Our Team

At our center a multidisciplinary team has been assembled to help bring our patients the finest overall Bariatric care and assistance. Please meet our wonderful Bariatric team...

Taewan Kim, MD

Taewan Kim, MD
Appointed 07/01/96
8141 Upstate University Hospital - Downtown Campus
750 East Adams Street
Syracuse, NY 13210

315 464-1800

Current Appointments

Hospital Campus

  • Downtown
  • Community

Clinical Section Affiliations

  • Surgery: Bariatric Surgery, General Surgery, Minimally Invasive General Surgery
  • Surgery - Community Campus: General Surgery


Education & Fellowships

  • BS: New York University
  • MD: SUNY Upstate Medical University
  • Residency: SUNY Upstate Medical University, General Surgery
  • Fellowship: SUNY Upstate Medical University, 2004, Minimally Invasive Surgery

Clinical Interests

  • Minimally Invasive Surgery, Bariatric Surgery, General Surgery

Specialties & Certification

  • Bariatric Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • General Surgery

Diseases & Conditions Treated

  • Achalasia
  • Appendicitis
  • Bile Duct Cancer
  • Bile Duct Injuries
  • Bile Duct Stricture
  • Gallstones
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Obesity
  • Weight Loss
  • Weight Problems


  • Adults


  • Bariatric Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Banding
  • Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass Surgery


  • American College of Surgeons (ACS)
  • American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS)
  • Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons

Current Hospital Privileges

  • Upstate University Hospital

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Clinical Profile Shortcut: http://www.upstate.edu/findadoc/kimt
Faculty Profile Shortcut: http://www.upstate.edu/faculty/kimt