Weight-loss medical practice changes its name

11/29/2016

GOSHEN, Ind. – Goshen Physicians Team:Bariatrics is changing its name to Goshen Physicians Center for Weight Reduction. The name change is designed to reflect all of the services in which the practice offers and will go into effect at the end of this month. The practice has always offered medically managed weight loss, in addition to bariatric surgery to the community.

“We are excited to rebrand our practice to be more inclusive of everything we are able to do for our patients,” stated Denise Murphy, MD, FACS, medical director at Goshen Physicians Center for Weight Reduction. “We use the best tools that medicine offers to create a tailored program for each individual patient.”

Goshen Physicians Center for Weight Reduction supports patients with a team of weight loss experts, including surgeons, physicians, nurse practitioners and nutritionists. They also have personal trainers who work with patients one-on-one at our dedicated fitness center. The multidisciplinary program improves patient outcomes and long-term success. The center offers medical management along with preoperative and postoperative care designed specifically for obese patients. The goal is to use a multidisciplinary team of experts all working together with the patient.

In the United States, around 15.5 million people suffer from severe obesity, according to the National Institutes of Health, and the numbers continue to increase. Obesity increases the risks of morbidity and mortality because of the diseases and conditions that are commonly associated with it, such as type II diabetes, hypertension, and cardiovascular disease, among other health risks.

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