Meet Our Team

Dr. HolguinJuan Diego Holguin, MD
Director, Comprehensive Weight Management Program

Juan Diego Holguin, MD, specializes in minimally invasive, robotic and weight loss surgery.

Dr. Holguin graduated Magma Cum Laude from Western Connecticut State University and received his medical degree in 2009 from University of Connecticut School of Medicine.

Dr. Holguin completed a fellowship in Advanced GI Minimally Invasive at Jackson South Community Hospital in Miami, Florida, focusing on robotic and weight loss surgery.

A native of Colombia, Dr. Holguin, came to the United States as a child and grew up in Norwalk with his extended family. Fluent in Spanish, Dr. Holguin maintains strong ties to his extended family and believes in helping patients improve their health through surgical weight loss.

Dr. Holguin hobbies include soccer and lacrosse. A former college soccer star he plays in a local adult league. He lives in Waterbury with his wife.

“I enjoy helping patients who have medical issues related to weight. When they lose weight they basically eliminate a lot of their medial issues and that helps them and live better lives. ” – Dr. Holguin.

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Kendall_dyer2Kendall Dyer, RD
Program Coordinator, Comprehensive Weight Management

Kendall Dyer is a registered dietitian who holds a Certificate of Training in Adult Weight Management.

With more than 20 years of experience, Dyer has been instrumental in developing this comprehensive

weight management program. She has held positions as an inpatient and outpatient dietitian as well as a clinical nutrition manager. Dyer has been a registered dietitian since 2002. She has worked in different settings including nursing and rehab centers, a pediatric floor and a long-term acute care hospital. She is credentialed with Medicare and most commercial insurance companies.

“I see a large part of my job as being a counselor for nutrition, wellness and overall health. The best part of my job is hearing people’s stories, helping them overcome obstacles and barriers to good health, and celebrating their health victories.”

- Kendall Dyer

To make an appointment call: (203) 573-9512, ext. 2358 or email