Frequently Asked Questions


What is the cost for your first visit?
Your initial visit is $220.00.  You only pay this price one time as a new patient. However, consultations are free.

What do you get for $220.00?
Your evaluation is performed by the medical staff and physician to include but not limited to; medical history, physical exam, body fat analysis, measurement of abdominal girth, chest and hips, body mass index, blood work and an EKG.  Included in the blood work is a chemistry panel, lipid panel, insulin level and CBC.  This also includes all supplies you need to begin your program until your next scheduled visit.  (Over $600 value)    (Watch Video)

How much are the follow-up visits? What’s included?
Return visits average $127.00-$199.00.  All supplies for your program are included in this price.

*Price ranges depending on what program you and your doctor chose.*
*Can I really afford these programs?*

Do you accept insurance?
No.  However, if you think your insurance company is different than most, we will give you the necessary papers so you may file.

Does MMC use HCG weight-loss products?
No. Why?

Are there any contracts to sign?

I was a patient in the past but haven’t been in a while, can I come back?
You are welcome back anytime.

Is there a re-start fee?
No.  Depending on how long it has been since you were last seen, your doctor may order new lab tests (at cost)

How much time should I allot for my appointment?
The amount of time for your appointment will vary, especially if you are a new patient and you have a lot of questions or a challenging medical situation. We want to be thorough when it comes to our patients health.

Work up visit and First visit to see the Doctor    1 ½  hours
Return visits                                                      10 to 25 minutes
Change in program visits                                   10 to 30 minutes

How much weight will I lose between visits?
How much you lose will be depend on many factors like how much weight you need to lose, which program you are on, how closely you follow the program(s), your gender and your medical condition. During the first period most people lose more weight due to water loss. Keep in mind that you are gaining more lean muscle, which means your body composition is changing.

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Metabolic Medical Center

7 Simmonsville Road
Suite 200
Bluffton, SC  29910

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