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, MS, RD
    Bariatric 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

  • "Surgery was the best thing I’ve ever done.”

    Jacqueline
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  • "I can ride my bike like when I was a kid"

    Joaly
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  • "I have four daughters and we make exercise a fun, competitive activity."

    Jenifer
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