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LifeBridge Health Bariatric and Minimally Invasive Surgery Center

About Bariatrics

At the LifeBridge Health Bariatric and Minimally Invasive Surgery Center, our experts take a team approach to obesity treatment. They are committed to helping patients achieve results that lead to better health and life-changing experiences. With innovative surgical and non-surgical options, we provide compassionate, personalized care that can help you reach your weight loss goals. We can help you determine which options are right for you.

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Christina Li, M.D.

Christina Li, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Division Head of Minimally Invasive Surgery at Northwest Hospital



Phyllis Johns

Phyllis Johns, L.P.N.




LifeBridge Health's Bariatrics locations include Sinai Hospital, Northwest Hospital, Ellicott City, and Eldersburg.

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  • "I wouldn't have been able to get this far this quickly without the gastric bypass. My feet feel good, and the cellulitis is gone. I am already off my high blood pressure and diabetes medicines. I have more energy than I have had for 15 years!" Click here to read more.
    -- Ray McMasters
  • "My favorite saying is "Life is Good" and, without a doubt, it is. I hope that if anyone is considering weight loss surgery he or she will research and speak with the phenomenal staff here -  it's the way to take back your life one pound at a time." Click here to read more.
    -- Bettina Straight.
  • "It was not only my weight that held me back, but my self esteem. I am a little over three months out of surgery and down 51 pounds. The new me that I see emerging is stronger, healthier, wiser and full of more self love that I ever could imagine." Click here to read more.
    -- Diana Naana
  • "The support staff in Dr. Li's office is amazing. When I first met with them, I was very nervous. But, the team is very supportive and honest, and communication with them is an ongoing process. They were always there for me!" Click here to watch video.
    -- Stacie Arthur
  • "I lost 95 lbs after the sleeve gastrectomy! Prior to the surgery, I was diagnosed with many health issues, including diabetes, hypertension and high cholesterol. Now, I do not have any of these problems. I am very glad to have gone through this process and would do it all over again." Click here to watch video.

    -- Paul Arthur

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