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Plastic Surgery

Plastic Surgery

Plastic Surgery
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After weight loss surgery, some patients do require plastic surgery or reconstructive surgery to remove some of the excess skin. This skin might be removed from the abdominal region or from the arms or the legs. However, there are some patients who never require any type of reconstructive surgery or plastic surgery after having their weight loss operation. Every individual is different and it's really impossible to predict whether or not somebody would need plastic surgery after having weight loss surgery.

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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