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Additional Team Members

Edward Hatchigian, MD

Edward Hatchigian, MD

Bariatrician (Medical Weight Loss)

  • Medical Director of the Weight Loss Surgery Program at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
  • Specially trained in nutrition and management of patients with obesity
  • Graduated Harvard Medical School and completed internship and residency programs at Deaconess Hospital in Boston
  • Completed advanced fellowship program on the Nutrition Support Service of the Departments of Medicine and Surgery at Deaconess Hospital
Angela Fenton, MA, LMHC

Angela Fenton, MA, LMHC

Senior Director of Clinical Integration, Program Director

  • Received BA with honors in Psychology at University of Massachusetts, Amherst
  • Received dual master’s degrees in Mental Health and Behavioral Medicine from Boston University School of Medicine
  • Member of American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery
  • Has worked with weight loss surgery patients since 2004
Amy Morrison, MS

Amy Morrison, MS

Operations Manager

  • Received Bachelors Degree in Business Administration from Northeastern University
  • Received Masters Degree in Healthcare Management from Northeastern University
  • 15 years of experience in healthcare field
Melissa L. Ganz, MS, RD, LDN

Melissa L. Ganz, MS, RD, LDN

Dietitian

  • Received BS in Culinary Nutrition from Johnson & Wales University, Providence RI
  • Received Master’s of Science in Nutrition and  Health Promotion, Simmons College, Boston, MA
  • Member of the American Dietetic Association, American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery and Dana Farber Leadership Counsel
  • Has worked with weight loss surgery patients since 2007
Melanie Baker, MS, RD,LDN

Melanie Baker, MS, RD,LDN

Dietitian

  • Received Bachelor’s of Science in Nutritional Science, University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH
  • Received Master’s of Science on Nutrition, Boston University, Boston, MA
  • Almost 20 years of experience in the nutrition field.
Deizy Mendes, BSN, RN

Deizy Mendes, BSN, RN

Bariatric Clinical Nurse

  • Received Associate’s Degree in Nursing from Laboure College, Milton, MA
  • Experience working in the healthcare field since 2005
Mary Beauregard, RN

Mary Beauregard, RN

Bariatric Surgery Clinical Reviewer

  • Received Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing from University of Massachusetts, Boston
  • Completed Master’s of Science in Nursing Administration/Business Management from Regis College, Weston, MA
  • Extensive bedside nursing experience in a variety of clinical areas including cardiac rehab, operating room and emergency department
Sue Walker, LICSW, MSW

Sue Walker, LICSW, MSW

Bariatric Social Worker

  • Received her Bachelor’s Degree in Arts from American University, Washington, D.C. 
  • Earned her Master’s Degree in Social Work from Rutgers University
  • Licensed independent clinical social worker in the state of Massachusetts for the last 19 years
Jamie Labonosky, MSW, LICSW

Jamie Labonosky, MSW, LICSW

Social Worker

  • Received Bachelors Degree from University of Alaska, Fairbanks
  • Received Masters Degree in Social Work from Boston University
  • Member of National Association of Social Workers
Cecelia Pukt

Cecelia Pukt

Program Coordinator

  • Completed a Bachelor’s of Science in Psychology, Bridgewater State University, Bridgewater, MA
  • Completed Master’s of Science in Management in Healthcare Administration, Southern New Hampshire University
  • Experience working with weight loss surgery patients since 2014

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