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Our Medical Staff

The staff of Weight Loss MD is highly trained in the field and are receptive to the needs of each individual patient. Our staff is comprised of board certified doctors, nurse practitioners, medical assistants, and phlebotomists all possessing commensurate degrees and certifications.

John Ouderkirk, MD Medical Director

Earning his Doctorate of Medicine and completing an internship and residency in internal medicine from the Georgetown University School of Medicine in Washington, DC, Dr. Ouderkirk, conducted his fellowship in infectious disease medicine from St. Vincent's Hospital and Medical Center in New York, NY. Prior to medical school, he graduated with honors from the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill, where he majored in psychology.

He is a member of American College of Physicians - American Society of Internal Medicine and the American Medical Association. He is board certified in Internal Medicine, Infectious Diseases, Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine. He maintains active privileges at Piedmont Hospital and is on the medical staff. He maintains privileges at Atlanta Medical Center and is on the medical and teaching staff.

Medical Advisory Panel

To help broaden and deepen scientific understanding as part of our commitment to weight management and anti-aging solutions, we have brought together a panel of leading experts. Our medical Advisory Panel advises WeightLoss MD's leadership team on medical matters and policies including medical consultations, clinical research updates and development of new programs.

Paul Bolger, MD

Paul Bolger, MD is board certified in Emergency Medicine and currently practices in Bettendorf, IA. Dr. Bolger completed medical school at the Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta, GA in 1997. He has done extensive research and training in Weight Loss, Hormone Replacement in Men and will complete a fellowship in Anti-aging Medicine in 2014. In his Anti-aging studies, he has also completed advance training in Botox administration, facial soft tissue augmentation and sclerotherapy.

Scott Shapiro, MD

Scott Shapiro, MD is a board certified Obstetrician and Gynecologist in Charlotte, NC. He attended medical school at Texas Tech University and completed his training in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Emory University Affiliated Hospitals. The most rewarding part of his practice has been seeing the incredible impact preventive medicine has had on the lives of his patients. In 2011, he enrolled in the Preventive Medicine residency program at the University of Kentucky to study this field about which he is so passionate. The rare combination of this training, along with specialization in women's health issues, makes him stand out from most wellness physicians.

Rafael Cruz, MD

Dr. Cruz is a Board Certified Emergency Physician in Jeffersonville, Indiana. He graduated from Wright State School of Medicine, He is licensed to practice medicine in Indiana, Kentucky, Pennsylvania and Nevada. He practices Integrative Medicine which blends the best of traditional and alternative medicine to restore health and function naturally. he has completed advanced training in Bio Identical Hormone Replacement Therapy as well as Semorelin Therapy and Blood Rich Platelet Injection Therapy. He is a founding member of the Academy of Ozone Therapy.