Specializes in Weight Loss Treatment
Rick Tague, M.D., M.P.H. & T.M. specializes in medical approaches to weight loss and nutrition, which are often powerful for improving quality of life. Since founding the Center for Nutrition in 1996, he has assisted over 20,000 patients in losing over 300,000 pounds. Dramatic improvements in self-esteem, energy levels, activity levels and health measures have been typical among his patients while losing 20, 40, 60 or 100 pounds or more.
After studying public health, nutrition, and disease prevention, Dr. Tague devoted his career to promoting nutrition and weight loss. Dr. Tague’s clinics offer customized, physician-directed treatment plans using the latest information from nutrition and weight loss research.
Dr. Tague manages common appetite problems like excessive hunger, food cravings, chronic overeating, “yo-yo” dieting and stress eating. He also manages the common challenges of a “sluggish” metabolism using medical strategies.
Dr. Tague’s team of physicians, nurse practitioners and dietitians design powerful, comprehensive treatment plans that address root causes of weight gain. As a patient, you will receive a plan specifically designed to help you lose weight while taking into account important medical conditions such as high blood pressure, diabetes or high cholesterol.
Dr. Tague is an Alpha Omega Alpha honors graduate of Tulane University School of Medicine in New Orleans. He also holds a Master’s Degree in Public Health from Tulane and is certified by the American Board of Obesity Medicine and the American Board of Family Medicine. His medical practice has focused on improving the lives of his patients through weight loss and nutrition since 1996. Dr. Tague’s Center for Nutrition clinics are in Kansas City (Leawood, Kan.) and in Topeka, Kan. For more information or to schedule an educational, free, no-obligation consultation, contact the Center for Nutrition at (913) 814-8222 in Leawood or (785) 273-4443 in Topeka, or visit TagueNutrition.com.