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Our Team


Dr. Cynthia Gulick, DO, an obesity medicine board-certified physician, has been developing this program since 2009. In 2019, she was joined by Dr. Leasa Lowy, MD, an expert in nutrition and exercise, and Michele Bergmann, ANP, who specializes in pre-operation and post-operation care for bariatric surgery. Our full team is made of specially-trained obesity-medicine providers and health educators to bring you the best in whole health and weight management. Together, our medical providers form a partnership with patients based on knowledge, support, and accountability.



  • Cynthia Gulick, DO
  • Leasa Lowy, MD
  • Michele Bergmann, ANP
  • Hugh Gapay, PA-C
  • Molly Strattan, CNM, FNP
  • Renee Beninger, CNM, FNP 
  • Jayme Armstrong, Life and Wellness Coach


Support Staff

    • Colly Perkins, Patient Coordinator
    • Alana Carter, Medical Assistant & Scribe
    • Alex Edgell, Medical Assistant & Scribe
    • Claire Alvarenga, Medical Assistant & Scribe
    • Julie Stark, Medical Assistant & Scribe
    • Mack Raschko, Medical Assistant & Scribe
    • Katie Salazar, Receptionist
    • LeeAnn Johnston, Store Manager