For Physicians Referring to The Hernried Center

Thank you for choosing The Hernried Center to help your patients lose weight and live a healthier life. As you know, obesity contributes to a number of different diseases. But through safe, effective weight loss, we’ve been able to change patients’ lives. Some of our typical outcomes include:


  • Lower blood pressure
  • Lower cholesterol
  • Decreased joint pain
  • Improved mood and well-being
  • Normalized blood glucose levels


Patients regularly decrease or completely eliminate their need for medication after successfully completing a weight-loss program at The Hernried Center. Start your patients down a proven path to better health!

Referring to The Hernried Center is simple and convenient.

We want to make it as easy as possible for you to refer your patients to The Hernried Center. We’ll always keep you up-to-date on their progress, and we’re happy to answer any questions you have.


We use Epic for our electronic health record system. If your office uses the same system, follow these steps to submit a referral:


  1. Create a new order using ORDER ENTRY or MEDICATIONS & ORDERS
  2. Type REF WEIGHT EXT and then choose the WEIGHT MANAGEMENT order and click ACCEPT
  3. Edit referral order with the following:
    1. To prov spec: Internal Medicine
    2. To provider: John Hernried
    3. To loc/pos: Click Magnify Glass and then choose Sacramento


Don’t use Epic? No problem. Please fill out the form on this page to request our referral pad. You can then print, fill out and fax the completed referral pad to 916-978-0333.


We look forward to working with you soon!

If you are a physician and would like to request more information and a referral pad, call 800-815-4881 or complete the form below: