Bariatric Surgical Program: Team

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Our staff is here to help you along your journey.

Our team is made up of surgeons, a Registered Nurse, a Registered Dietitian, an Exercise Therapist, and a psychology team. Our staff is here to help you along your journey as we know that considering bariatric surgery for weight loss is an important decision. We’ll provide information about the surgery, what to expect in hospital, pre- and post-surgery nutrition, exercise recommendations, and support.

Our team will support you throughout your involvment in the surgical bariatric program which includes focusing on your emotional, physical, nutritional, and educational needs.

Surgeon
Our surgeons are specially trained in bariatric surgery for obesity treatment and will guide you in the direction to the type of surgery which is right for you. They provide follow up care related to bariatric surgery while you are in the program.

Nurse 
A Registered Nurse is there to help educate patients and gain access to information to help guide optimal treatment strategies for the patient.

Dietitian
The Registered Dietitian’s role is to assess, monitor and guide you towards the nutritional changes you will need to make to prepare for surgery. The Dietitian is also there to help you achieve optimal nutrition and successful weight loss both before and after surgery.

Psychology Team
The psychology team's role is to complete a psychological assessment of your emotional readiness for bariatric surgery and preparation for long-term success. It may be recommended that some patients obtain additional counselling in the community.

Exercise Therapist
Physical activity is an important part of any weight loss program. The Exercise Therapist is there to help guide patients toward small, safe, and achievable goals.

 

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