James Augusta, D.O.
Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine
Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine, Grandview Medical Center
Grandview Medical Center
American Society of Metabolic & Bariatric Surgeons
James Augusta, DO is a board certified surgeon serving the greater Dayton area. He received his education through the Kentucky College of Osteopathic
Medicine. During his residency, Dr. Augusta served as the Chief surgical Resident at Grandview Hospital. His commitment to wellness and patient care is a
reflection of the Network's mission to provide exceptional care.
Carey C. Brown, M.D.
University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
Marshall University's Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine
American College of Surgeons
American Society for Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery
Dr. Brown focuses on minimally invasive procedures. He was one of the first surgeons in Northern Kentucky to perform single site incision laparoscopic (SILS) cholecystectomy. His interest in bariatric
surgery began during his surgical residency at Marshall University. He continued to gain bariatric surgical experience in private practice through Advanced Surgical Care, PSC in Northern Kentucky.
In May 2011, he joined David Schumacher, MD, FACS at Kettering Bariatrics and the network's thriving bariatric program. Dr. Brown has participated in over 400 bariatric operations. He performs
laparoscopic roux-en-y gastric bypass, laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy and laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding.
David E. Bruce, D.O.
Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Grandview and Southview Hospitals
American College of Osteopathic Surgeons
American Osteopathic Board of Surgery
A co-founder of the bariatric surgery program at Grandview Hospital and the director of bariatric surgery, Dr. Bruce has participated in over 3,000 bariatric cases. He served as chairman of the
department of surgery and was the program trainer from 1986 to 1990. Since 1983, Dr. Bruce has been a clinical and oral examiner for the American Osteopathy Board of Surgery. He is an assistant clinical
professor of surgery at Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine. He is co-director of the Bariatric Surgery Clinic at Cassano Health Center.
Stephen R. Fleischer, D.O.
Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine, Grandview Hospital
Dr Stephen Fleischer is Board Certified in General Surgery and is a Full member of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric
Surgery. Dr. Fleischer has extensive experience in Bariatric Surgery having performed over 700 surgeries including Laparoscopic Gastric
Sleeve, Roux en y Gastric Bypass, Gastric Banding, and Revsional Bariatric Surgery. Dr. Fleischer also specializes in Minimally Invasive
Laparoscopic Colon Surgery, Laparoscopic Biliary Surgery, Laparoscopic Anti-reflux Surgery, as well Hernia and Complex Abdominal wall
Dr Fleischer also teaches as a Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery for Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine.
David L. Schumacher, M.D.
Bariatrics & General Surgery, General Surgery
Kettering Medical Center, Sycamore Medical Center
4000 Miamisburg-Centerville Rd Suite 210
Miamisburg, OH 45342
Dr. Schumacher has performed advanced laparoscopic surgery since 1993. He began a laparoscopic bariatric practice in 2000 in Pennsylvania and relocated to Ohio in
2005 to open Kettering Bariatrics. He is currently the director of bariatrics at Kettering/Sycamore Hospital and has been estimated to have performed over 3000
bariatric cases to date. He currently offers laparoscopic approaches to Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass, Adjustable Gastric Banding, Sleeve Gastrectomy, Duodenal Switch
and revisional surgeries.
Dr. Schumacher has authored several articles in medical journals and has presented at the national level to his colleagues on techniques, prevention of leaks,
and results of laparoscopic bariatric surgery. Dr. Schumacher also offers advanced laparoscopy for numerous general surgery procedures including ventral hernias,
intestinal resections, reflux procedures, adrenalectomy, splenectomy, and pancreatic procedures.
He received his undergraduate degree from Ohio Northern University and his medical degree from the Ohio State University, School of Medicine. He completed his
internship at Loyola Medical School and his residency at Rush-Presbyterian St. Luke's Medical Center. He is Board Certified in General Surgery since 1994. He is
a fellow of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery and the American College of Surgeons. He is a member of the Society of Laparoendoscopic
Surgeons, Midwestern Surgical Society, American Medical Association, American Society of General Surgeons, and the Montgomery County Medical Society.
Mujeeb U. Siddiqui, D.O., FACOS
Kirksville School of Osteopathic Medicine
Garden City Hospital
Advance Laparoscopic and Bariatric Surgery
Kettering Medical Center, Sycamore Medical Center
ASMBS - American Society Metabolic Bariatric Surgery
ACOS - American College of Osteopathic Surgery
AOA - American Osteopathic Association
Assistant Clinical Professor at Wright State Medical School
Mujeeb U. Siddiqui, DO, FACOS is a board certified, fellowship trained general surgeon specializing in robotic and bariatric surgery. Dr.
Siddiqui finished medical school at Kirksville School of Osteopathic Medicine and then finished his residency in general surgery at Garden
City Hospital in Michigan. After residency, he completed a fellowship in bariatric and advanced laparoscopy at Pinnacle Health Center in
Harrisburg, PA. In his spare time, Dr. Siddiqui enjoys spending time with his four children, hunting, and playing racquetball. He is a
highly skilled and experienced surgeon with excellent outcomes, having performed thousands of procedures, trained other surgeons and lectured
on surgical techniques.