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.
Natasha Rudd, PA-C, MSPAS
In graduate school, Natasha decided she didn’t want to be someone who told other people how to be healthy but didn’t follow their own advice. She and a group of her classmates got together and starting eating healthy and running the stairs in the parking garage at school every day. Through these efforts and hard work, within 6 months Natasha had lost 25 lbs. But that victory was short lived. Due to a hectic year, Natasha got off track with her healthy lifestyle, and within 12 months she’d gained all her weight back plus some. Since working at Dr. Marlowe’s Weight Loss Institute in November 2017, Natasha has gotten back on track and has lost 23 pounds and counting. Natasha loves working at a medical weight loss center, and she is always excited to share her story with and encourage patients, who inspire her to keep going as well.
Natasha Rudd, PA-C, graduated magna cum laude from the Paine College where she received her Bachelor of Science degree in Biology. In 2017, she received her Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies from Adventist University of Health Sciences in Orlando, FL. Natasha is certified by the North Carolina Medical Board and the North Carolina Board of Pharmacy. She is a member of the National Commission of Certification of Physician Assistants. Natasha is originally from Georgia and moved to the area specifically to practice weight loss in Charlotte. She enjoys spending time with her family and traveling to new places.