Our Clinicians

Thomas Marlowe, MD

As a child, Dr. Marlowe wore “husky” jeans which were still too tight. Dr. Marlowe continued to gain weight until his wake-up call in medical school. His friend said, “I would never see you as a doctor, because you’re fat. I don’t need a hypocrite telling me how to be healthy.” Dr. Marlowe began his own weight loss journey.

Dr. Marlowe graduated cum laude in 1995 from the Ivy League’s Dartmouth College and in 1999 from the Indiana University School of Medicine. Thomas Marlowe, M.D. completed his internship at the University of Massachusetts and his residency in Family Medicine at Indiana University. In 2005, Dr. Marlowe moved to Charlotte, N.C. to open the Weight Loss Institute where he practices bariatric medicine.

Dr. Marlowe is a well-respected member of The Obesity Medicine Association.

Thomas Marlowe M.D. is ranked in the top 10% in his board certification with the American Board of Family Medicine. He practices only Obesity Medicine at the Weight Loss Institute.

Dr. Marlowe is a public speaker on the topics of obesity, weight loss, and weight loss medications. He has delivered educational speeches about weight loss to all types of groups, from social organizations like the Charlotte Rotary Club to physicians seeking to learn about the new weight loss medications.

Thomas Marlowe, M.D. - Before and After

Paul E. Fagan, PA-C, MSPAS

Paul has had a difficult time with his weight for the last 20 years. In the past, he has tried countless diets and has exercised regularly in an attempt to lose weight. Finally, he decided to “walk the walk” as a healthcare professional and became devoted to himself and his patients in supporting a healthier lifestyle.

Paul Fagan, PA-C, graduated magna cum laude from the University of Kentucky where he received his Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology with a minor in Exercise Science. Then, he completed his Master of Science degree in Physician Assistant Studies. Paul is board certified to practice medicine within the state of North Carolina. He is a member of the National Commission of Certification of Physician Assistants.

Originally from Ohio, Paul moved to the Charlotte area in 2011. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his family and working on home renovation projects. Paul has been happily married for 23 years to his wife Diane. He enjoys traveling to new places, especially when he can bring his daughter Maris to places she has never been.

Paul Fagan, PA-C - before and after