Meet Dr. Adeyeri

Your Sterling Surgicare Healthcare Team

Dr. Ayotunde Adeyeri, MD, FASMBS

Medical Director, Sterling Surgicare

Ayotunde Adeyeri, MD, FASMBS, is the Medical Director of Sterling Surgicare, with medical offices located in Holmdel, Old Bridge and Freehold, New Jersey in Monmouth County.

He is also Co-Medical Director and Partner at Central Jersey Bariatrics, located in Freehold.

Dr. Adeyeri is also the Medical Director of Hackensack Meridian Health’s Institute for Weight Loss, Old Bridge Medical Center.

He and his experienced administrative and clinical team specialize in highly personalized care for adult patients 18 and older in New Jersey who require routine or complex surgical operations.

His pre- and post-operative goal is to ensure patients regain their optimal health and achieve the highest quality of life possible.

Dr. Adeyeri specializes in performing bariatric surgery operations including gastric sleeve, gastric bypass and gastric banding surgery. In addition, he performs complex surgical weight loss operations, including bariatric revision and the duodenal switch.

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Medical Board Certification

Dr. Adeyeri is board-certified by the American Board of Surgery.


Medical Education

Dr. Adeyeri completed his general surgery residency at Columbia University’s Harlem Hospital Center in New York City where he was appointed Chief Resident.

At the University of Rochester, he completed post-doctoral training in minimally-invasive and general surgery, specializing in bariatric surgery, including gastric bypass, sleeve gastrectomy, adjustable gastric banding, bariatric revision and duodenal switch operations.

Surgical Specialties

Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery

Bariatric and GI Surgery

General Surgery

Hospital Privileges

Hackensack Meridian Health

  • Old Bridge Medical Center (Dr. Adeyeri is the medical director of the Institute for Weight Loss)
  • Bayshore Community Hospital, Holmdel, Monmouth County

CentraState Healthcare System

  • CentraState Medical Center, Freehold, Monmouth County

Dr. Adeyeri is an in-network provider with Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey.



Desiree Rios, BSN, RN, CNOR, RNFA

Registered Nurse First Assistant

Desiree is a highly experienced certified nurse first assistant (RNFA), supporting Dr. Adeyeri in the Operating Room. She has more than 25 years of specialized surgical expertise in operating room nursing and nursing supervision.

She offers extensive expertise in bariatric medicine, serving as the Bariatric Navigator, OR Educator & Quality Coordinator at Raritan Bay Medical Center, and Director of Nursing, Surgery Center at Old Bridge, a joint venture with Raritan Bay Medical Center, part of the Hackensack Meridian Health network.

Desiree is the primary coordinator of your clinical (hospital) care in the OR, overseeing the pre- and post-op phases of  your operation, in partnership with Dr. Adeyeri, hospital-based anesthesiologists and clinical staff.

“I support Dr. Adeyeri in the hospital and provide personalized care for patients before, during and after any bariatric or GI surgical procedure is performed,” Desiree explains. “My goal is to ensure every operation is flawlessly executed to ensure the optimal safety of our patients.”


Natasha Nathaniel

Practice Administrator

Natasha offers our Sterling Surgicare patients a deep breadth of medical practice, billing and hospital relations management expertise garnered from her experience working in healthcare administration in New York City and on the Shore for more than 20 years. Also a certified medical assistant, Natasha has a strong work ethic, excellent communication skills, and an unwavering commitment to patient care and satisfaction. “I’m thrilled to join Dr. Adeyeri’s surgical practice and look forward to working with bariatric and general surgery clients for many years to come.”

She previously worked for 17 years as a practice manager for a New Jersey pediatric physician. In New York City, she was an administrative assistant in the Neurosurgery Department at Roosevelt Hospital and an administrative assistant at the American Cancer Society. Natasha manages operations at our Holmdel and Old Bridge medical offices.


Jessica Williams, RD

Bariatric Dietitian

Jessica has been a dietitian for 20+ years and offers a broad background in diabetes education, weight management and bariatric nutrition. She has worked in acute care, community outreach, long-term care, homeware, dialysis and outpatient care, counseling patients to achieve their health goals. She enjoys hiking, running, traveling with her family and cooking healthy meals. Jessica earned a B.S. degree in Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition from the University of Delaware. She performed a one-year clinical internship at the New York Institute of Technology in Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition/Nutritionist.


Rikay Fillman

Medical Biller

Rikay is a highly experienced medical billing expert who is a wonderful 2023 addition to our team. She has more than 10 years of professional experience working with healthcare Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable. Rikay also supports our Practice Manager with administrative duties. She is based in our Holmdel office.