MEET THE FOUNDER
Dramatic Weight Loss® Center is a place for overweight patients that have to their wits ends. It’s music to Dr. Mansfield’s ears when patients say they have tried everything and nothing has worked. Clients tell us they have often wondered if there was a weight loss program out there that would really work for them.
Donald L. Mansfield, MD
Donald L. Mansfield, MD the founder of Dramatic Weight Loss® Center received a Bachelor of Science Degree in 1958 from Western Kentucky University. He then received his MD degree at the University Of Louisville School Of Medicine in 1962. He has had an MD degree for over 50 years. Dr. Mansfield did an internship 7/1/1962 thru 6/30/1963 at the U.S. Naval Hospital in Portsmouth, Virginia. He then served as a Naval Medical Officer overseas from 1963 through 1966. Dr. Mansfield did his first year of residency training in Obstetrics and Gynecology from 1967 through 1968 at Emory University. He finished his training in Ob/GYN from 1968 through 1970 at Georgia Baptist Medical Center in Atlanta. He began private practice in Obstetrics and Gynecology on 7/1/1970 in Atlanta, GA. He was board certified in Obstetrician Gynecologist in 1973. He delivered over 5,000 babies over 20 years. In 1990 he stopped doing OB. He continued to practice Gynecology until 2009. Dr. Mansfield had many patients asking him to help them lose weight. He understood their frustrations of losing weight. He started to wonder if there was really a weight loss program that would work for him and his patients. In 1996 he began a serious search to see if he could find a weight loss program that would work. He added Bariatric Medicine (weight loss) to his Gynecology practice in 1996. Dr. Mansfield became a member of the American Society of Bariatric Physicians in 1997. Dr. Mansfield developed the Dramatic Weight Loss® Program in 1996. His weight loss patients began to refer people because people were asking them how they were losing weight so dramatically. He continued to perfect and fine tune the weight loss program. Dr Mansfield decided to stop practicing Gynecology in 2009 to devote all of his time and efforts into helping people lose weight safely. Many were advised by their doctors to stop their blood pressure medicine as they were losing weight. Others were told they did not need to take insulin for their diabetes since they had become healthy losing weight. Many people have regained self esteem and are so much more excited about life. Changing people lives by helping them reach their weight loss goals is so rewarding that Dr. Mansfield may never retire.
Dr. Mansfield has been a member of the American Medical Association and Georgia Medical Association since 1970. He has also been a Fellow of American Society of Obstetrician and Gynecology since 1973 and a member of the American Society of Bariatrics (Physician Society for Weight Loss) since 1996.
Dr. Mansfield’s many years practicing Obstetrics made him realize there are countless patients struggling with weight loss challenges. Dr. Mansfield is genuinely concerned with his patient’s health and weight loss struggles. He realizes the frustrations that many people have experienced prior to visiting Dramatic Weight Loss® Center. He especially enjoys working with patients that tell him they have tried everything and are convinced nothing out there will actually work for them and we are their last resort. Motivated by how losing weight helps people to regain personal confidence, triumph over depression and eliminate suffering due to weight related health issues, Dr. Mansfield has devoted his entire life to creating one of the most successful and effective weight loss programs. His goal is to make Dramatic Weight Loss® available to everyone world wide.