Metabolism & Weight Management Center
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Evidence-based, Compassionate Care for Medically Treating Obesity and Related Metabolic Disorders
The Metabolism & Weight Management Center at Hoag is determined to help patients understand and manage the chronic nature of obesity. Obesity is linked to over 200 medical diseases, from cardiovascular disease and cancer to depression. The center is intended for adults 21 and older with a:
- BMI greater than 27 with co-morbidity
- BMI greater than 30
The good news is that improving weight leads to improvement in almost every body function. Our center provides a multidisciplinary and personalized approach to help patients lose and maintain weight loss through combination therapy, including lifestyle changes, exercise, nutrition, education, medication and sometimes surgery.
Comprehensive Clinical, Educational and Support Services
Our center offers:
- Physician supervised medical weight management through combination therapy
- Dietitian services
- Monitoring, motivation and support
- Bariatric surgery counseling and management of weight regain
- Referrals to:
Our Multidisciplinary Team
We work seamlessly together to provide you with the best support. Our comprehensive team includes:
- Endocrinologists (MD)
- Pharmacists (PharmD, BC-ADM)
- Physician assistants (PA)
- Registered nurses (RN)
- Registered dietitians (RD)
- Certified diabetes care and education specialists (CDCES)
- Health and wellness coordinator
- Research coordinator
We also work in collaboration with other Hoag entities, including the Mary & Dick Allen Diabetes Center, Digestive Health Institute, Women’s Health Institute, and the Jeffrey M. Carlton Heart & Vascular Institute.
Referral Information and Appointment Scheduling
Clinical care services at the Metabolism & Weight Management Center require a physician referral. Referring physicians are continually updated on patient progress and future care plans. To learn more or to schedule an appointment, please call 949-764-8170.
We offer services at two convenient locations in Newport Beach and Irvine.
Hoag Health Center Newport Beach
520 Superior Avenue, Suite 150
Newport Beach, CA 92663
Hoag Health Center Irvine – Woodbridge
4870 Barranca Parkway, Suite 110
Irvine, CA 92604