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Our Team

A Team Approach to Weight Loss

Through a coordinated effort of highly trained specialists, we can give people a second chance at living a healthy and productive life.

Click below to learn more about each of our providers and team members.

 

Your Dedicated Surgical Team

Dr. Todd Eibes

Weight Loss Surgeon Todd Eibes, M.D., F.A.C.S., graduated from the University of Iowa College of Medicine in 1994 and completed his surgical residency in Detroit, Michigan. He began a career in general surgery in Grinnell in 1999. Dr. Eibes began performing weight loss surgery in 2001 and relocated to Des...

Jon Hardersen

Physician Assistant Jon Hardersen, P.A.-C., received his undergraduate degree in exercise science from Northwestern College in Orange City and his physician assistant degree from Des Moines University. Jon assists with surgeries and provides both inpatient and outpatient care following surgery. Jon has experience working as a PA in a Sleep...

Meagan Ausborn

Bariatric Patient Coordinator / Clinic Leader Meagan Ausborn, RN, graduated with an associate degree in nursing from DMACC. She has extensive experience in the healthcare field serving patients with complex medical behaviors and social needs. Meagan is passionate about providing high quality care while informing patients about their options along...

Your Medical Weight Loss Team

Jody Horstman

Registered Nurse Practitioner Jody Horstman, A.R.N.P., N.P.-C., received her Master of Science in Nursing from the University of Cincinnati and her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Mercy College of Health Sciences. She belongs to the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. In addition, Jody holds a certificate as an Adult-Gerontological...

Fawn Roberts

Registered Nurse Practitioner Fawn Roberts, A.R.N.P., received her Masters Degree in Nursing from the University of Cincinnati and her Bachelors of Nursing from Chamberlain University. She belongs to the American Association of Nurse Practitioners and the Iowa Nurse Practitioner Society. Fawn will work with each patient in a personal relationship...

Your Registered Dietitian Team

Annette Snyder

Registered Dietitian Annette Snyder, M.S., R.D., C.S.O.W.M., L.D., received her undergraduate and her Master of Nutrition degrees from South Dakota State University in 2001 and 2003, respectively. She completed her internship at the University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics. In 2017, Annette became board certified as an Interdisciplinary Specialist in...

Elsey Strube

Registered Dietitian Elsey Strube, R.D., L.D., received her Bachelor of Science degree in dietetics from Iowa State University in 2013 and is a member of the Iowa Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. She has experience being a registered dietitian for many different types of facilities including a university, community school,...

Hillary Vogt

Registered Dietitian Hillary Vogt, R.D., L.D., received an undergraduate degree in dietetics from Iowa State University in 2005. She began working for a healthcare food service management software company where she led the Quality Assurance Department. Hillary assists patients with their dieting strategies throughout their weight loss journey. “I really...

Your Behavioral Health Team

Angela Clausen

Clinical Social Worker Angela Clausen, LISW received her Master of Social Work from the University of Northern of Iowa.. She has sixteen years of previous experience working on a psychiatric team at a community health center. Angela also held leadership roles as a Aging Program Director and Therapist, as well...

Paige Harnish

Clinical Social Worker Paige Harnish, MSW, LISW received her Master of Social Work from the University of Iowa in 2013 and Bachelor of Arts from Coe College in 2011. She is an associate member of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery. Paige also works as a fitness coach...

Other

Michelle Eibes

Marketing Coordinator Michelle Eibes, L.P.N., graduated with an associate degree in nursing from DMACC in Ankeny in 2005. She has extensive experience in weight loss surgery, orthopedics, family practice, and long-term care. Michelle started with our program in March of 2014 as the Nurse Coordinator. She has transitioned her passion...

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