Premier Metabolic and Bariatric Associates Welcomes New Providers

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Two new providers recently joined the team at Premier Metabolic and Bariatric Associates.

C. Joe Northup, MD is a bariatric surgeon with well-known accomplishments in the field both on a regional and national level. He comes to Premier Metabolic & Bariatric Associates from Mercy Health in Cincinnati where he started a bariatric program and developed it to become a centers of excellence within the industry. 

Dr. Northup is president of the Ohio-Kentucky chapter of the American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric SurgeryOff Site Icon (ASMBS). He also serves on a national bariatric task force which develops programs to help educate both bariatric and non-bariatric surgeons across the country. He has proctored nearly 30 surgeons and serves as a site reviewer for centers looking to become accredited.

Dr. Northup received his medical degree from West Virginia University School of Medicine and completed his general surgery residency at the Medical College of Ohio. He went on to complete an advanced laparoscopic and bariatric fellowship at the University of Virginia.

Certified Physician Assistant Anne Kroger also recently joined the practice. 

Kroger is a 2003 graduate of the Kettering College of Medical Arts, and she earned her master’s degree in 2008 from the University of Nebraska.

Kroger specializes in bariatric medicine. She is board certified by the National Commission of Certification of Physician AssistantsOff Site Icon (NCCPA).

For more information about Premier Metabolic and Bariatric Associates, visit their site or call (937) 208-5300.

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