Meet our Archbold Bariatric and Weight Management team

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.

Joey jarrard, MD
fellowship trained bariatric surgeon

Dr. Jarrard completed a fellowship in Bariatric and Minimally Invasive Surgery at Saint Luke’s Hospital of Kansas City where he trained in performing gastric bypass and gastric sleeve minimally invasively. Before training in Kansas City, he completed his general surgery training at Mercer University/Medical Center of Navicent Health in Macon.

Jennifer Lewis, 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.

Jeana Smith, RD

Jeana is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist with our bariatric program. She is also the Clinical Nutrition Manager for Archbold Memorial Hospital. Jeana has a certificate of training in both adult and pediatric weight management. She is also a certified diabetes educator. Jeana is very passionate about helping clients achieve their weight loss goals.