Medical Weight Loss

Virtua Medical Weight Loss

Jump Start Your Weight-Loss Journey

Long-term weight-loss success is all about making healthy lifestyle changes that include healthy eating and an active lifestyle. But sometimes, you need extra help to get started. 

Virtua offers a serious, caring and comprehensive medical weight-loss program that can help you do just that. Our team of supportive and motivational professionals are ready to help you succeed. This team includes: 

  • Physician board-certified in weight-loss medicine
  • Registered dietitians 
  • Behavioral health professionals 

The program features: 

  • Customized diet planning with a physician and dietitian so you get a simple plan that's easy to follow and that fits your needs
  • FDA-approved weight-loss medications and/or nutritionally complete, delicious meal replacements and simple meal plans
  • Weekly onsite, expert-led group meetings where you'll discuss topics that support your weight-loss efforts and long-term success
  • Members-only events

Watch this video to see if medical weight loss is right for you. 

Get Started with an Onsite Orientation Class

All new patients must complete our free onsite class before scheduling an appointment with the physician. Please call 1-888-VIRTUA-3 (1-888-847-8823) for onsite orientation class dates and times.


Virtua's Rohrer Center for HealthFitness
2309 Evesham Road, Suite 101
Voorhees, NJ 08043

Note: If you are a first-time patient, you need to have your lab work completed prior to your appointment. In addition, print and fill out the Medical Weight Loss Screening Application. Please fax it to our office at 856-762-2881 prior to your appointment or bring it with you to your appointment.

Amanda Schoot

“This program changed my approach to food—and life.”

— Amanda Schott

Attend a Free Information Session 

Attend an information session, which is offered twice a week at the Virtua William G. Rohrer Center for HealthFitness in Voorhees

And, watch this video to see if medical weight loss is right for you. 


Resources and Frequently Asked Questions

Meet the medical weight-loss team

Is medical weight loss right for me?

If you are looking to reap the health benefits of losing weight to look and feel your best, Virtua’s medical weight-loss program is designed to lead you to your healthy lifestyle goals. Scientific research shows that many obesity-related conditions (high cholesterol, high blood pressure, diabetes, insulin resistance, obstructive sleep apnea) improve with a modest weight loss of 5 to 7 percent weight loss. 

How do I know if I am eligible to participate in the program?

Every participant’s journey starts with an initial visit with Dr. Levinson. General criteria to qualify for the program include BMI >30 or BMI >27 with an additional obesity related condition (diabetes, high blood pressure, obstructive sleep apnea). Find out your BMI.

How much weight can I expect to lose?

You can expect to lose 1 to 5 lbs a week depending on the program option you choose. Total weight loss results are dependent upon length of enrollment in the program and adherence to diet recommendations. Virtua’s obesity medicine specialist will recommend which program is most suitable for your goals. 

What support will I have during the process?

Weekly on-site group sessions will provide education and support for your transition to a sustainable healthy lifestyle. Private sessions with a registered dietitian to guide healthy eating and behavior change will also be included in your journey. Physician visits are scheduled as needed. After you have reached your health and weight loss goals, you will join our alumni program for ongoing monitoring and support.

Is the program covered by insurance?

Some insurance companies will provide coverage for your physician visits. A copay or deductible may apply depending on your specific plan. We strongly recommend you check with your insurance carrier to discuss your coverage. Once Virtua’s obesity medicine specialist recommends the program path appropriate for you, you will be responsible for the program fee and the cost of your meal replacement products.

Note: Program fee will apply for both medication-only program and meal-replacement program.

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