Meet Our Team
Meet Our Team

Meet Our Doctors

Our Metabolic and Bariatric Team

Jaime CepedaJaime Cepeda, MD, FACS

Dr. Jaime Cepeda Jr. is a board certified surgeon specializing in General, Bariatric and Vascular surgery procedures. He is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS) and a member of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS). Dr. Cepeda has been performing Bariatric surgery since 2008.


Seth Jodd, M.D.Seth Judd, M.D., FACS, FASMBS

Dr. Seth Judd is board certified in both Bariatric Surgery and General Surgery and has been a member of the Hudson Valley community since 2011. He received his medical degree from the University of Sint Eustatius School of Medicine before his residency in General Surgery at Pinnacle Health at Harrisburg Hospital in Harrisburg, PA. Dr. Judd completed a fellowship in Bariatric Surgery at the Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center in Hershey, PA.


John Powell, M.D.John Powell, M.D., FACS, FASMBS

Dr. John Powell is board certified in general surgery and specializes in bariatric surgery. He completed his residency in General Surgery at Pinnacle Health at Harrisburg Hospital after earning his medical degree at St. George’s University School of Medicine in Grenada. Dr. Powell completed his fellowship training in Minimally-Invasive Surgery/Bariatric at Pinnacle Health at Harrisburg Hospital and Geisinger Medical Center.


Ramon RiveraRamon Rivera, MD, FACS

Dr. Ramon E. Rivera is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS) and a member of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS). He specializes in Bariatric Surgery and Advanced Gastrointestinal surgery. Dr. Rivera has over 15 years of laparoscopic surgery experience and has been performing bariatric surgery for over 10 years.


Wayne WeissWayne Weiss, MD, FACS

Dr. Wayne Weiss is a board-certified surgeon specializing in General Surgery, Surgical Critical Care and Bariatric Surgery procedures. He is a trauma surgeon for over 25 years with an established record of excellence. He is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS) and a member of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS). Dr. Weiss has over 20 years of laparoscopic surgery experience. He has been performing bariatric surgery for over 10 years, performing over a thousand bariatric surgeries, including Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass, Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy and Laparoscopic Lapband.