BMI - Bariatric & Minimally Invasive Surgery

Dr. Brian E. Lahmann


Dr. Brian Lahmann Brian E. Lahmann, M.D., F.A.C.S.
General, Advanced Laparoscopic
And Bariatric Surgeon

Dr. Lahmann is board certified by the American Board of Surgery.  He received his medical degree in 1998 from 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 at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles.

Specially trained in minimally invasive surgical procedures, Dr. Lahmann is a past winner of the Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons’ Laparoscopic Skills Competition, as well as the Society of Laparoscopic Surgeons TOP GUN Laparoscopic Skills Competition.  He has also been consistently recognized for outstanding patient satisfaction by Silver Cross since 2005.

Dr. Lahmann lectures nationally and has published several articles on laparoscopic and bariatric surgery. He co-founded and developed BMI Surgery at Silver Cross Hospital.

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

  • Abdominal wall hernias
  • Hiatal hernias
  • Crohn’s disease
  • Diverticulitis
  • Esophageal disorders
  • Gallbladder disease
  • Morbid Obesity
    • Gastric Bypass
    • Gastric Sleeve
    • Gastric Band
  • Adrenal masses
  • Bile duct stones
  • Disorders of the spleen
  • Colon polyps and cancer
  • Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • And more