Jeannine Giovanni, MD
Jeannine Giovanni, MD, is the director of bariatric surgery for CNE. She is a board-certified general surgeon with advanced training in bariatric surgery. She did her surgery training at Boston Medical Center and completed a fellowship in bariatric surgery at Saint Francis Hospital in Hartford, CT. She has been practicing since 2005 and has performed more than 1,000 laparoscopic bariatric procedures including the lap band, roux-en-Y gastric bypass, and sleeve gastrectomy.
Jocelyn Cobb, PAC
Jocelyn Cobb, PAC, is a physician assistant and bariatric coordinator for the program. She graduated from Quinnipiac University in 2009 and has been working with Dr. Giovanni since 2011. She cares for patients postoperatively both in the hospital and office as well as assists in surgery. Hear from Jocelyn on what to expect and her advice for those considering weight loss surgery. Watch now.
Sherry Peter is the administrative assistant for Dr. Giovanni's office. Her role is to help patients coordinate their preoperative evaluations and to help obtain insurance approval for the procedures. Click here to learn more about the steps before surgery and how Sherry and the surgical weight loss office staff are here to help.
Jane Sylvestre, MS, RDN, LDN
Jane Sylvestre, MS, RDN, LDN is the bariatric nutrition specialist located on-site at the Center for Surgical Weight Loss. She graduated with her master’s in nutrition and food science in 1995 from Texas Women’s University. She is certified by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietics in adult weight management levels 1 and 2. Jane provides pre- and post-operative nutrition counseling and leads an array of programs that support long term weight-loss success.