Meet Dr. H. Joseph Naim
Dedicated to helping patients reach weight loss goals, keep the weight off and improve their quality of life, Dr. Naim is a national leader in LAP-BAND® procedures. Through extensive, career-long involvement in research studies focusing on bariatric surgery, Dr. Naim has been highly-acclaimed for his work to advance the field while providing life changing LAP-BAND® weight loss results for his patients.
Dr. Naim is board-certified in General Surgery, and is currently licensed to practice medicine in the state of California. He has been in practice since 2004, specializing in laparoscopic gastric bypass, open gastric bypass, Revisional surgery, Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy, and LAP-BAND® placement procedures. He is a member of Cedar-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, St. Mary Medical Center in Long Beach and Chapman Medical Center in Orange County, which are Bariatric Center of Excellence Hospitals.
Throughout his career, Dr. Naim has received numerous awards and honors, including Faculty Certificate of Recognition for Scientific Presentation at the International Congress and Endo Expo in Las Vegas, the Highest Research Productivity Award from the Department of Surgery at New York Methodist Hospital, and the Resident Achievement Award from the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons at New York Methodist Hospital.
Dr. Naim has also completed extensive medical research, providing his findings to the field of bariatric surgery through numerous publications and presentations. He is currently affiliated with the American College of Surgeons, American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, The Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons, New York State Society of Surgeons, and IFSO, the International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity.