About the Author

Joseph J. Collela, M.D., F.A.C.S

drpicJoseph J. Colella, M.D., F.A.C.S., is an internationally recognized weight-loss expert and robotic/bariatric surgeon. He has served as an assistant professor of surgery at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Hahnemann School of Medicine, the Medical College of Pennsylvania, and the Drexel University College of Medicine. He is a founding member of and is currently on the executive board of the Clinical Robotic Surgery Association, an international association of the world’s premier robotic surgeons. Dr. Colella is one of the few weight-loss experts in the world with his surgical training and experience. This training and experience allows for a singular perspective on human anatomy, physiology, and disease processes.