Meet our Archbold Bariatric and Weight Management team

At Archbold, you will have an entire team of caring and dedicated bariatric and weight management specialists ready to guide you every step of the way on your weight loss journey. A board-certified, fellowship-trained bariatric surgeon will oversee your care and will also perform your surgery. Our comprehensive team consisting of highly-trained physician’s assistants, a dedicated bariatric coordinator, and a registered dietitian will provide all the support you need to be successful on your weight loss journey.

Katie Hanisee, MD

Fellowship Trained Bariatric Surgeon/medical director

Dr. Hanisee completed a fellowship in Bariatric and Minimally Invasive Surgery at the University of Maryland, where she trained in performing gastric sleeve and gastric bypass operations minimally invasively. She is a fellow of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery and is the director of the bariatric program at Archbold Memorial Hospital. Before training in Baltimore, she completed her general surgery training at Louisiana State University Medical Center in New Orleans.

Jennifer Langdon, PA-C

Physician Assistant

Jennifer is Dr. Katie Hanisee’s physician assistant. She earned her Bachelor of Science degree in applied physiology and kinesiology at the University of Florida in Gainesville. She earned her Master of Science degree in physician assistant studies at Keiser University. She will assist in the clinical oversight of the bariatric program patients.

Stephanie WheelerStephanie Wheeler, RN

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Charlie Chason

Bariatric Coordinator

The bariatric coordinator oversees and helps organize the clinical activities of a bariatric surgery program. She assists in getting patients into the office, insurance checks, preparing patients for lifetime changes, and helping to manage post-operative concerns. She acts as a point of contact in the office.