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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.

Christopher Reed, MD

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Dr. Reed completed his undergraduate and medical school training at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. His passion for bariatric surgery began prior to medical school when he spent two years as a bariatric surgery research coordinator at East Carolina University. While there, he witnessed the life-changing results of bariatric surgery as it applied not only to weight loss, but to our patients’ overall quality of life. He then completed his General Surgery residency and a fellowship in Bariatric and Advanced Minimally Invasive Surgery at Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine in Roanoke, VA. Dr. Reed is trained in robotic and advanced minimally invasive procedures.

Salaam Sadi, MD

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Dr. Sadi received his medical degree from the University of Baghdad/Iraq. With a passion for surgery, Dr. Sadi went on to attend and conduct research at Georgetown University and Georgetown University Hospital Center/Lombardi Cancer Center. He completed his residency in general surgery at Medstar Georgetown University-Washington Hospital Center. During his training he learned more about the obesity epidemic saw first-hand how morbidly obese patients could benefit from an improved quality of life. Dr. Sadi was drawn to robotic surgery and its positive outcomes for bariatric and general surgery patients. Dr. Sadi went on to receive further training in minimally invasive robotic bariatric and advanced GI surgery through a one-year fellowship with the Albany Medical Center, during which time he performed more than 300 robotic procedures. He also received robust training in robotic incisional hernia repair and advanced abdominal wall reconstruction, including the novel approach of enhanced view totally-extra-peritoneal eTEP procedure for incisional hernia repair. This advanced minimally invasive approach repairs the abdominal wall with a shorter hospital stay compared to open hernia repair.


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

photo of Jennifer AdsitJennifer 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 and Master of Science degree in Nutrition and Dietetics at Central Michigan University. The medical journal Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases published Jennifer’s review article titled, “Impact of bariatric surgery on breastfeeding: a systematic review.” 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 with the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. She enjoys helping patients improve their health through nutrition and lifestyle interventions.

Sarah Brewer

Program Dietitian

sarah brewerSarah is a Registered Dietitian. She graduated from Virginia Tech with a BS in Human Nutrition, Foods, and Exercise with a focus in Dietetics. She completed her dietetic internship at the University of New Haven with a focus in community and sustainable nutrition. She is a member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and Weight Management Dietetic Practice Group. Sarah is excited to help patients in their weight loss journey.

Georgeann Freimuth

Program Dietitian

GeorgeannGeorgeann is a Registered Dietitian who completed her BS, dietetic internship and Masters in Nutrition and Dietetics from Northern Illinois University. Her focus of study in her graduate program was obesity and eating disorders. She is currently pursuing her Doctorate in Clinical Nutrition from Kansas University Medical Center. Georgeann has worked in clinical, renal, outpatient and pediatric nutrition. She teaches part-time as an adjunct professor at Shepherd University. She is certified in Adult Weight Management. She has a passion for helping patients meet their goals through behavior change strategies.

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