Dr. G's Weight Loss & Wellness Continues to Expand Its U.S. Footprint
International Market Remains Strong; Company Launches New Physician's Model To Gain Bigger Market Share
DAVIE, Fla. (April 04, 2014) - Dr. G's Franchising Companies, LLC, the parent company of Dr. G's Weight Loss & Wellness, a physician-supervised weight loss and wellness program, has announced the opening of six new clinics in the U.S. increasing its existing portfolio in the country to 27.
The new clinics are located in Arizona, Florida, Kentucky, New York and North Carolina and are all part of a robust expansion plan. Since the company started selling franchises in 2010, Dr.G's Weight Loss & Wellness has grown rapidly, establishing a presence in eight U.S. states and more than 27 territories.
"Dr. G's Weight Loss & Wellness program was developed to give patients the tools to help them lead healthier and more joyous lives," said Charlotte Russell, Chief Executive Officer, Dr. G's Franchising Companies. "We are committed to actively growing our presence throughout the U.S. and abroad, while helping improve an even-larger number of people's lives."
Unlike most weight loss programs where one size fits all, Dr. G's Weight Loss & Wellness program is tailored to fit clients' individual needs, taking into account their blood work, EKG, metabolic rate, body composition and behavioral history and lifestyle aspirations.
Founded by Dr. Charles Goldsmith in 1994, individualized weight loss programs may incorporate a combination of FDA-approved medication, proprietary herbal supplements, custom meal plans, nutritional products and detailed exercise programs to help clients lose weight and keep it off. The program has helped over 125,000 patients lose more than one million pounds.
Dr. G's Franchising Companies also continues to expand the Dr. G's Weight Loss & Wellness brand internationally with the recent launch of its first clinic in Mexico City.
Seven clinics are now open across six countries. Clinics in Panama and Bosques de las Lomas in western Mexico City are preparing their grand openings.
As part of its global expansion strategy, the company recently rolled out its Physician's Model, which allows medical practitioners to add Dr. G's Weight Loss & Wellness to their existing practice for a lower cost than the traditional model. In the new model, physicians pay a low franchise fee, which includes training, as well as a monthly fee for corporate support services.
"We are confident this new model is going to help us gain a bigger share of the national and international markets," added Russell. "We see great potential in it as it addresses the demands and needs of a different type of franchisee -one who is already established and successful, but is looking for an additional revenue stream. As we enter the second quarter, we look forward to bringing business success to many more physicians and a real weight solution to many more patients."
For more information on Dr. G's Weight Loss & Wellness, or for franchise ownership information, please call (800) DRG-8424 or visit www.drgsweightloss.com.
About Dr. G's Weight Loss & Wellness
Dr. G's Weight Loss & Wellness program was founded by Dr. Charles Goldsmith in 1994. Over the past 20 years, he has helped over 125,000 patients lose more than one million pounds through his specialized weight loss program. The Dr. G's program is a physician-supervised medical weight loss plan that uses its proprietary software and a full medical evaluation including blood work, EKG, metabolic rate, body composition, behavioral history and lifestyle aspirations to create customized plans for safe and effective weight loss. Plans may incorporate a combination of FDA-approved medication, herbal supplements, a custom meal plan, nutritional products and detailed exercise programs to help clients lose weight and keep it off. Dr. G's Weight Loss & Wellness clinics are open in Florida, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Kentucky and Arizona; and internationally in Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Honduras, Guatemala, Mexico and Panama. For more information on Dr. G's Weight Loss & Wellness, or for franchise ownership information, please call (800) DRG-8424 or visit www.drgsweightloss.com.
About Dr. G's Franchising Companies, LLC
Dr. G's Franchising Companies, LLC spearheads the global franchise growth and operations for Dr. G's Weight Loss & Wellness, the fastest growing weight loss franchise in the nation. Led by venerable industry veterans David Lopez and Charlotte Russell, the South Florida-based company launched franchising in August 2010 and has 116 clinics open or under development in nine countries, including the United States, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Honduras, Guatemala, Mexico and Panama.The corporate staff at Dr. G's Franchising Companies, LLC is a well-diversified group of medical and business professionals with decades of experience in the health care, weight loss and franchise industries. The company has developed a business model that is replicable worldwide. Its streamlined franchise program provides turn-key support for owners from site acquisition, construction and design, the grand opening, and business oversight and operations. For more information or for franchise ownership information, please call (800) DRG-8242 or visit www.DrGsFranchise.com.
SOURCE Dr. G's Franchising Companies, LLC
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