Bariatric Medicine

Meet our bariatric medicine specialist

Virginia Wray, DO, CNSC, who is board certified in Family Medicine and Obesity Medicine, provides complete medical weight management services for adults and children. She earned her medical degree from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, followed by an internship and Family Practice Residency at Crozer Chester Medical Center and Crozer-Keystone Family Practice in Springfield, Pennsylvania. Dr. Wray completed her fellowship in bariatric medicine and nutrition support from Geisinger Medical Center. She is also a Certified Nutrition Support Clinician. 

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“The good news is all we need is a little bit of progress to start seeing success.” - Virginia Wray, DO, CNSC

Services

Services offered include those pertaining to weight management, including helping patients with:

"I am excited to offer a new service of medical weight management to help patients on their journeys to better health." - Dr. Virginia M. Wray

  • Diet
  • Physical activity
  • Behavioral change
  • Pharmacotherapy (medicine)
  • Medical counseling for bariatric surgery candidates (over age 18)
  • Follow-up medical care for patients who have had bariatric surgery
  • Evaluation and treatment of malnutrition (adults only)

Patients are seen at Mount Nittany Health - Park Avenue, Suite 312, and Mount Nittany Health - Mifflin County. A doctor's order (referral) is needed to make an appointment. For more information, visit mountnittany.org, or call 814.689.3156 to schedule an appointment. 

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News Article

Q&A with Virginia Wray, DO, CNSC, bariatric medicine, Mount Nittany Physician Group

For some, the journey to a healthy weight is a bit more challenging and may require extra help. Individuals struggling to lose weight, with a body type that is medically considered to be significantly overweight, can often benefit from consultation with a bariatric medicine provider. Meet Virginia Wray, DO, CNSC, bariatric medicine, Mount Nittany Physician Group.

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