Meet Our Team

Get to Know the Bariatric Surgeons & Staff at ECB

The East Coast Bariatrics team is committed to helping you begin your journey to better health. Our fellowship trained bariatric surgeons and multi-disciplinary support staff are dedicated to your ongoing success. We take the time to meet with you, discuss your health history and goals, and find the right weight loss solution for you. Once we’ve determined that you are a good candidate for bariatric surgery, you can rely on our team for compassionate support and guidance from pre- to post-op. We make it our mission to create a welcoming, judgment-free atmosphere, as well as to provide you with everything you need to know in order to make the best, most informed decision about your health, wellness, and future.


  • Joel Sebastien, MD, FACS – Director of Bariatric Surgery
  • Lars Nelson, MD – Bariatric Surgeon
  • Tami Salyerds – Bariatric Program Coordinator
  • Jennifer Rosenberg-Ocadiz, ARNP – Bariatric Medical Management
  • Nathan Wharton, LMHC – Bariatric Counselor
  • Amanda Geil MS, RD – Bariatric Nutrition
  • Elaine Hoffman – Bariatric Program Assistant
  • Annette Osborn – Bariatric Insurance Specialist
  • Cheryl Rodrigues – Office Specialist
  • Nikki Williams, CMA

Get to know our team of dedicated bariatric surgeons and staff members and, if you’re interested in learning more about our weight loss solutions, get in touch with us online or by phone today!