JumpstartMD is the leading weight loss and wellness practice in the Bay Area. We have transformed the lives of thousands of members through our personalized, science-based weight loss and wellness programs.

The Jumpstart Difference

  • Fresh, real food
  • Comprehensive, personalized approach
  • Private progress meetings and counseling
  • Based on the science of weight loss
  • Founded by Stanford-trained physicians and Diplomates of the American Board of Obesity Medicine
  • HSA, FSA and PPO reimbursement support
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The Results

JumpstartMD participants who completed the program*:

  • Lost 3-4X more weight than those on other programs or apps.1
  • Lost 15% of body weight and 30 pounds in three months.2
  • Regained less than 1 pound after a complete year on the program.3
  • Many participants noticed a reduced effect of weight-related conditions such as diabetes, high cholesterol, hypertension, joint pain and arthritis, heart problems, and depression.*
  1. JumpstartMD outcomes compared to data in Gardner et al, JAMA. 2007;297(9):969-977 and Dansinger et al, JAMA. 2005;293(1):43-53.
  2. JumpstartMD outcomes study presented at American Society of Bariatric Physicians Scientific Symposium 2011.
  3. JumpstartMD outcomes data 2013.

* - Results may vary for individuals.

The 5 M’s Approach

JumpstartMD’s team of medically supervised experts empower our clients with knowledge and personalized support to achieve sustainable healthy lifestyle goals.

Meals

A fresh, real food approach ensures that you learn how to shop, cook, order, and eat well.

Movement

Build a foundation of fitness to sustain weight maintenance and success.

Mindset

Weekly private sessions and online tools help you establish and strengthen lifelong habits.

Medicine

Founded by physicians and based on the latest science so you can lose weight quickly and safely.

Maintenance

Sustained support and focus so you don’t neglect the most challenging aspect of weight loss.

