From Our Editors
What services does your business offer and what makes your business stand out from the competition?
A comprehensive individualized weight loss program with Dr. Shapiro, a dietitian and psychologist. Dr. Shapiro is the author of the Picture Perfect Weight Loss series of books and is internationally acclaimed for his breakthrough, comprehensive weight control method that looks at the whole person.
What was the inspiration to start or run this business?
I worked with Dr. Linn and Dr. Blackburn from Harvard in the 80's and was one of the 1st physicians to use a liquid protein diet to help patients lose significant weight, the precursor of the present day protein shakes and bars. Then added dietitians and psychologists for permanent weight loss.
What do you love most about your job?
Helping patients lose more weight than ever before with a program including dietitians, psychologists and exercise trainers for fast, permanent weight loss. Writing the Picture Perfect Weight Loss books for those who can't come to my office for personal attention. Working with the NYPD and FDNY.
What is the best reaction you've ever gotten from a customer?
A patient once wrote "You're the greatest. I shall be forever grateful for everything you have done for me". Also, the total happiness from those patients who have lost close to 100 pounds and have kept if off. Patient referrals from successful patients.