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Our Patient Stories

Since 2002 Dr. David Kim has performed over 3,500 bariatric procedures.  Here are just a few patient stories.

Nate Newton – Gastric Sleeve Patient

Procedure: Vertical Sleeve

Total Weight Lost: 153 pounds

Dallas Cowboy great & 6 time pro bowl selection, Nate Newton, is actively shedding some of the moxie that propelled him into one of the league’s most overbearing offensive linemen during the course of his 15 exceptional seasons in the National Football League.

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Leigha – Lap Band Patient

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Procedure: Lap Band

Total Weight Lost: 60 pounds

I had surgery 10/20/09 and even though I only needed to lose 60 pounds, that 60 pounds had been with me for 15 years.

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Ben Rogers – Gastric Sleeve Patient

Procedure: Gastric Sleeve

Total Weight Lost: 60 pounds so far
My heaviest pre-surgery weigh-in with the great Dr. Kim was a whopping – and embarrassing – 346 lbs. Yikes. That number even shocked some of my closest friends and family. At 6’3” with a closet full of baggy threads, I guess I was able to obscure my sizeable girth fairly well. Click here to read my story.

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Lee C. – Gastric Bypass Patient




Procedure: Gastric Bypass

Total Weight Lost: 117 pounds

A few years ago, we had gone to Disney World, when we came back, I took a look at the pictures…. When you are big, like I was, you never want to see yourself in pictures.

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