Published on July 23, 2020

CoreLife and Adventist HealthCare Announce Joint Venture to Combat Obesity and Improve Community Health

CoreLife Inc, an innovative preventive healthcare company specializing in the treatment of overall patient health, obesity and illnesses related to obesity, has announced the formation of a new joint venture partnership with Adventist HealthCare to provide broader wellness and weight management options to Maryland communities.

CoreLife and Adventist HealthCare will open centers in Montgomery and Prince George’s Counties beginning in August in Gaithersburg, Silver Spring, Laurel, Germantown and Rockville. Located at 201 Perry Parkway in Gaithersburg, the first clinic will open its doors on August 3. The clinic will be open Mondays and Wednesdays 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. Each CoreLife clinic will feature a unique model that combines professionals in medicine, nutrition, exercise and behavior all located in a local, convenient and compassionate environment.

“We are very excited to be working with Adventist HealthCare, an amazing healthcare partner and CoreLife’s second Maryland based joint venture,” said CoreLife’s President, Sean Kostkowski. “CoreLife is committed to improving and sustaining the health of the community and we look forward to serving the greater Washington, D.C. area through this partnership with Adventist HealthCare. Together, we are able to provide additional expertise and resources, improve coordination of patient management, and reinforce our combined desire to deliver efficient, comprehensive and high-quality patient care.”

CoreLife, which opened its first location in Severna Park, MD, in 2012, has aided thousands of patients in successfully attaining goals of improved health and wellness through a unique multidisciplinary program, making them a leader in weight loss healthcare. Terry Forde, President and CEO of Adventist HealthCare shares, “we are honored to partner with CoreLife to help the communities we serve meet their health goals. Our organizations share similar goals that through coordinated, preventive health and wellness care and resources, each person can achieve their health goals. Through this partnership, Adventist HealthCare’s community of physicians, healthcare providers and the experts at CoreLife, will work together to create customized plans to help patients improve their health through a focus on lifestyle modifications such as weight management, nutrition and fitness.” More information is available at, or by emailing

About CoreLife

CoreLife’s multidisciplinary care centers combine and coordinate the core disciplines necessary to treat obesity, its underlying conditions and lifestyle factors. Serving communities since 2012 and with clinics spanning North Carolina, Alabama, Maryland, Delaware, and Pennsylvania, thousands of patients have found success in attaining their health and wellness goals with CoreLife. With 80% of its patient base referred by the medical community, CoreLife works in support of referring primary care physicians, surgeons, and specialists to coordinate care and maximize patient outcomes. Facilities feature a medical office staffed by licensed medical providers, registered dietitians, exercise physiologists, a private fitness studio furnished with a variety of equipment, and much more. You can follow us on Facebook and Instagram.

About Adventist HealthCare

Adventist HealthCare, based in Gaithersburg, Maryland, is one of the longest-serving health systems in the Washington, D.C., region, and one of the largest employers in Maryland. It includes Shady Grove Medical Center, White Oak Medical Center, Fort Washington Medical Center, Adventist HealthCare Rehabilitation, Home Care Services, Adventist Medical Group, Imaging and Urgent Care. Our mission is to extend God’s care through the ministry of physical, mental and spiritual healing.

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