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 also serves as Medical Director at The Institute for Weight Loss, Hackensack Meridian Health Raritan Bay Medical Center-Old Bridge.

He and his experienced administrative and clinical team specialize in highly personalized care for adult patients 18 and older in New Jersey who are in need of 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 Lap-band surgery. In addition, he performs highly complex revisional bariatric operations.

Read Dr. Adeyeri’s and Sterling Surgicare Patient Reviews |  |

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 and revision surgery procedures.

Surgical Specialties

Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery

Bariatric and GI Surgery

General Surgery

Hospital Privileges

CentraState Medical Center, Freehold, Monmouth County

Raritan Bay Medical Center, Old Bridge (Dr. Adeyeri is medical director of the Institute for Weight Loss)

Bayshore Community Hospital, Holmdel, Monmouth County


Nancy Conley, RNFA, CRNFA

Surgical Nurse

Nancy is a highly experienced certified registered nurse first assistant to Dr. Adeyeri, amassing more than 25 years of specialized expertise in operating room nursing and nursing management.

She has been affiliated with major New Jersey teaching hospitals, including Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital and St. Barnabas Medical Center in Livingston, specializing in Advanced Laparoscopy and Robotics.

She has extensive expertise in bariatric medicine, gynecological oncology, urology and general surgery.

Nancy has three children and a growing roster of grandchildren. She loves gardening, cooking and travel.

Nancy will serve as the primary coordinator of your care in the OR, overseeing all the pre- and post-op phases of  your operation, in partnership with Dr. Adeyeri, and hospital-based anesthesiologists and clinical staff.

“My job is to clinically support Dr. Adeyeri before, during and after a surgical procedure is performed and to ensure that every step of every operation is flawless.”


Amy Palmer

Practice Administrator

Amy has been on staff for more than three years and was promoted to practice administrator in 2020.

Her role encompasses the overall day-to-day management of the practice, including supporting Dr. Adeyeri.

Amy is an invaluable member of the Sterling team and we all admire her organizational skills and enviable ability to solve any problem.

“I love welcoming new bariatric patients and seeing them transform during the weight loss surgery process. Dr. Adeyeri is an outstanding bariatric and general surgeon. It’s a real privilege to work with this dedicated, skilled and patient-focused team.”

After studying at Penn State, Amy is also completing her bachelor’s degree in nursing locally.


Lori Skurbe, RD, MPH, CDE Lori Skurbe, RD, MPH, CDE

Bariatric Dietitian

A seasoned professional who is truly passionate about health and nutrition, Lori has more than 20 years of experience in weight management, bariatric nutrition and diabetes education. She earned her Bachelor’s degree in Nutrition from Penn State University and her Master of Public Health from Rutgers University/UMDNJ.

Lori has worked in private physician offices, government agencies and ambulatory care centers providing nutrition education and counseling. She has also held positions at the local, state and national levels of The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, including serving as president of the New Jersey Dietetic Association.

Lori also served as the Pediatric Sub-unit section editor for the Weight Management Dietetic Practice group’s newsletter and was named ‘Young Recognized Dietitian of the Year’ earlier in her career.

“Working with people transforming their health and their lives after bariatric surgery is a process–not a ‘one-and-done’ office visit,” Lori explains. “The operation is only one part of the journey to achieving a healthy body and a healthy weight. I have seen remarkable outcomes from hundreds of determined people.”

Lori has a passion for working with people to help them achieve their health goals through a warm, caring and friendly approach. In her spare time, she enjoys being outdoors, exercising and cooking.

Read Lori’s articles about pre-and post-op bariatric nutrition and weight loss on our Sterling Blog.


Mary Ellen Byrne

Patient Care Associate / Tech

From day one, Mary Ellen was a wonderful new asset to our administrative and medical team. She’s a central New Jersey native who brings several years of expertise working in a medical office environment.

“I really like seeing the patients–when they are healthy and even health-challenged,” Mary Ellen says. “The office atmosphere here at Sterling is uplifting, positive and friendly–just the kind of place anyone would like to work.”

Mary Ellen earned a National Healthcare Association Healthcare Medical Billing Certification, Phlebotomy Certification and ECG Certification at the Monmouth County Vocational School. She also maintains advanced software skills.

She lives near the office in Monmouth County and is married with two daughters.