The Colorado Bariatric Surgery Institute Team

Our Colorado Bariatric Surgery Institute staff has a dedicated team to help all of our patients through the bariatric surgery process.

LouAnn Ornelas

LouAnn OrnelasLouAnn is the CBSI medical receptionist and your first contact with our office. She helps prospective patients schedule appointments and provides them with a timeline of what to expect throughout their weight-loss journey.  Her organization helps to prepare patients for their appointments before and after surgery. She is skilled at coordinating the schedules of multidisciplinary team members across the board, and arranging patient consults with Dr. Brown. LouAnn has been instrumental to the CBSI team since 2011, with over 15 years of experience in the healthcare field.


Dina Ray

Dina RayDina is our bariatric insurance coordinator. It is Dina who communicates with the insurance provider—on behalf of the patient—in order to determine which bariatric benefits are available to him or her. She helps patients understand the costs associated with surgery per their insurance plan, and schedules any medically supervised weight loss visits that are required in accordance with their insurance plan, before surgery. Dina has been an integral part of the CBSI team since 2013.


If you are ready to achieve your weight loss goals and start on the path to a healthier and happier life give us a call (303-861-4505).

CBSI is an ASMBS Center of Excellence that provides a quality and comprehensive bariatric program dedicated to patients who desire long-term weight loss and improved overall health. So, please call us: (303)861-4505. Come to CBSI in Denver.