Christina Li

Bariatric Surgeon
Rating: 4.96629213483 out of 5 with 230 ratings

Christina Li Bariatric Surgeon MD, FACS

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12 yr Experience

12 yr in Bariatrics

12 yr in Laparoscopic Surgery

12 yr in Laparoscopic Bariatrics

90% Practice is Bariatrics

Min Age of Patient is 18

Max Age of Patient is 70

Adjustable Gastric Band


ORBERA Intragastric Balloon



Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy

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  • About Me

    Dr. Christina Li, Bariatric Surgeon

    Christina Li, MD, FACS is the Division Head of Minimally Invasive Surgery at Northwest Hospital and a founding member of the Sinai Hospital Bariatric Center of Excellence. As a board-certified surgeon, she specializes in advanced laparoscopic minimally invasive bariatric surgery at LifeBridge Health in Baltimore, Maryland. She earned her medical degree from the esteemed Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons, completing her general surgery residency at the University of Maryland and was a research fellow at the Maryland Center for Videoscopic Surgery. Additionally, Dr. Li completed a fellowship in minimally invasive and bariatric surgery at the University of Pennsylvania.

    As a pioneer of laparoscopic surgery in the U.S. and a leader in minimally invasive surgery (MIS), Dr. Christina Li has conducted extensive research and published numerous articles on MIS techniques. In recognition of her skills and experience, she was selected multiple times by her peers to receive recognition as a Baltimore Top Doctor in bariatric surgery. Dr. Li is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons, a proud member of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, and the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons.

    Weight Loss Surgery in Maryland with Dr. Li

    What I like best about being a bariatric surgeon is that I can really help to improve peoples’ lives, in the sense that if I can help them to lose significant amounts of weight, their whole life changes. That is such a pleasure to me that they can do things they’ve never done before. For me, that’s a real joy. - Dr. Christina Li

    As a leading bariatric surgeon, Dr. Li has been in practice for 14 years and uses the most advanced laparoscopic techniques in robotic surgery to achieve the best results and quickest recovery for her patients. She performs the Gastric Bypass, Sleeve Gastrectomy, Adjustable Gastric Banding, and weight loss surgery revisions. In addition to those options, Dr. Li performs the ORBERA Gastric Balloon procedure, a non-surgical option for weight loss that aids you in adapting to healthier portion sizes.

    Whether you choose bariatric surgery or non-surgical treatment, you won’t be alone on your weight loss journey, Dr. Christina Li and the entire LifeBridge Health team will be there for you every step of the way.

    Bariatric Surgery in Baltimore with Dr. Li

    If you're interested in more information on bariatric surgery with Dr. Christina Li, we invite you to attend a free information seminar with the LifeBridge Health Bariatric and Minimally Invasive Surgery team. During the information seminar, you'll learn about the different weight loss surgery options, if you're a candidate for surgery, and what life is like after surgery. If you're unable to make it in person, we also have the option to register for a webinar.

    If you have any questions or would like to schedule an appointment with the LifeBridge team, please call us at 410-601-4486.

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  • Latest Reviews See all 230 reviews
    avatar Tb20 on Feb. 18, 2020

    I had the gastric bypass surgery last week performed by Dr. Christina Li at Northwest hospital. From the initial meeting over 6 months ago, when Dr. Li walked in with her warm smile and embraced me in a hug, I knew that I was in More...

    avatar cposch on Jan. 10, 2020

    Dr. Li and her staff completely changed my life. Since the beginning of my journey they have all been so encouraging and supportive. Dr. Li has a way of explaining everything that is both educational and calming. I had my VSG surgery at 23 years More...

    avatar fatnomore2020 on Jan. 6, 2020

    I had bariatric surgery (gastric by-pass) two years ago last Christmas. I was not young--in my 70's and had been obese most of my life. I had dieted frequently and lost the excess weight only to regain it as I resumed my life. Bariatric More...

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