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Why choose Rivas:

  • Largest medical weight loss practice in Maryland,10 convenient location and telehealth available
  • Over 30+ years of experience, more than 100,000 patients treated
  • No commitment or contracts of any kind
  • Online booking, flexible hours, medication dispensed on-site
  • Knowledgeable, friendly staff
  • Only safe proven medications including Phentermine, Semaglutide and Tirzepatide
  • Semaglutide sourced from an FDA-inspected facility

Losing weight is hard, but we can help make it easier

Our Services

Medical Weight Loss

Prescription weight loss medications monitored by a medical professional

Prescription Pills

Phentermine (and others stimulants)

  • Daily oral medication

  • Proven Track Record
  • Appetite Suppression

  • Increased Energy
  • Visit with a medical professional every 2-6 weeks

  • Typically $110/ month  for visits and medication

semaglutide 2
  • High Efficacy
  • Weekly Dosing
  • Appetite Suppression
  • Blood Sugar Control
  • Cardiovascular benefits
  • Visit with a medical professional every 1-4 weeks

  • Typically $440 – $650/ month for visits and medications

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B12 Vitamin Injections

3 Types of Lipotropic B12 injections

Boost energy
  • Boost energy and metabolism

  • Improve mood and focus

  • Package deals available

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FSA Accepted

HSA Accepted


Excellent4.9 Based on 1635 reviews from review us onCrystal W.Crystal W. ★★★★★ Awesome !!!!! Highly recommendAimee T.Aimee T. ★★★★★ Very helpful and accommodating staff. Never a long wait. Helpful tips and coaching advice when neededEsmeralda L.Esmeralda L. ★★★★★ Chris L.Chris L. ★★★★★ Great staff! Friendly, knowledgeable, and courteous. Great job!Cassye C.Cassye C. ★★★★★ Julianne L.Julianne L. ★★★★★ Crystal R.Crystal R. ★★★★★ Nicole L.Nicole L. ★★★★★ Excellent customer service.Cristena Bach Y.Cristena Bach Y. ★★★★★ Excellent weight loss program. The staff is professional, knowledgeable and efficient.John R.John R. ★★★★★ excellent experience and very professionalAudrey A.Audrey A. ★★★★★ Tia L.Tia L. ★★★★★ Everyone at Rivas Medical Weight Loss in Towson Md is very courteous and professional. They offer a variety of medical weight loss options to meet anyone's needs.michele B.michele B. ★★★★★ The care and customer service is exceptionalKelly E.Kelly E. ★★★★★ Always in and out quickly, the staff is great!!Michelle P.Michelle P. ★★★★★ I was a patient at the Frederick office and then my doctors left so I moved to the Hagerstown office. These group of wonderful people have great customer service skills and are a pleasure to speak to as well. I would recommend anyone who is looking to lose weight to go to them.Victoria S.Victoria S. ★★★★★ Rebecca B.Rebecca B. ★★★★★ Bannon M.Bannon M. ★★★★★ My experience has been great. I have no regrets, and am continuing to use their services!Dee F.Dee F. ★★★★★ Sherry M.Sherry M. ★★★★★ Amazing staff. Been patient for years. Keeps me maintained and healthy. Thank uSamantha S.Samantha S. ★★★★★ Crissie F.Crissie F. ★★★★★ Good customer service, friendly and efficient staff. The staff also are knowledgeable and always address my questions and concerns.Tracie Daugherty R.Tracie Daugherty R. ★★★★★ Mike W.Mike W. ★★★★★ Ami S.Ami S. ★★★★★ Julie S.Julie S. ★★★★★ Tamara P.Tamara P. ★★★★★ Ashley BAshley B ★★★★★ Ronda J.Ronda J. ★★★★★ Amanda R.Amanda R. ★★★★★ Friendly, helpful and efficientTRESSA L.TRESSA L. ★★★★★ The team is very professional, kind and knowledgeable. My visits are always pleasant. I feel comfortable in the environment.Tamika N.Tamika N. ★★★★★ Very pleasant and encouraging!LJ C.LJ C. ★★★★★ The Ladies that work there are wonderful! Thanks for all you do 🙂Brooke H.Brooke H. ★★★★★ Corey D.Corey D. ★★★★★ Valencia W.Valencia W. ★★★★★ Wonderful care here! Achieved my goal and felt fully supported doing it!Heidi S.Heidi S. ★★★★★ Professional, happy, and there to help you! I’m down 15 poundsLana P.Lana P. ★★★★★ Bangie's D.Bangie's D. ★★★★★ Best front desk staff and best doctors. Friendly and professional!!!Pam R.Pam R. ★★★★★ Russell J.Russell J. ★★★★★ Maame D.Maame D. ★★★★★ Kevin H.Kevin H. ★★★★★ CliffandJen R.CliffandJen R. ★★★★★ Always great service. Clean and professional office. Very helpful with my weight loss journey.Angela M.Angela M. ★★★★★ S HS H ★★★★★ Friendly service with results!! I have been going to Dr. Rivas for quite some time now, and have always been greeted with a smile and received nothing short of excellent customer service from a knowledgeable staff! I have referred friends and family and will continue to do so, anything less would be unfair to them. If you're looking for results and want a plan to be the best you, I highly recommend Dr. Rivas! You will see results with no judgement, just encouragement!!Krystal N. P.Krystal N. P. ★★★★★ From day one this place has been amazing! They make you feel as if they’ve known you forever, and they never judge you!SamanthaSamantha ★★★★★ Deborah S.Deborah S. ★★★★★ Love everyone there. Easy to make appointments. Very accommodating.Kalyn B.Kalyn B. ★★★★★ Wesley G.Wesley G. ★★★★★ Olivia B.Olivia B. ★★★★★ me gusta como atienden y explicanMelissa A.Melissa A. ★★★★★ I was seen very quickly, the program was explained in great detail, all of my questions were answered. Very professional staff! I highly recommend!Susan D.Susan D. ★★★★★ very good information that made sense, nice staffAtieh B.Atieh B. ★★★★★ Kelly B.Kelly B. ★★★★★ Soo Mi K.Soo Mi K. ★★★★★ Ginevra S.Ginevra S. ★★★★★ Marvin RMarvin R ★★★★★ Love this team!Laura B.Laura B. ★★★★★ Down 13 pounds. I love the staffmichele L.michele L. ★★★★★ Ben F.Ben F. ★★★★★ Tanya C.Tanya C. ★★★★★ Dynamic B.Dynamic B. ★★★★★ Dr. Mahrukh at Rivas is the best! I've lost 17lbs so far. She's informative and professional. I've been coming for 2 months and my results are amazing.KendallKendall ★★★★★ Thanks to Rivas, I have successfully lost 50 lbs! Maybe I could’ve done this with the other locations, but this particular location has the friendliest staff. They are professional, non-judgmental, and get their patients in and out so quickly! Definitely recommend!Luis H.Luis H. ★★★★★ Since I was referred to Rivas Medical Weight Loss by my Manager who is a patient as well, my life has been changing a lot.All staff is so friendly and make me feel so welcome every time I come here.*Rockville Office:I always feel comfortable with Kristin because she is friendly and professional, she always is direct and sure of herself what she is going to say. Thank you 🙏 for all the advises I get every visit and thank you all the clinic staff.Thank you Rivas Medical Weight Loss- Luis Herrera-Duane P.Duane P. ★★★★★ David M.David M. ★★★★★ Competent, connecting, & caring.Roseann B.Roseann B. ★★★★★ Super super friendly staff. Doctors car about the patients not the money. 100% a place to go.Anna G.Anna G. ★★★★★ The staff are all very kind and inviting, and willing to support you in any situation.Deanna E.Deanna E. ★★★★★ Shannon Y.Shannon Y. ★★★★★ Nathaniel S.Nathaniel S. ★★★★★ Kris,Ty and Vince are the dream team! Always in good spirits, encouraging healthy progress and ensuring you never miss an appointment. Very happy with the results and the staff here.N C.N C. ★★★★★ Breann H.Breann H. ★★★★★ Dr. Carla T.Dr. Carla T. ★★★★★ Nadean C.Nadean C. ★★★★★ Jim EJim E ★★★★★ The staff of Rivas is very supportive and knowledgeable. The practice is clean and efficient. I am glad to go to Rivas and see and know the medication is legitimate. The providers answer all my questions and concerns I go to the Rockville location and couldn't be more pleased!Cory G.Cory G. ★★★★★ Danielle B.Danielle B. ★★★★★ Christina B.Christina B. ★★★★★ I learned a lot of things I didn’t know about the foods I was eating and how and what I should eat in order to lose weight. The two ladies I dealt with were very nice and helpful.Natasha C.Natasha C. ★★★★★ Staff were very nice and Julie had a TON of valuable information so that I could make an informed decision about how to proceed with my care.Lisa E.Lisa E. ★★★★★ js_loader
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dr paul rivas

Meet Dr. Paul Rivas M.D.

Dr. Paul Rivas is a sought-after expert in the field of weight loss. Board Certified Physician, with over 30+ years of experience, Dr. Rivas has an exceptional determination to fight the serious and growing health risks caused by obesity. He has received 13 awards for excellent health care, including “Most Compassionate Doctor” and “Maryland’s Top Doctors.” He is an author of 5 well-received books about medical weight loss and has been featured in Vogue, The Wall Street Journal, Good Morning America, and more.

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