Weight Loss Surgery

If you’ve been waging a personal battle with obesity, we’re dedicated to helping you win! We’ve changed the lives of over 6,500 patients who are living healthier, happier lives after having weight loss surgery with BMI Surgery at Silver Cross Hospital.

Why Choose Silver Cross for Weight Loss Surgery?

Experience & Expertise:

You can feel confident you’ll get top-quality care because:

Weight Loss Surgeries We Offer

Weight Loss Surgery Process

  • First, you’ll attend BMI Surgery’s free informational session. You’ll learn that weight loss surgery is only a tool to lose weight; you’ll also need to make behavioral changes to lose weight.
  • You will see an exercise physiologist, dietitian, cardiologist, psychologist, pulmonologist, and a bariatric nurse to get yourself ready for surgery. Our multidisciplinary approach works!
  • And you’ll be screened very carefully to ensure your success and safety.
  • You’ll have a full health screening with bariatric surgeons—Dr. Christopher Joyce* and Dr. Brian Lahmann*, and other medical specialists.
  • You’ll receive a pre- and post-procedure diet and an exercise instruction plan.
  • You’ll be encouraged to attend a monthly support group
  • You’ll learn tools to promote an ongoing healthy lifestyle.

Obesity: An American Epidemic

Bariatric surgeons Christopher Joyce, M.D., F.A.C.S., and Brian Lahmann, M.D., F.A.C.S., discuss obesity in America. They share vital information on obesity, the latest treatments and a few case testimonials from patients who are living healthier lives.

Part 1

Part 2

Attend an Informational Session

Attend a free informational session on both traditional and laparoscopic surgery on any Wednesday at 5:45 p.m. at BMI Surgery at 1890 Silver Cross Blvd., Suite 260, New Lenox. Register at www.bmisurgery.org.

Success Stories

These are just a few of the nearly 6,000 patients who are living healthier, happier lives after weight loss surgery with BMI Surgery at Silver Cross Hospital.

Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass

Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy

LAP-BAND™ and REALIZE™ Gastric Band Systems

Meet the Experts

Renowned board-certified laparoscopic and bariatric surgeons Brian Lahmann, M.D., and Christopher Joyce, M.D. Their office is located on the Silver Cross Hospital campus at I-355 and Route 6 in New Lenox.

*Physicians on Silver Cross Hospital’s Medical Staff have expertise in their areas of practice to meet the needs of patients seeking their care. These physicians are independent practitioners on the Medical Staff and are not the agents or employees of Silver Cross Hospital. They treat patients based upon their independent medical judgment and they bill patients separately for their services.

Physicians on Silver Cross Hospital’s Medical Staff have expertise in their areas of practice to meet the needs of patients seeking their care. These physicians are independent practitioners on the Medical Staff and are not the agents or employees of Silver Cross Hospital. They treat patients based upon their independent medical judgment and they bill patients separately for their services.