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Bariatric Surgery

Our Experts


Our experts include highly skilled, board certified professionals. Our surgeons are able to perform both open and laparoscopic gastric bypass operations, and laparoscopic gastric banding ("lap-band"). Together they lead a group of dedicated nurse practitioners, nutritionists, mental health experts and support professionals to support patients throughout the weight loss process.

 

T. Paul Singh, MD, FACS
Bariatric Program Director
Associate Professor of Surgery

  • Laparoscopic and Minimally invasive procedures
  • Robotic Weight Loss Surgeries (Gastric Bypass, Sleeve Gastrectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Gastric Banding (with Realize, AP Lap-Band)
  • Hernia Repairs
  • Gastro-Esophageal Reflux Surgery
  • General Surgery

Brian Binetti, MD
Assistant Professor of Surgery

  • Laparoscopic and Minimally invasive procedures
  • Robotic Weight Loss Surgeries (Gastric Bypass, Sleeve Gastrectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Gastric Banding (with Realize, AP Lap-Band)
  • Hernia Repairs
  • Gastro-Esophageal Reflux Surgery
  • General Surgery

Daniel Bonville, DO, FACS
Assistant Professor of Surgery

  • Gastric Bypass Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Gastric Banding (with Realize, AP Lap-Band)
  • Sleeve Gastrectomy
  • Advance Laparoscopic  Hernia Techniques
  • Specialty in Trauma and Critical Care
  • Complex General Surgery

Kimberly Kilby, MD
Assistant Dean of Undergraduate Medical Education

  • Nutritional and medical management for weight loss surgery
  • Medically supervised weight loss
  • Management of Nutritional needs for post op patients

Jennifer Lindstrom, MD, FACP, FAAP
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Assistant Professor for Internal Medicine and Pediatrics         

  • Oversees nutritional, psychological, and physical pre-assessment requirements for patients seeking bariatric surgery
  • Specialty in pediatric obesity
  • Management of nutritional needs for post op patients


Ann Michalek, MD

  • Nutritional and medical management for weight loss surgery
  • Medically supervised weight loss
  • Management of nutritional needs for post op patients

Vanessa Denning, MD

  • Nutritional and medical management for weight loss surgery
  • Medically supervised weight loss
  • Management of Nutritional needs for post op patients

Carol R. Santoro, MD,MS

  • Nutritional and medical management for weight loss surgery
  • Medically supervised weight loss
  • Management of nutritional needs for post op patients.

Jean Talbot, RPAC

  • Initial program consultations
  • Management of surgical patients pre and post surgery

Ellen Gokey, ANP-C

  • Nutritional and medical management for weight loss surgery
  • Management of nutritional needs for post op patients
  • Lap-band adjustments

Kathleen Callahan, RD,
CDE, CDN

  • Dietitian counseling for pre and post weight loss surgery patients
  • Certified Diabetes Educator
  • Certified in adult and pediatric weight management from the American Dietetic Association

Aija Leimanis, MA, RD, CDN

  • Dietitian counseling for pre and post weight loss surgery patients
  • Counseling on therapeutic diets for a variety of diagnosis (cardiac, renal, celiac disease, etc)

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