Dr. Cynthia Gulick, DO

Dr. Cynthia Gulick, DO, has been a Board Certified Family Practice Physician since 1990, which is the year she first started the practice at Southwest Family Physicians. Focusing now on medical bariatrics as her specialty, Dr. Gulick is passionate about guiding patients along their difficult but rewarding weight loss journey – informing and thus empowering patients to optimize their primary, preventive health and well-being. With respect, kindness and dedication, Dr. Gulick will help you beat your weight loss challenges and revitalize your life. She is an active member of the American Society of Bariatric Physicians.


Kasia Mannix, FNP

Kasia Mannix, FNP, is a native southern Oregonian who recently moved to the Portland area with her husband and their two children. She is a graduate of OSHU nursing program and Frontier Nursing University’s Family Nurse Practitioner Program. She brings with her a background in community & preventive health. She is thrilled to be part of the OMWL team, and strives to achieve success through collaboration and dedication. In her free time, Kasia enjoys reading, dancing to bluegrass music, and most importantly, spending time with her family.


alyseAlyse Nikolao, CNM, FNP

Alyse Nikolao, CNM, FNP, grew up in Washington state, went to school at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee and was thrilled to moved back home to the Pacific Northwest and join the OMWL team. Her background as a dual Family Nurse Practitioner and Certified Nurse-midwife aligns well with the OMWL approach to holistic, comprehensive, preventative care. Alyse values partnering with patients and working toward common goals of health and wellness. She is inspired by the way that empowering individual patients has a ripple effect to positively benefit families, friends, and communities.


jaymeJayme Armstrong, Wellness Coach

Jayme Armstrong, Wellness Coach, joined OMWL in 2014 as a former cooking teacher with training in personal development and passionate interest in holistic wellness. Her personal experience on the weight loss merry-go-round over many years and ultimate success in cultivating a more nourishing and relaxed relationship with food was life-changing and affirming. She is passionate about working with patients to help them create the behavioral changes essential to becoming and feeling their very best selves.


Support Team

We’re here to encourage you. That means cheering you on through the weigh-ins and reminding you that you can do this!

See this month’s Staff Spotlight – Katie Salazar.

LeeAnn Johnson

Store Manager


Dima Orel

Medical Scribe


Marintia Perez

Medical Assistant


Colly Perkins

New Patient Coordinator


Katie Salazar


Jessica Segura

Medical Assistant


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