Who We Are
The Center for Weight Management and Wellness (CWMW) was started in response to a frustration because people would come to see me about liposuction or tummy tucks, but really needed to lose weight. I was at a loss, as were they, to tell them how to do this effectively and permanently. The Center today is a culmination of that frustration and my intense research to help people to be successful.
If you’re like most of us, your weight has gradually crept up on you and gotten out of control when you weren’t really looking. Then maybe one day you caught your reflection in a window, or saw yourself in a photo – something different than the usual bathroom mirror we grow to ignore. And you said, “Who is that? That can’t be me!”
You are among friends here. We understand what you’ve been going through. And we know firsthand the agony of fad diets – eating celery, water, juice and all that fat-free low-fat tasteless junk – feeling hungry all the time, wistfully thinking about food. Being worked hard at the gym by a trainer with the best intentions, but ironically making us hungrier.
And then the frustration, after all the progress, to start re-gaining the weight.
It’s ime for a change!
If you’re fed up with trying and failing, let us help put you on the road to true wellness. We can give you the tools you need to succeed in achieving your weight loss goals, and to keep the weight off once you’ve reached your goal.
This Center is amazing!!!!! Very nonjudgmental. Very encouraging. I have never felt ashamed of anything. I started with the Center for Weight Management and Wellness August 25 and I have lost 78POUNDS!!!!!! This is a true victory!!!!! The program is very easy to follow and you never feel hungry or dissatisfied.
It is been my experience that all of your tech missions a very personable and knowledgeable. I enjoy the experience.
So welcoming and non-judgmental. I’m so grateful for the supportive environment, thank you! I feel empowered to succeed, and it’s so great to have coaches who believe in me and help me stay focused (and who help me get back on track when I’ve had a less successful week). I weigh what I did in 6th grade! Amazing.
This has been an amazing experience! I recommend your center to everyone that talks about needing to lose weight. Thank you thank you thank you for being there!!!
At the Center for Weight Management & Wellness, we provide a comprehensive program for those who need help controlling their weight.
By combining FDA-approved medications with a healthy diet and a moderate amount of exercise, we help you achieve your target weight as quickly and safely as possible. Our goal is to improve your overall health and reduce the risk of hypertension, diabetes, cardiovascular disease and other illnesses associated with obesity.
Our program includes 4 distinct steps to help you lose the weight you want and, once you have achieved your goal, to keep the weight off.
One of our physicians will be available for consultation during all steps of the program.
Fad diets don’t work!
The sad truth is that most of the diets to which we have been subjected in the past 50 years don’t work, because they are based on what people thought should be correct science, but which in fact had little, if any relationship to real science and biology at all.
Our program is a true change in the way you look at food. Real food. You eat a combination of foods that are optimized to nourish you. Initially you will be eating to burn fat, so portion size is regulated. And while you are trying to burn fat, any re-introduction of wheat or sugar will sabotage the metabolism and revert you to fat-storing. As you are with us, we teach you the types of foods to look for when you are shopping, when you are eating out, and when you are at a family party or cookout. You will never again have to wonder whether you can or cannot eat something. You will realize sovereignty over your life and thereby be able to CHOOSE to eat or not eat something.
Verne Weisberg, MD, FACS
Dr. Verne Weisberg reads a lot. Every day. About food, nutrition, obesity and anything else that might help his patients become healthier and happier. An expert plastic surgeon practicing in Portland, Maine since 1988, Dr. Weisberg cares most about addressing the causes of overweight. The real problem his patients face, and that led him to open the Center, is most often poor eating habits, coupled with a lack of nutritional knowledge or just the need for a helping hand to provide motivational support.