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Weight loss surgery is for anyone that is what we would consider morbidly obese. It's not for someone that is only 20 or 30 pounds overweight. It's generally for people that are roughly 100 pounds overweight and those patients definitely need to lose weight because of all the different medical problems that can develop as a result of them being morbidly obese.

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Kai Nishi, MD, FACS

Bariatric Surgery

  • Board Certified bariatric surgeon at Khalili Center for Bariatric Care
  • Formerly the Assistant Director of the Cedars-Sinai Center for Minimally Invasive and Weight Loss Surgery
  • One of the principal investigators of the FDA trials on a new procedure called TOGA (incision-less weight loss surgery), and is one of only a handful of surgeons in the U.S. who have performed this procedure

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