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 team includes physicians, nurses, psychotherapists, exercise physiologists and dietitians who have a singular interest in the problems caused by morbid obesity. 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
  • Amanda Schuessler, RDN, LDN

Registered Nurse

  • Jenna Strombach, BSN, RN

Medical Assistant

  • Lesslie Amaya, CMA