Where each patient is treated with the proper care and support based on their own personal needs, preferences, and circumstances.
EXTEND YOUR LIFE
We believe that proper treatment and care can do more to improve a patient’s over-all health than any other aspect of medical care.
Get professional, educational, medical advice in both private consultations and group settings.
KMWL is not a diet program, it’s a multidimensional, scientific approach to weight loss that is tailored to an individuals personal needs and preferences.
MEET OUR STAFF
ELLEN K. STEHOUWERDoctor of Osteopathic Medicine
Dr. Ellen K Stehouwer is a graduate of Michigan State University’s College of Osteopathic Medicine, and completed her residency at Sparrow Hospital in Lansing, Michigan. She was a primary care physician in Port Orchard from 2003 up until opening Kitsap Medical Weight Loss. Her vast experience as a Family Practice physician will assist her in helping patients deal with any complications they bring to the weight loss process.
JIM MANGEOffice Manager
James Mange is the entire office staff, and has been happily married to Dr. Stehouwer for over 32 years. He’s a retired coach, journalist, and massage therapist, and is thrilled to be a beneficiary of the doc’s knowledge.
SUSANNA MOLINAMedical Assistant
Susanna Molina is our Medical Assistant, following Dr. Stehouwer from the old practice to the new. Susanna has been Dr. Stehouwer’s right hand for 10 years, and she has a special talent for painless phlebotomy.
We’re here to help you change your life!
The sooner you get the right support, the sooner you’ll start getting healthy.
Partner with a Board Certified Bariatric physician who approaches obesity as a chronic disease. We use state of the art diagnostics, and a multidimensional approach with therapy including nutritional, metabolic/biochemical, psychological, and behavioral aspects. Because obesity is a chronic disease, KMWL will work with the patients to not just lose the weight, but maintain that loss.