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Linda M. Kollar, MSN, APRN, CNP

  • Bariatric Clinical Director, Surgical Weight Loss Program for Teens
  • Nurse Practitioner, Division of Pediatric and Thoracic Surgery



Linda Kollar, MSN, APRN, CNP, has more than 20 years of experience in adolescent medicine. Prior to joining the Surgical Weight Loss Program for Teens, she provided primary care to teens in the Division of Adolescent Medicine at Cincinnati Children's.

BSN: University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, 1983.

MSN: Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Indiana University, Indianapolis, IN, 1987.

Certification: Center for Continuing Education in Adolescent Health, Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH, 1993; Certified pediatric nurse practitioner, Pediatric Nursing Certification Board (PNCB), 1987; Certified bariatric nurse by American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, 2012.


Adolescent medicine; reproductive health; obesity

Services and Specialties

Surgical Weight Loss, Surgery - General and Thoracic

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Weight loss after sleeve gastrectomy in developmentally delayed adolescents and young adults. Goddard, GR; Kotagal, M; Jenkins, TM; Kollar, LM; Inge, TH; Helmrath, MA. Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases. 2019; 15:1662-1667.

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