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I’m Dr. Latonya Fore-Williams.

Just like you, I tried many diets and read every book that promised weight loss. I even asked my doctor to help me lose weight. Some were successful; most were not. And I always found myself regaining the weight.


As a Certified Nurse Practitioner in Obesity Medicine, I’ve helped thousands of patients reach their weight and wellness goals.


This is not just pills, shots, and another meal plan. It’s research-backed education and support.


Fill out the form here to get started. This will give me information about your goals and what you’re looking for.  It will also help me know if we will be a good fit to work together. 


Together, let's move forward towards achieving your weight and wellness goals!

Latonya Fore-Williams, DNP, APRN, NP-C

Board Certified Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner  * Certificate of Advanced Education in Obesity Medicine * Certified Bariatric Nurse * Certified Obesity and Weight Management Specialist


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Latonya Fore-Williams is a Nurse Practitioner with board certifications in Adult-Gerontology Primary Care and Obesity Medicine. She is originally from Cleveland, Ohio. She earned her undergraduate degree (2005) and graduate degree (2014) from Ursuline College. She also earned a doctor of nursing practice in 2022 from Kent State University.

Dr. Fore-Williams is the founder of Forward Weight and Wellness, a weight management practice focused on personalized and comprehensive obesity treatment. Previously, she served as a Senior Nurse Practitioner at University Hospitals of Cleveland in the Division of Bariatric Surgery and Comprehensive Weight Management for nine years. During those nine years, she pioneered the comprehensive medical weight management program. Her specific clinical interests are in obesity management, prevention, and reversal, and other conditions of insulin resistance such as metabolic syndrome, pre-diabetes, overweight, fatty liver disease, sleep apnea, and polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS). She also has interests in minority health, which includes management of weight in pregnancy and overall wellness.

She is active in several organizations, including:  

Obesity Medicine Association

Obesity Action Coalition

American Association of Nurse Practitioners

Ohio Association of Advanced Practice Nurses

Nu Chi Chapter, Chi Eta Phi Sorority Incorporated

Cleveland Minority Organ and Tissue Transplant Education Program

My Sister's Keeper

She lives in Cleveland with her husband, three children, and two cats. She loves volunteering, walking in the MetroParks, traveling, and line dancing.

Monthly appointments with LaTonya Fore are always informative! I leave each time with the healthcare information I need to continue my healthy weight journey! Over 50lbs down , I feel like the best version of myself in a healthy way!


"If you can't fly then run, if you can't run then walk, if you can't walk then crawl, but whatever you do you have to keep moving forward."

-Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Ready to Move Forward?

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