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Your Bariatric Team

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Prashanth Ramachandra, MD

Dr. Ramachandra “Dr. Ram” is a bariatric surgeon with decades of experience in the operating room and a unique passion for helping obese patients who want to reverse their health status. He is also the Chair of the Surgery Departments at Mercy Fitzgerald and Mercy Philadelphia Hospitals. Continue reading

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Piotr (Pete) Krecioch, MD

Dr. Krecioch joined Mercy Bariatrics from Geisinger Medical Center, where he completed a fellowship in bariatric surgery and minimally invasive surgery. Dr. Krecioch practices at Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital and Mercy Philadelphia Hospital. He has deep connections to the communities we serve, having lived in Eastern Delaware County for many years. Continue reading

Dr. Cheeyandira

Abhiman B. Cheeyandira, MD

Dr. Cheeyandira completed his medical training at Bangalore Medical College in Bangalore, India, followed by basic surgical training at the Royal College of Surgeons of England, and residencies at Abington Memorial Hospital and Hahnemann University Hospital. Continue reading

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Linda Keller-Doyle, PTA, MS

Linda is the bariatric program facilitator at Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital and Mercy Philadelphia Hospital. Linda is a physical therapist assistant by background and brings many years of patient care experience in the wellness arena. Now she is the primary contact for all bariatric patients throughout their weight loss journey. Continue reading

Helene Waisbord

Helene Waisbord, RD, LDN

Helene brings more than 30 years experience as a Registered Dietitian, of which 10 years have been concentrated solely in weight loss and bariatrics. Continue reading

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