Dr Melody Covington is the owner of Abundant Health & Vitality Associates, the first and only clinic in the world especially tailored to medical and corporate
professionals. The clinic is located in South Park Charlotte, North Carolina. She is board certified in Internal and Obesity Medicine and specializes in personalized
and high quality medical weight management. Other services that Dr Covington provides are: body composition, pre and post bariatric surgery medical weight
management, meal replacement, FDA approved weight loss medication, and food sensitivity testing. Dr Covington frequently provides education for her patients,
medical providers through CME workshops, and the local Charlotte community.
A BARIATRICIAN (Bariatric – Root word Baro, meaning heavy or large) is a doctor who specializes in the science and treatment of obesity and
obesity related chronic diseases. Bariatricians use safe and effective weight loss methods and provide long term continuity for bariatric surgery
Bariatrician is not the same as a bariatric surgeon. Bariatric surgeons are doctors who specialize in surgical treatments for weight reduction such as
gastric bypass surgery, sleeve gastectomy, and vertical sleeve gastrectomy.