Meet Our Team
Our medical doctors, practitioners and staff are here to support you with the weight loss help you need to reach your goals.
César A. Lara, M.D.
César A. Lara, M.D. has known since childhood that he was placed on this earth to make a difference in people’s lives. A true healer, Dr. Lara is gifted with an ability to connect with patients on a deeper level and understand the root cause of their problems. With over 30 years of experience providing weight loss help, Dr. Lara is known throughout the country as an expert in weight management, age management, disease prevention, and total wellness.
- Board-certified doctor in Obesity Medicine
- Fellow of the Obesity Medicine Association (OMA)
- Medical Doctorate from the University of IowaCarver College of Medicine
- Advanced Certification in Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy (BHRT)
- Certification in Shamanic Energy Medicine, Four Winds Light Body School
William Maistrellis, M.D.
Dr. Maistrellis is inspired by the significant health improvements he sees in patients who seek his weight loss help to release their excess weight. Dr. Maistrellis received his Medical Doctorate from New York Medical College. He trained in general surgery for six years at the Harvard Surgical Service at Boston City Hospital, and completed a one-year fellowship at St. Thomas Hospital in Nashville, Tennessee. He has been practicing medicine for 45 years.
Connie Reyes A.R.N.P
Connie Reyes is a board-certified Nurse Practitioner. She has been practicing with Dr. Lara for over 25 years. Connie is deeply committed to providing weight loss help that improves her patients’ health and lives. She received her training in Oncology and Critical Care at Morton Plant Hospital, and earned her Masters in Nursing at the University of South Florida. Connie also has an advanced certification in Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy.
Our team is your team. When you join our weight loss programs and visit our weight loss clinics you’ll immediately feel supported by our doctors as well as our entire staff. Every person at our practice cares deeply about our patients. We’re always excited to see you, and to see you reaching your goals.