Our Team

At our center a multidisciplinary team has been assembled to help bring our patients the finest overall Bariatric care and assistance. Please meet our wonderful Bariatric team...

Surgeons and Clinical Providers

Robert N Cooney, MD
Robert N Cooney, MD
315 464-5549
Diseases/Specialties/Treatments: General and Trauma Surgery; Bariatric Surgery; Critical Illnesses and Injuries; Gallbladder Disease; Gallstones; Hernias; more
Education: University of Vermont College of Medicine

Mariah K Fisher, MD
Mariah K Fisher, MD
315 492-5036
Diseases/Specialties/Treatments: Surgery; Abdominal Abscess; Abdominal Pain; Abdominal Wall Defects; Achalasia; Acute Pancreatitis; more
Education: SUNY Upstate Medical University
Education Interests:

Simulation Laboratory

Clinical Interests:

Minimally invasive abdominal surgery, Bariatric surgery

Associations/Memberships: Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons; American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS); American College of Surgeons (ACS)

Taewan Kim, MD
Taewan Kim, MD
315 464-1800
Diseases/Specialties/Treatments: Bariatric Surgery; Minimally Invasive Surgery; General Surgery; Obesity; Weight Loss; Weight Problems; more
Education: SUNY Upstate Medical University
Clinical Interests: Minimally Invasive Surgery, Bariatric Surgery, General Surgery
Associations/Memberships: American College of Surgeons (ACS); American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS); Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons

Maria C Lumbrazo, MS, FNP-BC
Maria C Lumbrazo, MS, FNP-BC
315 492-5036
Diseases/Specialties/Treatments: Family Medicine; Acute & Chronic Diseases and Conditions in Adult Patients; Acute & Chronic Diseases and Conditions in Pediatric Patients; Medical Emergencies; Bariatric Surgery; Emergency Services; more
Research Interests:

End of Life Pain Management in the Hospitalized Terminally Ill Patient

Education Interests:

Ischemic and Hemorrhagic Stroke

Clinical Interests:

Emergency Medicine, Acute Care
Family Medicine
Hypertensive Management
Diabetes Management
Neurological Emergencies
Neuro Critical Care
General Surgery
Bariatrics

Associations/Memberships: American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP)

Matthew D McDonald, DO
Matthew D McDonald, DO
315 492-5036
Diseases/Specialties/Treatments: General Surgery; Bariatric Surgery; Abdominal Colectomy; Abdominal Wall Reconstruction Surgery; Abdominoperineal Laparoscopic Resection; Acute Illness & Injury Management; more

Howard M Simon, MD
Howard M Simon, MD
315 492-5036
Diseases/Specialties/Treatments: Surgery; Critical Care Medicine; Minimally Invasive Surgery; Bariatric Surgery; General Surgery; Abdominal Abscess; more
Education: SUNY Health Science Center at Syracuse
Research Interests: Bariatric trauma, hemorrhagic shock, ARDS
Clinical Interests: Gastrointestinal, Hepatobiliary, Trauma, Bariatric Surgery, Advanced Laparoscopic Procedures

Marguerite S Walser, NP
Marguerite S Walser, NP
315 492-5036
Diseases/Specialties/Treatments: Obesity