Meet The Surgeon

Joseph Chebli

Joseph Chebli, M.D., FACS

Joseph Chebli, M.D., is a board-certified surgeon who has performed more 2,000 metabolic and bariatric surgeries during his career. All procedures are performed laparoscopically. Dr. Chebli's focus is his patients' "picture of health", specifically the improvement of type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, sleep apnea and lipid disorders. Since 2013, Dr. Chebli has served as the medical director of metabolic and bariatric surgery at ShorePoint Health Venice.

Dr. Chebli was born in Canton, OH, and grew up in Staten Island, New York. He obtained an undergraduate degree from Georgetown University, in Washington, D.C., and graduated from medical school at State University of New York at Stony Brook, New York. He completed a general surgery residency at Georgetown University Hospital in Washington, D.C. During his residency, he received the prestigious outstanding resident teacher award and outstanding grand rounds presentation award.

Dr. Chebli has been certified as a Surgeon of Excellence by the Surgical Review Corporation (SRC). He was named a Top Doctor by Seattle Magazine for seven years in a row between 2007-2013 and a Top Doctor by Seattle Met Magazine in 2012. He was named a Top Doctor by Sarasota Magazine in 2016, 2017, and 2018.

Dr. Chebli is a long standing member and fellow of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery. He is also a fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS). He is a reviewer for Surgery of Obesity and Related Diseases (SOARD). In 2017, he received the Obesity PAC Award at the ASMBS Lead Awards in Washington, D.C.

In September 2012, Dr. Chebli was appointed to the prestigious Access to Care Committee for the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery. He has served on that committee as the STAR (State Access to Care Representative) for Florida since 2014. He has served as the chairman of the medical review board for the BLIS Company since 2007.

Dr. Chebli is an independent member of the medical staff at ShorePoint Health Venice.

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