Meet Cheri and Team

About Cheri Stoka, RDN, CD

Losing weight and keeping it off isn’t something you have to do alone. With the expertise of Cheri Stoka, RDN, CD, and her specially-trained team at Weighless MD and Wellness, you can feel confident you’re learning ways to manage your weight, for good.

As a former professional soccer player and lifelong athlete, Cheri understands how important exercise and nutrition are to perform optimally and feeling your best. But often times, you must look beyond exercise and nutrition and dig deeper into other aspects of health. Sometimes healthy eating and exercising more can’t resolve certain health conditions and imbalances in the body.

Cheri has 2 boys that keep her and her husband, Max very busy.  The demands of work and family can be difficult at times, but Cheri has managed to balance her health and diet through focus, priority and passion. She has a genuine desire to help others.

Cheri is a member of several Integrative and functional nutrition groups along with the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, American Weight Management Practice Group, and Wisconsin Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Her other area of expertise is Gut health.  “The gut is the foundation to a healthy body.” She has had extensive training in this area and is a certified LEAP Therapist, food sensitivity expert.

Her passion for health and wellness, and her drive to stay proactive on the latest research defines who Weighless MD is today. She commends her team of practitioners who help her make this all possible.

 

Our Clinical Team

Erica Gutierrez, RDN, CD

Dietitian and Director of Wellness Operations

Erica enjoys each day she can help someone get to a healthier place. She is constantly striving to improve programs and processes at Weighless MD that make getting healthier easier for patients. She likes to inspire and teach people through health coaching and precision nutrition. She specializes in testing for the microbiome.

Jennifer Kindred, RDN, CD

Registered Dietitian Nutritionist

Jennifer’s goal is to continually expand her knowledge of nutrition and wellness to help clients achieve long term behavior change.  She personally uses this same knowledge to help herself and her family achieve a healthy balance between food and an active lifestyle. Jennifer’s strengths include: counseling, socially perceptive, active listening skills, patient support, and adaptability.
Dr. Jennie Draper

Functional Medicine Practitioner, Pharmacist

Dr. Jennie is passionate about helping patients feel their best and guiding them to overall wellness.  Her goal is to help patients get to the root cause of the underlying issues by helping put the pieces of the puzzle together.  After being trained both traditionally and functionally, she can help direct patients to their optimal health.  As a mother of 3, wife, and Functional Medicine Practitioner, Jennie understands the challenges of balancing a healthy lifestyle and keeping it a high priority.

 

Meggan Bavuso

Clinical Support Manager

Meggan strives to streamline services and protocols ensuring clients are getting the best and most efficient visits. She has 20+ years of experience in an array of customer service experience ranging from Chiropractic practices, as well as Boutique Hotel Management. Meggan has a passion for nutrition, exercise physiology, participating in endurance sports and a whole body approach to looking and feeling your best which is what landed her at Weighless MD & Wellness

 

Emily Gorman, NP

Nurse Practitioner

At WeighLess MD, I like to help patients find an individualized plan for them with a focus on wellness and disease prevention. I enjoy working with patients towards their goals, both short and long term. I am able to review medical histories, perform physical assessments, obtain vital signs and EKGs, draw labs, and administer vitamin injections. I also perform SculpSure consults and procedures. We work as an interprofessional collaborative team at WeighLess MD. It is an environment in which we strive to help patients in whatever way we can!

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