David Kim

Bariatric Surgeon
Rating: 3.97222222222 out of 5 with 128 ratings

David Kim Bariatric Surgeon M.D.,F.A.C.S.

13 yr Experience

7 yr in Bariatrics

17 yr in Laparoscopic Surgery

7 yr in Laparoscopic Bariatrics

100% Practice is Bariatrics

Min Age of Patient is 18

Max Age of Patient is 70

Adjustable Gastric Band

Biliopancreatic Diversion with Duodenal Switch

Duodenal Switch


ORBERA Intragastric Balloon


and 4 more...

  • About Me
    Serving the Fort Worth, Dallas, and Arlington areas Bariatric Surgeon David D. Kim, M.D.  A Fellow of the American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery and the American College of Surgeons, Dr. David Kim has dedicated his career to helping patients fight the physical and emotional effects of morbid obesity and reduce risks to their health. Dr. Kim is the founder and Medical Director of Kim Bariatric Institute. He has been recognized as a “Surgeon of Excellence” by The American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (formerly the American Society for Bariatric Surgery), and his practice has also been designated a Center of Excellence® by the ASMBS. Dr. Kim has performed thousands of bariatric surgery procedures, and he is the first bariatric surgeon in Fort Worth to perform laparoscopic gastric bypass. He is also known for his pioneering work in laparoscopic gastric sleeve treatments, including his David Kim Inverted Gastric Sleeve technique.  At Kim Bariatric Institute, Dr. David Kim offers a comprehensive weight loss surgery program with support for patients before, during, and after their treatment. Dr. Kim is one of the few bariatric surgeons in the U.S. to offer all four types of weight loss surgery, including vertical sleeve gastrectomy, LAP-BAND® Adjustable Gastric Banding, Duodenal Switch, and gastric bypass surgery. He has twice been recognized as a Castle Connolly “Top Doctor,” and he is committed to providing his patients with the tools necessary to safely and successfully lose weight, live healthier, and maintain their weight loss results. For more information on Dr. Kim’s weight loss surgery program, or to schedule a consultation, please contact Kim Bariatric Institute.   ObesityHelp Contributing Author Bariathlete Case Study With Dallas Weight Loss Surgeon Dr. David Kim 6 Benefits to the Pre-Op Liquid Diet
  • Latest Reviews See all 128 reviews
    avatar bcd1dlv on Dec. 1, 2017

    THIS DOCTOR HAS BEEN INDICTED FOR FRAUD, along with over 20 people in the DFW area! He was getting rich taking kickbacks and committing fraud. I should have realized something was wrong when his office refused to treat me once I reached medicare age, even More...

    avatar mnlittle on Dec. 21, 2016

    Do not trust these people. They called us the day before the surgery, after a very difficult three weeks of the liquid diet, and told us that they suddenly discovered something on a test done three weeks ago and cancelled us. The thing is that More...

    avatar TexasPrincess08 on Jan. 15, 2015

    Dr. David Kim is by far one of the best surgeons I have met. Granted I have never had a surgery previous to my VSG he was polite, respectful. and answered all my questions. His staff is just as exceptional they wet above and beyond More...

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