Our team includes experienced and skilled professionals, certified and licensed staff and some of the most experienced surgeons in the region. They are all specialists in bariatrics and the treatment of morbid obesity.

We are here for you. For as long as you need us.

Norbert Richardson, MD

Medical Director

Dr. Norbert Richardson is the Bariatric Medical Director for St. Alexius NewStart at St. Alexius Hospital. He is board certified by the American Board of Surgery and a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery.

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Ryan K. Lehmann, DO, FACS

Dr. Ryan K. Lehmann is the newest addition to the St. Alexius NewStart surgical team. He performs laparoscopic gastric bypass, sleeve gastrectomy, gastric banding, and revisional surgery. He also performs advanced laparoscopic general surgery.

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