GW Primary Care Medical Weight Loss Program

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Weight loss success can be challenging for most people. In the United States 36.5 percent of adults are obese and 32.5 percent are overweight. The GW Primary Care Medical Weight Loss Program, located in Bethesda, is a physician led program that can help you achieve and maintain healthy weight loss. Through innovative methods and a multifaceted approach our clients achieve sustained success.

Comprehensive medical assessments are done by our Medical Director Dr. Bridgette Provost. Dr. Provost will review complete medical history, recommend testing which may include traditional and specialty labs that assess a patient’s nutrigenomic profile. The results of these tests are used to individually tailor successful plans for our clients. Dr. Provost will determine treatments with medical weight loss medication and may also add supplements and peptides to treatment plans.


Medications Include:

What is Semaglutide?
Semaglutide belongs to a class of medications known as glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1) receptor agonists. It mimics the GLP-1 hormone that is released in the gastrointestinal tract in response to eating. One role of GLP-1 is to prompt the body to produce more insulin, which reduces blood glucose (sugar). GLP-1 in higher amounts also interacts with the parts of the brain that reduce appetite and signal a feeling of fullness.

Semaglutide can come in the form of weekly injections or daily pills.

Medication Schedule:

Semaglutide

Ozempic/Wegovy Injectable:
0.25mg Weeks 1-3
0.5mg Weeks 4-6
1.5mg Weeks 7-9
2.0mg Weeks 10-12
Maintenance
Rybelsus:
3mg Weeks 1-4
7mg Weeks 5-12
Maintenance

What is Tirjepatide?
Tirjepatide is a first-in-class medicine that activates both the GLP-1 and GIP receptors, which leads to improved blood sugar control and weight loss

Tirjepatide comes in the form of weekly injections.

Medication Schedule:

Tirjepatide (Mounjaro and Zepbound)

.25mg Weeks 1-3
.5mg Weeks 4-7
.75mg Weeks 8-10
1.0mg Weeks 10-12
Maintenance dose 

Pricing

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PRODUCT

NUMBER OF DOSES IN A PACKAGE

SUGGESTED PATIENT RETAIL PRICE

Mounjaro

4 per pen

$1,479.18 per pen

Ozempic

4 per pen

$1,353.51 per pen

Vitamin B12 Injection

injection

$15.96 per injection


Meet Dr. Provost

Bridgette Provost

Dr. Bridgette C. Provost is a highly accomplished physician with a diverse background in multiple medical specialties, focusing on integrative medicine and holistic care. She is dedicated to providing comprehensive health care and addressing health disparities. Driven by a passion for improving health outcomes, she excels in her clinical practice and healthcare consulting.

Dr. Provost completed her undergraduate studies in Molecular Biology and Biochemistry at Wesleyan University and earned a Master of Public Health degree with a specialization in Health Policy and Administration from Yale University, School of Public Health. She also holds a Doctorate of Medicine from the Florida State University College of Medicine and has completed fellowships in Aesthetic Medicine and Metabolic and Nutrition Medicine at the American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine. These specialized fellowships give her advanced expertise in aesthetic procedures, hormone therapy, and obesity medicine.

Throughout her career, Dr. Provost has held positions in renowned health care organizations, serving in key positions to best serve her patients. She has held positions at Liv Health, focusing on integrative and obesity medicine; and at Vault Health, where she specialized in men's health and hormone therapy and contributed to the expansion of health care services. Dr. Provost has also provided telemedicine services and practiced internal medicine as a physician at Vituity. She also served as the Medical Director at the Maryland Bariatric and Weight Loss Center, where she developed programs to improve patient outcomes and worked closely with bariatric surgeons.

Recognizing the need for comprehensive healthcare, Dr. Provost founded her own healthcare consulting company, where she offers expertise in public health, population health, and addressing health disparities. She specializes in non-surgical bariatric medicine, hormone therapy, and aesthetic medicine.

Dr. Provost's dedication to patient care is evident through her role as the lead physician at GW Primary Care, where she established a new practice location and implemented functional medicine consulting programs. She has also been a co-director of a weight loss program, providing individual assessments and group lectures. 

Additionally, Dr. Provost has actively contributed to medical research and academia. She has worked as a clinical research coordinator and sub-investigator at renowned institutions such as Orlando Health and MD Anderson Cancer Center. Her research interests include quality improvement, patient care, and public health, resulting in abstracts, manuscripts, and presentations at national conferences.

Dr. Provost is affiliated with several professional organizations, including the American Board of Physician Specialties, the Alliance of Independent Academic Medical Centers, the American Association of Physician Leadership, the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS), the North American Menopausal Society, and The Obesity Society.