Team | UF Health Weight Loss Surgery Center | UF Health, University of Florida Health


The UF Health Weight Loss Surgery Center is a certified center of excellence. UF Health fellowship-trained bariatric surgeons collaborate with UF Health experts from psychiatry, cardiology, pulmonology, medicine, nephrology, endocrinology and nutrition as they strive to identify and resolve the extensive health problems associated with morbid obesity.

Bariatric Team

Jeffrey FriedmanJeffrey Friedman, MD
Director and Bariatric Surgeon
Alexander Ayzengart Alexander Ayzengart, MD
Bariatric Surgeon
  • Gwen Crispell, RN,MSN, CBN
    Bariatric Nurse Coordinator
  • Tamara Lux, PA-C
    Physician Assistant
  • Stephanie Stevens
    Schedule Coordinator
  • Tina Adams
    Schedule Coordinator
  • Kyle Hazen, RD
    Registered Dietian 

Anesthesia & Critical Care



Internal Medicine

Neurology/Sleep Medicine

Nutritional Services

  • Michelle Brown, RD
  • Kyle Hazen, RD

Plastic Surgery