Specializing in Non-Surgical Weight Loss

At Baylor College of Medicine, we offer a comprehensive, personalized non-surgical weight loss program from a team of expert weight loss doctors, nutritionists and behavioral health advisors. Our evidence-based program includes diet plans, weight loss medications, behavioral support, and physical activity counseling. The clinic’s program was designed to maximize your success by to addressing each factor impacting your weight.

Our team is here to help you stay on track. You’ll learn about the gradual changes that make the biggest difference in your weight and overall healthYou will look better, feel better, and have more energy. You will also benefit from improvements to many weight-related conditions, such as high cholesterol, high blood pressure, diabetes, knee pain, back pain, sleep apnea, and fatty liver. For more information or to make an appointment, call (713) 798-7700 or click the link below.

Why Choose Us?

Our program consists of a three to six month active weight loss phase and an optional maintenance phase.

  • Covered by most insurance plans
  • Achieve both short and long-term success
  • Purchase of special equipment, supplements, or foods NOT required
  • Receive access to multidisciplinary team of physicians, nutritionists, and behavioral health advisors

This personalized weight loss program will help you conquer calories, control portion size, and adhere to a healthy diet. The program follows a dietary plan based on recommendations by the American Heart Association, National Cholesterol Education Program, and the American Diabetes Association. You’ll gain the knowledge needed to navigate and drive your weight loss journey, building lifetime habits along the way.

For more information check out our FAQ.

For Patients Interested in Bariatric Surgery

Our weight loss physicians, Peter Jian, M.D. and Yana Finkelshteyn, M.D., are key members of Baylor College of Medicine’s Weight Loss and Metabolic Center. Whether you are trying to decide between surgery, endoscopic treatment, and non-surgical options, our physicians will provide the tools and information you need to choose the treatment that is best for you. For prospective bariatric surgery patients, the medical care team provides a tailored preoperative weight loss program that satisfies most medical insurance requirements for bariatric surgery.

For patients who have had bariatric surgery, we offer specialized long-term primary care with emphases on post-bariatric nutritional monitoring and management, weight regain prevention and treatment, and optimal care of medical conditions.

To schedule a consultation appointment with Dr. Peter Jian or Dr. Yana Finkelshteyn, please call (713) 798-7700 or click the link below.

Peter Jian, M.D.

Assistant Professor 
Family and Community Medicine

Luis O. Rustveld, Ph.D, R.D., L.D.

Assistant Professor 
Family and Community Medicine Research Programs

Monica M. Alzate, Ph.D., LCSW, MA

Assistant Professor 
Family and Community Medicine Research Programs

Sandra J. Gonzalez, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor 
Family and Community Medicine Research Programs

Yana Finkelshteyn, M.D.

Assistant Professor
FCM-Clinical Private Practice