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Dr. Joseph Naim received his bachelor of science degree in Biology from University of Southern California in Los Angeles. He was further accepted to Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York City. Mount Sinai School of Medicine has been consistently ranked as a top 20 medical school by U.S. News and world report. He finished his studies at this top institution with a distinction in Research. Dr. Naim was then accepted to New York Methodist hospital an affiliate of Weil Cornel Medical College-an Ivy league institution. This hospital is a 651bed acute care hospital which is non-profit and treats over 40,000 patients a year. He completed his training with accolade and was the chief resident in his last year. Even though Dr. Naim was highly trained he did not stop there, he applied and was accepted for a Fellowship in Minimally Invasive Bariatric Surgery at University Medical Center of Princeton, N.J. He completed his fellowship under the direction of the world renowned bariatric surgeon Robert E Brolin, M.D.

Following finishing his training Dr. Naim moved back to Los Angeles where he has been practicing since. Dr. Naim has done over 2000 Bariatric Surgeries, over 1500 Lap-Band and over 600 Gastric Sleeves. He has performed more bariatric cases than most surgeons in southern California. He has been Medical Director of Bariatric Surgery at St. Mary Medical Center in Long Beach. Dr. Naim believes that patient education and knowledge is essential to creating great results. Thus he provides different options to patients in a truly caring manner.

In the past Dr. Naim has been a Member of American College of Surgeons, American Society of Bariatric Surgeons, the Society of Laproendoscopic Surgeons, the new New York State Society of Surgeons and the International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity. Currently he is a member of American College of Surgeons, American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery and the International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity. He currently resides in Los Angeles and enjoys outdoor activities.