Our Bariatrics Team

Jennifer Ayers, RN, BSN, CMSRN, ONC­­­


Bariatric Clinical Nurse Navigator

Jennifer Ayers primary role is to nurture patient empowerment and provide information that enhances the patient’s ability to make appropriate health care choices, along with material about risks, benefits, and responsibilities. Throughout the process, she offers individualized assistance as well as education and resources. Mrs. Ayers helps patients, families, and caregivers maneuver through the weight loss journey and overcome any care hurdles. She provides knowledgeable support, compassion, and encouragement, and is with the patient throughout the whole process.

Cathy Fox RD, LD/N


Metabolic and Bariatric Dietitian

As a registered and Florida-licensed dietitian, Cathy Fox works with each patient to help them understand the nutritional needs that will help them accomplish their desired weight loss goals. As a graduate of Rutgers University, she gained the knowledge and experience to help people through this challenging time and become healthier individuals. Mrs. Fox individualizes diet plans so that each patient understands their nutritional needs and assists her patients with lifestyle challenges to help them attain lasting results. After having gastric bypass surgery in 2001, she has maintained a successful outcome which means that she understands your trials and tribulations and will assist with moving you forward in your pursuit to a healthier life. Mrs. Fox is also pursuing a Certificate of Training in Adult Weight Management from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.