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

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