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Kim Bariatric Institute

September 01, 2015 08:01 ET

Dallas Weight Loss Surgeon Manuel E. Castro, MD Joins Kim Bariatric Institute

Dr. Manuel E. Castro Is the Newest Member of Dr. David D. Kim's Team at Kim Bariatric Institute

DALLAS, TX--(Marketwired - Sep 1, 2015) - Dr. Manuel E. Castro, the former President and Medical Director of New Beginnings Surgical Group, is joining Kim Bariatric Institute, a comprehensive weight loss surgery practice in the Dallas-Fort Worth and Frisco area. Dr. Castro has more than 20 years of experience as a bariatric surgeon and has performed over 3500 surgical weight loss procedures. Dr. David D. Kim, the head of Kim Bariatric Institute, says Dr. Castro will make a stellar addition to his team.

Dr. Castro is experienced with a number of advanced bariatric surgery procedures, including laparoscopic gastric sleeve surgery, gastric bypass, adjustable gastric banding, and revision weight loss surgery. He has been recognized in D Magazine as one of the "Best Doctors in Dallas" for the last five consecutive years.

After earning his medical degree, Dr. Manuel Castro completed his Residency in General Surgery at St. Joseph Mercy Hospital in Pontiac, Michigan. He later completed a Fellowship in Surgical Critical Care at the University of Minnesota Hospitals and Clinics in Minneapolis. In addition to his many years as a practicing bariatric surgeon in Dallas, Dr. Castro has served as an Assistant Clinical Professor and Director of the Trauma Program at Texas Tech University School of Medicine in El Paso.

Dr. Castro is certified by the American Board of Surgery and is a member of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery. He is also a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, a Diplomate of the American Board of Surgical Critical Care, and a member of the Texas Medical Association.

As a surgeon who firmly believes that there are few treatments in the field of medicine other than weight loss surgery that can have such a dramatic effect on the health of an individual patient, Dr. Castro says he is excited to continue helping patients as a member of Kim Bariatric Institute. "I find bariatric surgery very gratifying. It leads to significant improvements in health and quality of life. I'm looking forward to working with a group of like-minded individuals. By joining Dr. Kim's team, I will be able to help a larger, more diverse group of people."

About Kim Bariatric Institute
Kim Bariatric Institute is an advanced weight loss surgery center that offers all-inclusive treatment programs for patients suffering from severe obesity. Dr. David D. Kim, the founder and director of Kim Bariatric Institute, is a Fellow of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery. He is the creator of the David Kim Inverted Gastric Sleeve™, an expansion on the traditional gastric sleeve surgery technique that offers patients enhanced benefits. Dr. Kim and his fellow bariatric surgeons at Kim Bariatric Institute lead a program designed to help patients through virtually every aspect of weight loss. All major types of bariatric surgery are available, and the practice offers a comprehensive pre-operative care and lifelong support services program to help patients through the dietary and lifestyle changes necessary to achieve safe and successful weight loss. Dr. Kim is available for interview upon request.

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    Colleyville Office
    5204 Colleyville Boulevard
    Colleyville, TX 76034

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    Frisco, TX 75034

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