715 Roanoke Avenue, Riverhead, NY 11901
Phone (631) 963-4750 /  Fax (631) 591-1842

Meet Our Staff

At Long Island Bariatric PLLC we are proud to feature a staff of individuals noted for superior performance in their fields. From our expert surgeons to our caring and highly trained nurses, dietician, and psychiatric nurse practitioner, our medical staff is known throughout New York and the United States for the surpassingly high quality of care we provide. Learn more about the stellar team at Long Island Bariatric, PLLC.

Monique Contento, PA

Physician Assistant, Bariatric Coordinator

Ms. Contento is the bariatric coordinator for Long Island Bariatric/Peconic Bay Medical Center Bariatric Surgery Program. She is a physician assistant, trained from Touro college, and is now committed to the well being of the bariatric population. Known for her steadfast dedication to the comfort and well-being of her patients, Monique says, "I am proud to be part of such a great team with the ultimate goal of helping our patients obtain and maintain a healthier lifestyle."

Deborah L. Sforza, RD, CDN

Registered Dietitian

Deborah L. Sforza, RD, CDN, is a registered dietitian currently working on the Bariatric program for Long Island Bariatric She has been a dietitian for over nine years and is a graduate of the City University of New York at Queens College. She has clinical experience in oncology, Obstetrics, Geriatrics, and Diabetes Management. She has also received certification from the American Dietetic Association in child and adolescent weight management. At the current time she is completing her Masters Degree in Nutrition and will receive her certification in Adult Weight Management. Ms. Sforza is a member of the American Dietetic Association and is pending membership in The American Society For Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery.

Rose Ann Orlando, RN, ANP

Nurse Practitioner

Ms. Orlando is a psychiatric nurse practitioner who specializes in eating disorders, and has been an esteemed member of the Long Island Bariatric team for ten years. Routine pre-operative psychological evaluations and ongoing post-operative therapy are essential to the successful lifestyle transformations our patients seek. Ms. Orlando guides our patients through their dramatic changes with a steady, yet empathetic approach intended to assuage their doubts and inspire self-assurance.

Laurie Wunsch

Medical Assistant

Ms. Wunsch, our medical assistant, is always helpful and ready with a smile and a kind word. Navigating the maze of appointments and insurance approvals is part of her expertise, and her cheerful demeanor ensures that our patients feel comfortable and confident in our care.

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