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:
Renowned laparoscopic and bariatric surgeons
Brian Lahmann, M.D., and Christopher Joyce, M.D., have performed over 6,000 weight loss surgeries at Silver Cross Hospital. Silver Cross Hospital’s weight loss surgery program is the only one in Will County that has been named a
MBSAQIP accredited center – Comprehensive and Blue Distinction Center for Bariatric Surgery. As an
MBSAQIP accredited center – Comprehensive, our weight loss program has been recognized for undergoing an independent, voluntary, and rigorous peer evaluation with nationally recognized bariatric surgical standards. Further, as a
Blue Distinction Center for Bariatric Surgery, we have demonstrated our commitment to quality care, resulting in better overall outcomes for bariatric surgery patients. In addition, we offer a broad range of bariatric surgery care services, including inpatient care, post-operative care, outpatient follow-up care, and patient education. 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
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.