Bariatric Gastric Bypass Lap-Band Laparoscopy Surgery Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy
Obesity, Morbid Obesity, Obesity Surgery, Roux-En-Y, Biliopancreatic Diversion, Gastroplasty, Lap Ban

Star Our health care team

At BMI, we have a highly-trained health care team who will work with you before, during, and after your surgery. These specialists are here to help you succeed.

Meet Our Doctors ....

Learn about our Health Care Team ...

Star Dr. Christopher Joyce

Dr. Christopher Joyce
Star Dr. Brian Lahmann

Dr. Brian Lahmann
Star Our Bariatric Coordinator:

Cherrish Jany Cherrish Jany
Star Our Dietician:

Stanley Bielawski Stanley Bielawski
Star Our Exercise Specialist:

Charles Murray Charles Murray
Star Our Practice Manager:

Vicki Funk Vicki Funk

Charles Murray, Sr.
Exercise Specialist

Photo of Charles Murray, Exercise Physiologist
Charles Murray, Sr.

Charles Murray, Sr. is an Exercise Physiologist in the Bariatric Department at Silver Cross.

Charles graduated from Southern Illinois University at Carbondale in 2006. After college, he started working at Heartland Medical Center as the first Exercise Physiologist in a Cardiac rehab in the area.

He was born in Baton Rouge, Louisiana and lived there until he was thirteen years old, then moved to Joliet.

Charles has a strong passion for fitness and helping people live healthy lives. His hobbies include jogging, playing with his three sons, writing poems, cooking and spending time with his wife of over 6 years.



"Bariatric surgery is the only
proven method of achieving
weight control in the morbidly

         Dr. Christopher Joyce

Walk in the shoes of a morbidly
obese person for one day and
you will understand their