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

Dr. Bourke is amazing! He has transformed my life. I have been a client of jumpstartmd since 2012 when I lost my first 45 pounds through the program. Despite my loss of weight, my energy levels stayed very low and after many tests, I found out my thyroid levels were off. An endocrinologist wouldn't...
, Mar 20, 2017
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
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
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
I really enjoy the staff at JumpStartMD in Walnut Creek, but it needs to be said that Linda is AWESOME!!
, Oct 20, 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'm so glad I joined the program at JumpstartMD Los Gatos. As a result of their guidance not only am I down by more than 40 pounds I've also cut my diabetes medication in half and am on track to be off meds within the next year.
, Mar 30, 2017
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
Only eating plan that allowed me to lose 30 lbs.without knocking myself out exercising or feeling deprived or hungry. Very effective.
, Jul 12, 2017
Wonderful program. Results are slow and steady.
, Aug 13, 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
Great support system!!
, Oct 19, 2016
This planeorksif you work it. I gave seensom
, Sep 20, 2016
I am enjoying the program so far. I have seen results and have found the program relatively easy to follow. Friendly staff!
, Jul 11, 2016
It's working! It's working without diet aids. I have tried every program available in past 35 years. Shopping list is provided. I finally can manage accountability, situations and be prepared. I do not have cravings or any desire to cheat. I put off trying Jump Start for over a year because I did n...
, Sep 15, 2016
Great people, very efficient, very supportive and knowledgable!
, May 20, 2017
First appointment was great, learned quite a bit about body mass, water and what not to eat. My follow up appointment was also on time and informative.
, Jun 29, 2015
I love the staff at Laurel Heights!! Very encouraging, great advice. LOVE THIS PLACE!
, Oct 11, 2016
Fantastic! Love the program. Love the results! Lou Fannon and the team are great!
, Aug 17, 2016
It would be very helpful if your on line scheduling communicated with Outlook so when we scheduled an appointment we could put it on our calendar automatically
, Dec 7, 2016
I love the personal support that I've received from everyone in the Greenbrae office! I lost my precious little dog four weeks ago and have really been challenged. Knowing I have the understanding support has made such a difference to me! Thank you
, Aug 26, 2017
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
Professional and informative staff, very friendly. I'm in my second month and it's worth the journey
, May 28, 2017
I was very impressed with the staff I met on my first visit, everyone was very welcoming!
, Jun 17, 2017
LOVE LOVE LOVE THIS OFFICE! I just came back and it is as professional and friendly as it was when I first started in 2015.
, Mar 2, 2017
I truly enjoy talking to Lisa. She's a great balance of doing it right and well and making it fun. The lovely gentlemen who works the front desk is VERY good. Sincere, big heart and just perfect for customer service. And he's efficient. Acknowledges people straight away. Seems to remember us. He's j...
, Oct 26, 2016
Great program! The question:can I make the weight loss stick?/
, Oct 11, 2016
Wonderfully effective program. Very supportive staff.
, Sep 24, 2016
The best team ever! I have been so motivated to stay on track. Thank You, team! Lisa Roman
, Nov 18, 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

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

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