Supportive, compassionate staff

Clinical Staff

Anita Demas, M.D

Dr. Demas is a board certified internist. She attended UCSF medical school and completed her residency and chief residency at Stanford University. Dr. Demas brings over 15 years of internal medicine expertise to her work at MD Weight Management.

Cathlin Milligan, M.D

Dr. Milligan is board certified in internal medicine and obesity medicine. She attended Tulane medical school and completed her residency at UCSF Mt. Zion hospital. She has been practicing medicine for over 20 years and has a strong interest in culinary medicine.

Karla Bernal

Karla Bernal is the office manager of MD Weight Management. She provides patient assistance in the areas of payments, insurance, and ordering.

Alicia Connor, MA, RDN

Alicia Connor is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist who is passionate about providing tools and support for those seeking weight management. She holds a Level I certificate of training in adult weight management from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. She is a skilled nutrition and food service educator with a holistic, patient-centered approach. Alicia also has an extensive culinary background and joined the MD Weight Management team in 2015. 

Lisa Murphy, LCSW

Lisa Murphy is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and specializes in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and long-term weight control. She teaches total meal replacement and maintenance classes and also offers individual CBT sessions for patients. Lisa has been helping people improve their health and mental health for more than a decade and brings enthusiasm, candor and experience to the individuals and groups at MD Weight Management.

COVID-19 Response
To help prevent the spread of COVID-19, we are conducting our weight management program virtually for new and existing patients. Please email us with any questions at