Dr. Matthew Brengman is a highly-experienced and respected bariatric surgeon, serving the Richmond, Virginia area. He pioneered the practice of advanced Laparoscopy and Laparoscopic Bariatric surgery at Walter Reed Medical Center and served as the Medical Director of Bariatric Surgery for the Bon Secours Richmond Health System. Dr. Brengman’s special interests include Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass, Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Banding, and Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy. Dr Brengman and his partner Dr Greg Schroder were voted Top Weight Loss Surgeons in Richmond for 2013.
Dr. Brengman is credited with pioneering the practice of advanced Laparoscopy and Laparoscopic Bariatric surgery at at Walter Reed Army Medical Center when he served as the Assistant General Surgery Program Director.
Dr. Brengman is currently the Medical Director of Bariatric Surgery at Bon Secours Richmond Health System. In addition, he holds the leadership position of Co-Chair on the Insurance Committee of the American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery.
Matthew Brengman, MD is well-published. In addition to several publications about topics in bariatric surgery, Dr. Brengman has published work sharing his knowledge and experience working as a surgeon during wartime. He is a contributing author to the book “Emergency War Surgery: Third United States Revision”, as well as “War Surgery in Afganistan and Iraq”.
Dr. Matthew Brengman is a highly regarded surgeon and has been invited to several national and regional presentations. Additionally, he served as the President of the Virginia Bariatric Society from September 2008 through September 2010.
Dr. Brengman has extensive surgical experience and has specialized in bariatric surgery since 2004. In addition to his busy surgical practice, he also teaches the latest bariatric procedures to other surgeons, fellows and residents as a Proctor and Lecturer for Ethicon and a Proctor, Consultant, and Researcher for Allergan.
Dr. Brengman has a special interest in research and the advancement of Bariatric Surgery. He has been the Primary Investigator for several research projects including the Rose Procedure.
Dr. Brengman is professionally connected and is an active member of the Amercian Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery and holds a position on the Surgical Access Committee.
Dr. Brengman has been honored with the Bronze Star Medal – 28th Combat Support Hospital Baghdad, Iraq/Operation Iraqi Freedom. In addition, he was granted membership to the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society and received the
George Ladas Prize in Gynecology at Cornell Medical College.