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Our Team: Affiliates

Our Team: Affiliates

AFFILIATES

AS PART OF THE BARIATRIC SURGERY PROCESS, YOU ARE REQUIRED TO SEE A NUTRITIONIST AND A PSYCHOLOGIST PRIOR TO SURGERY. TO MAINTAIN CONSISTENCY, WITH RARE EXCEPTIONS, WE REQUIRE YOU TO SEEK ASSISTANCE FROM THE FOLLOWING INDIVIDUALS ONLY. AS INDEPENDENT PROFESSIONALS WITH NO FINANCIAL TIES TO UNIVERSITY BARIATRICS AND EXTENSIVE BACKGROUNDS IN BARIATRIC SURGERY, THEIR UNIQUE INPUTS AND PERSPECTIVES PROVIDE AN EXTREMELY VALUABLE SERVICE TO OUR PROGRAM. WE DO WELCOME CONTACT BY OTHER SIMILAR PROFESSIONALS WHO ARE INTERESTED IN JOINING OUR ADDITIONAL AFFILIATES GROUP.

BARIATRIC NUTRITIONISTS

Kyle Rose

Kyle Rose, RD, LD, at Bariatric Dietitian Services, works with a team of Registered Dietitians, who have spent years working specifically with patients such as you and who have a proven track record of helping weight loss surgery patients achieve optimal outcomes. For your convenience, all of the nutrition services that we provide are completed online via videoconference (Webex) or via phone and thus don’t require you to take time off of work or take time away from life’s other responsibilities. We are also in network for some insurance plans. You can obtain more information about our group by visiting bariatricdietitians.com or calling us at 940-220-9068. We look forward to working with you on this weight loss journey and healthy lifestyle.

Alona Geller

Alona Geller, MS, RD, is a full time clinical dietitian with several year history of treating bariatric surgery patients as part of bariatric surgery programs in Southern California or as an independent practitioner. She is a passionate nutrition educator in health prevention and nutrition intervention environment. She works closely with patients to improve overall health and prevent disease via nutritional intervention. She can be reached via www.nutrition-heals.com or at (310) 903-1827.

BARIATRIC PSYCHOLOGISTS

Dr. Heather Gibson

Dr. Heather Gibson, PhD, is a licensed clinical psychologist specializing in obesity, weight management, and eating disorders, including in inpatient and residential settings. The bulk of her practice has been with bariatric surgery patients, helping them prepare for surgery and make cognitive and behavioral changes to support long-term weight maintenance. Her practice is primarily located in the Thousand Oaks area. Tel: (805) 297-5473. www.heathergibsonphd.com

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