Expert Staff

Meet Our Team of Bariatric Professionals

The Deaconess Weight Loss Solutions staff members are truly experts in the field of bariatrics. All have extensive training related to this specialized weight loss surgery. Their knowledge and experience ensure that your surgery will be as safe and successful as medically possible.

The Deaconess Weight Loss Solutions staff includes:

  • Todd Burry, M.D. - Bariatric Surgeon
  • Chris Haughn, M.D. - Bariatric Surgeon
  • David Koehler, M.D. - Bariatrician; Diplomate, American Board of Obesity Medicine
  • Brielle Updike, RN, BSN, CMSRN - Practice Manager
  • Debbie Rakestraw – Lead Medical Office Assistant
  • Mary Beeson - Certified Medical Assistant
  • Debbie Pfeiffer - Registered Dietitian
  • Carolyn Burns - Registered Dietitian
  • Jenny Irons, Medical Office Assistant
  • Sarah Bishop, Excercise Specialist
  • Ann Dauby - Supplemental Exercise Specialist


Team Videos

Watch the videos below to learn a little about our team and their roles at Deaconess Weight Loss Solutions.


Jenny: Medical Office Assistant

Sarah: Exercise Specialist

Debbie: Medical Office Assistant

Carolyn: Clinical Dietitian

Ann: Exercise Specialist

Debbie: Registered Dietitian

Mary: Clinical Office Assistant