Our Team Old

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_custom_heading text=”Our Team” font_container=”tag:h3|font_size:38|text_align:center|color:%233a3a3a|line_height:1.2″ google_fonts=”font_family:Montserrat%3Aregular%2C700|font_style:400%20regular%3A400%3Anormal” css=”.vc_custom_1471917097409{padding-bottom: 35px !important;}”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row gap=”15″ equal_height=”yes” css=”.vc_custom_1453299367133{padding-bottom: 50px !important;}”][vc_column][vc_single_image image=”648″ img_size=”200×250″ css_animation=”top-to-bottom”][vc_custom_heading text=”Deborah Kispert, MS, RD” font_container=”tag:h4|font_size:22|text_align:left|color:%233a3a3a|line_height:1.2″ google_fonts=”font_family:Montserrat%3Aregular%2C700|font_style:400%20regular%3A400%3Anormal”][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1479172552310{margin-bottom: 10px !important;}”]Program Director, Registered Dietitian[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text]Deborah has practiced in the field of nutrition for over 25 years. She has been in private practice since 2000 at Denville Family Counseling. She has also worked in numerous healthcare settings, including: long-term care, acute care, and diverse rehabilitation centers. Debby received her Master of Science degree in Foods and Nutrition and her Bachelor of Science degree in Dietetics from Marywood University. She completed post-graduate work in the Sports and Wellness Program at the College of St. Elizabeth and is certified as a personal trainer through the National Council on Strength & Fitness.

She now joins K Primary Care & Medical Nutrition Center as the Program Director where she will coordinate the multidisciplinary team along with Dr. K. Debby is most passionate when she is helping individuals who want to develop a lifestyle of wellness that is rooted in healthy eating and physical activity.[/vc_column_text][vc_single_image image=”582″ img_size=”200×250″ css_animation=”top-to-bottom”][vc_custom_heading text=”Ronnie Kewalramani” font_container=”tag:h4|font_size:22|text_align:left|color:%233a3a3a|line_height:1.2″ google_fonts=”font_family:Montserrat%3Aregular%2C700|font_style:400%20regular%3A400%3Anormal”][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1479173374493{margin-bottom: 10px !important;}”]Co-founder[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text]Ronnie Kewalramani is the Co-founder of the K Medical Weight Loss and K Lifestyle & Disease Management Programs. Ronnie graduated in May 2013 from the University of Pennsylvania, earning his Bachelor of Science in Economics with a Concentration in Finance from the Wharton School, and his Bachelor of Arts in Economics from the College of Arts and Sciences. After working for a few years in the financial services industry, Ronnie decided to transition to healthcare and together with Dr. K developed the programs for K Primary Care & Medical Nutrition Center. He currently manages program staff and supports patients through the course of the program.[/vc_column_text][vc_single_image image=”563″ img_size=”200×250″ css_animation=”top-to-bottom”][vc_custom_heading text=”Scott Savokinas” font_container=”tag:h4|font_size:22|text_align:left|color:%233a3a3a|line_height:1.2″ google_fonts=”font_family:Montserrat%3Aregular%2C700|font_style:400%20regular%3A400%3Anormal”][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1472870794032{margin-bottom: 10px !important;}”]Cooking Instructor[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text]Scott’s culinary roots began from birth.  Growing up in his father’s restaurant, he was constantly surrounded by food and cooking, on both a professional and a personal level. This immersion guided him to join the United States Personal Chef Association, where he creates individual, customized meal plans for his clients, focusing on special diets, food allergies, and preferences.

