"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.
"We work very hard to keep our patients safe and comfortable."
Penelope Ramos, RN, BSN, Clinic Manager
Penelope Ramos, RN, BSN has had many years of experience managing a medical spa and weight loss clinic in Miami, Florida. She is also the lovely wife of Dr. Effinger. She first met him while working at this weight loss clinic in Miami where he also happened to be working as an Intern First Year Family Medicine Resident. Dr. Effinger has been a very happy man ever since.
"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.