Brian M Long

Bariatric Surgeon
Rating: 5.0 out of 5 with 18 ratings

Brian M Long Bariatric Surgeon MD, FACS

13 yr Experience

11 yr in Bariatrics

13 yr in Laparoscopic Surgery

11 yr in Laparoscopic Bariatrics

80% Practice is Bariatrics

Min Age of Patient is 18

Max Age of Patient is none


  • About Me
    Dr. Brian Long joined the Nicholson Clinic in 2015. He specializes in laparoscopic bariatric surgery, performing sleeve gastrectomy, gastric bypass, adjustable gastric banding, and revisional procedures. He also has extensive experience in minimally invasive general surgical procedures including abdominal wall hernia repair, gallbladder surgery, gastric reflux procedures, and colon and intestinal surgery. Dr. Long came to the Nicholson Clinic from Sibley Memorial Hospital and Johns Hopkins in Washington, DC, where he established and was the Medical Director of the Sibley Center for Weight Loss Surgery. He was also a surgeon with Johns Hopkins Community Physicians Surgery at Foxhall, where he practiced general surgery and advanced laparoscopic surgery. Dr. Long served as Chief of Bariatric and Minimally Invasive Surgery, as well as the assistant residency program director, at Walter Reed Army Medical Center from 2004-2006. From 2002-2004, he was stationed at Andrews Air Force Base where he practiced general surgery and led a Critical Care Air Transport Team on deployment in the Persian Gulf in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. Dr. Long received his General Surgery Residency training at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, Texas, where he was a two-time recipient of the Resident Teaching Award. He is a 1997 graduate of the Medical College of Georgia and was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha National Medical Honor Society. He received his undergraduate degree in Biomedical Engineering from Duke University. Dr. Long is board certified in general surgery and is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. He is a member of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery and the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons. He has been named a Top Doctor numerous times by Washingtonian Magazine and by Washington Consumer Checkbook. Dr. Long lives in Dallas with his wife and three young children. He enjoys music and playing guitar. He loves sports and is an avid Duke basketball fan. Patients Featured - Before & After Before & After VSG with Miguel, down 91 pounds!
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  • Latest Reviews See all 18 reviews
    avatar spcrockett on July 7, 2020

    From my first appointment with Dr. Long at Nicholson Clinic, I felt supported. I knew that everyone had my best health in mind, mentally and physically. EVERYONE was so kind and took the time I needed to feel comfortable and understand every detail of the More...

    avatar NathanF817 on July 7, 2020

    Dr Long did a great job with my sleeve. I was 345 and now I'm 186. It was a great experience and has changed my life. Thanks to everyone!

    avatar KellySmilin on June 3, 2019

    I have been overweight my entire adult life, eventually getting up to 297 pounds. I tried losing weight on my own through dieting and was able to lose 30 pounds by switching from drinking regular Coke to Coke Zero. My health kept getting worse and More...

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