Judy Tanielian, R.N., B.S.N., C.B.N. has nearly forty years of nursing experience and six years of experience as a Clinical Director managing Bariatric Surgery programs. She graduated with honors from Portland Community College’s Associate Degree Registered Nursing program in 1973. She served as a nurse at Legacy Emanuel Hospital in The Oregon Burn Center for twenty two years, filling a variety of roles from bedside care to management. While at Legacy, Judy was awarded her Bachelor’s Degree with honors, through Excelsior College. During that time period, she was also inducted into the Nursing Honor Society, Sigma Theta Tau.
In 1999, Judy began managing an Outpatient Chronic Wound Program at Legacy. In 2004, Judy moved to the Los Angeles area, and subsequently became Manager of the Bariatric Surgery Program and Wound Care Program at St. Mary Medical Center in Long Beach, CA. She is credentialed as a Certified Bariatric Nurse through the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery. Currently, Judy serves as Clinical Director of the Tri-City Bariatric Program at Tri-City Regional Medical Center in Hawaiian Gardens, CA. Judy has written articles on bariatric nursing and registry nursing.
For more information on bariatric surgery, contact Judy Tanielian, R.N., Clinical Program Director, at [email protected] or 888-777-6306.
Bariatric nurse Judy Tanielian describes why patients are better at losing weight after they attend support groups.
February 2, 2010 - 4:22pm
Bariatric nurse Judy Tanielian shares if previously infertile, obese women can become fertile after bariatric surgery and why obese women are more likely to give birth to a baby with birth defects.
February 2, 2010 - 4:15pm
Bariatric nurse Judy Tanielian explains if it is a common side effect for patients to feel nauseated after bariatric surgery.
February 2, 2010 - 4:09pm
Bariatric nurse Judy Tanielian describes what patients can expect immediately after undergoing bariatric surgery.
February 2, 2010 - 4:02pm
Bariatric nurse Judy Tanielian discusses why it is important for a patient to eat slowly after having bariatric surgery.
February 2, 2010 - 3:36pm
Bariatric nurse Judy Tanielian shares which bariatric procedure is most successful.
February 2, 2010 - 3:03pm
Bariatric nurse Judy Tanielian explains why a patient should have their bariatric procedure at a hospital rather than a surgicenter.
February 2, 2010 - 2:54pm
Bariatric nurse Judy Tanielian discusses why all potential bariatric patients need to have a psychological evaluation. Judy Tanielian is a certified bariatric nurse at Tri-City Regional Medical ...
February 2, 2010 - 1:41pm
Bariatric Nurse Judy Tanielian explains the comorbid conditions associated with obesity.
February 2, 2010 - 1:35pm
Bariatric nurse Judy Tanielian introduces herself and shares her inspiration for helping obese patients lose weight through bariatric surgery.
February 2, 2010 - 1:28pm
Bariatric nurse Judy Tanielian explains if obese women commonly experience sexual dysfunction.
February 2, 2010 - 1:22pm
Bariatric nurse Judy Tanielian recalls a bariatric patient success story.
February 2, 2010 - 1:15pm