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Our highly skilled nurse practitioners work closely with patients seeking medical weight loss options or weight loss procedures, providing clinical assessments, patient education and follow-up care.

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Darragh Herlihy, NP-C is an Adult Nurse Practitioner certified by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. Darragh works closely with the bariatric surgeons and other team members to help prepare individuals for weight loss surgery.  She also provides medical management for individuals participating in the weight loss program as well as ongoing follow up care for all bariatric surgery patients.  Darragh also coordinates the Center’s post-bariatric surgery support group and annual Walk for Weight Loss. Darragh received her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in nursing from Stony Brook University.  

Roberto RodriguezRoberto Rodriguez, DNP, is a Family Nurse Practitioner with nearly 20 years of experience in the field. He works closely with the bariatric surgeons and other team members to help prepare individuals for weight loss surgery. He also provides medical management for individuals participating in the weight loss program as well as ongoing follow up care for all bariatric surgery patients. As a Family Nurse Practitioner, Roberto works closely with our adolescents and their parents. Roberto received his RN and BSN from City University of New York City College, his FNP from Molloy College, and his Doctorate of Nursing Practice from Stony Brook University.