The staff at the UC Health Weight Loss Center is dedicated to serving our patients and providing effective weight loss options through medical and surgical interventions. We take pleasure in bringing a personal touch to what can be a daunting process for our patients.

Our multidisciplinary team of experts includes specialists in obesity medicine, bariatric surgery, endocrinology, behavioral health, nutrition, fitness, and more to ensure that our patients receive nothing but the best, most compassionate and highest quality care.

A Dedicated Team of Experts and Specialists

  • Nikki Brown – Practice Manager
  • Pam Watkins – Administrative Bariatric Coordinator
  • Kristina Arnold, RN, BSN, CBN, MBSCR – Bariatric Surgery Clinical Reviewer/Clinical Bariatric Coordinator
  • Lisa West-Smith, PhD, LISW-S – Director of Behavioral Health Services
  • Ivan Bennett, PA-C, MPAS – Physician Assistant
  • Michael Weller, CNP
  • Haylee Hannah, RD, LD – Registered Dietician/Nutritionist
  • Valerie Brookbank, RD, LD – Registered Dietician/Nutritionist
  • Jennifer Gooding – Supervisor of Aquatic Therapy and Wellness
  • Angela Perkins – Exercise Physiologist
  • Regina Doench – MA, Medical Assistant
  • Jasleen Kaur, MA – Medical Assistant

Patient Advocates

  • Susan Bethart
  • Rachel Digman
  • Lynn Godsey
  • Stacey Henderson
  • Diana Harris
  • Ebony McGoogin
  • Amy Meiser
  • Erika Wattrick