Oak Street Health

Weight Care Near Me

Create a successful weight management plan with the help of a dedicated primary care physician (PCP). Medical professionals at Oak Street Health are available to help patients achieve their wellness goals. Schedule an appointment with a PCP near you to explore weight-loss plans that work for you.

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How can your primary care physician help you manage your weight?

Weight management should be unique to every individual’s personal health needs and goals. Working with the same doctor over time can help you receive the proper attention to safely lose, gain, or maintain weight. Your physician can provide you with a treatment plan that may include safe weight-loss medication to help you achieve and maintain optimal results for peak wellness both during and after losing weight.

Our approach isn’t one-size-fits-all. We spend more time with our patients than other primary care physicians would to ensure you get the care you need.

Our patient relations managers help guide you through the insurance process and ensure you get the most out of your insurance benefits.

Call us with questions for your doctor, to arrange prescription refills or to book your next appointment.

Common questions

  • What hospitals do you work with?

    We work with any area hospitals that accept your insurance.

  • What if I’m not sure I want to change doctors right now?

    You're welcome to visit before you decide if Oak Street Health is right for you. Call (888) 812-1183 to learn more.

  • Who can become an Oak Street Health patient?

    Our doctors specialize caring for anyone with Medicare, including Original Medicare Part B, select Medicare Advantage plans, Medicare Supplement or Medigap plans and Medicare-Medicaid Plans.

  • How do I or a family member become an Oak Street Health patient?

    Call (888) 812-1183 to find a Medicare doctor near you and learn more about becoming a patient at Oak Street Health. You can also stop by your nearest center or fill out a become a patient form, and we'll be in touch.

  • What insurance does Oak Street Health accept?

    We accept all forms of Medicare, including Original Medicare Part B, select Medicare Advantage plans, Medicare Supplement or Medigap plans and Medicare-Medicaid Plans. Call us at (888) 812-1183 to see if we accept your specific insurance.

What role does your primary care provider have in your weight plan?

Having support from a properly trained Primary Care Provider (PCP) is key to help ensure that your plan is both safe and effective. This support may include a recommended diet, an exercise schedule, and prescription weight-loss medication. A PCP may also refer you to a nutritionist or physical therapist, a weight loss support group, or even to a surgical weight clinic. They may also need to check your heart, lungs and kidneys to make sure you can withstand strenuous exercise. Your provider will be able to answer any questions you have about your weight, monitor your progress, and help create plan adjustments when necessary.

How to talk to your primary care doctor about weight management and wellness

Conversations around weight can be difficult, but remember that your PCP is there to support your overall wellness. If you’re considering embarking on a weight-loss regimen, schedule an appointment to consult with your PCP to discuss your current diet, level of exercise, and to share your weight goals. Your doctor will be able to address the areas of your lifestyle that can be changed for more successful weight management. Additional programs and resources can be recommended to help you track your progress.

How to find a primary care physician at Oak Street Health

We’ll help you find the right PCP to help you keep track of your health before urgent medical issues occur. Schedule an appointment with one of our providers and receive the best preventive care at Oak Street Health. Knowing you have a good PCP will save time, money, and stress. With our help, you can connect with the right PCP before emergencies or other serious health issues arise.

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