Meet the Team

As you begin your weight loss journey, you will meet with the Bailey Bariatrics team. These consultations include:

 

Program Director

 

David Steward

David Steward

David Steward is the Bariatric Program Director and has worked for the Bariatric program in a number of areas since 2013. He believes the program is successful because it focuses on patient care, safety and improving the patient experience. David brings over 18 years of management, organizational development and leadership experience to the program.

David graduated from Northeastern State University and St. Gregory’s College. He is a Certified Personal Trainer, Youth Exercise Specialist and Fitness Nutrition Specialist with National Academy of Sports Medicine. David has served in leadership positions in several local non-profit organizations and is active in the community and his church. He enjoys spending time with his wife and two children.

 

Financial Counselors

 

Lisa Blackwell

Lisa Blackwell

Lisa has been employed with Bailey Medical Center since 2008 and as a Bariatric Financial Counselor since 2010. She works closely with patients to help determine the required amount to pay the facility at the time of service. Financial Counselors are responsible for informing patients of their financial obligations, securing payment, verifying insurance and assisting patients with payment arrangements. Lisa is married with 2 children and enjoys spending time with her family, shopping and being outdoors.

Shelba Akins

Shelba Akins

Shelba has been at Bailey Medical Center since 2011 since attending Tulsa Community College and Owasso High School. Her main focus is to guide you through this journey and help you along the way. She is an expert with financial counseling and making sure benefits have been verified and you are prepared for surgery. She comes from a very tight knit loving family and is happily married. Shelba loves her 3 dogs and enjoys spending time at the lake, fishing or sitting around the fire talking.

Cathy Warden

Cathy has been at Bailey Medical Center since 2012 in a variety of departments. She has been working in the medical field in different capacities for 50 years. Since 2015, she has exclusively verified insurance for patient surgery. Cathy brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the program. She has become an expert at working through the various insurance plans to verify surgical benefits for our patients. Cathy is happily married to her spouse of 40 years. She loves to read, play games on her iPad and spend weekends in Branson with her husband.

 

Bariatric Clinic Staff

 

Ashley Ware, RN, BSN, Clinic Coordinator

Ashley joined the Bailey Bariatric team in 2016 as the Clinic Coordinator. In 2013, Ashley began working as a Bariatric Registered Nurse with the Bailey Medical Center Med Surg/ICU team. Ashley has also worked as a house supervisor at Jane Phillips Medical Center and as a member of the Med Surg and ER staff at Texas Harris Methodist in Fort Worth. Ashley believes whole heartedly in the importance of engaging with each person who enters our program to provide the best possible patient experience.

Ashley is originally from south Louisiana, but has been in Oklahoma since 2011. She enjoys working with her husband and son on their cattle ranch north of Skiatook. She also works with several organizations that support Oklahoma farmers and ranchers, as well as promotes agricultural programs involving Oklahoma youth.

Georgianne Vogt

Georgianne has been the smiling face of Bailey Bariatric since 2012.  She helps run the front desk and loves the interaction with each of the patient and their families.  Georgianne has over 20 years of experience in the medical receptionist field and has played a critical role developing relationships with patients in the program.  Her greatest reward is to celebrate success with the patients.  She loves seeing the big smile on a patient’s face when they come back in for their follow-up appointments after surgery.
 
Georgianne graduated from Sperry and attended Tulsa Community College. She enjoys spending time with her family and two daughters. 
 

Sherie Scarborough, RMA

Sherie joined the Bailey Bariatric team in 2016. She brings 14 years in the medical field as a Registered Medical Assistant and a Registered Phlebotomist. Sherie has worked in several different areas of the medical field such as Family Practice, Cardiology, and was an instructor at Remington College in Shreveport, Louisiana teaching Medical Assisting, Phlebotomy, and Medical Insurance and Coding. She believes that patient care and building relationships with patients is a critical key to a patient’s success. 
 
Sherie is married with five daughters. She enjoys spending time with her family, camping, hiking and being at peace with nature. 
 

Kim Newland, RMA

Kim joined the Bailey Bariatric team in 2013 as a medical assistant. Kim has worked in several roles within the program and brings over 10 years of experience in the medical field and over 30 years of customer service experience.  She also has a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management with a minor in Psychology and Sociology.  Her passion for the patient and her ability to develop relationships has played an important role in the program.   
Kim currently resides in Owasso and enjoys spending time with her husband and family.
 
 

 

 

Bariatric Navigators

 

The Bariatric Navigators will help guide you through this journey. They will assist you in the scheduling process, verify your benefits, package your information to submit to insurance and answer most questions surrounding the pre-surgery program. The Bariatric Navigator is designed to assist each patient as they work through the pre-surgery preparation experience. Your role is to complete the appointments, consultations, testing and support groups to make sure you have properly prepared yourself for surgery and have a plan for post-op follow-up.

Dawn Lesicka

Dawn Lesicka

Dawn has been at Bailey Medical Center since 2007 in a variety of departments. She has been working in hospitals since 1990 and exclusively in Bariatrics since 2010. She is a seasoned expert at navigating the scheduling process and assisting you through your journey. Dawn moved from San Diego, CA to Owasso in 2003 with her husband and two kids.

Sandy Loebeck

Sandy began her medical career in 1993 and found a passion for working with patients. She returned back to college to obtain her marketing degree and then decided to make a life changing decision to have the gastric sleeve surgery here at Bailey Medical in 2015. She has been very passionate about helping others to find the same happiness achieved from this decision.  

Sandy had the desire to become a bariatric navigator so that she could inspire others. She has a passion to encourage and coach patients through this journey because she personally knows the impact it can have.  andy’s personal interests are family time, muscle cars and traveling to the beach for fun in the sun. 

Danielle Matthews

Danielle began as a Bariatric Navigator in 2015 and is very passionate about the bariatric program and the patients assigned to her. She is well-respected and known for her organizational skills and ability to guide patients to surgery. Danielle is an advocate for the fundraising at the Bailey Education Foundation, leads a youth group at her church and spends time raising a family with her husband.

Tiffany Schrick

Tiffany joined the Bariatric team as a Navigator in 2016 and has been in the medical field for over 10 years. Her entire career has been focused on developing relationships with patients and identifying solutions. She enjoys crafting, volunteering at her local church, being outdoors and spending time with her husband and daughter.

 

Bariatric Liaison

 

Russell Vieaux

Russell Vieaux

Russell joined the team at Bailey Medical Center and the Center for Bariatrics in 2013 and began working as a Bariatric Navigator where he assisted patients through the bariatric program right up to surgery. In his current position as the Bariatric Liaison, Russell manages and participates in the more than 40 bariatric seminars held annually as well as working directly with each new patient entering the program. Russell has extensive experience in assisting and teaching others to navigate through obstacles and his energetic personality helps drive patients to be successful.

He is married with three children and nine grandchildren and spends his recreational time golfing, fly fishing and reading.

 

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