Scott was a corporate chef coordinator for a major gourmet kitchen/food retailer, where he created and conducted cooking classes for groups as small as 1 person up to 50. He has had several of his recipes published in books and has had the honor of cooking for many of the top chefs in the country, including Giada De Laurentiis, Bobby Flay, Ina Garten, and Jamie Oliver. Scott believes that food is a very important puzzle piece in maintaining a healthy, fulfilling lifestyle.[/vc_column_text][vc_single_image image=”573″ img_size=”200×250″ css_animation=”top-to-bottom”][vc_custom_heading text=”Erin Sheehan” font_container=”tag:h4|font_size:22|text_align:left|color:%233a3a3a|line_height:1.2″ google_fonts=”font_family:Montserrat%3Aregular%2C700|font_style:400%20regular%3A400%3Anormal”][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1473080802922{margin-bottom: 10px !important;}”]Meditation Coach[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text]Erin is excited to join Dr. K’s team as a meditation coach. She is completing her Masters in Mindfulness Studies from Lesley University while raising her four children.  She teaches children, teenagers, and their parents mindfulness meditation practices and strategies. She is a long-term meditator, attends silent retreats, and collaborates often with others on effective integration of meditation with education, palliative care, and digital mindfulness.[/vc_column_text][vc_single_image image=”530″ img_size=”200×250″ css_animation=”top-to-bottom”][vc_custom_heading text=”Evelyn Minolfo, MS, RDN” font_container=”tag:h4|font_size:22|text_align:left|color:%233a3a3a|line_height:1.2″ google_fonts=”font_family:Montserrat%3Aregular%2C700|font_style:400%20regular%3A400%3Anormal”][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1479173460201{margin-bottom: 10px !important;}”]Registered Dietitian[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text]

Evelyn is a registered dietitian who completed her Bachelor of Science in Food and Nutrition from the College of Saint Elizabeth and recently a Master of Science in Nutrition. She works as a dietitian at ShopRite and in Integrative Medicine Practices with K Primary Care & Medical Nutrition Center and Atlantic Health. Evelyn’s role in integrative medicine is to teach and guide patients to achieve their weight loss and health goals through nutrition education and meal planning, and as part of a multi-disciplinary team. Evelyn believes that the key to healing is in recognizing and treating the whole person in mind, body and spirit and is proud to be a member of the K Medical Weight Loss team.

[/vc_column_text][vc_single_image image=”531″ img_size=”200×250″ css_animation=”top-to-bottom”][vc_custom_heading text=”Rebecca Perlman Coniglio, LCSW” font_container=”tag:h4|font_size:22|text_align:left|color:%233a3a3a|line_height:1.2″ google_fonts=”font_family:Montserrat%3Aregular%2C700|font_style:400%20regular%3A400%3Anormal”][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1471920881367{margin-bottom: 10px !important;}”]Behaviorist[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text]

Rebecca earned her BA in psychology from Boston University and her Master of Social Work from Columbia University. After graduation, Rebecca worked as a member of several child study teams in New Jersey school districts. Subsequently, Rebecca started her private practice as a therapist in 2002. She specializes in managing mood and anxiety disorders. She is also the author of the children’s book series, Lily’s Little Life Lessons. Rebecca is proud to be part of Dr. K’s team. She uses cognitive behavioral therapy, motivational interviewing and harm reduction techniques to help patients manage emotional aspects of eating and exercising.

[/vc_column_text][vc_single_image image=”532″ img_size=”200×250″ css_animation=”top-to-bottom”][vc_custom_heading text=”Ray Onyesoh” font_container=”tag:h4|font_size:22|text_align:left|color:%233a3a3a|line_height:1.2″ google_fonts=”font_family:Montserrat%3Aregular%2C700|font_style:400%20regular%3A400%3Anormal”][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1471920918640{margin-bottom: 10px !important;}”]Exercise Specialist[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text]

Ray is certified by the American College of Sports Medicine as a Health Fitness and an Oncology Fitness Specialist. He earned his MS/Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science and Nutrition from Queens College, NY. He currently works as an Exercise Physiologist at Hackettstown Medical Center. At K Medical Weight Loss, Ray will recommend a fitness schedule that will work for you. He will educate you on various types of exercises suitable to your needs and demonstrate those during your session. His approach to an exercise prescription is strongly influenced by the study of biomechanics, total body systemic response to exercise, and weight loss.