Our Team


Our Team

We have a bright Provider Team interested in working with you to help you get to where you want to be. Weight loss is not easy, but it isn’t impossible, and our goal is to provide you with every available resource we know to help.

"Every patient here has a goal. My goal is to get them there."

Adefunke Gbadebo, ARNP

Adefunke Gbadebo, ARNP is a skilled Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner with a soft bedside manner. She works most days at the clinic to help Dr. Effinger develop an individualized treatment plan for each and every patient.


"I Love my Patients!!!"

Denise Forbes, ARNP

Denise Forbes has over 25 years of experience in many different clinical settings. She puts her patients and family first and her patients love her for it. She spends most days working with Dr. Effinger rounding in Skilled Nursing Facilities and covers shifts at Nuvida Rx Weight Loss on occasion.


"Every patient presents to us vulnerable, with frustration. We all have the same frustration. It’s our responsibility to provide a comfortable and safe environment, and our task to understand and motivate to empower our patients to accomplish the transformations they desire. That’s our job."

Dr. William Lantz Effinger, DO, MS, CMD Physician and Medical Director

Dr. Effinger has family in Texas and he lives in Tallahassee with his wife Penelope, daughter Annabelle and three cats, Muffins, Spikes and Boniato. He enjoys warm weather, sleeping in and a good laugh.

NuvidaRx Weight Loss
1891 Capital Circle NE, 9
Tallahassee, FL 32308
Phone: 682-217-5757
Fax: 888-698-2714
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