Bariatric Surgery Team

Mercyhealth Bariatric Center offers patients a quality centered, team approach to address obesity. Our bariatric surgery coordinator, dietitians, clinical psychologist, financial adviser and plastic surgeons work with the bariatric surgeon to ensure the best patient experience. For more information, please call (815) 971-BARI (2274).

Igal Breitman, MD
Medical Director, Bariatric Surgery

Cynthia Jacks, RN
Bariatric Nurse Practitioner

Michelle Rhodes, BSN, RN
Bariatric Surgery Coordinator

Jason Soriano, MA, PsyD
Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Courtney Kaiser, RD, LDN
Registered Dietitian



Leah Al-Uqdah
Financial Navigator



Michelle Geordt, CNA
Surgery Scheduler/Insurance Specialist


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