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Meet Our Weight Loss Team

Meet Our Team


The Most Experienced In Utah


The Weight Treatment Center at St. Mark’s Hospital is designed to help patients lose weight and keep it off. Our expert physicians offer both surgical weight loss options and non-surgical weight management. Over 9,000 procedures have been performed at St. Mark’s Hospital by experienced bariatric surgeons, including Drs. Steven Simper and Rod McKinlay. Our surgical care team is the most experienced in Utah.

Meet Our Surgical Team


Together, our team performs the full scope of bariatric surgery, offering the Adjustable Gastric Banding, Sleeve Gastrectomy, Biliopancreatic Diversion with “Duodenal Switch,” and Gastric Bypass Roux-en-Y procedures. As the most dedicated team in the state, we offer patients the following:

  • Complication rates below the national average
  • Mortality rates below the national average
  • Experienced in the long-term management of bariatric surgery patients

Our bariatric nursing team at St. Mark’s Hospital is Utah’s finest. If you have surgery with us, you will be surrounded by compassionate individuals who are invested in your success. From the admitting floor through the operating room and into the recovery room, our team of experts will ensure that you are closely monitored each step of the way. Our nurses caring for you after surgery will make sure that all of your questions are answered and help you start doing the things you need to do to recover quickly.

Meet our Non-Surgical Weight Loss Team


Our support team is built around our patients to help them achieve their optimal success. Our program with work closely with each of you to create a plan that is designed around you and your goals. Our experts teach you tips and strategies to help you with long term health and weight loss success in nutrition, exercise and behavioral health.