Meet the Weight Management Team

If you’re considering weight loss (bariatric) surgery, you want the best team for your procedure. Our head surgeon, registered dietitians, nurses and other clinical staff have certifications and training in the latest practices for bariatric surgery, nutrition, plastic surgery, sleep medicine and related specialties.

We’re dedicated to helping our patients achieve and maintain weight loss through safe, high-quality care. For our work and commitment to our patients, we have earned recognition as a Center of Excellence in bariatric surgery. Learn more about us and this important designation, first awarded in 2007.

Our Physician

Mark KligmanMark D. Kligman, MD
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Director, Center for Weight Management and Wellness

Special Interests: Bariatric Surgery; Laparoscopic Surgery; Roux-en-Y
Medical Degree: Wayne State University School of Medicine
Residency: University of Maryland Medical System - General Surgery
Fellowship: University of Miami JMH - Surgical Critical Care; University of Miami JMH - Trauma Surgery
Certification: American Board of Surgery Inc.

Our Weight Loss Team Members


Ashley Olhausen
Patient Navigator

Photo of Mary Beth Sodus

Mary Beth Sodus, RD, CPT
Registered Dietitian


Trish Martin, DNP, CRNP
Bariatric Program Manager


Eric M. Barron, MS, CSCS, EP-C
Strength and Conditioning Specialist

Mary King

Mary King, RD, LD, CDE
Registered Dietitian

Alexander Pictor

Alexander Pictor, MSPH, RD, LDN
Registered Dietician

Joanne Davis

Joanne Davis, RN, BSN
Bariatrics Registered Nurse

Saidah Shivers

Saidah Shivers
Bariatric Operations Coordinator

Latoya Tyson

La Toya Tyson
Administrative Assistant