Terrence M. Fullum, M.D., FACS is an Associate Professor of Surgery at Howard University College of Medicine (HUCM). In that capacity, he serves as Medical Director of the Howard University Center for Wellness and Weight Loss Surgery. He is also Chief, Division of Minimally Invasive and Bariatric Surgery at Howard University Hospital. Dr. Fullum is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS) and he is board certified in General Surgery. He also serves as the Director of the Advance Laparoscopic and Bariatric Fellowship Training Program. Read full biography

Dr. Denia Tapscott is Program Director of the Howard University Center for Wellness and Weight Loss Surgery in Washington, DC. She is also an assistant professor of medicine at Howard University College of Medicine. A graduate of the University of Virginia and Georgetown Medical School, Dr. Tapscott continued her internal medicine internship and residency training at the University of Texas, in Houston. She is board certified in Internal Medicine. Read full biography

Daniel D. Tran, M.D., FACS is an Assistant Professor of Surgery at Howard University College of Medicine (HUCM). Dr. Tran is an attending surgeon at the Howard University Center for Wellness and Weight Loss Surgery. He also serves as the Co-Director of the Advanced Laparoscopic and Bariatric Fellowship Training Program. Dr. Tran is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and is board certified in General Surgery as well as Surgical Critical Care. Dr. Tran is a Bariatric Center of Excellent Surgeon as designated by the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS). Read full biography

John D. Robinson, EdD, MPH, ABPP, FACHP, is a Professor of Psychiatry and Surgery at Howard University College of Medicine and serves as Director of Behavioral Medicine for the Howard University Center for Wellness and Weight Loss Surgery. He is a graduate of The University of Texas at Austin, University of Massachusetts at Amherst, and Harvard University, holds a Doctor of Humane Letters (Honoris causa) from the Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology, and completed his residency at The University of Texas Health Sciences Center in San Antonio. Read full biography

Henry Paul, Jr., M.D., FACS is currently Assistant Professor and Chief of the Division of Plastic Surgery at Howard University College of Medicine. He is Co-director of the Howard University Hospital Combined Hand Surgery Service. He is board certified in Plastic Surgery, a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, and a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. Dr. Paul received his Bachelor of Science degree at the University of California, Irvine. He graduated with honors from Howard University College of Medicine and was subsequently fully trained in General Surgery at Howard. Read full biography

Kelly Bolden, MD is currently Assistant Professor in the Division of Plastic Surgery at Howard University College of Medicine and an Attending Physician at Howard University Hospital.

Dr. Bolden is board certified by the American College of Surgery. She received a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry from Spelman College and a Bachelor of Chemical Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology. Read full biography

Alfreda Hill, serves as the Bariatric Coordinator and Clinical Practice Supervisor for Howard University Center for Wellness and Weight Loss Surgery. She has served as a Bariatric Nurse for the past seven years, working with patients to ensure the very best possible healthcare as well as educating patients on nutrition, hypertension, diabetes management, pre and post operative needs. She has been interviewed by local and national publications concerning Bariatric Surgery, including Oprah Magazine "May 2006", Advance Nursing Publication, and Washington Adventist Health Magazine. She has spoken on the subject of bariatric surgery to numerous groups including the American Academy of Physician Assistant annual conference.

Carolyn Warren has over 25 years of experience in the healthcare field with experiences as an Associate Program Coordinator, Insurance Liaison, and Surgery Schedule Coordinator. She has worked with Dr. Fullum for 5 years. Carolyn joined him at Howard University Center for Wellness and Weight Loss Surgery in June 2008. She helps to navigate patients through the bariatric program and the insurance process. She also provides and coordinates clinical services for minimally invasive, bariatric, and plastic surgery.

Christine Webb joined the staff at the Howard University Center for Wellness and Weight Loss Surgery in April 2009. She completed her training as a Medical Assistant at Tesst College in Beltsville, MD. At the top of her class, Christine has always wanted to help all different types of people. She enjoys helping and encouraging patients with weight loss.

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