Course Director(s)

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

Associate Director(s)

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

Kellene A. Isom, MS, RD, LDN, CAGS
Senior Dietitian/Nutritionist
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Boston, MA

Julie Kim, MD, FACS, FASMBS
Member Faculty of Surgery
Harvard Medical School Director Weight
Management Center Mount Auburn Hospital
Cambridge, MA

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

Faculty

Laura Andromalos, MS, RD, CD, CDE
Nutrition Program Manager, Northwest Weight and Wellness Center
Certified Diabetes Educator Coach, Fit4D

Ronald Bleday, MD
Section Chief, Division of Colorectal Surgery
Associate Chairman of Surgery for Quality and Safety
Associate Professor, Harvard Medical School
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Boston, MA

Henry Buchwald, MD, PhD
Professor, Department of Surgery
Metabolic/Bariatric and General Surgery
University of Minnesota Medical School

Sue Cummings, MS, RD, LDN
Senior Dietitian
Massachusetts General Hospital
Boston, MA

Neil Floch, MD, FACS
Director of Bariatric Surgery, Western Connecticut Healthcare
Network and Fairfield County Bariatrics, P.C., Associate Clinical
Professor University of Vermont Medical School and Associate
Clinical Professor Frank Netter School of Medicine, Quinnipiac University

Rachel Goldman, PhD
Licensed Psychologist and Consultant
Private Practice in NYC
Clinical Assistant Professor
Department of Psychiatry
NYU School of Medicine

Scott Kahan, MD, MPH
Director, National Center for Weight and Wellness
Weight Management and Preventive Medicine
Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore MD
George Washington University, Washington, DC

Melissa Majumdar, MS, RD, CSOWM, LDN, CPT
Senior Bariatric Dietitian
Center for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Boston, MA

Mary-Elizabeth Patti, MD
Director, Hypoglycemia Clinic
Investigator and Adult Endocrinologist
Joslin Diabetes Center
Associate Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA

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

Allison Shafran, PA-C
Physician Assistant
Surgical Technologist
Center for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Boston, MA

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