J. Arden Blough, M.D. is Medical Director of The Steelman Clinic and founder of the Weight Loss for Life program. He is also a member of the American Society of Bariatric Physicians.
Dr. Blough knows firsthand the challenges people face when trying to maintain good health. He has experienced it personally through BHRT and weight loss. He recognizes the importance of restoring hormones to optimal levels and incorporating a healthy lifestyle. He encourages patients to achieve their goals through medically supervised treatment in a caring atmosphere.
As Medical Director of The Steelman Clinic, Dr. Blough provides BHRT and medically supervised weight loss programs.
After graduating in 1994 from the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine at the OU Health Sciences Center, Dr. Blough practiced family medicine in Ponca City, Oklahoma and worked as an emergency room physician. He is affiliated with the American Medical Association, Oklahoma State Medical Association and American Society of Bariatric Physicians. He is also Medical Director for Mariposa Aesthetics and Laser Center in Oklahoma City and Edmond, helping ensure spa clients receive advanced solutions to their skin rejuvenation and body sculpting.
Mindy Simon, P.A.-C
Mindy Simon is a certified physician assistant who has always made fitness and health a part of her lifestyle. She earned a bachelor’s degree in biology from the University of Central Oklahoma in 2002 and a master’s degree from the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center in 2006, where she was named Outstanding Student in clinical rotations.
She has experience in plastic and reconstructive surgery, as well as in total hip and total knee replacement. Simon is a member of the Oklahoma Association of Physician Assistants, the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants, the American Academy of Physician Assistants and the American Society of Bariatric Physicians (ASBP).
“Fitness and a healthy lifestyle have always been a part of my life,” she said. “I would like to help you incorporate these same standards into your life. We will become a team to reach your goals and by working together we will be successful.”
Lauri Stucki, Nurse Practitioner
Lauri Stucki is a Certified Family Nurse Practitioner. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Oklahoma City University in 1997 and worked as an RN in plastic surgery and neuro-spine surgery before returning to school to earn her Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) from Oklahoma City University in 2014. Lauri worked for several years in urgent care prior to joining the team at The Steelman Clinic in May 2016. Lauri graduated with honors, is a member of Sigma Theta Tau nursing honor society and was awarded the “Heart of Nursing” award in her DNP class. She is certified through the American Association of Nurse Practitioners.
Lauri has made health/wellness and fitness an active part of her daily life, and understands the struggle both men and women face in today’s busy daily lives. She has been married for 15 years and has 5 children. Lauri identifies the importance of a healthy diet adn exercise, as well as restoring hormones to optimal levels to maximize overall health and wellness. Her main goal is to work together with patients, supporting healthy choices in order to have a healthy, energetic and vibrant quality of life.