Carly, Office Manager

Carly joined the New Jersey Bariatric Center in 2012 as our Office Manager.  She is responsible for overseeing the staff and ensuring that all policies and procedures are adhered to, lending to the highest standards of care for our patients.  Carly has a bachelor's degree in Business Administration...

Bonnie Smolen, Community Relations Manager

Bonnie Smolen joined the practice in 2011. A marketing communications and content specialist, Bonnie is charged with handling New Jersey Bariatric Center’s patient and physician outreach, including our Patient Ambassador program, CME programming, patient events, the New Jersey Bariatric Center website...

Bonnie Smolen, Community Relations Manager
Carmen Zepeda, Clinical Supervisor

Carmen joined the staff of New Jersey Bariatric Center in 2011. Carmen brings a strong knowledge of the cinical aspects of bariatric and general surgery procedures. She was promoted to Clinical Supervisor in 2012, and supervises New Jersey Bariatric Center's team of medical assistants and reception...

Carmen Zepeda, Clinical Supervisor
Moquette Chance, Insurance Benefits Coordinator

Moquette Chance, known to all as "Moe," joined the medical field in 1997, growing to love it so much that she made it her career. In 2009, she attended Sanford Brown Institute for Medical Coding/Billing, graduating top of her of class. New Jersey Bariatric Center was lucky to add Moe to the team in 2012 as...

Angelica Alvarez, Medical Assistant

Angelica has been a medical assistant since 2010 and has been working for New Jersey Bariatric Center since 2012. She earned her certification at the Sanford Brown Institute. Angelica is our lead patient service representative at our educational seminar at Overlook Medical Center. Angelica enjoys taking care...

Nicole Rodrigues, Medical Assistant

Nicole Rodriguez has been working in the medical field since 2007, first as a recptionist and then as a medical assistant. She earned her medical assistant certification from HoHoKus RETS School of Business, Medical, and Technical Sciences in Nutley, New Jersey.

Mercy Matute, Medical Assistant

A veteran of the U.S. Army serving in Korea, Mercy has been a medical assistant since 2008 and is working on attaining her nursing degree at Essex County College. She is a graduate of the Salter School in Massachusetts.

Mercy Matute, Medical Assistant
Brenda Aquasviva, Patient Services Representative

Brenda Aquasviva joined the New Jersey Bariatric Center team in 2013, bringing with her five years of expereince in medical offices. Brenda is a vital part of our office staff, working both in front and behind the scenes to keep the appointments running smoothly. She answer phones, scheduling appointments...

Ilianny Soto, Patient Services Representative & Medical Assistant

Illiany Soto joined New Jersey Bariatric Center in 2010. She has been a medical assistant for three years and received her medical assistant certificate from Everest Institute in Miami, Fla. Ilianny assists the doctors with patient evaluations and band adjustments. When not assisting the doctors, she helps...

Ilianny Soto, Medical Assistant