Endoscopic Weight Loss Clinic near Apex, NC

Non-Surgical Weight Loss Services near Apex, NC

Our Services - ESG


Endoscopic Sleeve Gastroplasty is a non-surgical, incisionless, minimally invasive procedure to reduce the size of the stomach to promote weight loss.
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Our Services - Orbera

Gastric Balloons

Gastric balloon placement, whether ORBERA® or Spatz3, is a non-invasive, fully reversible endoscopic weight loss procedure.
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Our Services - Revision

Bariatric Revisions

Sleeve and gastric bypass revisions are non-surgical procedures for patients who have regained weight after a sleeve or gastric bypass procedure.
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True You Rx

Medications are prescribed as part of a comprehensive weight loss program that includes dietary support as well as guidance on a fitness regimen and healthy eating habits.
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Gastric Fundal Mucosal Ablation

GMFA is a non-surgical technique in which a gastroenterologist ablates (or burns) the mucosa (or surface layer) of the top part of the stomach (called the fundus) from the inside of the stomach using an endoscope.
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About Our Non-Surgical Weight Loss Clinic near Apex, NC

True You Weight Loss near Apex, NC, is the nation’s first and only dedicated endobariatric weight loss center. We offer a comprehensive range of non-surgical weight loss solutions and support services to help you lose weight. Our clinic was founded by a team of expert, board-certified physicians with the goal of providing a range of procedures to meet your individual needs.

At True You, we are here to support you on your weight loss journey. Our focus is entirely on weight loss, and we offer a variety of non-surgical, state-of-the-art procedures to help you achieve your goals. We are dedicated to being your long-term partners in this journey. Reach out to our compassionate team today for a consultation.

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Our Doctors

dr. christopher mcgowan

Dr. Christopher McGowan, MD, ABOM, MSCR, AGAF, FASGE


Christopher McGowan, MD, is a triple-board-certified physician and a world-renowned leader in endobariatrics. As the founder and CEO of True You Weight Loss, he brings 20+ years of training and expertise to our clinics. Dr. McGowan is the most experienced endobariatric surgeon in the U.S., having personally performed over 2,000 procedures to date.

dr. daniel b. maselli endobariatric physician

Dr. Daniel B. Maselli, MD, ABOM

Endobariatric Physician, Associate Research Director

Dr. Dan Maselli is triple-board-certified in internal medicine, gastroenterology, and obesity medicine. He is passionate about using his knowledge, training, and vast skill set to help treat patients struggling with obesity and related issues. Dr. Maselli is widely published on the topic of the medical management of obesity and associated conditions, including in prestigious publications like The Lancet.

dr. lauren l. donnangelo, md, abom endobariatric physician

Dr. Lauren L. Donnangelo, MD, ABOM

Endobariatric Physician

Lauren Donnangelo, MD, is a board-certified physician specializing in bariatrics and gastroenterology. She is passionate about providing state-of-the-art, compassionate care to our patients at True You. Dr. Donnagelo has dedicated herself to comprehensive research in gastroenterology and obesity.

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Airport Information

Our patients travel from all over the world to work with our weight loss specialists, so our clinics must be near major airports. The Raleigh-Durham International Airport offers over 350 daily flights to both national and international destinations. It is located just 7 miles from our weight loss center near Apex, NC.

Raleigh-Durham International Airport
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Hotel Accommodations

Patients travel to our clinics from over 48 states and multiple countries and sometimes have to stay nearby for a few days. We want you to be as comfortable as possible while staying with us. Therefore, we have made arrangements with several local hotels for your convenience and comfort when you visit our Apex, NC, weight loss center.

Visit the hotel websites for more information on accommodations offered:

Embassy Suites by Hilton Raleigh Durham Research Triangle

Hampton Inn Raleigh/Cary

The Umstead

Hilton Garden Inn Raleigh-Cary

Renaissance Raleigh North Hills Hotel

Things To Do in Apex

Historic Apex, NC, is located 16 miles southwest of Raleigh. Visitors can ride a historic steam engine at the North Carolina Railroad Museum and the New Hope Valley Railway. They can also stroll the quaint main street, which has many interesting shops, local breweries, and restaurants. The Halle Cultural Arts Center is home to three art galleries and a theater with jazz concerts, dancer performances, and a free movie series all year long.

Charming downtown Apex hosts the annual family festival PeakFest, a free large festival with live music, unique artists, and activities for kids that take place in May. Holidays are also lively in Apex, featuring several events, including the Old Fashioned 4th of July and Trick or Treat on Salem Street.

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