Meet Our Incredible Team
Our professionally trained medical team is dedicated to the pursuit of health and wellness. They welcome the opportunity to support you every step of the way on your health and weight loss journey with compassion and motivation.
Elizabeth Fracchia, APRN
Liz is passionate about guiding and supporting people to improve their health and live their best lives. She has had an interest in nutrition, health promotion and fitness throughout her life, having been witness to the many health struggles of her own family members.She has had a diverse careerproviding care to patients throughout the lifespan.While raising a family, with a demanding nursing career, she began to have her own weight struggles andhealth concerns. Her search for medically guided help led her to Pounds for care. As she embraced the nutrition and lifestyle changes recommended, she lost seventy pounds and now is enjoying the healthier, more active life she had hoped for.As a provider she hopes to help others achieve the same. Before joining the team as a provider at Pounds, she was a Hospitalist APRN, caring for medically complex patients in the hospital setting. Many shared their stories of being unable to find the guidance and support necessary in the community to help them prevent progression of their diseases and improve their health. She hopes to be able to provide these supports to her patients in her practice at Pounds. She earned a Diploma in Nursing atSt. Francis Hospital, Bachelor of Science in Nursing at St. Joseph College, and her Master of Science in Nursing, at the University of St. Joseph. She is board certified as a Family Practice Nurse Practitioner.
Tom also brings his passion for weight loss to Pounds Transformation. “Bariatric medicine (weight loss) provides me with the opportunity to mitigate weight related diseases and illnesses.” Tom has decades of experience managing weight related illnesses and endocrinopathies. “Hormone imbalances are often the reasons that individuals become overweight and remain overweight.” As a member of The Obesity Medicine Society, Tom stays current on the best practices for the management of overweight and obesity including but not limited to disease related medical management, pharmacotherapy, individually specific dietary guidance, activity recommendations, and counseling.