Course Director(s)

Scott A. Shikora, MD, FACS
Professor of Surgery
Harvard Medical School
Director, Center for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Boston, MA

Associate Director(s)

Kellene A. Isom, MS, RD, LDN
Bariatric Program Director
Senior Dietitian
Center for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Boston, MA

Director, Weight Management Center
Mt. Auburn Hospital
Cambridge, MA

Kenneth MacDonald, Jr., MD
Physicians East
Greenville, NC


W. Scott Butsch, MD, MSc
Obesity Medicine Specialist
MGH Weight Center
Massachusetts General Hospital
Boston, MA

David Creel, PhD, RD, HSPP, CDE, CEP
Behavioral Health Coordinator
St. Vincent Carmel Bariatrics Center of Excellence
Carmel, IN

Sue Cummings, MS, RD, LDN
Clinical Programs Coordinator
Massachusetts General Hospital Weight Center
Boston, MA

Paul Davidson, PhD
Director of Behavioral Services
Center for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Boston, MA

Pam Davis, RN, BSN, CBN, MBA
Bariatric Program Director
Centennial Medical Center
Nashville, Tennessee

Director of Clinical Affairs, Training and Research at
Mohak Bariatric and Robotic Surgery
Clinical Professor of Surgery, SAMC and PG ltd.
Indore, India

Karen Grothe, PhD, LP
Mayo Clinic
Rochester, MN

Daniel M. Herron, MD, FACS, FASMBS
The Salky Professor of Surgery
Chief, Garlock Division of General Surgery
The Mount Sinai Hospital
New York, NY

Leena Khaitan, MD, MPH
General Surgery
UH Cleveland Medical Center
Cleveland, OH

Bobbie Lou Price, RN, BSN, CBN
Bariatric Program Coordinator
Physicians East
Greenville, NC

Raul J. Rosenthal, MD, FACS, FASMBS
Professor of Surgery and Chairman,
Department of General Surgery
Director, The Bariatric and Metabolic Institute
President, South Florida Chapter of the American College of Surgeons
2950 Cleveland Clinic Blvd
Weston, Florida 33331

Karen Schulz, MSN, CNS, CBN
Bariatric and Metabolic Institute Program Manager
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH

Cassie Story, RD
Bariatric Dietitian Nutritionist
Obesity Action Coalition
Tampa, FL

Christopher Thompson, MD, MHES
Director of Therapeutic Endoscopy
Assistant Professor, Harvard Medical School
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Boston, MA