A physician-led weight management and direct primary care clinic in the Kansas City area. 

You can make the change!
And We'll make the difference.

Weight gain is a complex medical condition —

We have medical solutions.

For many of us, losing weight isn’t as simple as getting a gym membership and going on a diet. Not only are we strongly influenced by psychological, economic, and sociological factors outside our control, but we’re also subject to the complicated biological makeup of our own bodies.

When it comes to losing weight, your metabolism, insulin levels, vitamins and amino acid levels, and many more factors all play a huge role in your success. At GFM, we arm you with the medical understanding, tools, and guidance that can help you progress forward in your weight loss quickly and effectively.

GFM Weight Management:

You deserve loving support every step of the way.

You are not alone:

Dr. Tess knows what you’re going through.

For decades, Dr. Tess has been building relationships with Kansas City residents through her Board Certified family medical practice. Now, she brings her primary care experience to patients like you for a smarter approach to weight loss and weight management.

Dr. Tess Garcia - GFM Weight Management

The GFM weight management approach.

Introducing our 8-month, no diet medical weight management program.

Not a restrictive diet

You’ll never leave the table hungry with our low-carb, healthy-fat approach that really works.

100% Safe

We’ll regularly check your ketone and blood sugar levels, ensure you get the vitamins and amino acids you need, and assess your overall health.

Not a band-aid solution

You’ll learn how to prepare real, healthy food on a budget so that you can feel great long-term.


You’ll get regular, quality face tie with Dr. Tess, who has decades of experience giving patients the attention they need to succeed.

Your new support system

We’ve been there, too, and we know what you’re going through. We’ll take the time to get to know YOU, understand your triggers, and build a customized strategy for your health.

Learn more about our program now.

Read Our Blog:

Treating the whole patient with Dr. Tess

Our Story

GFM Weight Management is the brainchild of Dr. Theresa (Tess) Garcia, a Family Physician who has practiced in Eastern Jackson County, Missouri for 20 years. All

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The Basal Metabolic Rate

In my last blog on calories, I described now calorie-restricted diets do not work.  Basically, the advice to Eat Less and Move More is a

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