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Surgeons

Dr.Michaelson-NWWC

Robert Michaelson, MD, PhD, FACS, FASMBS

Medical Director

Role:

Dr. Michaelson is the medical director of Northwest Weight & Wellness Center and has been exclusively focused on Bariatrics since 2006.

Devorah Alana Chock, MD, FACS, FASMBS

Bariatric Surgeon

Role:

Dr. Chock is a bariatric surgeon at Northwest Weight & Wellness Center, board certified in general surgery.

Advanced Practice

Ginny-George-NWWC

Ginny George, ARNP
Registered Nurse Practitioner

Role:

Ginny George is an Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner (ARNP), specializing in medically supervised weight loss as well as preoperative and postoperative bariatric surgery care.

Desiree Ballestros

Desiree Ballestros, ARNP
Registered Nurse Practitioner

Role:

Desiree is an Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner who specializes in family medicine, medical weight loss, and bariatric surgery care.

Nutrition Services

Fitness

Amanda-Davis-NWWC

Amanda Davis, BS
Exercise Physiologist

Role:

Amanda Davis is an Exercise Specialist for Northwest Weight and Wellness Center (NWWC).

Journey Team

Jeanette-Brown-NWWC

Jeanette Brown, PCC
Patient Care Coordinator

Role:

Jeanette is a Patient Care Coordinator here to help guide you through insurance, required appointments, needed medical referrals, and provide answer to your initial consult questions along with updates regarding next steps.

Itisha-Poe-NWWC

Itisha Poe, PCC
Patient Care Coordinator

Role:

After you have had your consult with the surgeon, Itisha will walk you through insurance requirements, schedule your required appointments, send medical referrals if needed, and will help with anything else that is needed along the way.