About Us

Why Weight in Littleton, Colorado, aims to simplify and streamline the weight-loss process. Led by board-certified obesity medicine specialist, Debra Salter, MD, Why Weight uses state-of-the-art equipment to assess overall health and metabolism to develop personalized weight-loss programs that optimize health and wellness.

With their physician-led weight-loss program, Why Weight provides ongoing support and education that empower patients to discover and uncover their more vibrant, energized, and empowered self.

The practice not only specializes in weight loss and obesity but also offers evaluations and management for stress, metabolic nutritional deficiencies, eating disorders, and sleep disorders. Why Weight also offers nutritional management services to help patients take control of their health and their chronic health conditions, such as diabetes and high blood pressure.

For patient convenience, Why Weight performs lab testing to assess health and wellness so they can create the most effective health plan.

To schedule a consultation, call Why Weight or book an appointment online today. To leaarn about the Why Weight Difference click HERE.

All medical, first responders, veterans, military, and emergency personnel as a special thank you for all you have done to put yourselves on the line during this epidemic, and in order to help you stay well and fit, you are offered a 3 month >50% off special weight loss program for only $120/month ($250 value).  This will include a 3-month program with one provider visit, and  3 weekly 15-minute support visits, in the office or on-line, each month. 

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Patient visits are coded and a super bill is provided that can be turned in to insurance for possible reimbursement. Labs are billed to insurance by labs.


Words from our patients

  • Google

    "Dr Salter is amazingly supportive and helpful during the struggles encountered while losing weight! And all the staff feel like old friends."

    Suzanne K.
  • Google

    "Dr. S listens to your concerns and problems and really individualizes her diagnosis and suggestions every time you meet with her."

    Angie W.
  • Yelp

    "I highly recommend this place if you would like the best doctor and team to help you lose weight and keep it off. Thanks Deb and Team!"

    Judy L.
  • Google

    "Very passionate about helping people, takes the time to help work through individual needs. I am happy I made the choice to come in..."

    Michael R.
  • Google

    "Dr. Salter is amazing; not only because of her medical knowledge, but also because she can impart that information in a way that I can easily understand and remember. "

    Janice G.
  • Google

    "Very good communication. They are knowledgeable and explain things in a way that makes it easy to understand."

    Rick S.
  • Google

    "Great place so far. Dr Salter is very knowledgeable and explains things very well. Office staff is great too."

    Pam W.
  • Google

    "By far the best team of professionals out there. From the minute you walk in you are greeted with a smile and it just keeps getting better. "

    Janelle B.

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These hours may be held in-office or virtually from home. Please call the office before coming in for anything other than a scheduled appointment.

Why Weight
10268 W Centennial Rd., Suite 204
Littleton, CO 80127
Phone: 720-678-3000
Fax: 866-633-3858
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