About Dr. Blissenbach – Jacksonville’s Weight Loss Doctor

Why Choose Blissful Wellness Centers

At Blissful Wellness Medical Weight Loss Centers, we have established a superb alternative to the rather tired formats used by many of our competitors. Our intensive use of state-of-the-art technology and our highly qualified experts will lead to permanent solutions for those battling obesity.


Dr. Blissenbach and the team at Blissful Wellness are committed to providing their patients with a medically supervised weight loss center that treats patients as unique individuals and provides its patients with every tool available to achieve what is important …a life changing experience.

Elyssa Blissenbach, M.D., P.A

Founder of Blissful Wellness

  • Board Certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Board Certified by the American Board of Obesity Medicine
  • Medical License in Florida #ME0069426
  • Member of Duval County Medical Society and Intl. Society of Clinical Densitometry

As the only board certified Internal and Obesity medicine physician in Jacksonville, Dr. Elyssa Blissenbach is the solely qualified physician to treat any internal or obesity issues you have. Having this unique board certification results in Dr. Blissenbach being sought in the most complicated and complex medical cases in the internal and obesity medical field. She takes on medical issues with complete dedication and commitment to meeting every patient’s expectations, and then solving and treating their medical issue.


What separates Dr. Elyssa Blissenbach isn’t her prodigious skill, it is her genuine compassion that she gives to her patients every day. She loves seeing her patients overcome their medical issues, and live a healthier life, but her primary goal is to make her patients feel comfortable and have them become part of the Blissful Wellness community. Confronting and beating medical issues is difficult, but having a support system that is there for you makes it much easier. Dr. Blissenbach knows patients are going through similar ordeals, and she believes that by building a relationship with each other, they will have someone to embark on their journey to a healthy life with. From the support group meetings that Dr. Blissenbach set up, to the compassion and care she preaches and provides, the defining aspect of Dr. Blissenbach’s character is the pure compassion she feels for her patients and her desire to make them feel welcomed. Patients seek out Dr. Blissenbach for her skill and expertise, they become part of her community after witnessing her kindness and compassion.


BS at Fairfield University

SUNY Buffalo School of Medicine (Magna Cum Laude),
Resident at Medical Univ. of SC


1989 Fairfield Univ. Bio Science Award

President of Alpha Epsilon Delta Pre-Med Honor Society

Research Award at SUNY Buffalo School of Medicine

1989 Fairfield Univ. Bio Science Award