Meet Hockessin's Staff
Dr. Janney is a Family Physician who attended Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine and completed his residency at Christina Care Health System. Between playing football and participating in competitive weight lifting, Dr. Janney has been active all his life. As a physician and athlete, he understands the significance of a healthy lifestyle. Each day he treats patients with complicated health issues, some of which are attributable to being overweight. Dr. Janney knows how difficult it can be to lose weight. What excites him most about Medi-Weightloss® is how the program can be personalized to the patient. “This is science working with patients to reach their goals,” he says.
Devon is a board-certified Physician Assistant who hails from Middletown, Delaware. She graduated summa cum laude from St. Francis University earning bachelor degrees in health science and Spanish; she then went on to attain a Master of Physician Assistant Science degree. She has completed thousands of clinical hours in a wide variety of medical fields. She is passionate about the power of preventative medicine and enjoys researching alternative healing methods to further help her patients on their weight loss journeys. In her spare time, Devon enjoys going to the gym, making healthier versions of traditional recipes, traveling, hiking, volunteering with the Special Olympics of Delaware Young Athletes program and cheering on the University of Delaware football team.
Stephanie is a board-certified Family Nurse Practitioner, since 2008. As a Delaware native, she attended the University of Delaware to obtain her Bachelor of Science in Nursing (2004), Master of Science in Nursing (2008), and Master of Business Administration with a concentration in Healthcare Administration (2018). She came to us in August 2019 with a wealth of experience and remains an active part in our large local healthcare system. Stephanie finds it extremely rewarding to provide patients with the tools they need to take back their health. She loves seeing patients get their spark back while transforming their bodies on the path to improved overall health. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her husband, two children, and two Great Danes. If she lived closer, she would have her toes in the sand on a daily basis.
Vavah is a board-certified Physician Assistant who grew up in Dallas, Texas. He received a Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise Science from the University of Texas. In 2017, he graduated from Arcadia University's Master of Medical Science, Physician Assistant Studies Program. Vavah is very passionate about preventive and lifestyle medicine and he loves empowering people to improve their health through simple, sustainable behavior change. He prides himself on simplifying complex topics like metabolism that ignite understanding and action. When he's not absorbed in a book or podcast, you can find him enjoying time in the great outdoors, watching a movie, or trying to learn a new skill, like unicycling.
Farwa is originally from New Jersey where she received her Bachelor's degrees in Psychology and Nursing from Rutgers University. After moving to Delaware, she worked as an RN at Christiana Hospital while obtaining her Master's degree in nursing to become a board-certified Nurse Practitioner from the University of Pennsylvania. She is thrilled to be a part of the team at Medi-Weightloss because she loves seeing patients take charge of their health and transform their lives. In her spare time, she and her husband are busy running around with their little kids. They enjoy traveling, trips to the park, and everything Disney.
Jaslin was born and raised here in New Castle County, DE. Jaslin was enlisted in the U.S. Navy for 3 years before becoming a medical assistant. She started her journey in the medical field in optometry. After years of experience, she then became a certified optician through the American Board of Opticianry. She has recently joined Medi-Weightloss as our Office Manager bringing her management skills and patient care proficiency to our business. She enjoys helping people change their lifestyle and mindset. In her free time, if she isn't playing dress-up with her young daughter, then she is traveling and spending time with family and friends.