Meet Dr. Joseph Naim – Beverly Hills Weight Loss Surgeon

Who is Dr. Naim

Dr. Joseph Naim is a bariatric surgeon who is passionate about helping his patients achieve their weight loss goals and create happier, healthy lives.

Since starting his own Los Angeles practice in 2004, he has performed more than 2,000 bariatric surgeries, 1,500 Lap-Band surgeries and 600 gastric sleeve surgeries.


Medical school, residency & experience

Dr. Naim began his studies as a medical student at Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York City after completing a degree in biology from the University of Southern California in Los Angeles.

He went on to become the chief resident at New York Methodist Hospital, then to complete a fellowship in minimally invasive bariatric surgery at University Medical Center of Princeton, N.J. Dr. Naim is the former medical director of bariatric surgery at St. Mary Medical Center in Long Beach.

Caring approach, tailored recommendations

Dr. Naim is a top bariatric authority in Southern California. He is constantly on the pulse of the most effective and efficient bariatric surgery techniques to ensure the complete safety, comfort and satisfaction of his patients.

His caring approach in educating and providing tailored recommendations to his patients makes him a top choice for those in need of a bariatric surgeon to create long-lasting weight loss and a healthy life.

Dr. Naim is a member of:


The American College of Surgeons


The American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery


The International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity

Bariatric procedures offered by Soma Weight Loss

The bariatric procedures we offer at Soma Weight Loss have helped thousands of people successfully lose weight, regain control of their health, and maintain a healthy lifestyle. Please check out your options by visiting our pages for

Gastric Balloon

ORBERA Intragastric Balloon - This is a soft, resilient silicone balloon designed for those with a BMI of 30 to 40.

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Gastric Sleeve

Gastric sleeve surgery is for the morbidly obese who have been unable to lose weight with diet and exercise.

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Lap Band

In this minimally invasive procedure, a hollow tube is placed around the upper portion of the stomach.

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Gastric Bypass

By reducing the amount of food put into your body, gastric bypass surgery can help you achieve long-term, dramatic weight loss.

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Tummy Tuck

Following bariatric surgery, you may still be left with excess skin and a sagging belly. A tummy tuck can provide you with a smoother, tighter stomach.

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Testimonials for Dr. Naim and Soma Weight Loss

“On November 26, 2007, the day of surgery, I weighed 306 pounds. Dr. Naim put all my fears to rest and was attentive and caring from the first appointment right through the morning of surgery.”

Schedule a Free Weight Loss Consultation in the Los Angeles Area

If you’re ready to take control of your weight and experience the opportunities a healthy body can present, call at 855-SOMA-411 (766-2411) . Or, contact us online for bariatric weight loss information . One of our friendly representatives will be in touch with you to schedule a free consultation, so you can get on the path to obtaining the life you deserve.