The multidisciplinary team at Good Samaritan Medical Center works closely with each other and with patients, educating and helping them decide which weight loss surgery option is best for them. Our team includes a highly respected surgeon, experienced nutritionists and psychologists. We are all deeply committed to making your experience at the Center for Weight Control as successful as possible.
Dr. McCluney, MD is a board certified surgeon, the Director of the Good Samaritan Center for Weight Control and the Assistant Director of Bariatric Surgery at St. Elizabeth's Medical Center. McCluney, who earned his medical degree at Harvard Medical School, has completed advanced laparoscopic and bariatric surgery training.
Heinen, MS, RD, LDN
Jennifer received her Masters in Nutrition at Boston University. She gained an interest in weight loss surgery during a practicum at the MGH Weight Center, where she developed her knowledge of bariatric nutrition principles and counseling. Prior to working at Steward Medical Group, she was a clinical dietitian at Beverly Hospital, where she also completed her dietetic internship. Jennifer has a passion for educating and motivating her patients, and enjoys observing the positive impact that results from healthy lifestyle changes.