Maggie is a board certified family nurse practitioner by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. She graduated summa cum laude from the University of Southern Maine in 2003 with a baccalaureate of science in nursing. During her service in the United States Air Force, she worked with post-op gastric bypass and banding patients in the inpatient setting both in the intensive care and surgical units. After graduating from the University of Colorado in 2006 with a master of science in nursing she worked in family practice as a nurse practitioner. She is motivated to be the patient’s advocate in the process of surgical weight loss. She works closely with the psychologists, dieticians, surgeons, nurses, medical assistants, and administrative staff to provide patients with the most advantageous outcomes.