Adolescent Weight Loss (Bariatric) Surgery Program | Meet Our Team

Our team of experts work with children and their families to provide the knowledge and support they need to maximize the chance for long-term health and well-being. 

Bariatric Team 2018

The Boston Children's Hospital Bariatric Program Team - 2018

Physicians

Brian Carmine

Brian Carmine, MD, FACS

Surgical Director, Department of Surgery
Camilla Richmond, MD, MA

Camilla Richmond, MD, MA

Attending Physician, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition; Medical Director, Adolescent Bariatric Surgery Program Instructor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School
Cullen Carter MD

Cullen Carter, MD

Attending, Department of Surgery
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Nirav Desai, MD

Affiliate Staff, Department of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition Instructor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School
Donald T. Hess, MD, FACS

Donald T. Hess, MD, FACS

Surgeon, Adolescent Bariatric Surgery
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Luise Pernar, MD

Attending, Department of Surgery

Consultants

Melissa Crocker, MD, MBA

Melissa Crocker, MD, MBA

Director, Type 2 Diabetes Program; Associate Director, Fellowship Program, Division of Endocrinology; Attending Physician, Division of Endocrinology Instructor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School
Amy Fleischman

Amy Fleischman, MD, MMSc

Director, Optimal Wellness for Life (OWL) Program; Assistant Clinical Director, Division of Endocrinology Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School
Tracy Richmond

Tracy Richmond, MD, MPH

Director, Eating Disorder Program; Director, STEP Program; Attending Physician, Division of Adolescent/Young Adult Medicine Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School
Dennis Rosen, MD

Dennis Rosen, MD

Associate Medical Director, Sleep Center Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School
Sarah de Ferranti, MD, MPH

Sarah de Ferranti, MD, MPH

Chief, Division of Cardiology Outpatient Services; Director, Preventive Cardiology Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School
Gena Heidary

Gena Heidary, MD, PhD

Ophthalmologist, Department of Ophthalmology; Director, Pediatric Neuro-Ophthalmology Service Assistant Professor, Harvard Medical School
Amy Desrochers DiVasta, MD, MMSc

Amy Desrochers DiVasta, MD, MMSc

Director, Young Women's Health Research; Co-Director, Adolescent Long-Acting Reversible Contraception (LARC) Program; Attending Physician, Division of Adolescent/Young Adult Medicine Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School
 Carolyn R. Rogers-Vizena, MD

Carolyn R. Rogers-Vizena, MD

Attending Physician, Department of Plastic & Oral Surgery Assistant Professor, Harvard Medical School

Psychologist

Marcus F. Cherry, PhD

Marcus F. Cherry, PhD

Senior Attending Psychologist, Department of Psychiatry; Attending Psychologist, Adolescent Weight Loss (Bariatric) Surgery Program Assistant Professor of Psychology, Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School

Nurses

 Annemarie Fayemi, MS, RN, PNP-PC, CBN

Annemarie Fayemi, MS, RN, PNP-PC, CBN

Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Department of Surgery
Dori Gallagher

Dori Gallagher, BSN, RN, MHM

Program Director, Esophageal and Airway Treatment Center

Dietitians

 Leslie Mattimore, MS, RD, LDN

Leslie Mattimore, MS, RD, LDN

Clinical Nutrition Specialist, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition
Sophie Burge, MS, RDN, LD

Sophie Burge, MS, RDN, LD

Clinical Nutritionist, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition

Administrative

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Jordan Liang

Program Coordinator, Department of Surgery