In addition to our surgeons, our multidisciplinary team includes nurses, dietitians, exercise physiologists and psychologists. This fully integrated team of professionals works together throughout your weight loss journey to ensure comprehensive care every step of the way.

Clara Maass Medical Center

  • Dawn BibboDawn Bibbo, MSN, RN, ONC
    Bariatric Manager

  • Silvana BlancaSilvana Blanco, RD
    Bariatric Dietitian

  • Kristin CarlinoKristin Carlino, RD
    Clinical Dietitian

  • Melanie FerreiraMelanie Ferreira, RN, BSN
    Bariatric Nurse Navigator

  • Denise FreireDenise Freire
    Bariatric Secretary

  • Steve GonnelliSteve Gonnelli, CPT
    Exercise Physiologist

  • Connie SantanaConnie Santana
    Bariatric Clinical Reviewer

Patient Stories

  • Before my surgeries, it was increasingly more difficult to walk, to exercise, to ski because of the pain. Consequently, the knee replacement surgery was like a miracle to me.

    Carol
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  • Clara Maass Medical Center has been a part of my family for as long as I can remember.

    Dawn
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  • “It was the best decision I ever made in my life.”

    Antoinette
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