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Meet the Team

The dedicated team at Manatee Weight Loss Center is here to provide the highest quality of care to all of our patients during each visit.

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Stelios Rekkas, MD, FACS
Stelios Rekkas
MD, FACS, FASMBS, Director of Bariatric Program
General and Bariatric Surgeon
Primary Location:
Manatee Weight Loss Center

232 Manatee Ave East
Bradenton, FL 34208

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Martha Benton
Bariatric Coordinator
Primary Location:
Manatee Memorial Hospital

206 Second Street East
Bradenton, FL 34219

Julie Chorley
Physician Assistant
Primary Location:
Manatee Weight Loss Center

232 Manatee Ave East
Bradenton, FL 34208

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Kim Cummings, LPN
Licensed Practical Nurse
Primary Location:
Manatee Weight Loss Center

232 Manatee Ave East
Bradenton, FL 34208

Whittany Gibson, RD, RDN, LD
Whittany Gibson
RD, RDN, LD
Registered Dietitian
Primary Location:
Manatee Weight Loss Center

232 Manatee Ave East
Bradenton, FL 34208

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Patricia Knuth
Front Desk Administrator
Primary Location:
Manatee Weight Loss Center

232 Manatee Ave East
Bradenton, FL 34208

Fatima Osorio
Patient Navigator and New Patient Referral
Primary Location:
Manatee Weight Loss Center

232 Manatee Ave East
Bradenton, FL 34208

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Candy Ramirez
Patient Advocate
Primary Location:
Manatee Weight Loss Center

232 Manatee Ave East
Bradenton, FL 34208

About Our Team

The dedicated team at Manatee Weight Loss Center is here to guide you through your weight-loss journey. Through expertise, experience and a passion for what we do, we create a supportive atmosphere and deliver quality care that encourages you to lose the weight and keep it off.