Dr. Christopher Joyce

Christopher D. Joyce, M.D., F.A.C.S.
Bariatric and General Surgeon
Medical Director, BMI Surgery S.C.

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Dr. Christopher JoyceDr. Joyce is board certified by the American Board of Surgery.  He received his medical degree in 1986 from Loyola University Medical Center.  Dr. Joyce completed a general surgery residency at Loyola University Medical Center where he was both Intern of the Year and Outstanding Chief Resident.  He has served as a Clinical Instructor at Loyola University, Assistant Professor of Surgery at the University of Chicago and Academic Director of Surgery and Chief Academic Officer at MacNeal Hospital in Berwyn.  Dr. Joyce also served as the Assistant Dean for the University of Chicago’s Pritzker School of Medicine at MacNeal Hospital. Currently, Dr. Joyce is the Chairman of the Department of Surgery at Silver Cross Hospital. 

As a Fellow of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, Dr. Joyce specializes in weight loss programs and minimally invasive surgery. He has performed over 7,000 bariatric surgeries.

He performed the first gastric bypass, adjustable gastric banding, sleeve gastrectomy and gastric balloon procedures in Will and Grundy Counties.  Dr. Joyce founded the bariatric surgery and weight loss programs at Silver Cross and co-founded BMI Surgery. 

Dr. Joyce has consistently been recognized as a “TOP DOC” at Silver Cross since the inception of the “TOP DOC” program in 2005.  He has served as President of the Illinois Association of Bariatric Surgeons and is currently the Delegate of the American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery to the AMA..

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