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Dr. Michael Girouard is the founder/director of The Girouard Centre. Due to his own personal battles with weight, he has a genuine compassion for others dealing with these same challenges.  Helping others overcome the “drive-to-eat” and enjoy improved health has been his life-long professional passion.

Dr. Michael Girouard is a true foodie!  Having been very overweight for most of his childhood he lost 35 kg in middle school.  In 1990, he went from weighing 120 kg to 77 kg and has maintained since then.  Due to his own personal battles with weight, he has a genuine compassion for others dealing with these same challenges.  Helping others overcome the “drive-to-eat” and enjoy improved health has been his life-long professional passion. Dr. Girouard (Dr. G as most people call him) started his first weight loss clinic in 1981 in New Orleans and later opened clinics in North Carolina in 2000 and Wyoming in 2014 through which over 180,000 patients have been seen since 1981.  He continues to research and develop new weight management options and has received 1 patent for obesity treatment and has multiple patents pending.  Dr. G is not registered to practice medicine in New Zealand and is unable to give medical advice.  His personal and professional experience is irreplaceable as a team leader and director.

Training Initially completed his medical training in anesthesiology in his home state of Louisiana.
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