Gastrointestinal/Bariatric Surgery

bariatric surgery

Our division's vision is to be the preeminent group of gastrointestinal and bariatric surgeons in Minnesota serving patients suffering from gastrointestinal or obesity-related conditions, utilizing novel and some of the most advanced surgical techniques to restore health, provide an exceptional care experience, and improve overall well-being.

Our teaching and training mission is to teach our residents, fellows, and medical colleagues about advanced interventions for gastrointestinal and bariatric surgery; to train our residents and fellows to have sound decision-making regarding patient-centered care; and to be able to provide least invasive interventions with a focus on maintaining or restoring health as well as improving overall well-being.

Our research mission is to perform and publish pioneering research in the fields of gastrointestinal and bariatric surgery.


Associate Professor and Chief:
Daniel B. Leslie, MD

Henry Buchwald, MD, PhD
Sayeed Ikramuddin, MD, MHA

Associate Professor: 
Archana Ramaswamy, MD

Assistant Professor:
Eric Wise, MD, MA

Administrative Contacts

Orit Ackerman
Division Administrator
Daniel Leslie MD
Archana Ramaswamy MD
Eric Wise MD

Megan Hadley
Chair's Office Administrator
Sayeed Ikramuddin MD

Christine Johnson
Executive Office and Administrative Specialist
Henry Buchwald MD