Carly, Practice Director

Carly joined New Jersey Bariatric Center in 2012, bringing with her many years of practice experience. As Practice Director, she is responsible for overseeing the business side of the practice as well as implementing practice procedures and policies lending to the highest standards of care for our patients....

Bonnie Smolen, Marketing Director

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 Pagan, 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

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.


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