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Our Team

The multidisciplinary team at St. Elizabeth's works closely with each other and with patients, educating and helping them decide which surgical weight loss option is best for them. Our team is led by two highly respected surgeons, a primary care physician, experienced nurse coordinators, nutritionists, physical therapists, psychiatrists and psychologists. We are all deeply committed to making your experience at the Center for Weight Control as successful as possible.

Dr. Nicole Pecquex, M.D

Nicole Pecquex, MD, Weight Loss Surgeon

Nicole Pecquex, MD, is a board-certified surgeon and the director of bariatric surgery at St. Elizabeth's Medical Center. She has completed an advanced laparoscopic fellowship training and has performed more than 500 gastric bypass and LAP-BAND surgery procedures combined. Pecquex has been a member of St. Elizabeth's surgical staff since 2004.

Anthony L. McCluney, MD, Weight Loss Surgeon

Anthony McCluney, MD, is a board-certified surgeon and the assistant director of bariatric surgery at St. Elizabeth's Medical Center. He has completed advanced laparoscopic and bariatric surgery training. McCluney earned his medical degree at Harvard Medical School.

Dr. Stephen M. Vandor, MD

Stephen Vandor, MD, Medical Director

Stephen Vandor, MD, is the medical director for the St. Elizabeth’s Center for Weight Control and serves as a primary care physician in the Steward® Medical Group, Newton Internal Medicine practice. He is board certified in internal medicine and earned his medical degree at Michigan State University. Vandor is each patient’s partner in helping them reach and maintain their weight loss goals. 

Susan O'Rourke

Megan McMurray, MSN, APRN, FNP-C, Nurse Practitioner

Megan McMurray, NP, is a board-certified family nurse practitioner at St. Elizabeth's Medical Center. She completed her baccalaureate degree in health sciences and master's degree in family practice nursing at Regis College in Weston, Massachusetts. McMurray developed a keen passion and interest in working with weight loss surgery patients during an internship at Brigham and Women's Hospital. She is dedicated to helping her patients achieve long-term success and is committed to providing individualized patient care.

Susan O'Rourke

David A. Wolfe MS, RD, LDN, CNSC, Registered Dietitian

David A. Wolfe received his master's degree in clinical nutrition from The Ohio State University as well as an associate degree in culinary arts with a concentration in artisan bread and a bachelor's degree in culinary nutrition from Johnson & Wales University in Providence, Rhode Island. He has worked under international acclaimed chef/cook book author Marcus Samuelsson, and trained under published author and artisan bread baker Richard Miscovich. Wolfe also wrote the forward to Unraveling the Umami Taste, an e-book by Yair Zuk. He first gained an interest in weight loss during his work with food addicts in relapse and recovery in private practice and during his internship at Nationwide Children’s Hospital in Ohio. Prior to working at Steward Medical Group, he was a critical care dietitian in the ICU at Atlanticare Regional Medical Center in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Wolfe has a passion for food and helping others through motivation, empowerment and support.

Susan O'Rourke

Susan O'Rourke, Office Coordinator

Susan O'Rourke is the center's office and insurance coordinator. She also manages check-in and check-out for each of our patients. O'Rourke has been with the center since 2008 and is each patient's resource for administrative and appointment needs.

Susan O'Rourke

Valerie Ligunya, Medical Secretary

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