New Patient Info

What to Expect at Your First Visit

Initial Consultations

Your Initial Consultation is broken down into 2 visits:

Initial Consultation, Part I: Primary Medical Interview

Your first visit at Healthy By Nature is 90 minutes, and will entail a comprehensive medical interview including past medical history, review of current symptoms and complaints, and a comprehensive physical exam pertinent to your health concerns. Many patients are surprised at the extensive nature of this initial intake, being provided with the opportunity to discuss all of their health concerns about which they had never discussed with their former doctors. This is the opportunity for your discuss all your health concerns, symptoms, goal, objectives and anything you would like to discuss with the doctor. Patients are encouraged to bring in any laboratory and diagnostic testing performed within the last 2 years for review.

Initial Consultation, Part II: Evaluation and Treatment

The second visit is 45 minutes long, scheduled 2-7 days after the first visit, providing Dr. Kupperman with the opportunity to review all information provided at the initial visit,review any lab work provided and obtain any medical records required,. Upon extensive review of this information, Dr. Kupperman will prepare an assessment and evaluation to discuss with the patient. This evaluation is an individualized program tailored to each patient’s needs and goals, and may include further laboratory testing as well as specific treatment options.

Follow Up Visits

Follow-up visits are generally scheduled within the next 3-4 weeks, and in the future as necessary to achieve health goals. The purpose of this visit is to ensure that your health is improving as expected, and that the treatment program is do-able and agreeable. The treatment recommendations may be adjusted at this time, as applicable to your progress. Additional follow-up visits will be scheduled depending on each patient’s needs to achieve desired results.

Rates & Payment Options

Office Visits:

  • Initial Consultation (90 minute part 1 and 45 minute part 2): $395
  • Follow Up Appointments: rates vary depending on time requirements and complexity
    • Follow Up Appointment – Standard (30-45 min): $150
    • Follow Up Appointment – Extended (45-60 min): $175

Vita-Drip Lounge:

  • Brief Initial Visit: Establishment of care (15-20 min): $50
  • Vita-Drip Treatments: prices vary

HcG Weight Loss Program

  • 21 day HcG program: $700
  • 30 day HcG Program: $800
  • 40 day HcG Program: $900
  • program enrollment requires initial consultation for new patients

New Patient Forms

In preparation for your first visit, please thoroughly complete the health questionnaire and office forms.

Download HBN Welcome Packet (pdf)

Download Medical Release Forms (pdf)

Download Arbitration Agreement (pdf)

Please record a diet food log for at least 3 days. Sample form provided:

Download HBN Diet Diary 3 Day (pdf)

Read this before coming in for your first time:



Healthy By Nature
1542 N McCadden Pl.
Los Angeles, CA 90028

(310) 310-9717

Office Hours:

MON 10am - 6pm
TUES 10am - 8pm
WED 12pm - 8pm
THUR 10am - 6pm
FRI 9am - 5pm
SAT By appointment only
SUN Closed


Limited onsite parking available (enter through the driveway to park in the small lot behind the office) or street parking

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