Dr. Chock is a bariatric surgeon, board certified in general surgery, and a fellow of the American College of Surgeons and the American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgeons. Dr. Chock earned a master’s of science degree in cell and molecular physiology. She graduated Georgetown University School of Medicine with Alpha Omega Alpha honors. Dr. Chock went on to complete her general surgery residency at the University of California, San Diego, followed by additional fellowship training in advanced laparoscopy at the Texas Endosurgery Institute in San Antonio. Dr. Chock has worked in the field of minimally invasive surgery and given talks on topics within her field both nationally and internationally. She has trained other surgeons and residents in the field of minimally invasive surgery while on faculty at the University of California, San Diego, Medical Center and was director of the university’s Hernia Center. Dr. Chock is also board certified by the American Board of Obesity Medicine. She has a special interest in the physiology of obesity and how that physiology impacts obesity’s causes and cure. Dr. Chock’s areas of research include natural orifice transluminal endoscopic surgery and the exploration of new procedures and safety for bariatric surgery. Outside Interests: In my free time, I enjoy spending time with my family and pets, yoga, photography and gardening. Philosophy of Care: As a physician, I find it extremely rewarding to help my patients transform their lives in such a positive way. We have a full spectrum of resources to aid our patients realize the full potential of their health. I am privileged to play a role in this journey.
Georgetown University School of Medicine
Dr. Chock is Board Certified by both the American Board of Surgery and the American Board of Obesity Medicine. She is a member of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery.