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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

Wonderful program. Results are slow and steady.
, Aug 13, 2016
I am very happy with my progress in this program. I feel I have great support, in particular from Kathleen and Leslie. I am very impressed.
, Aug 15, 2016
Excellent service! Very knowledgeable and understanding staff!
, Sep 17, 2017
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 have been on the program for about a month now and so far I have lost about 18.5 lbs....which I never would have been able to do on my own. I like that making healthier choices for myself is also becoming more of a habit rather than a chore at the beginning. Every time I go in for my weekly check-...
, Jun 25, 2016
I love the staff at Laurel Heights!! Very encouraging, great advice. LOVE THIS PLACE!
, Oct 11, 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
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
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
Program is great. Administrative issues and website need some help.
, Nov 1, 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...
, Oct 14, 2015
Wonderfully effective program. Very supportive staff.
, Sep 24, 2016
I really enjoy the staff at JumpStartMD in Walnut Creek, but it needs to be said that Linda is AWESOME!!
, Oct 20, 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
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
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
This is the most effective weigh loss plan and the staff is wonderful and supportive..
, Jan 10, 2017
I like the focus on long term health and wellness. Great coaches. Insightful medical reports. Positive and supportive atmosphere. I also like the videos. More recipes and list of resources for cookbooks etc. thanks!
, Aug 21, 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
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
Fantastic! Love the program. Love the results! Lou Fannon and the team are great!
, Aug 17, 2016
A program that you'll see results! JumpstartMD gives you the support that you need to achieve your goals. This isn't a temporary weight loss program, it's a lifestyle change for the better.
, Oct 28, 2016
Great Team!
, Jan 29, 2016
This planeorksif you work it. I gave seensom
, Sep 20, 2016
Program has been outstanding. Support from staff has been instrumental in producing great results.
, Sep 24, 2016
I joined Jumpstart about 5 to 6 weeks ago at the suggestion of my doctor. I am totally committed to the program and have had reasonably good results. The staff has always been very nice and easy to work with. However, one of the stipulations for me when I signed up was the flexibility and support d...
, Aug 21, 2015
So far so good. with only 2 weeks in I have had great support and exceptional communication with Nora, from the Greenbrae office. The program is pretty easy to follow and incorporate into my every day life, which is key to my success. Hands down five star rating!!
, Sep 9, 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...
, Sep 15, 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...
, Aug 14, 2016
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

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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