Premier Health providers answer frequently asked questions about obesity.

What is non-surgical, or medically managed, weight loss?

Dr. Joe Northup discusses non-surgical, or medically managed, weight loss. Click play to watch the video or read the transcript.


Non-surgical weight loss – also known as medically managed weight loss – is a structured plan to lose weight in a healthy way with the guidance of a team of medical professionals. It does not involve weight loss surgery, according to Premier Physician Network (PPN) doctors. 

Premier Weight Loss Solutions offers a Medically Managed Weight Loss Program that teams you with skilled weight loss physicians, dietitians, and other providers to help coordinate your care. 

The ultimate goal of the program is to help you lose weight to maintain long-term wellness. For more information about medically managed weight loss, talk with your doctor.

For more information about artificial sweeteners and your health, talk with your physician.

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Source: Mujeeb Siddiqui, DO, Premier Metabolic and Bariatric Associates; Registered Dietitian Laura Vikmanis, Premier Metabolic and Bariatric Associates; C. Joe Northup, MD, Premier Weight Loss Solutions; Chandan Gupta, MD, Monroe Medical Center