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
860.224.5161
  • Bariatric Surgery
  • General Surgery
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  • Meriden
  • Cheshire
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Brown, Catherine L., PA-C
860.246.2071
  • Bariatric Surgery
  • Glastonbury
  • Manchester
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Ford, Peter A., APRN
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
860.224.5161
  • Bariatric Surgery
  • General Surgery
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  • Farmington
  • Hartford
  • Southington
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Papasavas, Pavlos K., MD, FACS, FASMBS
860.246.2071
  • Bariatric Surgery
  • General Surgery
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  • Glastonbury
  • Farmington
  • Hartford
  • South Windsor
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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
860.224.5161
  • Bariatric Surgery
  • Meriden
Tishler, Darren Scott, MD, FACS, FASMBS
860.246.2071
  • Bariatric Surgery
  • General Surgery
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  • Glastonbury
  • Enfield
  • Farmington
  • Manchester
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Umashanker, Devika, MD
833.861.5433
  • Bariatric Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
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  • Farmington
  • Farmington
  • Glastonbury
  • Meriden
  • Southington
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Young, Ricardo, MD, FASMBS
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
Ford, Peter A., APRN
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
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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