"I did this program and I ADORE Dr. Larsen and Sam! Without you both I would not be so happy and look so good! Thank you for all you both did! I will forever tell everyone I know to come to you! I believe in what you both do!"
A. F. - Sugarhouse
"Thank you all so much for everything you have done for more. I truly feel beautiful. (Weight Loss and Aesthetic Client)"
M. A. - Layton
When I first started the program at Physician for Living my blood pressure was 170/110. Now, I have lost 60 lbs. and I have normal blood pressure. I am off all medications, this program has changed my life!
D.H. - Salt Lake City, UT
Physician for Living is a medical weight-loss clinic committed to helping you acheive your goals and realize your physical potential. How is this accomplished? Through Physican supervised: metabolic testing, body composition analysis, medical assessments, possible use of weight-loss medications and individualized diet and exercise plans.
Our goal is to see you succeed and to be healthy — from the inside out.
Dr. Brent Larsen is member of the American Society of Bariatric Physicians, specializing in the treatment of obesity. Board certified in Emergency Medicine, Dr. Larsen has extensive knowledge of many medical conditions. Healthy weight-loss, nutrition and exercise have been a lifelong pursuit and passion. He is an accomplished athlete - completing four marathons, two half Ironman triathlons and three full Ironman events.
Samantha Larsen is a Certified Personal Trainer (NASM) who specializes in exercise for weight loss. Her passion is helping people reach their goals as they reclaim their health and vitality.
Jocelyn Eve is a University of Kentucky graduate. She is aspiring to be a Physician's Assistant. She is a certified Emergency Medical Technician. She enjoys an active lifestyle and believes that eating right is an investment in your long-term health.
Kristen Muirhead is a nationally certified personal trainer through NASM. She takes the overall wellness of her clients personally and believes absolutely that for every obstacle there is a solution. She has witnessed the effectiveness of correct exercise and diet is convinced not that it should be fun, but that it must be!
Justin Pendley is a Certified Personal Trainer through the National Academy of Sports Medicine with advanced certifications in Corrective Exercise and Performance Enhancement. He holds a Bachelors of Science in Exercise Science from Utah State University. Justin believes that a good training program should not only help you reach your goal weight. It should also help you improve your movement by identifying and correcting for muscle imbalances and restore your body to proper function.
Alexia Florez is a certified Medical Assistant who also graduated from the University of Utah in Psychology, specializing in Eating Disorders. She truly believes in the holistic approach of weight management. It takes making the complete life style change; physically, mentally, and emotionally to reach your goal!
Alexia had the following comments about the clinic: “I first came to Physician for Living as a patient seeking help to manage my Hyperglycemia and weight gain. After successfully completely the Phase 1 program and achieving my weight loss goal, I knew this was the answer I had been looking for. I believe whole hearted in what the clinic has to offer and reached out to Physician for Living to become the second Medical Assistant the clinic was looking for. I have never been happier and more committed at any other medical clinic I have worked for.”