Meet Our Physicians

Our Bariatric Surgeons are all board certified general surgeons and specialize in all types of bariatric surgery. They are passionate about helping very patient achieve a “brand new life.” Our Medically Supervised Weight Loss physician leads the non-surgical “Call to Life” program. All of our physicians and staff embody the St.Vincent “Caring Spirit”, we know that our holistic approach to healing body, mind and spirit is a more complete and long-term solution for sustained weight loss.

Before a bariatric surgery can be scheduled with any of our Bariatric Surgeons, you will first need to attend the information Weight Loss Seminar and physician consultation (class and online webinar available). To take the next step, call (317) 582-7088 or toll-free 1-877-831-1582.

Your Bariatric team includes the expertise of several physicians (surgeons and internal medicine specialists), nurse practitioner, nurses, registered dietitian, exercise specialist, clinical psychologist, cooking class instructor and our community outreach coordinator.  We know for bringing our educational programs and support groups to communities throughout Indiana. Ask for our outreach calendar.

Bariatric Surgeons

Brenda Cacucci, M.D., General Surgeon and fellow of Bariatric Surgery 
Board certified and fellow of the American College of Surgeons and a member of the American Society for Bariatric Surgery, Dr. Cacucci specializes in laparoscopic bariatric procedures. She is a graduate of Michigan State University and received her medical degree from Indiana University School of Medicine. Dr. Cacucci completed her surgical residency at St. Johns Hospital, Detroit, MI.

David Diaz, M.D., F.A.C.S., General Surgeon and fellow of Bariatric Surgery
Board certified and fellow of the American College of Surgeons, Diplomate of the American Board of Surgery, and a member of American Society for Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery, Dr. Diaz has been performing bariatric surgery since 1987. Dr. Diaz is an avid speaker about advances in bariatric care. He specializes in all types of laparoscopic bariatric procedures and follow-up care. Dr. Diaz graduated from the University of Miami and the University of Miami School of Medicine. His surgical residency was completed at the University of Miami Jackson Memorial Hospital.

Christopher Evanson, M.D., General Surgeon and fellow of Bariatric Surgery
Board certified and fellow of the American College of Surgeons, Dr. Evanson began his bariatric training during his surgical residency and specializes in bariatric laparoscopic procedures. He is a graduate of Purdue University with a degree in Biomedical Engineering, and received his medical degree from Indiana University School of Medicine.

Margaret Inman, M.D. F.A.C.S., General Surgeon and fellow of Bariatric Surgery
Board certified and fellow of the American College of Surgeons and a member of the American Society for Bariatric Surgery, Dr. Inman has been performing bariatric surgery since 1997. She specializes in bariatric laparoscopic procedures includes gastric banding, Roux-en-Y gastric bypass and duodenal switch. Dr. Inman is a graduate of the University of Illinois-Chicago, with a master’s degree in biology and received her medical degree from Indiana University School of Medicine. She completed her general surgery residency at Methodist Hospital, Indianapolis.

Douglas J. Kaderabek, M.D. F.A.C.S., General Surgeon and fellow of Bariatric Surgery
Board certified and fellow of the American College of Surgeons and a member of the American Society for Bariatric Surgery, Dr. Kaderbek has been performing bariatric surgery since 1999. He is one of the few physicians who has extensive expertise performing vertical banded gastroplasty (VBGB procedure). Dr. Kaderbek is a graduate of Indiana University and Indiana University School of Medicine. He completed his general surgery residency at Wayne State University Affiliated Hospital.

 

Medically Supervised Weight Loss

 

Olivia A. Fondoble, MD, board certified in Internal Medicine, specializing in nonsurgical bariatric care 

Board certified in Internal Medicine, Dr. Fondoble is a graduate of the University of Kansas and University of Kansas School of Medicine. She completed her internal medicine residency at St.Vincent Hospitals and Health Services in 2003. Since 2015, Dr. Fondoble has provided non-surgical bariatric care including pre-surgery medically supervised weight loss (as specified by health insurance). She leads the St.Vincent Bariatric Call to Life program — a 30 week/ 20 session non-surgical weight loss program designed for long-term weight management. As an Internal medicine physician, Dr. Fondoble has extensive primary care experience, specializing in care for veterans and older adults. Her interests include geriatric /elder care medicine and preventive health medicine, including helping her patients achieve a healthier lifestyle.

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