Who We Are

Premier Physicians Weight loss and Wellness was founded in 2006 by Erik Evensen, D.O. and Dana Trippi, D.O., to offer medically supervised obesity and weight management services. Our company is known for its unique,  comprehensive and individualized patient care designed to achieve measurable, sustainable weight loss and improve the health, wellness and lifestyle of our patients – both individuals and corporate groups. The experience is personalized, supportive, comprehensive and proven effective. Participants set realistic goals and learn, through small tailored changes in diet, exercise, and behavior, to achieve and maintain a healthier lifetime weight.

Meet Our Team

DANA TRIPPI

Doctor, DO

 

 

Dr. Trippi earned her Bachelors of Science degree in Biological Sciences from Cal Poly State University at San Luis Obispo.  She completed her Medical Degree at Kansas City University of Medicine and BioSciences.  She completed her residency in Emergency Medicine at State University of New York at Buffalo.  Emergency Medicine fueled her passion for Obesity Medicine and she completed her board certification through the American Board of Obesity Medicine in 2009.  Dr. Trippi is dedicated to providing excellent care in the sub specialty of Obesity Medicine.

  • Board Certified by the American Board of Obesity Medicine
  • Board Certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine
  • Member of the Obesity Medical Association
  • Member of the Obesity Society
  • Sub Investigator for clinical research
  • Top Doctor 2012-2018

ERIK EVENSEN

Doctor, DO

 

 

Dr. Erik Evensen earned his bachelors of science degree in Biology from the University of South Florida. He completed his medical degree at Midwestern University in Arizona and finished a 4 year residency in the specialty of Emergency Medicine. Dr. Evensen became interested in Obesity Medicine 10 years ago and completed his board certification through the American Board of Obesity Medicine in 2011. He has a specialized interest in Mens Health and clinical trials related to Obesity and its co-morbid diseases.

  • Board Certified by the American Board of Obesity Medicine
  • Board Certified by the American Osteopathic Board of Emergency Medicine
  • Member of the Obesity Medical Association
  • Member of Obesity Society
  • Sub investigator for Clinical Research
  • Top Doctor in Obesity Medicine 2012-2018

JONATHAN TYLER

PA

 

 

Jonathan is a Physician’s Assistant with 5 years’ experience in Emergency Medicine, Obesity Care, and Men’s Health. He earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology, and Master’s Degree in Physician Assistant Studies from The University of Washington.

  • 5 years experience in Obesity Medicine
  • Specialist in men’s health
  • Accomplished triathlete

ERIN MORLEDGE
APRN

 

 

Erin is a Nurse Practitioner with 10 years experience with a background in Emergency Medicine, Pediatrics, Family Medicine, and Obesity Care. Erin earned her Bachelor’s of Nursing Degree from The University of Nevada, Las Vegas. She also graduated from The University of Nevada, Las Vegas with a Master’s Degree of Science in Nursing where she then became Board Certified as a Family Nurse Practitioner.

  • Member of the Obesity Medical Association
  • Member of the Western Regional Advanced Nurse Practice Nurses Network
  • Specialist in dietary nutrition
  • Specialist in Pediatrics

Sara Jordan,
APRN

Sara Jordan

Sara is a Nurse Practitioner with 7 years experience ranging from Emergency Medicine, Home Health, Family Practice, and Obesity Medicine. She graduated from the Univeristy of Nevada Las Vegas (UNLV) in 2013 with her Bachelor of Science in Nursing, and later continued her education as a Rebel earning her Master of Science in Nursing in 2018 to become a Family Nurse Practitioner. She is passionate about Obesity Medicine and is an active member of the Obesity Medicine Association. Sara strives to help each patient achieve their optimal health and wellness through our individualized programs.

  • Credentialed by the ANCC in 2019
  • Division 1 Collegiate Athlete- 2012 National Champion
  • Member of Obesity Medicine Association
  • Specialized knowledge in dietary nutrition

LISA LINDSKOG
Office Manager

Lisa

Lisa has been with Premier Physicians since we opened in 2006. She currently serves as the Chief Operating Officer and Office Manager. She has worked closely with Dr. Trippi for the past 11 years, and her extensive experience and knowledge in the medical and bariatric fields make her an invaluable asset to the practice.