Medical Weight Management
Meet the Team
Asma Khan, M.D.
Medical Director of Weight Management
Dorothy Serna, M.D.
Weight Management Physician
Tricia Lynch, RN, CBN
Director of Bariatric and Weight Management
Tricia Lynch is a Registered Nurse and Bariatric and Weight Management Program Director at North Cypress Medical Center. She attended Prairie View A&M and Lee College. Tricia started out as a Medical-Surgical, Orthopedic, Cosmetic, and Bariatric floor nurse. She began her career at North Cypress as the Bariatric Program Nurse. Then, she excelled to become the Bariatric Coordinator and now, Director. Her passion for our program goes beyond the call of duty, she is dedicated and committed to the success of our patients. Tricia feels that together we can help you achieve your weight loss goals and become a better you.
Jennifer Chittenden, MS, RD, LD
Clinical Nutrition Coordinator
Jennifer Chittenden, Clinical Nutrition Coordinator at North Cypress Medical Center, grew up in Louisiana, obtained her B.S. in Nutrition at the University of Louisiana, then headed to Texas to earn her Masters in Nutrition and complete her Dietetic internship at Texas Women’s University. “I was always interested in health and wellness”, she says. She started out working towards a degree in Nursing before she was first introduced to the field of Dietetics by a friend and immediately knew it was a perfect fit for her. If you were to ask Jennifer what her favorite part of her job is, she would say promoting health and wellness to her patients and the community brings her great satisfaction.
Brook Marvin, MS, RD, LD
Clinical Dietitian – In-patient and Dialysis
Brook Marvin, Clinical Dietitian at North Cypress Medical Center, has her hands full working with patients in the Intensive Care Unit and the Dialysis center. She obtained her Bachelors in Nutrition and Masters of Science as well as completing her Dietetic Internship at Sam Houston State University. Brook states she always knew she would end up in the health field as she was influenced by her entire family of health care professionals. Her Father is a very dedicated and hard working Veterinarian. When asked about how she got into the field of Dietetics, Brook would most definitely contribute it to her love for biochemistry and metabolism in college. Brook continues to stay on top of the latest research in Nutrition and Critical Care guidelines. She has the ability to ignite change and the will to fight for her patients to make sure they are getting the best care.
Elly Tran, RD, LD
Clinical Dietitian – Out-patient and Bariatrics
Elly Tran, Clinical Dietitian at North Cypress Medical Center, currently works with most of the out-patients and assists with support groups and seminars. She is a graduate of the University of Texas and became a Registered Dietitian after completing the Coordinated Program in Dietetics at the University of Texas. Growing up, Elly knew she wanted to study nutrition because of her desire to learn about the complexity of how specific nutrients impact the human body. Her favorite part about working with her clients is helping them understand the connection between the food they eat and how making certain changes can improve their medical conditions and quality of life.
Danielle Quinlan is the Bariatric/Nutrition & Medical Weight Management Facilitator at North Cypress Medical Center. She enjoys addressing the needs of our patients by facilitating seminars/support groups and scheduling coordinating patient appointments. Danielle has a true passion for the success of our patients and is currently working toward a career in nursing.