A Medical Weight Management Clinic

Using a multidisciplinary team approach, under the supervision of obesity medicine physicians, we empower patients by givning them effective tools to manage their weight in order to lead healthier, happier, and more productive lives.

Obesity is Complex

Patients may be eligible for this program if they have:

  • Body Mass Index (BMI) over 30 or over 27 with a weight-related condition
  • Prediabetes or Metabolic Syndrome
  • Binge Eating Disorder
  • Pre or Post Bariatric Surgery
  • Preparation for Joint Replacement Surgery

Individualized Lifestyle Interventions

Our 6 month Weigh Different Program offers:

  • Intial consultation
  • Monthly MD visits and weekly coaching
  • Detailed nutrition and activity plans
  • Stress management and counseling
  • Group sessions
  • Medication management
  • Body composition monitoring

Ongoing maintenance also available

Our Team

Dr. Julie Gilbert, MD received her degree from the University of Texas Medical School Houston and completed a residency program in family practice in Kentucky.  She has enjoyed a busy practice in family medicine in the Salem area for more than 20 years.  Because of her passion for primary prevention, in 2014 she became board certified in obesity medicine.  She has assembled a team of dedicated professionals to assist patients in pursuing their health and weight goals.  Dr. Gilbert is a member of TOS, OMA, and OAC.

Heidi Abreu-Pacheco, MD, ABOM Diplomate

Barbara Hoover, MD, ABOM Diplomate

Denise Basilan, MD, ABOM Diplomate

Stephanie Husk, LCSW

Rachelle Mathios, Certified Lifestyle and Wellness Coach



1265 Waller St SE, Salem OR 97302