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Our Team
in Kirkland - Seattle, WA at Sound Medical Weight Loss 

Sound Team Members

Welcome to Sound Medical Weight Loss, your premier destination for comprehensive wellness solutions in Kirkland & Seattle, WA. Led by a team of dedicated professionals, we are committed to guiding you on your journey to optimal health and beauty. With a focus on personalized care and cutting-edge techniques, our team is here to support you every step of the way. Discover the difference at Sound Medical Weight Loss & Aesthetics and unlock your full potential today.

Dr. Christine James

ND | Weight Loss Physician

As a regional leader in obesity medicine, Dr. Christine James helps people transform their lives. She provides science-based, individualized weight loss programs to the Seattle area at Sound Medical Weight Loss in Kirkland, Washington. Dr. James specializes in helping patients reduce and manage their weight to improve their health and well-being. Her medical weight loss programs specifically address many weight-related conditions such as heart health, diabetes, high blood pressure, sleep apnea, and many more.

Dr. James earned her doctorate in naturopathic medicine at Bastyr University in Kenmore, Washington. She developed her nutritional, dietary, diagnostic, and disease management skills there. After obtaining her doctorate in naturopathic medicine, she completed a nearly year-long externship with a cardiologist, where she received advanced training in conventional and integrative cardiovascular care. She has advanced training in obesity medicine to address the complexities of weight gain.

Patients receive comprehensive medical assessment, metabolic analysis, and an individualized weight loss plan when they meet with Dr. James. Her holistic approach improves their overall wellness and helps them reach a healthy body weight. She addresses diet, exercise, lifestyle, beliefs, emotions, eating disorders, and behaviors.

She may recommend advanced tests for food sensitivities and weight-related genetics, as well as hormone and metabolic panels, to help identify hidden factors that can inhibit weight loss and help her patients achieve their goals better. Dr. James has a compassionate, honest approach to weight loss and truly wants to help her patients lead their healthiest and most vital lives.

Dr. Aman Gill

DNP | Weight Loss Provider & Botox/Filler Specialist

Aman Gill graduated from Seattle Pacific University, receiving her Master’s in Family Nurse Practitioner. She brings over ten years of experience to her career as a Family Nurse Practitioner.

Aman believes that every patient is a unique individual, so she treats every patient with the respect and dignity they deserve. She focuses on providing holistic, non-judgmental, compassionate care in a positive healthcare environment.

She is dedicated to educating patients in promoting healthy habits and preventing disease. Aman’s philosophy is to strive for progress, not perfection!

Kristen Novey


Kristen grew up in the south suburbs of Chicago, Illinois. She spent most of her young adulthood moving further west, finally landing in Seattle in 2015. She received her master's of Physician Assistant studies at Pacific University in Hillsboro, Oregon, and got her start in primary care and internal medicine. Through the years, Kristen developed a deep passion for metabolic health, sharpening her skills as a diabetes and weight loss specialist. She now joins the Sound Medical Weight Loss team with special expertise in type 2 diabetes management, prediabetes, metabolic syndrome, and insulin resistance.

She approaches weight loss through a medical lens that focuses on blood sugar and insulin stabilization, coupled with the use of newer diabetes medications when desired. With the belief that patients know their bodies best, Kristen strives to provide exceptional medical care that aligns patient preferences and goals with the best of medical evidence and natural treatments.

In her spare time, Kristen enjoys spending time outdoors with her family in the beautiful PNW, traveling, creating quick and healthy meals, and serving as vocalist, keyboardist, and bassist during family band nights.

Dr. Kendra FitzPatrick

DNP, Doctor of Nursing Practice

Dr. Kendra FitzPatrick obtained her degree as a Doctor of Nursing Practice, Family Nurse Practitioner from the University of Washington and has been practicing in family and internal medicine in the Seattle area since 2019. Before pursuing her doctoral practice, she gained valuable experience as a nurse in pediatrics and primary care. Over her career, she has honed her skills and developed a passion for weight and chronic disease management and became certificated as a Weight Loss Specialist through the Obesity Medicine Association. Her other practice interests include prenatal & postpartum care, women's health, diabetes, preventive care, and chronic disease management.  

Beyond clinical practice, Dr. FitzPatrick took a leadership role in developing and launching the comprehensive Pregnancy Program at Sound Medical Weight Loss. Specializing in guiding individuals through healthy pregnancy and postpartum weight loss journeys, she collaborates closely with patients to individualize strategies for healthy weight gain and lifestyle changes in pregnancy. These efforts are aimed at promoting maternal and fetal health, preventative and supportive postpartum weight loss care. Her approach to patient care is marked by her dedication to providing high-quality, patient-centered services with a comprehensive and evidence-based perspective. She believes in the importance of building strong relationships and offering compassionate support to empower individuals in achieving sustainable and lifelong health goals.

Outside of her professional endeavors, Dr. FitzPatrick enjoys spending time with her family and mini-Aussie puppy. She embraces the Pacific Northwest lifestyle, enjoying activities such as backpacking, hiking, paddle boarding, backpacking, kayaking, running, and sailing. 

Sarah Eno

FNTP | Functional Nutrition and Mindset

Helping you create simple steps to reach your health goals.

Sarah Eno is passionate about supporting healthy change and graduated in Functional Nutrition in 2016. She has supported hundreds of individuals in a health-promoting lifestyle and believes everyone can experience health. Sarah is a wife and mom of 3 boys.

She loves cross-country skiing, yoga, and the peloton. Her health motto is "Give yourself room for the process because small changes are where you will find success!"

Latasha Patterson

Office Manager

Latasha Patterson, from Cambridge, Massachusetts, started working in patient care at 13 as a personal care aide for disabled patients. She felt giving patients great care in their time of need was important. There began her journey of over 20 years in administrative management roles, working hard to give patients a wonderful experience.

In 2023, Latasha joined Sound Medical Weight Loss as their clinic manager and believes this is where patients get outstanding care and direction toward healthy lifestyles. I am excited to be a part of building great relationships with our patients and helping them succeed at reaching their goals.

Chante Fiamengo

Master Aesthetician

Chante Fiamengo is a Master Aesthetician with an extensive background in laser treatments and body contouring.

She has been in the beauty industry for over 15 years, starting her career as a Makeup Artist and taking her passion for skin, beauty, and health to the next level to provide the best service for her clients.

Her philosophy is “Thoughts become things,” and she believes that with the power of the mind and a positive attitude, anything can be accomplished.

Amanda Kenney

Certified Medical Assistant & Patient Coordinator

Amanda Kenney earned her medical assistant license from Pima Medical Institute and is working on her nursing degree.

She brings many years of leadership experience in the weight loss field.

She is dedicated to her patients and shows compassion when addressing their concerns.

Amanda provides safe and welcoming care with a smile on her face. You will see Amanda at any of your weight checks or doctor's visits. 

Chris Agafi

Personal Mastery Coach

I believe everyone holds untapped potential, regardless of their journey, including the path to weight loss. As a Personal Mastery Coach, my mission is to support individuals facing challenges that may arise during their weight loss journey.

My personalized, immersive coaching sessions guide clients to overcome emotional and mental hurdles, aligning inner strength with their health goals. We embark on a journey of self-discovery, honing resilience and determination.

Imagine a journey where challenges in relationships, self-esteem, and motivation are transformed into strength. In our collaborative sessions, you don't just progress; you embody excellence, navigating your weight loss journey with confidence and mastery.