Karen Flanders, MSN ARNP CBN
  • MBS Program Coordinator/Nurse Practitioner
  • Winchester Hospital
  • Winchester, MA USA


Ms. Flanders is the current American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Integrated Health President. She is actively involved with several committees within ASMBS and has recently edited a chapter in the Lippincott Manual of Nursing Practice, as well as co-authored the Gastric Band Adjustment Guidelines and Sensitivity Training Recommendations. Ms. Flanders is a metabolic and bariatric surgery coordinator and nurse practitioner with 17+ years of experience in metabolic and bariatric surgery. She is responsible for the management of the metabolic and bariatric surgery program at Winchester Hospital in Winchester, MA, as well as responsible for the in-patient care of the patient post-metabolic and bariatric surgery.