Meet the Northwestern Medicine Medical and Surgical Weight Loss Center at Huntley Hospital Team

Headed by specially trained surgeon and medical director Amir Heydari, MD, this comprehensive team includes physicians, nurses, psychotherapists, exercise physiologists and dietitians who have a singular interest in helping patients achieve their weight loss goals. The team combines a surgical approach with mental health support, nutritional education and physical activity to enhance weight loss. We work together to provide you quality care and genuine respect.

Registered Dietitians

  • Betsy Felde, RDN, LDN
  • Jamie Patel, RDN, LDN
  • Anne Borris, RDN, LDN

Registered Nurse Educator

  • Jenna Strombach, BSN, RN

Medical Assistant

  • Lesslie Amaya, CMA

Patient Service Representatives

  • Pam Martin
  • Elena Makris

Administrative Coordinators

  • Kristen Skopek
  • Stephany Martinez

Surgery Scheduler/Pre-surgical Testing

  • Diane Berkowski