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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

The staff at JumpstartMD help me stay motivated. They are very encouraging and offer real life solutions to improve my dietary habits. For example, my lifestyle is such that I eat out and travel extensively. They helped me continue to loose ~ one pound a week while traveling out of the country wit...
,14 Aug 2016
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 ...
,18 Jul 2015
diet works Not sure if the shots are placebo or real like the little pills like the little boxes in the little book.
,20 Sep 2016
At start of my second week. The program so far appears professional, soumd, and producing early results. I continue to 'digest' the food rules and recommendatios for optimal weight loss. A lot to learn And adjust living to, all at once while cooking for others with different needs. So sorry that t...
,14 Oct 2015
I thought being on medication I would lose weight faster. But, I'm not hungry and I'm eating things I've never eaten. And lots of foods too. So hopefully I'll keep losing weight I don't have any friends interested in weight loss at this time
,13 Aug 2016
This is my third week and I'm finally feeling a little less tired, cranky and hungry. I only lost .6 lb, and , although I know in my head that I lost almost 8 lbs the first week, and that's a good loss for 2 weeks, I still feel a little disappointed. However, I'm in it for the long haul and I'll c...
,16 Jun 2015
I just started with Jumpstart MD, My initial appoint and my first follow up appt. so far the staff has been excellent! Very professional, do not feel rushed through my appointments.
,06 Jul 2015
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.
,29 Jun 2015
I am very impressed with JumpstartMD. Maureen and Christy explained everything very well and were supportive. The program guide was easy to understand.
,29 May 2015
Great to be back. Love the team and the encouragement they provide. I travel a lot for work so this will be a slow process and they give great advice each week.
,14 Aug 2016
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...
,23 Jun 2015
I have only been on jumpstart program since last week but I'm pleased with my first weeks results. I have mobility issues due to MS and was having great difficulty in losing more weight and find that this is a healthy program to follow thus far. The staff is very friendly and very thorough. What I w...
,28 Jan 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.
,08 Sep 2016
Fantastic! Love the program. Love the results! Lou Fannon and the team are great!
,17 Aug 2016
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...
,21 Sep 2016
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...
,07 Sep 2016
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.
,13 Aug 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 ...
,18 Jun 2016
Wonderful program. Results are slow and steady.
,13 Aug 2016
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 .
,20 Jul 2015
All staff I have encountered have been exceptionally friendly and service-oriented making me feel welcome and comfortable. They are always on time. The visits are efficient yet thorough and helpful.
,11 Sep 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...
,28 Sep 2015
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...
,15 Sep 2016
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.
,10 Jul 2016
Wonderfully effective program. Very supportive staff.
,24 Sep 2016
One week in and I am very, very impressed. My doctor recommended I join. He is already a member. He was referred by a doctor he is treating (as a patient) and has lost 30+ pounds already. That was enough to send me right to your door. Staff was amazing during intake session and at end of the f...
,12 Feb 2016
Great Team!
,29 Jan 2016
Wonderful personal care and encouragement....also informative...especially the clinical scientific aspect.
,21 Jan 2016
The therapists and administrative assistants are always friendly and helpful. I especially enjoy working with Liz. She's real- very down-to-earth, understands my struggles, doesn't patronize me, and gives me good advice. The program itself is very doable and easy to follow. If you're a numbers per...
,14 Aug 2016
I am enjoying the program so far. I have seen results and have found the program relatively easy to follow. Friendly staff!
,11 Jul 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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