Meet Our Team of Experts:

Bariatric Surgery Doctors at MedStar Montgomery Medical Center

  • Dr. Frederick Christopher Finelli, MD is a board-certified general surgeon specializing in bariatric surgery, laparoscopic surgery, and colon and rectal surgery at MedStar Montgomery Medical Center. He completed his fellowship at MedStar Washington Hospital Center. Dr. Finelli joined MedStar Montgomery Medical Center in 2012 as the vice president for medical affairs.
  • Dr. Elizabeth Alexandra Zubowicz, MD is a board-certified minimally-invasive general and bariatric surgeon. She specializes in advanced laparoscopic surgery, with a focus on bariatric surgery. She treats obesity from a holistic perspective, maintaining close follow up with her patients, even after surgery, to ensure successful weight loss. In addition to weight loss surgery, she treats general surgery issues, including hernias, through open, laparoscopic and robotic techniques.
  • Dr. John Brebbia, MD is a medical director for the Bariatric Surgery Program at MedStar Montgomery Medical Center, and he specializes in advanced laparoscopic procedures and bariatric surgery. His additional clinical areas of focus include lap-band surgery, gastrointestinal surgery, hernia surgery, and minimally invasive surgery.

Bariatric Surgery Support Staff at MedStar Montgomery Medical Center

  • Shoshana Feldman, MSN, FNP-C, CRNP, is a certified Nurse Practitioner for General and Bariatric Surgery at MedStar Montgomery Medical Center. She received her bachelor’s degree in nursing from the University of Maryland and a Master’s of Science in Nursing from Georgetown University. She is a member of the American Association for Nurse Practitioners and is an active member of the Obesity Medicine Association.
  • Kenny Alexander, Bariatric Surgery Coordinator
  • Jacqueline Brizuela, Administrator
  • Catrese Turner, Pre-Op Clerk

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For more information or to speak with a bariatric specialists, please call 301-774-8828.

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