Program Leaders

Canyon Ranch physicians are renowned trailblazers in lifestyle medicine. As a participant in the Canyon Ranch Weight Loss Program, you will benefit from their profound expertise in comprehensive assessment and evaluation. They share wide experience in helping guests with personalized treatment and prevention plans with an emphasis on physical activity, nutrition and sleep; and they are extremely knowledgeable about optimal aging, peak physical and cognitive performance, and sustainable lifestyle change.

Param Dedhia, MD

Dr. Dedhia, widely known as "Dr. Param," has both personal and professional experience with the challenges of maintaining a healthy weight, and, during his 10 years at Johns Hopkins, worked at the medical school’s renowned Weight Management Center. He also has special clinical expertise in gerontology, public health and sleep medicine. He received his medical degree from the Michigan State University and an associate fellowship in Integrative Medicine from the University of Arizona.

Stephen Brewer, MD

Dr. Brewer is Medical Director at Canyon Ranch in Tucson. He was an associate fellow in the Integrative Medicine Program at the University of Arizona and trained in acupuncture at UCLA. His areas of special expertise include family medicine, medical acupuncture, fibromyalgia and sports medicine. He received his medical degree from the Medical College of Ohio.