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Meet Our Clinical Team

Our clinical team brings together specialists with an interest in helping you with your weight-loss and wellness journey. This group collaborates with you to create a customized medical or surgical treatment plan and supervises your physical, nutritional and lifestyle treatment.

Physicians

Nicole Florence, MD

Dr. Florence is a physician at Memorial Physician Services—Koke Mill. She is a graduate of Southern Illinois University School of Medicine and completed a combined residency in internal medicine and pediatrics. Dr. Florence is board certified in Internal Medicine, Pediatrics and Obesity Medicine.

Orlando Icaza, Jr., MD, FACS

Dr. Icaza is a general surgeon with Springfield Clinic, specializing in bariatric and laparoscopic surgery. He is a graduate of the University of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine and completed his residency at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine in Springfield. He is board certified by the American Board of Surgery.

Benjamin Montgomery, MD

Dr. Montgomery is a physician at Memorial Physician Services - Jacksonville.  He studied at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine and performed his residency at the Southern Illinois University Family Medicine Clinic in Springfield. Dr. Montgomery completed an active duty tour in the United States Air Force. He is board certified in Family Medicine and Obesity Medicine.

Adam Reid, MD

Dr. Reid is a general surgeon with Southern Illinois University School of Medicine and the Southern Illinois Trauma Center. He is a graduate of SIU School of Medicine in Springfield, where he completed a residency in general surgery. He completed fellowships in minimally invasive and bariatric surgery at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center and surgical critical care at Yale-New Haven Hospital. Dr. Reid is board certified in general surgery and surgical critical care through the American Board of Surgery.

David Sandercock, MD

Dr. Sandercock is a physician at Memorial Physician Services—Koke Mill. He is a graduate of Southern Illinois University School of Medicine in Springfield, where he completed a combined residency in internal medicine and pediatrics. He is board certified in internal medicine and pediatrics.

Mid-Level Providers

Tony Lucca, PA

Physician Assistant, Memorial Weight Loss and Wellness Center

Emily Nielsen, MSN, FNP-BC

Advanced Practice Nurse, Memorial Weight Loss and Wellness Center and Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital

Linda Read, MSN, FNP-BC

Advanced Practice Nurse, Memorial Weight Loss and Wellness Center at Passavant Area Hospital

Tiffany Turner, MSN, FNP-BC, CBN

Lead Advanced Practice Nurse, Memorial Weight Loss and Wellness Center and Decatur Memorial Hospital outreach clinic

Jean-Marie Tyner, MSN, FNP

Advanced Practice Nurse, Advocate BroMenn Satellite

Ashley Bell, MSN, FNP

Advanced Practice Nurse, Memorial Weight Loss and Wellness Center

Nurses

Sarah Deen, RN

Clinical Reviewer, Memorial Weight Loss and Wellness Center

Tara Kane, RN

Registered Nurse, Memorial Weight Loss and Wellness Center

Carrie Koger, RN

Registered Nurse, Memorial Weight Loss and Wellness Center

Nicole Lowder, RN

Registered Nurse, Memorial Weight Loss and Wellness Center

Raina Kolba, RN

Registered Nurse, Memorial Weight Loss and Wellness Center

Kayla Boston, CMA

Certified Medical Assistant, Memorial Weight Loss and Wellness Center

Karen Clay, CMA

Certified Medical Assistant, Memorial Weight Loss and Wellness Center