Our Team

Our Surgical Weight Loss team offers highly experienced surgeons, along with nurses, dietitians and other staff members who will support and guide you before, during and after your surgery.


Meet our Medical & Surgical Weight Loss Specialists:

Name Specialties Location
Benbrahim, Aziz, MD, FACS, FASMBS
4.8 /5
84 surveys
860.224.5161
  • Bariatric Surgery
  • General Surgery
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  • Meriden
  • Cheshire
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Carelli, Lindy, PA-C 860.425.8740
  • Bariatric Surgery
  • Norwich
Christie, Amanda R., PA-C 833.861.5433
  • Bariatric Medicine
  • Farmington
  • Meriden
  • Southington
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Floch, Craig Lawrence, MD, FACS 203.926.8835
  • Bariatric Surgery
  • General Surgery
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  • Shelton
Ford, Peter A., APRN
4.8 /5
100 surveys
833.861.5433
  • Bariatric Medicine
  • Glastonbury
  • Farmington
  • Meriden
  • Southington
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Garcia, Dawn Marie, APRN, CBN 860.246.2071
  • Bariatric Surgery
  • Glastonbury
  • Enfield
  • Farmington
  • Hartford
  • South Windsor
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Hannoush, Edward J., MD
4.8 /5
79 surveys
860.224.5161
  • Bariatric Surgery
  • General Surgery
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  • Farmington
  • Hartford
  • Southington
  • West Hartford
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Papasavas, Pavlos K., MD, FACS, FASMBS
4.9 /5
94 surveys
860.246.2071
  • Bariatric Surgery
  • General Surgery
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  • Glastonbury
  • Farmington
  • Hartford
  • South Windsor
  • West Hartford
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Rice, Jenny Ann, PA-C 860.246.2071
  • Bariatric Surgery
  • Glastonbury
  • Farmington
  • Farmington
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Thompson, Sara M., APRN, CBN
4.8 /5
60 surveys
860.224.5161
  • Bariatric Surgery
  • Meriden
Tishler, Darren Scott, MD, FACS, FASMBS
4.9 /5
107 surveys
860.246.2071
  • Bariatric Surgery
  • General Surgery
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  • Glastonbury
  • Enfield
  • Farmington
  • Manchester
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Umashanker, Devika, MD
4.8 /5
121 surveys
833.861.5433
  • Bariatric Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
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  • Farmington
  • Farmington
  • Glastonbury
  • Meriden
  • Southington
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Young, Ricardo, MD, FASMBS
4.8 /5
113 surveys
860.425.8740
  • Bariatric Surgery
  • Norwich

Our Medical Weight Loss Program assists patients with weight loss and maintenance through lifestyle canges and, if needed, medication. It also creates care plans for patients with weight regain or weight plateau after bariatric surgery.


Meet our Medical Weight Loss Specialists:

Name Specialties Location
Christie, Amanda R., PA-C 833.861.5433
  • Bariatric Medicine
  • Farmington
  • Meriden
  • Southington
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Ford, Peter A., APRN
4.8 /5
100 surveys
833.861.5433
  • Bariatric Medicine
  • Glastonbury
  • Farmington
  • Meriden
  • Southington
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Lane, Thomas Joseph, MD, FACP 833.861.5433
  • Internal Medicine
  • Farmington
Umashanker, Devika, MD
4.8 /5
121 surveys
833.861.5433
  • Bariatric Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
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  • Farmington
  • Farmington
  • Glastonbury
  • Meriden
  • Southington
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Medical & Surgical Weight Loss

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    Farmington

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