weight loss surgery at boston medical center

Minimally Invasive and Weight Loss Surgery

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Our Team

BMC Surgical Team

Boston Medical Center’s Bariatric Surgical Program is recognized as a Center of Excellence by the American College of Surgeons. The team consists of national leaders, who are experts in their fields and have performed more than one thousand surgeries.

Our weight loss physicians offer many non-surgical as well as surgical options for obesity such as bariatric surgery or weight loss surgery, gastric bypass, lap band and gastric sleeve surgery.

 

Donald T. Hess, MD, Bariatric/Weight Loss Surgeon in Boston

Donald T. Hess, MD, FACS
Director, Bariatric Surgery Program, Boston Medical Center

Assistant Professor of Surgery, Boston University School of Medicine
Associate Program Director, Surgery Residency, Boston University School of Medicine

Special Interests
Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgery (Sleeve Gastrectomy, Gastric Banding and Gastric Bypass), Revisional Bariatric Surgery, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Robotic Surgery, Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease Surgery, Single Site Surgery, Complex Hernia Surgery, General Surgery


Brian Carmine, MD, Bariatric and General Surgeon in Boston

Brian Carmine, MD, FACS

Assistant Professor of Surgery, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston MA

Special Interests
Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgery (Sleeve Gastrectomy, Gastric Banding and Gastric Bypass), Revisional Bariatric Surgery, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Robotic Surgery, Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease Surgery, Single Site Surgery, Scarless Surgery, Complex Hernia Surgery, General Surgery


 

 

Nicole Kissane-Lee, MD, EdM

Clinical Director of Surgical Simulation, Boston Medical Center

Assistant Professor of Surgery, Boston University School of Medicine
Director of Surgical Education Research, Department of Surgery, Boston University School of Medicince
 

Special Interests
Advanced laparoscopic surgery: Gastrointestinal, Bariatric (Sleeve Gastrectomy and Gastric Bypass), Hernia, Bariatric and General Surgery


Gloria Shih, NP

Tyquanda Webster
Program Coordinator

Wendy Anderson, M.S. R.D., L.D.N.

Sharon Gallaher, MEd, R.D., L.D.N

Nutrition and Weight Management Team

Caroline Apovian, M.D., F.A.C.N.
Jean Carr, M.S., R.D., C.D.E., L.D.N.
Laura Foresta, R.D., L.D.N.
Kelly Fournier, L.C.S.W.
Nawfal Istfan, M.D., Ph.D.
Kelly Karlstad M.S., R.D., L.D.N.
Lalita Khaodhiar, M.D.
Stephanie Spaide, M.S., R.D., L.D.N.

 

 

Appointments

Call: 617.414.8052
Fax: 617.414.8053


Boston Medical Center
Minimally Invasive and Weight Loss Surgery
Shapiro Center
3rd Floor, Suite 3A
725 Albany Street
Boston, MA 02118


Refer a Patient

Call: 617.414.8052
Fax: 617.414.8053


Learn More

Quick Links

Directions to BMC
BMC Campus Virtual Tour
Shapiro Center
Register for a New Patient Information Session
Support Groups
Nutrition & Weight Management
BU School of Medicine, Surgery

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What Makes BMC Special
Weight Loss Surgery Patient Information Guide


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