Meet our Team

Bariatric Surgeons

Lanny Gore, MD, FACS

Bariatric and Board Certified General Surgeon

Board certified general surgeon, Lanny Gore, MD, FACS, is a 2002 graduate of the University of Louisville School of Medicine, where he also completed his residency in 2007. Dr. Gore’s surgical expertise includes bariatric surgery, laparoscopic procedures, hernia repairs, colon resections and laparoscopic surgery to correct GERD. Prior to joining Floyd Memorial Medical Group, Dr. Gore practiced at King’s Daughters’ Hospital in Madison, Indiana.

 

John S. Oldham, Jr., MD, FACS, FASMBS

Board Certified General Surgeon

The Floyd Memorial Weight Management and Bariatrics Center is proud to announce a new collaborative agreement with Baptist Health to bring patients a more robust offering of weight management and bariatric services.  This new partnership called the Floyd Memorial Weight Management and Bariatric Center, brings us the expert skills of Baptist Surgical Associates’ bariatric surgeon John S. Oldham, Jr., MD, FACS, FASMBS, to the program. Dr. Oldham is a board certified general surgeon who performs a variety of minimally-invasive weight loss procedures.  Dr. Oldham and Floyd Memorial Medical Group’s bariatric and general surgeon Lanny Gore, MD, will work collaboratively to meet the needs of the Weight Management and Bariatric Center’s patients.

Endocrinologists

Vasti Broadstone, MD

Board Certified Endocrinologist and Weight Management Specialist

Vasti Broadstone, MD, a board certified endocrinologist and weight management specialist, joined Floyd Memorial in 1996 and is currently the medical director for the Joslin Diabetes Center Affiliate at Floyd Memorial and HMR physician at the Floyd Memorial Weight Management and Bariatrics Center.

She graduated from Rio de Janeiro State University School of Medicine in 1976, completed her internal medicine residency at Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio and endocrinology fellowship at the University of Louisville. She held a full time faculty position at the University of Louisville School of Medicine from 1984 until 2001, and is active in clinical trials and research concerning diabetes complications and new treatments for the disease. Dr. Broadstone is also very involved with the American Diabetes Association, and was inducted to the American Diabetes Association Hall of Fame in February 2005 for her work with summer camps for children with Type 1 diabetes. A native of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, she enjoys sailing and downhill skiing with her husband and 3 children.

Vasdev Lohano, MD

Board Certified Internist, Endocrinologist and Diabetes and Metabolism Specialist

Vasdev Lohano, MD, completed his residency in internal medicine at New York Flushing Hospital and Medical Center in 1998, and completed a fellowship program in endocrinology and metabolism at the University of Louisville Hospital in 2000. He acted as Diabetes Management Center and ICU medical director, as well as clinical endocrinologist, at Daviess Community Hospital in Washington, Indiana from 2001 to 2007, and has been with the Floyd Memorial Joslin Diabetes Center Affiliate since 2008. In 2009, Dr. Lohano took the Joslin Center mission to outlying areas, opening offices in New Albany, Corydon and Jeffersonville. Dr. Lohano cares for adult endocrinology, diabetes and metabolism and weight management patients, and prefers to treat his patients as partners. He is passionate about helping his patients fully understand their condition and the potential complications and co-morbidities so that they can maximize compliance with their treatment and not only improve the quantity, but also the quality of their life.

Clinical Support Team

Nancy Anderson, BS, MSM

Weight Management and Bariatrics Center Program Coordinator

Nancy Anderson, BS, MSM, joined Floyd Memorial Hospital in 1991 and earned a bachelor of science from Murray State University and a master of science in management from Indiana Wesleyan University. She became the HMR program coordinator upon its opening at Floyd Memorial in 2005, and became the weight management program coordinator when the Weight Management and Bariatrics Center opened in 2008, combining HMR and Realize gastric banding surgery programs.  Nancy now coordinates the Center’s marketing efforts and facilitates HMR orientations and gastric banding seminars.

“I love being able to be a part of so many people’s weight loss success stories. I am often the first contact our patients have with our Weight Management and Bariatrics Center. It is so exciting to watch their transformation as they lose weight and become happier and healthier.”

