Erlanger Metabolic And Bariatric Surgery Center Hire 2 Medical Professionals

Wednesday, June 7, 2017
Erlanger Health System is expanding its Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Center with the addition of Daniel Robert Cronk Jr., MD, FACS, FASMBS and Rachel Newmyer, RN, BLS. 
 
Ms. Newmyer will serve as the Erlanger Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Center nurse navigator where she will help guide patients and ensure a seamless process throughout the patient’s continuum of care.  Prior to joining Erlanger, she served as a surgical clinician and coordinator with the Surgical Weight Management Program at CHI Memorial.
 
Dr. Cronk received his medical degree from the University of Nebraska College of Medicine. After completing his general surgery internship and residency at the Madigan Army Medical Center in Tacoma, Wa.
, he served as a general and bariatric surgeon in the United States Army. 
 
Dr. Cronk has performed more than 750 bariatric stapling procedures. His clinical areas of expertise are bariatric laparoscopic surgery and adolescent bariatric surgery. He specializes in laparoscopic roux-eny gastric bypass, sleeve gastrectomy, and has experience with  the management of duodenal switch, and intragastric balloon placements surgeries. Prior to joining Erlanger, Dr. Cronk was the primary bariatric surgeon with the Methodist Bariatric Surgery Center in Omaha, Ne.
 
For more information on Erlanger’s Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Center, including how to register for our free informational seminar, call 423-771-9191.


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