Weight Loss Surgery

Meet Our Surgeon

Benjamin E. Schneider, MD, FACS  

Medical Director, BID-Milton Weight Loss Surgery Program

Weight Loss & Metabolic Surgery Section of Minimally Invasive & Bariatric Surgery BIDMC/ BID-Milton/BID-Chelsea Instructor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School Program Director, Weight Loss Surgery Fellowship, Assistant Professor of Harvard Medical School

Education:
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 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)
  • Selected to Boston magazine’s “Top Doctors” list (2010, 2011, 2012, 2013)

Surgical 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

 

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