Garry K. Kim, M.D.
Medical Weight Loss Management and Aesthetics Director
Dr. Garry Kim is a board-certified Internal Medicine physician that specializes in nutrition, weight management and aesthetics. He is graduate of the University of California at Berkeley and the Albert Einstein College of Medicine.
He has been in medical practice since 2000.
He is among only 350 physicians in the United States who are credentialed as a Certified Physician Nutrition Specialist. Dr. Kim regularly lectures to community organizations, hospitals and corporations about dietary recommendations and explains the science behind nutritional guidelines, human physiology and weight loss.
He has also dedicated the better part of the past 7 years establishing an outstanding aesthetic practice for his offices, offering a wide variety of procedures including, Botox, dermal fillers, CoolSculpting, microneedling, hair restoration and laser hair removal.
Yvonna Radparvar, PA-C
Board-Certified Physician Assistant
Yvonna Radparvar PA-C is a board-certified Physician Assistant. She attended Stony Brook University in New York and graduated with Honors Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science degree in psychology. There she was involved in social psychology research. As an undergraduate she also took on multiple leadership, teaching and mentoring positions. She then attended New York Institute of Technology Physician Assistant Studies Program and graduated with Honors Distinction with a Master of Science degree in physician assistant studies. After completing her education, she moved to California and began working at American Weight Loss Centers in 2011.
Yvonna has a strong interest in nutrition and health. During her time at AWLC she has had the privilege of aiding patients in achieving their weight loss goals while improving their health and avoiding some of the serious conditions associated with obesity.
She also has a passion for aesthetic/cosmetic medicine and has practical experience and training with injectables including Botox and dermal fillers as well as Microneedling and administering Protein Rich Plasma (PRP) injections. Additionally, she is also certified in Cool-Sculpting.
When she is not working, she enjoys spending time with her family, traveling, hiking, music and reading.
Stephanie Clark, PA-C
Board-Certified Physician Assistant
Stephanie Clark, PA-C is a board-certified Physician Assistant who joined American Weight Loss Center in June of 2018. She graduated from Midwestern University in Glendale, Arizona with honors, and earned her master’s degree in physician assistant studies. She has been active in sports since childhood, and is passionate about helping others obtain a healthy, active lifestyle. She also enjoys helping others achieve their aesthetic goals with a conservative approach performing cosmetic fillers, botox injections, and microneedling.
Stephanie resides in Irvine with her husband and enjoys running, swimming, going on walks with her bernese mountain dog, and traveling in her spare time.
Maria Zamora, RN
Licensed Registered Nurse
Even before beginning her career in the medical field, Maria landed her first job at Kaiser Permanente Hospital during her final year of high school. She realized from an early age that helping others was in her career path. After becoming a medical assistant, she worked in various clinical settings, including a medical dermatology office and an obstetrics, and gynecology clinic.
She joined American Weight Loss Centers in the summer of 2011 as a medical assistant. She eventually advanced to the rank of general manager in October 2014. It was at that time she realized healthcare was her true passion; she decided to further her career by enrolling in nursing school.
In 2018, Maria graduated from nursing school; having attended classes while being general manager at American Weight Loss Centers. She has continued to serve in that role since graduation. Furthermore, she has been instrumental in developing the aesthetics program For AWLC. Her unique aesthetic sensibilities have led to a highly sought-after program grounded in enhancing natural beauty.
Currently, she attends advanced cosmetic training programs throughout the US. She fulfills her passion for higher education by attending the Vanguard University of Southern California. In her free time, she enjoys playing and caring for her two loving dogs.