Weight Loss Specialist

Emile Shenouda, MD

Primary Care Physician & Pediatrician located in South Gate, Lawndale, and Mission Hills, CA

If you find it difficult to lose excess weight or are tired of trying ineffective diets, Emile Shenouda, MD and staff can help. At his primary care practice in South Gate, Mission Hills and Lawndale, California, Dr. Shenouda and staff offer medically supervised weight-loss programs that help you lose extra pounds safely and consistently. Maintaining a healthy weight is an important part of a happy, healthy life, and Dr. Shenouda is committed to help you achieve your weight-loss goals. Learn more about available weight-loss programs by calling the office or scheduling an appointment online.

Weight Loss Q & A

What is a medically supervised weight-loss program?

Under the guidance of Dr. Shenouda, you can learn the most effective way to lose weight and keep it from coming back. He uses information he collects from your medical history, age, and current diet and exercise plan to create a customized program just for you.

Dr. Shenouda can recommend what steps you need to take better control of your weight and help you maintain a healthy weight moving forward.

Why do I need a weight-loss program?

It’s best to schedule an initial consultation with Dr. Shenouda for a full health evaluation. If he determines you are overweight or struggling to keep off pounds due to an existing medical condition, Dr. Shenouda may recommend specific changes to your lifestyle and diet to help you achieve optimal health.

Maintaining a healthy weight also prevents against serious diseases and conditions, including:

  • Diabetes
  • Stroke
  • Heart disease
  • Osteoarthritis
  • High blood pressure

Not only can you prevent chronic health problems by losing weight, you can also boost your energy levels and self-confidence, ensuring overall good physical and mental health.

What’s involved in a weight-loss program?

Initially, Dr. Shenouda may recommend incorporating more exercise into your day to get you moving and keep you active. While taking into consideration your current medical conditions and capabilities, he may recommend exercise programs. Low-impact exercises, such as walking or swimming, may be an ideal starting place to get your heart pumping.

Dr. Shenouda also reviews what you eat and may recommend a special type of diet, such as a low-fat or low-calorie diet, to help you shed excess weight. He may suggest a list of fresh vegetables, fruits, and other whole foods you should add to your meals to help burn fat and ensure your body is getting what it needs to perform optimally.

Throughout your customized treatment plan, Dr. Shenouda continues to monitor your weight and overall health. He helps you add new goals to your program to accommodate your specific weight-loss needs and goals.

How long does a weight-loss program take?

Because Dr. Shenouda addresses your specific needs in a weight-loss treatment plan, there is no set timeline for weight loss. You can take your program at your own pace, or one that Dr. Shenouda recommends, and follow his suggestions for successful weight loss.

Get your weight back on track now. Schedule a consultation online or by phone and learn more about Dr. Shenouda’s weight-loss programs.