Meet our Bariatric Surgeons and Weight Loss Physicians
|Jamie Loggins, M.D., Medical Director/Bariatric Surgeon|
Jamie Loggins, M.D., is medical director of the Central Maine Medical Center Bariatric Surgery Department. Before beginning his work at CMMC in 2006, Dr. Loggins completed a fellowship in minimally invasive and robotic surgery at the University of California Davis Medical Center in Sacramento, Calif. A graduate of Illinois Wesleyan University in Bloomington, Illinois, he earned his medical degree at Northwestern University Medical School in Chicago.
After his graduation from medical school, Dr. Loggins served in the U.S. Army, first as a surgical intern at Tripler Army Medical Center in Honolulu, and later as a troop medical clinic physician and officer in charge at Fort Carson, Colorado. He completed surgical residency training at The Marshfield Clinic-St. Joseph's Hospital in Marshfield, Wisconsin. Dr. Loggins is certified in general surgery by the American Board of Surgery, is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons, and a fellow of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery.
|Michael Verville, PA-C|
|Michael Verville assists in both the perioperative care and the surgical treatment of bariatric patients. He received a Bachelor’s degree in Philosophy from the University of New Hampshire and a Master’s degree in Medicine from the University of New England, Physician Assistant Program.
Michael completed a Surgical Residency at Yale University/Norwalk Hospital. Before joining the bariatric team, he worked at Augusta Orthopedics in Hand Surgery.
Michael is certified as an Advanced Wilderness and Expedition Provider as well as certified in Advance Wilderness Life Support.
|John Cooper, CSFA, BA|
|A certified Surgical First Assistant, John Cooper meets most bariatric surgery patients in the operating room. John’s primary role is to assist with surgery. In addition John often acts as a liaison between the office and the surgical staff here at CMMF.
John received a Bachelor’s degree/advanced diploma in Surgical Assisting. He has been a board certified Surgical First Assistant for more than 20 years. In addition, he is certified as a Metabolic and Bariatric Surgical Clinical Reviewer.
|Kathryn Hamann, FNP-BC|
|Kathryn Hamann received a Bachelor of Science degree in nursing from Simmons College and a Master of Science degree from the FNP Program at UMass Boston. She began her professional career working for six years as an in-patient medical and surgical RN. Kathryn then spent two years as an ICU nurse at Central Maine Medical Center before joining the Bariatric team.
She currently holds an ANCC Certification for FNP-BC.
|Tina Lin-Mott, FNP|
|Erin Cotton, RD, LD, CLC|
|Erin Cotton (RD, LD, CLC) graduated from the University of Maine, Orono with a Bachelor’s degree in Food Science & Human Nutrition. After completing her dietetic internship at Adagio Health Dietetic in Pittsburgh, PA, Erin began her professional career as the registered dietitian/site manager for the Western Maine Community Action WIC Program.
In her current position with CMBS, Erin provides invaluable nutritional education and support to both preoperative and postoperative bariatric patients. She holds certifications as a registered dietitian (CDR), licensed dietitian (State of Maine) and as a lactation counselor (Academy of Lactation Policy and Practice; Healthy Children Project). She is also a member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, the Maine Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery.