also be used as a maintenance program.
Although we would like for our patients to have a healthy diet, we realize that they may not always make healthy food choices. We provide tools to counteract bad food choices so you won’t feel deprived or hungry. Our program allows you to feel happy and satisfied while losing significant amounts of weight safely and effectively.
We do not incorporate products or regimens that are questionable, not FDA approved or that have not been shown to be effective. We are pleased to partner with a local, top results gym for patients who need an exercise program or require further nutritional guidance.
New weight loss patients: $115
Each new weight loss patient will receive a prescription appetite suppressant, Fat Fighters with Carb Inhibitors and a monthly B-12 injection.
Return weight loss patients: $65
Return weight loss patients will receive a prescription appetite suppressant and a monthly B-12 injection. Fat Fighters with Carb Inhibitors are optional and can be purchased in office for $30 or online for $23
Before you begin your weight loss regimen, you must fill out a weight loss registration and history form, appetite suppressant consent, et cetera. Hillbrook Family Medicine is the premier place to begin your physician-assisted weight loss program. See the difference a physician-directed weight loss program can make in achieving your weight loss goals. Living longer and enjoying life is our goal! Call 706-364-8501 to set up a consultation and get back to feeling and looking great. Our patients live primarily in Evans, North Augusta, Aiken and Augusta, Georgia, but we do have some patients who travel an hour or more to utilize our program.
* Prescription appetite supressants are not recommended for all pages due to possible medical complications. Dr. Pfiefer will review this information with all new patients and make suggestions following an initial evaluation.