The staff at Oregon Weight Loss Surgery, LLC is dedicated to providing the highest quality care for every patient that enters our clinic. We strive to understand the needs of the bariatric patient and cater to them through our friendly and accessible office personnel. We are here to ensure that you receive high quality medical care at the time of your surgery and at every office visit. Our staff members have dedicated their lives to helping bariatric patients live a healthier and more fulfilling life.

Dr Emma Patterson MD

Dr. Emma Patterson

MD, FRCSC, FACS

Dr. Emma Patterson developed a passion for bariatric surgery during her fellowship in advanced laparoscopic surgery at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City. She has more than 10 years of experience and performed over 3,000 bariatric surgeries.

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Cris Rettler PA-C

Cris Rettler

PA-C

Cris Rettler, PA-C is the OWLS Surgical Physician Assistant.  Cris assists Dr. Patterson in most surgical procedures, sees new patients in clinic and also provides ongoing follow up care for OWLS patients. Her goal is to provide patient centered care with an individualized focus to empower our patients to achieve health and wellness.

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Michele Bergmann RN

Michele Bergmann

RN, MSN, A/G/FNP-C

Michele Bergmann is the newest member of our team. Her desire is to empower and encourage her patients to achieve health and wellness by applying the science of medicine to their lives.

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Dulcie Ward RD

Dulcie Ward

RD, LD, CDE

Dulcie Ward, Dietitian at Oregon Weight Loss Surgery, is both a certified diabetes educator and registered dietitian.

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