Physician-led, individualized wellness program

Do you want to lose weight? Do you need help to achieve your health goals? Are you suffering from high blood pressure, high cholesterol, diabetes or other weight related diseases?

St. Peter’s Health Medical Group Obesity Medicine specialist Dr. David Krainacker can guide you on the path to better health using an intensive, multidisciplinary program.

  • Personalized treatment plans
  • Long-term, one-on-one follow-ups
  • Education materials, including exercise videos and other resources

Talk to your primary care provider for referral information or call 457-4180 to learn more.

What is Medical Weight Management? 

Medical weight management can help

  • Improve your health
  • Increase your energy
  • Eliminate your medications
  • Achieve weight loss goals
  • Manage your: High blood pressure, high cholesterol, diabetes, sleep apnea, joint pain

Dr. Krainacker will work with you to design an individualized weight loss plan. He will monitor your progress on a regular basis and connect you with resources as needed. He will work closely with your primary care provider to ensure high quality care. Treatment plans for medical weight management incorporate a variety of methods, including lifestyle changes, diet, meditation, exercise and medication.

Obesity Medicine Team

David Krainacker

Dr. David Krainacker

Dr. Krainacker has been a family practice physician since 1998 and with St. Peter’s Health since 2010. He is board certified in Obesity Medicine and recently completed a microcredential in Culinary Medicine. Dr. Krainacker specializes in the treatment of obesity (or as he prefers to call it, adiposity-based chronic disease). His training and treatment plans for weight management incorporate a variety of methods, including lifestyle changes, diet, meditation, exercise and medication. A firm believer in food as medicine, he has taken over 50 hours of training in the field of culinary medicine (treating by eating!). Dr. Krainacker works with a team of caregivers including a dietician, behavior therapist and others to address your concerns and help you achieve your goals.

Insurance Coverage

Many of the Weight Management program services provided to patients can be reimbursed through Medicare and other insurance. We will work closely with you to determine insurance eligibility.

Location of Medical Weight Management

St. Peter’s Health Medical Group - North Clinic

3330 Ptarmigan Lane
Helena, MT 59602

Get Directions 406-457-4180