The Team

Bariatric Coordinator

Bariatric Coordinator


Jessica is a Registered Nurse who will coordinate and facilitate the steps leading to surgery and your recovery. In addition, if nutritional counseling is necessary before and after the surgery, Jessica will be able to guide you through this period of transition. She will try her best to make the process as easy as possible.

Jessica has been working for this practice for 12 years. Formerly she was employed with Women and Children's Hospital (now Lake Area Medical Center) as a staff RN. She took care of post operative bariatric surgery patients, as well as general surgery.




Kissney is our Certified Billing Manager; CPC, who will ensure proper filing of all insurance claims as well as work with you in regards to your bill. Kissney is more than happy to work with you regarding any financial issues that may arise.

Kissney has been working for this practice for 10 years. Along with billing, Kissney can assist with questions about bariatric surgery.

Front Office / Precertifications

Darla manages the front office. She will greet you at every visit and every phone call. She will be your go to with any questions in regards to requirements for insurance approval. Darla will maintain contact with your insurance company to aid you in obtaining precertification and predetermination of your surgical procedure.

Darla has been working for this practice for 13 years now. She is very knowledgeable with the lifestyle changes that are required to be successful with bariatric surgery.