Dallas Bariatric Surgeon Dr. David Kim Featured in Newsweek

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Dr. David Kim and his Live Life Again Bariatric Center, specializing in weight loss surgery in Fort Worth and the Dallas, Texas region, appear in the recent October issue of Newsweek. With over 3,500 weight loss procedures completed, Dr. Kim has been recognized as a Surgeon of Excellence since 2005 because of his low complication rate and dedication to his patients’ health.

Dallas Bariatric Surgeon Dr. David Kim

I love weight loss surgery because I can help a person with almost every problem he or she has. What other operation will cure diabetes up to 95% of the time?

As a bariatric surgeon in Dallas, Dr. David Kim has garnered a great deal of attention and respect within the medical community, centered on his continuous success with minimally-invasive weight loss procedures. He and his Live Life Again Center for Bariatric Surgery are featured in the current issue of Newsweek as one of the best bariatric surgery practices in the nation. In addition to the practice’s success as one of the first weight loss surgery facilities in North Texas, Dr. Kim has also appeared in the national spotlight due to his recent partnership with former Dallas Cowboys star Nate Newton, whom he helped lose 174 pounds with the procedure known as the vertical sleeve gastrectomy.

At the Live Life Again Bariatric Center, whether Dr. Kim utilizes laparoscopic gastric sleeve procedures or the LAP BAND System in Dallas®, he says he and his staff aim to provide another chance at life for their patients. To support each patient throughout the entire surgical process, Dr. Kim says they incorporate an expansive combination of care from a range of weight loss specialists, including registered dieticians, bariatric nurses, and physician assistants. Additionally, the Live Life Again Center offers training courses on nutrition and exercise to further promote a healthy lifestyle.

The feature article in Newsweek highlights several noteworthy facts concerning the success of Dr. Kim and the Live Life Again Bariatric Center, including the fact that he created the first Center of Excellence in Bariatric Surgery in Tarrant County, which offers a range of procedures, such as the gastric sleeve in Dallas. Dr. Kim has also been recognized by the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery as a Surgeon of Excellence. “I love weight loss surgery because I can help a person with almost every problem he or she has. What other operation will cure diabetes up to 95% of the time?”

About Dr. Kim

Dr. David Kim earned his medical degree from the Northeastern Ohio University College of Medicine. He completed his general surgery residency at Case Western Reserve University, and served as Chief Resident there as well. Dr. Kim completed a fellowship in Peripheral Vascular Surgery at Park Medical Center, and a fellowship in Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass at the Medical College of Virginia. He is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons, a member and fellow of the American Society for Bariatric Surgery, and a member of the Tarrant County Medical Society and the American Society of General Surgeons.

Dr. Kim’s Live Life Again Center for Bariatric Surgery is located at 35 Veranda Lane Ste. 100, Colleyville, TX 76034. His Forth Worth patients can reach his office at (817) 717-7447, and his Dallas patients can reach his office at (214) 614-7036. Dr. Kim and his bariatric practice can be found online at http://www.mylapbanddallas.com/ or http://www.drdkim.net/

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