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Melinda Gonzalez

Melinda Gonzalez

Physician Assistant

Melinda is a board-certified Physician Assistant (PA) in practice since 2007.

She is a native of the Rio Grande Valley and received her undergraduate degree in San Antonio, Texas at St. Mary’s University. She studied medicine at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas, graduating with a Master’s degree in Physician Assistant Studies in 2007.

She has worked for over 12 years in obesity medicine, bariatric surgery and wellness. Some of her previous experience includes working with some of the top Bariatric surgeons in Houston, Texas whose practice was portrayed on the Discovery Health television show, Big Medicine. She has led many of the top bariatric and weight loss programs in San Antonio through The Methodist Weight Loss Program in San Antonio, Tx. She was also the Clinical Director of the diabetes and wound care clinic in San Antonio, helping patients manage their weight, wounds and health. Melinda’s passion is helping people reach their full potential and make their “comeback.”

Melinda has also co-authored a children’s book, Larvie Learns a Lesson, which emphasizes the importance of a healthy lifestyle including nutrition and exercise.

In her spare time, she enjoys hiking, bargain shopping, yoga and being a dance mom. She loves spending time with her family, husband and two adorable children.



Services we Offer

Weight Loss Program

The Vitality Weight Loss Program is a nonsurgical, medical program individualized to your specific needs and offers a comprehensive nutrition course, personalized meal plans, and behavioral therapy classes – all included!

Nutrition Course

The Vitality Nutrition Course is the only nutrition course in the country jointly written by an internal medicine physician who specializes in weight management and a cardiologist. Learn how to reverse your medical problems though food today.

Psychology of Eating Course

The Vitality Psychology of Eating Course is written and delivered by experts to help you understand WHY we make certain food choices. We help you get to the root of understanding the relationship between our minds and our plate.

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