Our Staff

Meet our Team

Our friendly staff at North Valley Surgical Associates is committed to walk with you throughout your weight loss journey. It is our highest honor to serve you with excellence and enthusiasm to help you achieve your weight loss goals!

Anna N. Coates, FNP-BC, CBN

Nurse Practitioner

Anna received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing at California State University, Chico and her Master of Science Degree in Nursing and Family Nurse Practitioner from Sonoma State University.  She is Board Certified in Family Practice and a Certified  Bariatric Nurse.  She is an associate member of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) as well as member of the Obesity Action Coalition (OAC).  Anna enjoys working closely with our patients and being part of their journey.   



Patient Care Coordinator/Surgery Scheduler

Christella will help you feel at ease as you navigate any and all necessary steps toward weight loss surgery. She will answer any question you may have about the process of clearances, necessary appointments, and insurance requirements. She will work with your schedule and provide you with all the information you need as your procedure is scheduled.


Patient Care Coordinator/Surgery Scheduler

With many years experience in the medical field, Liz is available to help you navigate all necessary steps toward weight loss surgery. She is available to answer questions about medical clearances, insurance requirements as well as being a contact person for scheduling your surgery.

Jeff White

Practice Manager/Financial Coordinator

With more than 19 years of administrative management experience, Jeff has a broad background in leadership development, team building and systems development. He is passionate about establishing a positive environment where our patients are cared for with excellence and enthusiasm. As the Practice Manager, Jeff oversees all aspects of the office including scheduling, billing, insurance authorizations, and marketing. He is happy to answer any questions you may have about the entire process of surgery. He will work closely with your insurance company to make sure all requirements are met for authorization. He is also available to discuss any questions or concerns you may have about your out-of-pocket expenses or any billing issues. “I love seeing our patient’s faces light up when they see their before/after pictures. I know it is not about how they look, but how they feel on the inside.”

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251 Cohasset Road, Suite 310
Chico, California 95926

Office Hours:
Mon-Thurs, 9:00am - 5:00pm
Fri: 9:00am - 4:00pm

ph: (530) 891-1651
fx: (530) 891-1644

email: staff@chicoweightloss.com

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ph: (530) 891-1651 fx: (530) 891-1644 email: staff@chicoweightloss.com
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