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About Us

Vitality Health is a medical office devoted to helping our patients achieve wellness. Our dedicated group of clinicians specializes in weight loss, hormone therapy, anti-aging, pro-energy, and aesthetic therapies. We are a proud member of the Obesity Medicine Association, and use the highest quality products and equipment to ensure our patients feel confident in their treatments.

Our goal is to help our patients reach their goals and achieve true vitality. Together we can lose weight, feel great, and achieve fulfillment!

Our Vision

  • Develop a comprehensive, multi-disciplinary approach to weight loss that includes medications, nutrition plans, and pro-energy therapy such as B12 injections

  • Work with men of all ages to measure testosterone levels and treat them with testosterone therapy if they are symptomatic

  • Help our patients feel great with anti-aging therapies such as Botox and Juvederm

  • Offer the highest quality skincare products and services such as laser hair removal and spider vein treatment


Our Team

Alana Mercer, PA-C
Alana Mercer, PA-C, earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology and Biomedical Sciences from Missouri State University. She completed her Master’s Degree in Physician Assistant Studies at Cleveland State University/Tri-C in 2009. Certified national health coach by the NSHC. As a physician assistant, she has practiced emergency medicine, obesity medicine, and men’s health. She is an active member of the Obesity Medicine Association as well as the American Academy of Physician Assistants. In 2012, she became certified in aesthetics as an adjunct to anti-aging, health and wellness therapies.

Dr. John Parente 

Dr. John Parente, D.O. graduated from John Carroll University with a degree in Biology before furthering his education at Ohio University Med School earning his Doctorate of Osteopathic Medicine advanced degree. Dr. Parente completed his residency at Akron City Hospital and has worked in a number of the best E.R.s in Northeast Ohio. Through his education and experience, John brings with him a world of knowledge and has really excelled at implementing processes and procedures to ensure patients are provided with efficient and effective care in an environment conducive to optimum healing.

Krystina Jacobs, Nurse Practitioner

Krystina graduated from Cleveland State University in 2014 with her Bachelors in Nursing. She worked as a emergency nurse for six years before achieving her Masters Degree to become a Nurse Practitioner. Krystina works as one of the weight loss providers here at Vitality Health. She has always had a passion for aesthetics and loves helping others look and feel like the best versions of themselves. 

Stephanie Russell, Nurse Practitioner

Stephanie graduated with her Masters Degree in 2019 to become a Nurse Practitioner. She has over 3 years of Urgent Care experience as an NP. Stephanie works at Vitality Health as one of our weight loss providers. She enjoys helping people to reach their goals and feel their best. 

Seth Flask, Nurse Practitioner

Seth Flask, CNP earned a Bachelors of Science and Nursing from Kent State University. He went on to complete his Masters of Science in Nursing from Youngstown State University in 2021. Seth has experience working in Men's Health, Bariatric Surgery, and Weight Management as a Nurse Practitioner. Here at Vitality Health he provides comprehensive care to our Weight Management and Men's Health patients. Seth truly enjoys connecting with patients and taking the time to help them navigate through their lifestyle goals. 

Lauren Piper, Office Manager 

Lauren is the Office Manager at Vitality Health. She assists in the development and implementation of policies and procedures; manages and oversees the administration of HR policies, programs and practices within the Company. She graduated from Cleveland State in 2022 with a Bachelors of Psychology. Lauren loves promoting a strong team dynamic in the workplace to be able to provide the best possible experience for our patients here at Vitality Health.

Kora, Licensed Practical Nurse

Kora graduated as a Licensed Practical Nurse in 2021 from Sandusky Career Center. She has 3 years of experience in the hospital setting. Kora works at Vitality as one of our laser technicians and also aids in weight loss and aesthetic procedures. She is passionate about educating patient's on personal health and has a huge interest in everything skincare related!

Allison, Certified Medical Assistant  

Allison graduated in 2017 from Ohio Valley College of technology as a certified clinical medical assistant and phlebotomist. She aids in a variety of aesthetic and weight loss procedures throughout the office. Allison enjoys getting to know our patients and cheering them on as they reach their goals! 

Brittney, Licensed Practical Nurse

Emily, Advanced Licensed Esthetician

Emily graduated from Brown Aveda Institute in 2015 as a Licensed Esthetician. She has a passion for skincare, body waxing, and all things lashes and brows! Emily loves helping people to feel comfortable in their own skin. She is eager to assist her patients in learning how to best care for their skin based on each individual’s needs. Emily cannot wait to work with you and help you to reach all your skincare goals!

Hailey, Receptionist 

Hailey is currently attending LCCC for a degree in Social Work. She has several years of receptionist experience in the medical field. Hailey works hard to provide the best possible service to patients and maintain a steady flow throughout the office. 

Rylee, Receptionist 

Rylee is currently in college pursuing a bachelors degree in Business Administration. She is expected to complete her degree in 2025 from Ursuline College. Rylee has over 3 years of experience in the customer service. She loves to help others in any way that she can and can't wait to work with you!  

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