Stephanie Smith, Founder / CEO
Stephanie Smith is the founder and CEO of MedShape Weight Loss Clinic. She developed MedShapes’ strategic weight loss strategies in 2007. MedShape’s success has create a weight loss method that was indeed real and healthy. With bringing over ten years experience in the medical field and weight loss to the company, this is a true asset to the development and growth of the company. Stephanie’s education in the healthcare industry is from Gustavus Adolphus, University of Minnesota and ASU. Also educated in many degrees and areas of expertise. This includes Chemistry, Forensic Science, as well as, Forensic Pathology.
Due to having a clear compassion to help others, Stephanie recognized the need to develop a sound program that can help the issues our country faces with Obesity. Also she truly enjoys educating and change people’s lives. It is important to develop and perfect a protocol that will allow patients to lose and KEEP weight off. Therefore, this is the best way to add quality and years of life to those who choose the MedShape way of weight loss. Stephanie is originally from Minnesota and relocated to Arizona 14 years ago to continue her education in medical science.
Dr. Andrew Topliff, MD, Medical Director, Minnesota
Dr. Topliff is a Board Certified Physician in Emergency medicine as well as one of the top Toxicologist in the country. You will find that Dr. Topliff brings years of experience from direct patient care and superior education for the MedShape staff and patients. He received his medical degree from the University of Washington School Of Medicine, Seattle. His advanced training includes Toxicology Fellowship and Emergency Medicine with Hennepin County Medical Center, Minneapolis. Dr. Topliff enjoys being outdoors, travel, hiking and spending time with his children.
Dr. Wilf Meeds, NMD, Medical Director, Arizona
Dr. Meeds is a Board-Certified Naturopathic Physician who brings to MedShape an integration of Natural medicine with Western medicine. Our patients feel truly cared for by his compassionate nature. We call it a ‘breath of fresh care. Dr. Meeds’ passion for Anti-Aging medicine enables our patients to be healthier and look younger! The recent introduction of amniotic allograft to MedShape offers our patients amazing results for Regenerative Facial and Hair Therapy as well as Vaginal Rejuvenation. The use of signaling cells in turning on stem cells can bring never-before-experienced levels of healing and regeneration! Along with Regenerative Facial and Hair Regrowth Therapy, Dr. Meeds also offers traditional aesthetic treatments.
Dr. Meeds has extensive training and experience in Intravenous Therapy, with treatments for weight loss, fatigue, hangover, nutritional support, dementia, diabetes and many other health issues. He offers prolotherapy, platelet rich plasma therapy (PRP), and amniotic allograft therapy as non-surgical repair options for damaged joints and muscles. His primary goal is to help our patients be the best they can be!
Dr. YoungJu Lee, NMD
Dr. YoungJu Le
Dr. Le is passionate of getting to the root of health issues of all kinds. She is driven by educating her patients to better understand their personal health. Dr. Lee finds great joy in helping MedShape patients incorporate healthier lifestyle choices and ways to reduce stress. YoungJu (YJ) has extensive experience with a variety of healing modalities that aim to empower patients by integrating both traditional and alternative approaches.
Furthermore, originally from Seoul Korea, YJ spends her free time dancing Argentine Tango, hiking, practicing yoga and meditation, reading, and connecting with her family, friends and like spirited people. This is a must to keep her mind, body and spirit healthy and sound. YJ graduated from Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine in Health Sciences. YJ is a board certified Naturopathic Medical Doctor in the state of Arizona.
James Sheehan, NMD
Dr. Jim Sheehan has been a part of MedShape Weight Loss Clinics since 2007. During this time, he’s had the privilege of working with thousands of MedShape clients from all walks of life. These areas range from professional athletes looking to enhance their performance to seriously ill individuals for whom weight loss was a life & death issue.
Dr. Sheehan received his medical degree from Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine and his undergraduate education at Iowa State University, where he was also a member of the swimming team. He feels his experience in competing as a Division I level athlete spurred a life long passion for studying and applying nutrition to improve overall health and performance. In addition, he still enjoys swimming and coaches youth swimming. Other interests include experimenting with nutritional strategies and exploring a wide range of physical activities.
MedShape is proud of our Certified, trained professional Medical Assistants and Health Counselors.