Meet Dr. Jay J. Garcia

Founder of Garcia Weight Loss And Creator Of The Vivaliti Weight Loss Program

Garcia-Jay-J-225x300 Meet Dr. Garcia"Our goal is to change weight loss struggles into weight loss success. Our formula for that includes a balanced nutritional plan combined with DNA testing, education, personal support and professional guidance for healthy living and sustainable results. We combine our personalized program with excellent patient experience and ongoing support."   – Dr. Jay J. Garcia

Dr. Garcia developed the Vivaliti Weight Loss and Vivaliti DNA programs using the latest medical research. Vivaliti offers individualized plans with actionable steps to help patients who want or need to lose weight. While other plans are based on a "one size fits all" philosophy of weight loss, Dr. Garcia created Vivaliti using real data from the tens of thousands of real weight-loss patients he has treated over his many years in medicine.


About Dr. Garcia

Dr. Garcia is a board-certified Obstetrician & Gynecologist who has practiced in the Tampa Bay area for more than 30 years. Dr. Garcia currently owns and operates four weight-loss and wellness clinics in Tampa, FL.

Prior to his weight-loss and wellness centers, Dr. Garcia was the CEO of one of the largest medical groups in the Tampa Bay area. He also co-founded the Tampa Bay Women's group, one of the largest coalitions of Ob-Gyn groups in Tampa Bay. Dr. Garcia was an Assistant Clinical Professor at the University of South Florida Medical School, where he was involved in the surgical training of residents. He also received advanced training in laparoscopic surgery and provided training to physicians in these advanced techniques.

Dr. Garcia received his M.D. from Temple University, and is a member of the American Society of Bariatric Physicians. He received certification in Age Management Medicine from the American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine ("A4M"), and has been a featured presenter at several Age Management conferences.


1965 – 1968 University of South Florida
Degree – B.A. in Natural Science

1970 – 1974 Temple University
Degree – Doctor of Medicine


American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Age Management Medicine - AMA/PRA Level Classification

Why choose Garcia Weight Loss?

Dr. Garcia is dedicated

Dr.Garcia has been a passionate advocate for healthy, effective weight loss for over a decade here in Tampa Bay. At Garcia Weight Loss & Wellness, we don’t believe in one-size-fits-all weight loss. We provide a personalized, comprehensive approach to weight loss and wellness.

Dr. Garcia is trustworthy

As the Bay Area leader in medically managed weight loss, patients have called Jay J Garcia, MD one of the most trusted names in medical weight loss. 92% of our patients have shown their trust in Dr. Garcia by recommending him to a family member or friend. We take this as our highest praise, and are committed to continually providing the best weight loss care.

The Garcia patient experience

All 4 Tampa Bay area locations have been recognized as the best weight loss clinics in their area by Our enthusiastic staff is committed to helping you achieve your weight loss and wellness goals. We strive to create a comfortable and welcoming office environment.

Come experience your own customized plan, personalized supplements, and consistent support to help you reach your goals and maintain them

Dr. Garcia developed Vivaliti Weight Loss

Dr. Garcia has developed Vivaliti, a personalized weight loss program for the 21st century. Vivaliti offers real options to help patients who want or need to lose weight. Vivaliti was created using real data from tens of thousands of real weight-loss patients treated by Dr. Garcia.

Why choose Garcia Weight Loss?


Our program, staff, and physicians are all motivated by the same thing: your success. We will empower you in a collaborative effort to help you lose the weight and feel supported during the process.


Our program is based on scientific and medical principles, therefore, safety and efficacy are always of the utmost importance. The majority of our patients experience significant weight loss their first month on the program.*

*Results are typical but cannot be guaranteed.

Care and support

We are partners, cheerleaders, problem solvers, and educators. Our support is one way we demonstrate our commitment to the success of each and every one of our patients.

Invest wisely in you!

Many of our patients have told us that our program was the best investment they could have made in themselves. We also have packages that can help you save while improving your long-term health.