Administrative Staff

Bariatric Surgery | Martha Lappin | University BariatricsMartha Lappin is our program coordinator and in charge of the day to day operations of University Bariatrics. She has over twenty years of experience in her field including in hospital operating room and outpatient surgery management, as well as private physician practices. Her administrative background and fluency in Spanish are tremendous assets to our program.




Billing Staff

Bariatric Surgery | Tina Napora | University BariatricsAs founder and president of BBC Billing, Tina Napora, CPC, is a certified professional coder with 30 years of experience in general surgery, internal medicine, bariatrics, non-physician practitioners, and psychology services. She has consulted with several practices that work in the field of bariatric surgery, serving as a billing, coding and reimbursement consultant. She is a national speaker on the subject of bariatric billing and coding and recently co-authored two articles for a widely read bariatric surgery journal. (310) 325-4415.