Christopher Kowalski

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Practices

Gender

Male

Languages

English

Specialties

Bariatrics (Weight), General Surgery (Abdomin)

Practices

The Bariatric Center of Kansas City

Procedures offered

  • Endoluminal Sleeve
  • Gastric Bypass
  • Gastric Sleeve
  • Lap Band
  • Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Band (LAGB)
  • Mini Gastric Bypass

Memberships

American College of Surgeons

Patients serviced

2000-5000

Practicing since

2003

Education and training

Residency Program

  • Temple University Hospital (2003)

About

Dr. Christopher Kowalski is a bariatric and general surgeon who has been practicing at Temple University Hospital and Health System since 2003. During that time he practiced advanced laparoscopic and endoscopic procedures related both to bariatric surgery and general surgery. As an assistant professor of surgery he taught at the Temple University School of Medicine both to medical students and residents. Between 2003 and 2005 he also established and was named director of the laparoscopic living kidney donor program at Temple University Hospital. In 2006, he was named director of bariatric surgery at Jeanes Hospital in Philadelphia, one of the Temple Health System hospitals. Since then his practice has been completely devoted to bariatric surgery. He performs laparoscopic and open gastric bypass, laparoscopic banding and laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy. Dr. Kowalski has a full commitment to weight loss surgery both pre-operatively and in the post-operative care. He has performed over 1,500 bariatric procedures.