Meet the Team

Leading endoscopic experts.

Dr. Christopher E. McGowan, M.D.

Christopher McGowan, MD is a Board-Certified Internist, Gastroenterologist, and Obesity Medicine Specialist. He founded NEW You Weight Loss to provide non-surgical and minimally-invasive weight loss options for those who have not succeeded with traditional weight loss programs, but for whom permanent bariatric surgery may be too drastic.

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Tesha Chapman

New You Weight Loss Coordinator

Trish Vulpis, RD, CSOWM, LDN

Trish Vulpis has been a Registered Dietitian for thirty years and currently counsels bariatric patients full time. Trish has experience counseling individuals and consulting for Whole Foods, hospitals, sports facilities as well as teaching weight loss classes.

Trish earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Dietetics from Auburn University. She obtained additional education, training, and certification in Level 1 Adult Weight Management, Level 2 Adult Weight Management, Pediatric Weight Management, and is one of twelve Registered Dietitians that are Board Certified in Obesity and Weight Management in North Carolina.  She is commissioned as a Registered Dietitian with the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and is a Licensed Nutritionist/Dietitian within the state of North Carolina. She is a Member of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery. She believes in an individualized approach to nutrition and understands that each patient’s needs are different. She likes to assess the patient’s lifestyle and empower the patient to find solutions to the barriers of success.

Outside of her passion for counseling, Trish enjoys running, weight lifting, biking, sports, traveling, and reading.

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