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.

To learn more about us, simply click on our names or photos below:

Star Our Surgeons:

Dr. Christopher Joyce
Dr. Joyce

Dr. Brian Lahmann
Dr. 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
   
 

Dr. Brian Lahmann
M.D., F.A.C.S.
Specializing in General, Advanced Laparoscopic & Bariatric Surgery


Photo of Brian E. Lahmann, M.D., F.A.C.S.
Dr. Lahmann

Dr. Lahmann is board certified by the American Board of Surgery. He received his medical degree in 1998 from the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. Dr. Lahmann completed a general surgery residency at University of Kentucky where he was recognized with several awards. He also completed a laparoscopic and bariatric surgery fellowship in Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles.

Specially trained in minimally invasive surgical procedures, Dr. Lahmann won the 2004 Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons' Laparoscopic Skills Competition, 2003 Society of Laparoscopic Surgeons and the 2003 University of Kentucky TOP GUN Laparoscopic Skills Competitions. He has also been recognized for several years as a Top Doc for outstanding patient satisfaction by Silver Cross Hospital. Dr. Lahmann lectures nationally and has published several articles on laparoscopic and bariatric surgery.

As an experienced surgeon, Dr. Lahmann has performed hundreds of laparoscopic procedures to treat:

  • Obesity
  • Abdominal hernias
  • Spleen disorders
  • Reflux disease or heartburn
  • Hiatal hernias
  • Bile duct stones
  • Bile duct stones
  • Adrenal masses
  • Hyperplasia
  • Polyps
  • Diverticulitis
  • Crohn's disease
  • Esophagus disorders
  • Pancreatitis
  • Gallbladders
  • Inguinal hernias
  • and more.

To learn more about Dr. Lahmann’s unique background, click below.

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

         Dr. Christopher Joyce



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