Our Weight Management Team

Medical Director

Aziz Benbrahim, MD, FACS

203.238.2691

Aziz Benbrahim, MD, FACS, is Board Certified in General Surgery, with specialized training in Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery. He received his medical degree from Hassan II University, Casablanca, Morocco, ...

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Bariatric Surgeon

Nicholas Verdura, MD

203.238.2691

Nicholas Verdura, MD is a Board Certified General Surgeon specializing in Minimally Invasive Surgery and Weight Loss Surgery. Dr. Verdura earned his medical degree from Saint George’s University School of Medicine ...

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Program Coordinator - Psychological Assessment & Support

Kelly Miller, LCSW

203.694.5435

Kelly Miller is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Social Work, from Eastern Connecticut State University, and a master’s of Social Work, from the University of Connecticut. Prior to ...

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Registered Dietitians

Anne Young, MS, RD

203.694.5425

Anne Young is a Registered Dietitian and Certified Diabetes Educator who provides nutritional counseling to patients undergoing bariatric surgery. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Nutrition, from the University of New ...

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Lisa Pranger, RD

203.694.5425

Lisa Pranger is Registered Dietitian and Certified Diabetes Educator who provides nutritional individual and group counseling. She has over 17 years of experience in the field and has been working in the MidState Diabetes ...

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Keri Kemish, RD

203.694.5425

Keri Kemish is a Registered Dietitian who works on Midstate Medical Center's inpatient surgical units. She earned her bachelor's degree in Exercise Physiology from the University of Connecticut. She also earned a second ...

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