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What People Are Saying

Off to a great start! Didn't know exactly what to expect at my first follow up, thought I would get a little more support/info out of it, but all of my questions were answered and I was given information flyers to review. Still a little early to tell if I'd give this three or five stars, so four it ...
, Jul 18, 2015
Jump Start has changed my life. With the help of the caring, knowledgable and supportive staff I lost over 45 lbs and have kept it off for two years. A special shoutout to the Marin Jump Start staff, especially Alfredo and Nora.
, Aug 13, 2016
The staff is great but the web site is -not-. Try searching for inspiration via a recipe and you can see that the site is not designed as so many other recipe web sites are. Not visual, not able to filter down via ingredients, just scrolling and scrolling and opening each recipe to see if it is appe...
, Jun 24, 2017
I love the staff at Laurel Heights!! Very encouraging, great advice. LOVE THIS PLACE!
, Oct 11, 2016
Great support system!!
, Oct 19, 2016
Professional and informative staff, very friendly. I'm in my second month and it's worth the journey
, May 28, 2017
I really enjoy the staff at JumpStartMD in Walnut Creek, but it needs to be said that Linda is AWESOME!!
, Oct 20, 2016
I am very impressed with JumpstartMD. Maureen and Christy explained everything very well and were supportive. The program guide was easy to understand.
, May 29, 2015
Fighting an extra 40 lbs for the last few years, I decided to finally take control. Through a family member who had success with the program I decided to take the leap. I am so glad I did. Jumpstart has given me just what I needed. I have learned to make healthy choices when planning menus and h...
, Sep 21, 2016
Excellent service! Very knowledgeable and understanding staff!
, Sep 17, 2017
I find the program complete with excellent literature, knowledgable and committed staff, workable and healthy eating plan, and a program that works efficiently. I had a hard time adjusting the first week. The second week things went smoothly and I lost weight. I was very fearful of not losing weig...
, Jun 23, 2015
Great program! The question:can I make the weight loss stick?/
, Oct 11, 2016
Where were you when I needed you years ago. I love this program and it is working for me. Love your councelors too! I would highly recommend you. Jenny Craig keeps calling me back to get on track again but little do they know the train has left the station. You do need to advertise more. I had not ...
, Jun 18, 2016
My experience with the team at JumpstartMD in Greenbrae has been life-changing in the best possible way. My team set me up for success by helping me learn how to shop, cook (with NO time or skill) and stay on track with my goals while simultaneously feeding a picky 8-year-old and a pescatarian partn...
, Jan 11, 2017
Fantastic! Love the program. Love the results! Lou Fannon and the team are great!
, Aug 17, 2016
Walking was difficult because my knee hurts. I wanted to lose weight to take the pressure off my knee. My doctor recommended JumpstartMD. I lost seven pounds the first ten days on this low carb program. I feel full all the time because I eat three small meals and two snacks each day. This progr...
, Jun 22, 2015
I feel very supported and have learned good information about the emotional and mental aspects of healthy eating. I am learning good practices --and yes, new behavior takes practice. The change in behavior leads to a change in the way I think about my health--I am happy to be stepping out in chan...
, Sep 7, 2016
The program works if you stick to it. In my view the outline is too generalized for all bodies rather than customized for the individual.
, Sep 8, 2016
I love this program and I love the results. I also love learning a ketogenic diet. Thank you Burlingame Team
, Jan 10, 2018
I was very impressed with the staff I met on my first visit, everyone was very welcoming!
, Jun 17, 2017
Excellent team of nurses. Friendly, well informed and they take the time with you to explain everything and answer any questions or concerns you might have. A positive environment all around!
, Oct 6, 2016
I am thrilled with JumpstartMD! When I began in November, I weighed 147, had high blood pressure, and was pre-diabetic. The easy-to-follow supportive program helped me drop to 128.... my blood pressure is now perfect, and I am no longer pre-diabetic! I have more energy and feel healthier than I h...
, May 9, 2017
It has been great. The staff is wonderful very personable and caring. The program is working for me and I'am reaping the rewards. Best thing I did for myself. For sure a 5 star from me.
, Jul 10, 2016
Excellent program, albeit pricey. Works well for me since it requires a disciplined approach with weekly visits to Jumpstart for a check-up.
, Sep 26, 2016
Reasons for 4 instead of 5 stars: Lots of turnover in staff. Reduced days open at this location has made it difficult to find appt. time in AM. JS billing to insurance very slow, seeing almost 2-3 month delays.
, Jan 10, 2018
I have only been a member a short time but I have found the staff at Presidio Heights Jumpstart facility to be very professional,courteous, knowledgeable, and very helpful. I look forward to a bright future with the help of these people .
, Jul 20, 2015
I love this program!
, Jan 10, 2018
Great Team!
, Jan 29, 2016
i like the program and both of the offices I've visited have been fine, Piedmont and Pleasanton. My only complaint is I think the website could be much more user-friendly and robust--and daily diary should be available to do onine, instead of paper. For the amount of money that Jumpstart costs, th...
, Sep 28, 2015
Jumpstart MD has a step above other programs because it is a medical based program with medical associates. They do comprehensive lab work with state of the art equipment to help track your progress. The initial consultation is very motivating! The medical assistance are great! They are always...
, Oct 19, 2016

Meet Our Expert Team

With backgrounds in medicine, nutrition, fitness, and counseling, our cross-trained professionals believe that everyone deserves the knowledge to live a healthy life.

Jessica H.

Clinical Manager

Christy H.

Clinician Manager

Joan J.

Health Coach

Lisa V.

Health Coach

Chong T.

Health Coach and Fitness Specialist

Dr. Bourke

Co-Founder, JumpstartMD

Sandy C.

Health Coach

Teresa P.

Adrian K.

Clinician Manager

Arlene S.

Arlene S.

Health Coach

Elizabeth C.

Elizabeth C.

Regional Clinician Manager

Partner with JumpstartMD

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