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Your Journey to Wellness
Bluepoint has a caring team of professionals who are experts in diagnosing and treating sleep disorders and obesity. We understand the connection between weight and sleep, along with nutrition, behavioral support, and exercise, to achieve lifelong wellness.
Eskender Beyene, MD
Medical Director & Sleep Physician
Dr. Beyene is the Bluepoint Medical Associates Sleep Director. He is a dedicated member of the sleep community with vast experience in the establishment and running of various health centers. Dr. Beyene strongly believes in patient education and awareness. He takes part in various talks to share knowledge of sleep and the processes of sleep disorder treatments
Dr. Beyene graduated with a BS in Medical Technology from George Mason University. He earned his MD and completed a residency in Internal Medicine at George Washington University. Dr. Beyene completed fellowships in Pulmonary and Critical Care medicine at The George Washington University Medical Center and Sleep Medicine at the DC Veterans Administration Medical Center
Dr. Beyene is an assistant clinical professor at The George Washington School of Medicine and Health Sciences. He is Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Critical Care, Pulmonary and Sleep Medicine
Dr. Beyene is a member of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine, the American College of Chest Physicians, the American Thoracic Association, the Society of Critical Care Medicine, and American Society of Clinical Pathologists – Medical Technologist Section.
Lauren King, Psy.D
Dr. Lauren King is a board-certified Licensed Clinical Psychologist who received her undergraduate degree from West Virginia University. She also received her master's and doctorate degrees from the Florida Institute of Technology. She completed an APA Internship at Eastern Virginia Medical School and a Fellowship in Clinical Health Psychology at Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center. Dr. King continually returns to the classroom to stay up to date on new and innovative techniques used to help people maintain healthy weights and improve their sleep patterns.
As a Clinical Psychologist, Dr. King specializes in the treatment of various disorders that affect a person's weight as well as how those disorders affect their sleep patterns. She has received highly specialized training in CBT-I. CBT-I, or Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia works to break the bad habits that prohibit a person from being able to achieve the deep sleep their body needs to function efficiently. Dr. King uses this therapy as well as many others to help her patients get back on the path to good health and wellness.
Lisa King, MD
Weight Loss Medical Director
Dr. King began her career in Fredericksburg, VA at an urgent care center, where she was instrumental in developing a continuity practice for patients who repeatedly used the center for routine health maintenance. She later joined the Medicorp Health System, as an inpatient physician, where she and two other physicians founded the Fredericksburg Hospitalist Group. Several years into her inpatient experience, she came to a cross roads personally, and professionally. After re-examining her primary care roots, she realized that she had not yet fulfilled her desire to have a lasting impact on the health and wellness of her patients.
n 2004, she ventured into fulltime outpatient internal medicine incorporating holistic approaches to wellness and weight loss. In 2008, she was joined by Velma Bunch, PAC, and together they have continued to serve the Northern and Central Virginia region assisting thousands in their efforts to win at wellness and weight loss.
D. Lisa is passionate about encouraging and empowering her patients as she partners with them in the office, the community or in the conference setting to tailor plans for optimal health. She is supported by her husband Dr. James E. King I, founder and Sr. Pastor of Land of Promise Church in Spotsylvania, VA and their two beautiful sons. She is thankful to God for the opportunity to help others move into their season of wellness!
Dr. Lisa Jones King, a native of Hampton Roads, VA is a practicing internist who is no stranger to the Fredericksburg/Spotsylvania medical community. She has served in both its inpatient and outpatient settings. She is a graduate of Spellman College in Atlanta, Georgia and Meharry Medical College in Nashville, Tennessee. Dr. Lisa completed an internship and residency in Internal Medicine at the Commonwealth University School of Medicine, in Richmond, VA with a focus in primary care and women's health.
Velma leads the combination of wellness programs at Bluepoint and help our clients enjoy a healthy lifestyle.
Velma's services include vitamin shots, weight management programs and nutrition guidance. We are excited to have Velma at Bluepoint and look forward to offering her services and expertise for a complete weight loss experience.
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