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Seeing Multiple Specialists

Seeing Multiple Specialists

Seeing Multiple Specialists
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Because weight loss surgery is a major operation and can be complicated and has significant effects on your health, it is important for you to see multiple specialists when being considered for weight loss surgery. That usually includes seeing the surgeon, a gastroenterologist, a dietician, and a psychologist, to start. These specialists will determine if both your body and your mind are healthy enough to undergo the rigors of 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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