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Our Team

We are proud to offer the most comprehensive weight loss surgery program in Akron. The primary goal of our experienced multi-disciplinary team is to make sure you have an excellent outcome and a positive experience through the Bariatric Care Center. Meet the specialists who will support your journey toward achieving the best possible outcome.

Our Team of Specialists Who Will Support Your Journey

A financial specialist is also available to help you navigate your insurance company’s requirements.

If you are not a current Summa Bariatric Care Center patient and would like to learn more about our program, please call 888-900-6251.


John G. Zografakis, M.D., FACS
Director, Bariatric Care Center
Bariatric/Weight Loss, General Surgery
Adrian G. Dan, M.D. FACS
Associate Director Bariatric Care Center
Bariatric/Weight Loss, General Surgery
Mark Pozsgay, D.O.
Bariatric/Weight Loss, General Surgery


Kenneth W Wells, MD
Medical Director, Medical Weight Loss Program
Internal Medicine

Nurse Practitioner

Victoria Felosci, NP


Laura Ilg, RD
Tess Lockhart
Tess Lockhart, RD

Inpatient Case Managers

Barb Lipster, BSN, RN
Debbie Pasini, BSN, R.N.

Clinical Exercise Specialist

Laura Richardson, RCEP