• Meet the Team

    The Surgical Weight Loss Program for Teens (SWLPT) is home to specialists with a wide variety of backgrounds and areas of focus. As a team, this diversity makes us better prepared to care for your child’s unique needs. Learn more about our faculty and staff.

  • A photo of Thomas Inge.

    Thomas H. Inge, MD, PhD, FACS, FAAP Surgical Director, Surgical Weight Loss Program for Teens 513-636-4371

    A photo of Stavra Xanthakos.

    Stavra A. Xanthakos, MD, MS Co-Director, Steatohepatitis Center 513-636-4415

    A photo of Maria Alonso-Peclet, MD.

    Maria H. Alonso-Peclet, MD Surgical Director, Kidney Transplant Program 513-636-4371

    A photo of Victor Garcia.

    Victor F. Garcia, MD, FACS, FAAP Founding Director, Trauma Services 513-636-4371

    A photo of Michael Helmrath.

    Michael A. Helmrath, MD, MS Surgical Director, Intestinal Rehabilitation Program 513-636-3240

    A photo of Holly M. Ippisch.
    A photo of Megan Ratcliff.
    A photo of Meg Zeller.

    Meg H. Zeller, PhD Fellowship Director, Behavioral Medicine and Clinical Psychology 513-636-2712

    A photo of Kathy B. Hrovat.

    Kathy B. Hrovat, MS, RD, LD Lead Dietitian, Surgical Weight Loss Program for Teens 513-636-8483

    A photo of Linda Kollar.

    Linda M. Kollar, MSN, APRN, CNP Bariatric Clinical Director, Surgical Weight Loss Program for Teens 513-636-8585