As a participant in Bon Secours Weight Loss Institute you’ll work with our world class Bon Secours physicians to help and guide you through your weight loss journey.

I. Phillip Snider, DO

Amelia Medical Associates
Amelia Building
885 Kempsville Road Suite #320
Norfolk, VA 23502

Board certified in family medicine, Dr. Snider received his medical degree and fellowship training from Midwestern University, Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine, Glendale, Arizona. He completed his residency with Scottsdale Healthcare, Scottsdale, Arizona. He is a member of the American Academy of Family Physicians and the American Osteopathic Association. Prior to joining Bon Secours, he was Adjunct Assistant Professor with the Department of Biochemistry at Midwestern University. A triathlete, Dr. Snider has trained and competed since 1985. He holds an MS in Sports Nutrition and was a registered dietician and American College of Sports Medicine certified Health Fitness Instructor and personal trainer for ten years prior to his entry into medical school.

Kristin Conley, DO

Tri-Cities Medical Associates
1040 University Blvd. Suite 205
Portsmouth, VA 23703

Conley_Headshot_webKristin Conley, DO, is a board certified internal medicine physician. She completed her undergraduate studies at LaSalle University in Philadelphia, Pa., and earned her doctoral degree from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine in Pennsylvania. Dr. Conley completed an internship and residency in internal medicine at the Naval Medical Center Portsmouth in Virginia.Dr. Conley is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine. She is a member of the American College of Physicians. While serving in the military, she was awarded the Navy Commendation Medal with gold star in lieu of second award. 

Your Care Team

Jacqueline Browning – Registered Dietitian

Jacqueline Browning, registered dietitian, dietician, Bon Secours Weight Loss Institute, weight loss, lose weight, medically supervised weight loss program, obesity, Bon Secours Hampton Roads Health System Jacqueline Browning is a Registered Dietitian who has worked with Bon Secours since 2006. She earned her undergraduate and graduate degree from Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois. Jacqueline works with surgical weight loss patients as well as the medically supervised weight loss program clients to develop individualized nutrition plans to optimize weight loss and promote weight maintenance. In addition to her degree, she holds a certificate in Adult Weight Management.

Barbara Mekkes – Registered Dietitian

Barbara Mekkes is a Registered Dietitian who has worked for Bon Secours for 4 years. She earned her degree at Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana. Barbara also works with clients in the Surgical Weight Loss Program and well as the Medically Supervised Weight Loss Program. She finds it very rewarding to help clients with weight loss and weight maintenance.

Crystal Rhoads – Program Coordinator

Crystal Rhoads, has worked with Bon Secours Weight Loss since 2007. Before accepting the position to develop the Medically Supervised Weight Loss Program, she worked with the Surgical Weight Loss Center and In Motion’s sports performance and physical therapy programs. She earned her undergraduate from Christopher Newport University in Communications Studies. She has also spent time in Central and South America leading community education projects. Her passion for community education and healthy lifestyles has led her to seek her Master degree in Public Health.

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