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Outpatient

Outpatient

Outpatient
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Weight loss surgery can be performed in an outpatient setting, which means that the patient would go home after spending a night in a recovery facility. The recovery from the actual operation is fairly quick in that most patients can go back to work at about 2-3 weeks.

Doctor Profile

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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