Meet Dr Covington – Charlotte Weight Loss Doctor
Dr Covington is notably one of the best weight loss doctors in the Charlotte, North Carolina and surrounding area. She is the CEO and Medical Director of Abundant Health & Vitality Associates, a physician supervised medical weight loss program that aims to help patients achieve their weight loss goals. She is board certified in internal and obesity medicine.
She completed medical school at The Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University and then completed residency at Atrium Healthcare formerly Carolinas Medical Center.
Dr Covington grew up in Charlotte, North Carolina and knew as a teenager that she would practice medicine in her home town. She chose obesity medicine after realizing that she could cure many adult chronic conditions with weight management and proper nutrition. She provides safe and effective weight loss solutions for patients on the weight loss journey.
“I am Dr Melody Covington, I am a board certified physician licensed and certified in both internal and obesity medicine, and I help medical and corporate professionals who have tried and failed at weight loss lose excess body fat and improve quality and quantity of life”
As many as 50% of medical personnel are overweight or obese; therefore Dr Covington created and owns the trademark for the “first weight loss clinic especially tailored to medical and corporate professionals”.
Having lost 80 lbs herself, Dr. Covington is a Charlotte area weight loss doctor who understands weight gain but the challenges in losing weight and keeping it off.
If you are ready to be your best self, you are in the right place!
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I had my third follow-up appointment with Dr. Covington today and she is great. According to the scales, I am no longer classified as obese. A first for me in many, many years. Dr. Covington takes her time talking about the plan and how to get your weight goal accomplished. Dr. Covington spends the time with me, answering my questions, and figuring out what is the best approach for me. I highly recommend her.
Dr. Covington is a great doctor she is very good at what she does and it’s obvious that she really loves her job. I feel lucky to have her as my doctor.
I moved to Charlotte in Spring 2015, soon after finishing my medical residency program. I was 50 pounds overweight and mentally and physically exhausted. I knew I had to lose weight; especially as a new private practice physician. I started with exercise, jogging regularly. I felt better but I failed to lose weight. My next step was working with a personal trainer. This helped somewhat but my weight loss was very slow. For some reason my body was fighting my attempts for weight loss, as if it wanted desperately for me to stay at the higher weight. To add, I had a major sweet tooth and could not shake my love of sugar and desserts. Six months after starting my exercise routine I made an appointment with Dr. Covington. She partnered with me on a detailed plan that included nutrition, physical activity, and medical therapy.