Meet the OHSU Bariatric Services Team

It can be difficult to make a decision to embark on a lifelong journey that modifies your lifestyle. Rest assured that our experienced medical team will partner with you every step of the way. 

Our team includes experienced bariatric surgeons, bariatric nurse practitioners, psychologists, physical therapists, clinical dietitians, experienced nurses and support staff, all specially trained in caring for obese patients. We foster a team approach to bariatric surgery, and will work closely with your primary care physician to develop the plan that best fits your needs.


Vanessa Shay

Vanessa Shay, R.N.

Patient navigators


Leigh Ann McDonaough

Leigh Ann McDonough

Cherie Scott

Cherie Scott

Kim Medic

Kim Medic

 Rachel Marsden, Bariatric Services Patient Coordinator

 Rachel Marsden