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Meet the Team

Obesity is a complicated disease and its effective treatment must be implemented through a multidisciplinary coordinated team approach. Our team of experts is committed to helping patients achieve a healthier weight. We are available around the clock to offer comprehensive support to better manage your weight loss goals.


Our Providers

Troy Glembot, MD, MBA, CPE, FACS, FASMBS
Medical Director

Troy Glembot, MD, MBA, CPE, FACS, FASMBSDr. Glembot is the Medical Director of the Valley Health Metabolic & Bariatric Program. A native of Warrenton, VA, he attended Eastern Virginia Medical School in Norfolk, VA where he received his medical degree and completed his general surgery residency and research fellowship. Bariatric surgery is Dr. Glembot’s passion. "It is very satisfying to see the improvements in a person’s health that occurs after this life-saving procedure." Dr. Glembot completed his surgical residency in 1998 where he was introduced to the highly specialized field of metabolic and bariatric surgery. As Medical Director of the Valley Health Metabolic and Bariatric Program, Dr. Glembot is responsible for overseeing the entire program and ensuring that all components are well integrated to make metabolic and bariatric surgery as safe as possible for all patients. Dr. Glembot also serves as Chief for the Section of General Surgery. He has written or co-authored numerous journal articles as well as a book chapter. He lives in Winchester and enjoys outdoor activities, exercise, and motorcycling.


Endocrinologist

Annamuthu (Anna) Krishna, MD
Endocrinologist

Annamuthu (Anna) Krishna, MDDr. Krishna is a fellowship-trained and board-certified endocrinologist with Valley Health Metabolic and Bariatric Program. Skilled in understanding disorders of the endocrine system, Dr. Krishna diagnoses and treats conditions such as diabetes, metabolic disorders, thyroid disorders, as well as problems associated with the pituitary gland. As an endocrinologist, Dr. Krishna is an internal medicine specialist who evaluates the endocrine system and hormones that are synthesized and secreted by the endocrine glands. Her evaluations are derived from a variety of means, including tests and patient discussions. Dr. Krishna provides individualized care to all patients seeking endocrinology consultation and treatment.


Advanced Practice Clinicians

Amanda Gray, NP

Nurse Practitioner

Amanda is a Nurse Practitioner with the Valley Health Metabolic & Bariatric Program. She started her career as a nurse with Winchester Medical Center in 2007-2013 as a Registered Nurse on various units within the hospital, including bariatrics. She graduated from Shenandoah University after completing the Nurse Practitioner program in 2013. She has experience as a Nurse Practitioner in orthopedics where she worked for 5 years and in urgent care for 2 years. Her primary focus with our program will be preoperative and postoperative care of our surgical patients, and assisting in the medical weight loss program. She looks forward to assisting patients through their weight loss journey with the Program.

Patrick Northcraft FNP-BC, CBN
Nurse Practitioner

Patrick Northcraft FNP-BC, CBNPatrick is a Nurse Practitioner with the Winchester Medical Center Bariatric Program. He first worked for Valley Health from 1994-2002 as a critical care nurse while working towards completing the Nurse Practitioner program at Shenandoah University. After graduating in 2002, Rick worked with a local neurosurgical practice before joining the Bariatric Program in 2009. As a Nurse Practitioner in the program, Rick works primarily with Bariatric patients after surgery, following them closely during their active weight loss process. He also works patients in the medical weight loss program assisting them in meeting their weight loss goals through diet and exercise or medication therapy. Rick has achieved the certification as a Certified Bariatric Nurse(CBN) through the ASMBS. He is also Adjunct Faculty at Shenandoah’s University School of Nursing.

Anne Riser
Nurse Practitioner

Anne RiserAnne is a nurse practitioner with the Valley Health Metabolic and Bariatric Program focusing on endocrinology. She started with Valley Health in 1987 as a registered nurse on the Orthopedic unit. She has worked as charge nurse, Orthopedic Program Coordinator, nurse educator, and most recently as clinical nurse manager of the Surgical/Bariatric/Trauma unit. Anne has maintained her Certification in Orthopedic Nursing (ONC) for over 25 years. Anne did her undergraduate work at Shepherd University and George Mason University. She completed her Masters in Advanced Clinical Nursing at George Mason University in 1994. Anne graduated from Shenandoah University with her post-masters family nurse practitioner certification in December, 2019. Anne joined the Metabolic and Bariatric program in March, 2020 and works closely with Dr. Anna Krishna, endocrinologist. Her primary focus will be supporting those with diabetes, thyroid and other metabolic and endocrine disorders.


Dietitians

Jennifer Adsit, RD
Program Dietitian

Jennifer Adsit, RDJennifer is a Registered Dietitian who graduated from Radford University with a BS in Nutrition and Dietetics. She completed her dietetic internship at Virginia State University. Prior to joining the Bariatric Program in 2015, Jennifer worked as a Clinical Dietitian at Sentara Norfolk General Hospital and also worked near Washington DC at a medical quality supplement company where she counseled bariatric patients to meet their nutrition goals. Jennifer has obtained the Level 1 Certificate of Training in Adult Weight Management. She is a member of the Weight Management Dietetic Practice Group and the Diabetes Care and Education Dietetic Practice Group with the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

Allison Rich
Program Dietitian

Allison RichAllison is a Registered Dietitian. Allison received her Didactic Program in Dietetics from Montclair State University and her B.S. at Mount St. Mary’s University. She completed the Sodexo Washington DC/Baltimore Dietetic Internship with a concentration in medical nutrition therapy. Prior to joining the Bariatric Program in 2019, Allison worked as a Clinical Dietitian and Diabetes Educator at Western Maryland Health System and a Diabetes Educator at UPMC Somerset. She is a member of the Weight Management Dietetic Practice Group with the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and American Association of Diabetes Educators.


Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Meagan Faraone, LCSW
Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Meagan received a Joint Masters of Social Work degree from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro and North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University in 2011. Prior to joining Valley Health, she worked in child welfare and hospice settings. Meagan is a registered Adoption Competent Professional through the Center for Adoption Support and Education as well as a Certified Clinical Trauma Professional with the International Association of Trauma Professionals. She is also a Certified Personal Trainer with the American Council on Exercise and uses her clinical experience across multiple practice settings to support those looking to make healthy lifestyle changes. She is a member of the National Association of Social Workers and has a passion for helping those she works with find manageable and meaningful ways to make progress towards their goals, whatever they may be.

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