Renowned Physician Dr. Peter Wilbanks Joins TD Tele-Doc Weight Loss, Paving the Way for Enhanced Patient Access in Virginia
RICHMOND, Va., TD Tele-Doc Weight Loss proudly welcomes the esteemed Dr. Peter Wilbanks to its dedicated team, where he will now serve Virginia patients on a full-time basis.
With an impressive medical career spanning over three decades, Dr. Peter Wilbanks has earned widespread recognition and respect as a prominent healthcare practitioner in Virginia. Formerly associated with the Virginia Women’s Center, Dr. Wilbanks has played a pivotal role in aiding hundreds of patients in achieving and sustaining a healthy body weight throughout his extensive career.
The adoption of telemedicine for medical weight management represents a significant stride towards increased patient accessibility to transformative care. This innovative approach has not only been warmly embraced by patients but has also demonstrated substantial clinical efficacy.
Amidst the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic, Dr. Wilbanks harnessed cutting-edge technologies, such as Remote Patient Monitoring, and the advent of novel pharmaceuticals like Semaglutide, recognizing their potential in effectively treating patients for weight loss via remote consultations.
Dr. Wilbanks remarked, “The evolution to telemedicine for medical weight loss opens up access for so many more patients to be helped. It has been extremely well received by patients and has been clinically effective as well.”
The convergence of pandemic-related experiences and technological advancements served as pivotal catalysts in the development of the TD Tele-Doc Weight Loss platform.
TD Tele-Doc Weight Loss, a Privia Health Care Center catering to the entire state of Virginia, has cultivated partnerships with nearly all major insurance providers, including Aetna, Humana, Cigna, Anthem, Optima Health, Tricare, Privia Health, and Medicare, ensuring comprehensive coverage for patients.
The program incorporates a range of FDA-approved medications to address various physiological aspects, including a gentle appetite suppressant to facilitate patients’ transition towards a moderate caloric intake. A team of medical experts works closely with patients, conducting comprehensive assessments to tailor treatment plans to individual needs.
About TD Tele-Doc Weight Loss
The TD Tele-Doc Weight Loss program, affiliated with Privia Health Medical Group, specializes in preventative medicine and weight management through tele-health practices. It is designed to foster lifelong health and well-being. The weight loss program, grounded in research, combines extensive experience, technological advancements, and medically guided lifestyle modifications. Remote Patient Monitoring (RPM) facilitates the delivery of services and tools typically experienced in traditional clinics. One distinct advantage of the Tele-Doc program is the convenience of conducting weekly virtual visits in the privacy of patients’ homes, offices, or personal spaces.