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Congratulations, Dr. Jones!

Daniel Jones, MDDr. Daniel Jones, Director of the Weight Loss Surgery Center at BIDMC, has been named Vice President of the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES). SAGES works to improve the quality of gastrointestinal and endoscopic surgical patient care through education, research and innovation.

Dr. Jones was also recently named President of the Association of Surgical Education (ASE), an organization dedicated to promoting and rewarding innovation, development and research in surgical education.


Bariatric Advantage

Thanks for the feedback! Your continued success and well-being is of upmost importance to our bariatric multidisciplinary team. The feedback and comments that you have provided to our clinical and administrative team, from personal conversations to hospital surveys, have been most helpful to meet your pre- and post-operative needs.

We truly appreciate your terrific suggestions and will continue to implement them whenever possible to improve our program. During the past year, we have received substantial feedback from many patients stating that it was challenging to purchase the required specialty supplemental vitamins and protein supplements.

In response to this request, we currently have a varied selection of Bariatric Advantage products available for purchase in our Bariatric Clinic. Many patients have expressed that it has been very helpful to purchase the vitamins in chewable form and protein supplements at their pre- and post-operative appointments at BIDMC.

If you are interested in learning more about our Bariatric Advantage products, please contact the clinic at 617-667-2845.


Improving Access to Care: General Surgery Clinics

Our surgeons offer a variety surgical services in addition to performing weight loss surgery, including minimally invasive general surgery.

Dr. Daniel Jones and Dr. Benjamin Schneider have specialty training in advanced laparoscopic surgery and are board certified by the American College of Surgeons to perform many other surgeries as well as weight loss surgery, including laparoscopic cholecystectomy, hernia repair, adrenal, spleen, and anti-reflux procedures.

Dr. Schneider, when indicated, will perform some of these procedures robotically. Dr. Jones will also perform an abdominoplasty when accompanied with ventral hernia repair.

Our surgeons also see patients for General Surgery clinics at several locations:

For additional information regarding their clinic or procedures they perform, please contact Dr. Jones at 617-667-5101 and Dr. Schneider at 617-667-5104.

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

Posted April 2014

Contact Information

Weight Loss Surgery Center
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Shapiro Clinical Center, 3rd Floor
330 Brookline Avenue
Boston, MA 02215
617.667.2845
617.667.2866
wls@bidmc.harvard.edu

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