McKenzie Wardwell is a board-certified Family Nurse Practitioner, specializing in obesity medicine. McKenzie brings experience working with GLP-1s for medical weight management to the Weight Zen team, working with patients via telehealth, and in coordination with Dr. Daniel Rosen, a bariatric surgeon with dual board certification (ABS, DABOM). With more than 15 years in the healthcare field, McKenzie began her career as a surgical RN in the operating room, and eventually transitioned to critical care. It was during her time as an RN that she developed a special interest in nutrition and weight loss, seeing first-hand the negative health effects of obesity and poor nutrition. She is passionate about empowering her patients to improve their health and wellness by promoting healthy lifestyle choices. For the past 6 years, McKenzie has practiced and trained extensively in aesthetics and weight loss medicine, attending numerous courses and seminars across the country to fine-tune her skills.
In her free time, McKenzie enjoys going to the beach with her dog, Violet, practicing yoga, and exploring Charleston, South Carolina where she currently resides.