St. Luke's Bariatric Services

Spring 2011

Spring 2011

Read the latest informative articles from the doctors and staff of
St. Luke's Bariatric Services.




Understanding Sugar, Sugar
Substitutes and Sugar Alcohols
Lisa Musician, RD, LDN
Registered Dietitian
Bariatric Surgery Program
The Importance of Servicing
Your Car
Leonardo Claros, MD
Bariatric Surgeon
Medical Director
St. Luke's Bariatric Surgery Program
Obesity Results in Poor Quality
of Life and Sexual Dysfunction
in Females
Maher El Chaar, MD
Bariatric Surgeon
Co-Medical Director
St. Luke's Bariatric Surgery Program
Pregnancy and Fertility
After Bariatric Surgery

Maureen Miletics

Director of Bariatric Services

The Culmination of a
Journey That Started 40
Years Ago

Richard Tullo
Adjustable Gastric Band Patient

I Woke Up One Day;
I Was 260 Pounds!

Jamie Facoun
RNY Gastric Bypass Surgery Patient
The Journey Cannot
Be Forgotten
Lisa Nicholas, RN
Patient Care Manager
Bariatric Unit
Pre-Surgery Bariatric Diet Christian Hermosillo, PharmD
Homestar Pharmacist
What About…? Adam Konopelski
OT Lifestyle Specialist

What Happened to My
Buffet Buddies and the
Rest Of My So-Called Friends?

Terri Davis, RN
Bariatric Program Coordinator

The Art of Guided Imagery Nancy Valazquez, MSW, LSW
Social Worker
Bariatric Surgery Program