STEFANIE VAIMAKIS MD FACS FASMBS
Minimally Invasive Surgeon
Robotic Bariatric Surgeon
SPECIALIZING IN THE CARE AND TREATMENT OF:
This is designed to help you make healthy changes in your daily routine. Whatever your current diet is, I will carefully evaluate each client and formulate a personalized plan based on your specific needs. I counsel on much more than solely diet analysis and modification. As a team, we work together to identify certain behaviors in order for you to feel empowered to create new, healthier habits that will improve your overall wellness. So if Weight Loss Counseling is what you’re looking for, schedule a session today.
I am trained in different treatment modalities in treating eating disorders and often work with clients who are receiving treatment in conjunction with Intensive Outpatient (IOP) facilities, and cognitive behavioral therapy. I see patients with anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, compulsive eating, binge eating disorder, Eating Disorder Not Otherwise Specified ("EDNOS"), body dismorphic disorder, orthorexia (not in the DSM IV), night eating syndrome, sleep eating disorder and compulsive exercising.
The primary goal is to provide nutritional support to allow an athlete to stay healthy and injury-free while maximizing the functional and metabolic adaptations to exercise that prepares him or her to better achieve the performance demands of the event. Through proper nutrition and hydration an athlete can improve performance with increased energy, stamina, strength, and decreased recovery time.
The digestive tract is much more than simply a food processing system. The gut plays an important role in the interaction between diet and immunity. A poorly functioning gut can not only be uncomfortable it can also have serious impact on physiological function. In some cases the food we eat can either cause gastrointestinal disorders, or further aggravate a gastro disorder. Either way, simply changing your diet can help a lot! By performing a simple in-office test, we can measure food sensitivities to help identify specific food triggers to help control discomfort.
FOOD ALLERGY MANAGEMENT
I provide food allergy and/or sensitivity management with comprehensive plans that are catered to each individual’s needs. This specialized service puts individuals on the right track to healthy eating and living, understanding not only how to avoid allergens but how to find healthy substitutes. Get in touch today and start taking control of your life with these great tools and techniques.