Oswego Health welcomes bariatric surgeon

Bariatric surgeon Taewan Kim has recently joined the Center for Weight Loss & Surgery at Oswego Health.

Board certified by the American Board of Surgery, Kim earned his medical degree from SUNY Upstate in Syracuse, a place where he also completed his general surgery residency and his fellowship of minimally invasive surgery.

Kim has extensive surgical experience throughout Central New York, including being an attending surgeon as well as an assistant professor of surgery at SUNY Upstate Medical University. In addition, he was an attending surgeon at Veteran’s Administration Hospital and Crouse Hospital.

Kim has performed over 2,000 weight loss procedures. He has special expertise in foregut surgery, procedures done at the level of the stomach.

Kim will provide physician care at The Center for Weight Loss and Surgery at Oswego Health alongside physicians Kenneth Cooper and Jeffrey DeSimone, both of which are his colleagues at Central New York Surgical Physicians, PC.