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.

Portrait of César A. Lara, M.D.

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.

Meet Dr. Lara

Portrait of Connie Reyes, ARNP

Connie Reyes, ARNP

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.

Portrait of Adina Simonetti, ARNP

Adina Simonetti, ARNP

Adina Simonetti is a board-certified Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner.  She earned her Masters degree from NYU as a Nurse Practitioner with a holistic nursing specialization which exposed her to a wide array of healing modalities. She has further training in functional medicine through the Institute for Functional Medicine.  Adina believes we all have the ability to heal by bringing our bodies into balance and is passionate about partnering with her patients to improve health and well-being.   

Our Staff

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.