Meet Our Surgeon

Benjamin E. Schneider, MD, FACS  


Medical Director, BID-Milton Weight Loss Surgery Program

  • Weight Loss & Metabolic Surgery Section of Minimally Invasive and Bariatric Surgery Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital-Milton 
  • Instructor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School
  • Program Director of Weight Loss Surgery Fellowship Harvard Medical School

Dr. Schneider received his medical degree from University of Colorado School  of Medicine. He completed his surgical residency at University of Iowa and a minimally invasive surgery fellowship at University of Texas Southwestern and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center.  

 Awards and Honors:

  • Selected to Boston magazine’s “Top Doctors” list (2010, 2011, 2012, 2013)
  • Selected to the Academy at Harvard Medical School (2005)
  • Society of American Gastrointestinal & Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES) research grant (2003)
  • Outstanding Laparoendoscopic Resident Surgeon, Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons (2002)

Professional  Groups:
Dr. Schneider serves on the following groups:

  • Expert Panel on Weight Loss Surgery for Betsy Lehman Center
  • Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES) Bariatric; Educational Resources; and Quality, Outcomes and Safety Committees
  • Fellow, American College of Surgeons
  • Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract Foundation
  • American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery

Surgical Experience:
Dr. Schneider is experienced in performing:

  • Open and Laparoscopic RNY gastric bypass
  • Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Band (Lap-Band)
  • Laparoscopic Gastric Sleeve  
  • Minimally Invasive Robotic Surgery

For more information call 617-313-1440