Meet Our Team
Our LifeShape team is committed to helping you achieve your weight loss, fitness and wellness goals!
Mark A. Fusco MD
LifeShape Medical Director
Dr. Fusco is a Board Certified General Surgeon specializing in advanced laparoscopic procedures, including the Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Band. Dr. Fusco completes all surgeries himself and performs the majority of band adjustments, while maintaining all responsibility of the medical aspects of the LifeShape program. Dr. Fusco’s extensive experience includes performing more than 1000 Lap-Band and other weight loss surgeries since 2003 (as of 2011). He received special training and certification in placement of the LAP-BAND from the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery. He has served as a Proctor for Allergan Health for the training and placement of the Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Band, as well as being a member of the Allergan Clinical Advisory Board. Dr. Fusco has presented adjustable band research nationally and around the world, and is listed as one of “America’s Top Surgeons” by the Consumers’ Research Council of America. Dr. Fusco has conducted research in nutrition published in the scientific journals Journal of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition, Chest, Surgical Endoscopy, and Surgery for Obesity And Related Diseases. He has presented research at international meetings including the American Association of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition, Society of Critical Care Medicine Educational & Scientific Symposium, American College of Chest Physicians Annual International Scientific Assembly, Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons, Meeting of the American Society for Bariatric Surgery .
Peter M. Marzano III, MD
Director, Medical Weight Loss Program
Dr. Marzano is a Board Certified Internal Medicine Physician focusing in wellness and sports medicine. Dr. Marzano received his undergraduate degree in psychology from the Florida State University. After studying internal medicine at Mercer University, he has been a member of MIMA since 2000. He has served as a team physician for athletes at the High School, College, and Professional level. Dr. Marzano is the author of a Wellness website and newsletter.