Expert Team

The Weight Loss Center at Cedars-Sinai employs a highly integrated, multidisciplinary team of specialists that provides personalized patient care with the best possible outcomes. Team members include;

  • Weight loss surgeons who specialize in minimally invasive surgical techniques
  • Internists who specialize in obesity and nutrition
  • Registered dietitians
  • Physical therapists
  • Certified Bariatric Nurses
  • Anesthesiologists
  • Mental health professionals with expertise in eating disorders
  • Respiratory therapists

Many of the physicians who have medical staff privileges to practice medicine at
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center are independent physicians, and not employees or agents of the hospital. These independent physicians bill separately for their services. You should contact your physician to determine their status and billing practices.

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Edward H. Phillips, MD

Co-Director Wasserman Breast Cancer Risk Reduction Program
Co-Medical Director Center for Weight Loss

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Scott A. Cunneen, MD

Director Bariatric Surgery

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Team Members

Miguel A. Burch, MD

Chief Minimally Invasive and GI Surgery
Associate Director General Surgery

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Monali Misra, MD


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Daniel Shouhed, MD

General Surgery

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Michael Wetter, PsyD

Associate Director Psychology

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Other Participating Members

  • Kristen Feldkamp, NP