Dr. Jonie Girouard is a registered GP in New Zealand with a special interest in weight management. Her passion is in preventing disease and promoting healthier lifestyles and wellness for her patients through weight management.
Dr. Jonie has been a practicing GP in Canterbury since 2015. She completed her medical training in 1999 followed by a Family Medicine residency in 2002. After working for the Indian Health Service with the Blackfeet tribe she quickly developed a passion for disease prevention with a particular focus on diabetes prevention and weight management. She later completed advanced training in Obesity Medicine and became board certified by the American Board of Obesity Medicine in 2012. Dr. Jonie continues to consult in the USA via telemedicine and assists in program development and supervision for her husband’s USA-based clinics (drgirouardmd.com). She is a mother of 3 and in her spare time loves to spend time in the garden.
||Initially completed medical training in 1999 followed by Family Medicine residency in 2002. Advanced training completed in Obesity Medicine. Board certified by the American Board of Obesity Medicine in 2012.