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Updates from the Weight Loss Surgery Center

Daniel Jones, MDCongratulations, Dr. Jones!

Daniel Jones, MD, Director of the Weight Loss Surgery Center and Vice Chair of Surgery at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, received the 2015 Patient Safety and Quality Award from the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) Foundation.

The Foundation’s annual LEAD awards honor leaders in the field of bariatric surgery. The Patient Safety and Quality Award recognizes an individual who has made significant contributions to improving patient safety and quality of care for bariatric patients.


Weight Loss Surgery Information Sessions: Now in Needham

The Weight Loss Surgery Center is now holding monthly information sessions at Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital-Needham, in addition to our regularly scheduled sessions in Boston.

Upcoming sessions in Needham will be held from 6 - 7:30 p.m. on:

Our free information sessions are open to anyone interested in learning more about bariatric surgery and the options available through the Beth Israel Deaconess Bariatric Network. Adult family members and friends are also welcome.

One of our surgeons is in attendance at every session to explain the different types of procedures performed. All patients are required to attend a session prior to their first appointment at the Weight Loss Surgery Center.

Sessions continue to be held at BIDMC in Boston twice per month. For additional dates and registration, check our Information Session schedule.


What You May Not Know About Our Bariatric Surgeons

Not only do Dr. Daniel Jones and Dr. Benjamin Schneider have expertise in advanced laparoscopic surgery for weight loss, they are both board certified general surgeons who regularly perform many other types of procedures, including:

  • Cholecystectomy (gallbladder removal)
  • Reflux surgery
  • Adrenal surgery
  • Splenectomy (spleen removal)
  • Laparoscopic hernia repair
  • Ventral and hiatal hernia repair
  • Minimally invasive colon surgery
  • Appendectomy

Dr. Jones also performs abdominalplasty, while Dr. Schneider specializes in multiple robotic surgery procedures.

Above content provided by the Weight Loss Surgery Center at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. For advice about your medical care, consult your doctor.

March 2016

Contact Information

Weight Loss Surgery Center
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Shapiro Clinical Center, 3rd Floor
330 Brookline Avenue
Boston, MA 02215