Qara Medical has announced the opening of its medical weight loss and noninvasive skin rejuvenation practice in Rockport. Qara Medical was founded to address the overwhelming need for a comprehensive personalized weight loss program which allows for close physician follow-up, support, education and counseling with 24-hour a day coverage. The practice also includes noninvasive skin care using fractional laser technology, medical peels and a line of skin anti-aging products. Dr. Sydney E. Jimenez, a 1985 graduate of Rockport High School completed her medical education at The Johns Hopkins Medical School. She finished her residency in internal medicine at Columbia University Presbyterian Hospital in New York. Courtesy photo.