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

Cherrish Jany
Bariatric Coordinator

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Cherrish Jany

Cherrish Jany graduated from St. Joseph College of Nursing with Bachelor of Science degree in 1993. Since then, she has served as a registered medical/surgical/pediatric nurse at Silver Cross Hospital. During most of her tenure, Cherrish has held management positions both as a Shift Coordinator and House Supervisor. She joined BMI Surgery in 2003. A former gastric bypass surgery patient, Cherrish brings a wealth of first-hand experience to share with patients.

As the Bariatric Coordinator, Cherrish’s role includes managing patient care, insurance clearance, and patient education including leading the monthly support group.



"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