Weight Loss

Let us help you look the way you want
SF Bay Cosmetic Weight Loss

Do you want to look your best, whether in business or in your personal life? “Yes!” is the resounding answer! The only question is, How?

At SF Bay Cosmetic Dermatology San Ramon we can help you with that stubborn weight loss you just can’t seem to achieve.* Dr. Riopelle is an expert at making you look your best. Dr. Riopelle holds many awards and accolades from the such prestigious academies as the American Society of Cosmetic and Dermatology and Aesthetic Surgery & the International Society of Laser Surgery and the College of Phlebotomy (veins).

His extensive training established Dr. Riopelle as a trusted Cosmetic doctor in the East Bay since 1988. He enjoys being on the staff at San Ramon Regional Medical Center, John Muir Hospital and ValleyCare Medical Center as well. At SF Bay Cosmetic, Dr. Riopelle has successfully treated patients from morbidly obese to those who just can’t seem to lose those last 5 pounds. His patient’s before and after pictures show the success of his intelligent & artistic skill.*

Wouldn’t you like to begin the new year, with a new you? We know you are beautiful on the inside. Let the world see how beautiful you are on the outside. Our patient’s enjoy their new look in those important business meetings and in their more personal moments. With state of the art treatments and renowned facility, we can personalize a treatment that best fits you. Are you trying as hard as you can to lose those few inches? Is your schedule too busy to go to the gym? Dr. Riopelle’s success lets you enjoy the body you deserve.*

Our Programs

Our health care professionals will do an initial overall assessment and help you with the most appropriate weight management level.

Classic Norcal Program
In this program, you are placed on a specific reduced calorie or carbohydrate eating plan of 3 to 5 meals per day. We design your eating plan based on your fat type, which is determined at your initial visit.

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Rapid Fat Burning
It’s a physician-prescribed weight loss program that includes a proprietary formula to give you just the right combination of protein, carbohydrates and fats to cause you to burn primarily fat at a rapid rate.

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Patients eligible for inclusion in the program include: first, adult patients ages 18 and older, male or female, BMI of 27 and above. Second, any adult patient with an elevated body fat percentage.  Third any patient with an elevated abdomen to hip ratio.  Fourth, any patient age 18 or over with BMI 22 or greater who has difficulty losing past their current weight despite an optimal exercise program and dietary program. Fifth, any patient with BMI 19 or greater who has a specific pocket of fat anywhere on the body that just will not resolve despite normal exercise and eating habits.  So as you can see, a great percentage of the adult population is eligible for treatment for Weight Loss.
Patients excluded from the program include the following:  anyone currently pregnant or nursing, anyone with severe liver disease (liver enzymes greater than 5 times normal, cirrhosis, viral hepatitis), anyone with active gallbladder disease, active cancer, renal failure, cardiomyopathy, severe congestive heart failure, recent myocardial infarction, recent diabetic ketoacidosis, recent major weight loss due to acute or chronic disease, or anyone with history of anorexia nervosa or bulimia.
Patients with the following conditions may participate in the program and will in fact gain added benefits from the program regarding their conditions:  hyperlipidemia, dyslipidemia, essential hypertension, controlled hypothyroidism, elevated hs-crp, type 2 diabetes, controlled type 1 diabetes, severe obesity, metabolic syndrome, risk of coronary artery disease due to weight, fatty liver disease with mildly elevated liver enzymes, rheumatoid disease with obesity, obesity with osteoarthritis , obesity with surgery pending, or  any condition (other than those excluded) in which weight loss will improve the condition.
Dietary Protocol
All patients will start a medically supervised liquid weight loss regimen combined with a specific, single vegetable and protein daily meal. Patients will space 4 shakes plus one Vegi-Protein meal approximately three to four hours apart, taking in calories 5 times per day.
Office Visit Follow-Up
A timetable for procedures and starting a program is discussed with the patient and agreed upon. You are seen monthly by your medical provider and may drop in weekly for a weigh in and special MIC or b-12 injection.

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* Disclaimer: Results are not guaranteed and may vary from person to person.