David Engstrand, MD, FACS

Bariatric Institute of Wisconsin

Dr. David Engstrand was one of the first surgeons in Wisconsin to begin performing advanced laparoscopic bariatric surgery. He joined Brookfield Surgical Associates in 1987 and has since helped thousands of people successfully lose weight. Dr. Engstrand is highly respected and has held numerous leadership positions at Elmbrook Hospital in Brookfield,Wisconsin.

As one of the first surgeons in Wisconsin to perform advanced laparoscopic bariatric surgery, Dr. David Engstrand is recognized as a pioneer in weight loss surgery.

Successful Leader
In addition to Dr. Engstrand’s outstanding work in the field, he has held numerous leadership positions including Chief of Surgery, Vice Chief of Staff, and President of Staff at Elmbrook Hospital. He is also involved in medical education through his position of Assistant Clinical Professor at Marquette University.

Well Published
Dr. Engstrand has presented his work at medical meetings across the country, including his article “Peritoneal Lavage in Fecal Peritonitis”, which was presented at the Milwaukee Surgical Society, earning the distinction of First Place Paper.

Highly Experienced
Dr. Engstrand joined Brookfield Surgical Associates in 1987 and has performed thousands of surgeries since, with an excellent record of successful bariatric procedures.

Innovative Researcher
Dr. Engstrand’s most recent research experience includes: “Peritoneal Lavage in Fecal Peritonitis: Use of Nonionic Detergent, Heparin, Elase, Betadine, Saline & Antibiotic Irrigation” and “Plasmaphoresis, Effect on Renal Transplant Survival in the Dog Model Unilateral Ileofemoral Bypass, Long Term Results and Complications.”

Professionally Connected
Dr. Engstrand is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, and a member of the American Medical Association, American Society of Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery, American Society of Breast Surgeons, Milwaukee Surgical Society, Milwaukee Academy of Surgery, and Wisconsin Surgical Society.

Award Winning
Dr. David Engstrand has been recognized for his scholarly achievements and was awarded the National Merit Scholarship, and earned the academic distinction of Summa Cum Laude at Concordia College.

You can contact Dr. Engstrand at the Bariatric Institute of Wisconsin or by calling 888-512-8300.