Amy Brown, RD, CES, CDE

Registered Dietitian, Exercise Physiologist and Certified Diabetes Educator

Amy Brown, RD, CES, CDE, received her bachelor of science in dietetics from the University of Kentucky and master of science in kinesiology from Indiana University. She has been helping patients reach their health and wellness goals since 1997 in the Floyd Memorial Cardiac Rehab, Joslin Diabetes Center Affiliate and the Weight Management and Bariatrics Center. Amy is a registered dietitian, a clinical exercise specialist through the American College of Sports Medicine and a certified diabetes educator. She received a certificate of training in adult weight management through the American Dietetic Association. She currently provides pre- and post-operative education on diet and exercise with bariatric patients receiving the Realize Gastric Adjustable Band. Amy also provides diabetes education for the Joslin Diabetes Center including medical nutrition therapy and physical activity instruction. When she is not working, Amy enjoys being with her husband and two children, reading, staying physically active with brisk walking and strength training and going to the pool with her family in the summer.

“I see first hand the huge difference weight loss makes in a patient’s health, quality of life, self-esteem and outlook on life. When patients come back into the clinic after just five to ten percent of their weight is lost, their skin looks healthier, they have a big smile on their faces and they generally look happy and upbeat. You can’t beat the feeling that you are helping patients make a big difference in their lives.”

Brandy Daly

Administrative Assistant

A graduate of Ivy Tech, Brandy Daly, joined our team as the Office Coordinator in 2014. Brandy has worked at Floyd Memorial Hospital for 14 years. Brandy worked as a unit secretary and nursing assistant in surgical inpatient and as a unit secretary, nursing assistant and monitor tech in the intensive care unit. She also spent some time as a medical assistant for our Joslin Diabetes Center.

Brandy enjoys reading, going to baseball games and is a Thirty-One consultant.

Nathan Durrett, BA

HMR Health Educator

A graduate of Morehead State University in Kentucky, Nathan Durrett joined our team as an HMR educator in 2012 after earning his bachelor of arts degree in health promotion. Prior to joining the Floyd Memorial Weight Management and Bariatrics Center, Nathan worked at Central Baptist Hospital’s HealthwoRx in Lexington, Kentucky.

Nathan enjoys spending time with family and friends, playing basketball, bowling, fishing and working out.

 

Kelly Royster, BS

HMR Health Educator 

A graduate of the University of Louisville, Kelly Royster joined our team as an HMR Educator and Bariatric Insurance Coordinator in 2014 after earning her Bachelor of Science degree in Health and Sports Science with a concentration in Public Health and Wellness Coaching. Kelly has 8 years of experience working in Health and Wellness. Prior to joining the Floyd Memorial Weight Management and Bariatrics Center, Kelly worked as a community and school health education coordinator for Pennyrile Allied Community Services Nutrition Outreach and Wholeness, a SNAP-funded grant program. She is currently a R.I.P.P.E.D. Certified Group Fitness Instructor at the YMCA and Pinnacle Fitness.  She likes to spend time with family, teach group fitness classes, cook new healthy creations and spend time in her garden. For Kelly, helping people create positive lifestyle changes is the most rewarding work she can imagine.

Joan Weston, RN, BSN

Registered Nurse Specializing in Weight Management

Joan Weston, RN, BSN, graduated from Mount Mercy College in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, with a bachelor of science in nursing and a minor in psychology. She has been with Floyd Memorial since 2000, and joined HMR in 2005. Since 2008, Joan has acted as the Weight Management and Bariatrics Center’s resident registered nurse, ensuring the clinical excellence of the Center, and making sure patients maintain their optimum health.

“I have seen the affects of obesity both personally and professionally. I like to see the positive results of weight-loss through the patient’s lifestyle changes. I also enjoy seeing their improved health, decrease of medications and happier lifestyles. Witnessing our patient’s weight-loss is an immediate and positive reinforcement for me.”

Nerissa Fraime

Insurance Coordinator

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sandra Woodbury

Health Educator