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Center for Surgical Weight Loss at CNE Welcomes New Surgeon

Kent Hospital is pleased to announce the arrival of Lindsay Tse, DO, a board eligible minimally invasive general and bariatric surgeon who has recently joined The Center for Surgical Weight Loss at Care New England.

“Suffering from obesity can be devastating on the mind, body, and spirit. The surgical weight loss staff is committed to helping patients at every step on their journey to better health. I am pleased to welcome Dr. Tse to our team here at The Center for Surgical Weight Loss. She brings with her a wealth of expertise to treat the patient from the start of their weight loss journey to the very end, using an individualized, custom approach,” said Jeannine Giovanni, MD, director of bariatric surgery for Care New England.

Dr. Tse completed her general surgery training at Hackensack University Medical Center in Hackensack New Jersey, where she served as the chief academic and administrative resident during her final year. She then completed her fellowship training in minimally invasive surgery, bariatric surgery, and flexible endoscopy at Houston Methodist Hospital in Houston, Texas.

She has performed many complex laparoscopic intra-abdominal surgeries including advanced foregut procedures, fundoplications, hiatal hernia repairs, revisional bariatric surgery, roux en Y gastric bypass, sleeve gastrectomy, common bile duct explorations, and esophageal surgeries. She received extensive training in advanced flexible endoscopy including stent placement, dilations, endoscopic mucosal resections, and polypectomies. She also performs many minimally invasive general surgery procedures including cholecystectomy, appendectomy, hernia repair, and colon resections.

The Center for Surgical Weight Loss at Care New England is also a Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP) accredited center, ensuring that it has maintained certain physical resources, human resources, and standards of practice.

To learn more about the Surgical Weight Loss Program, visit carenewengland.org/bariatric. For appointments, call (401) 736-3731.