Eric Wolhford

Eric Wohlford

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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

  • Abdominal Wall Defects
  • Achalasia
  • Appendicitis
  • Bile Duct Cancer
  • Bile Duct Injuries
  • Bile Duct Stricture
  • Diaphragmatic Hernia
  • Gallstones
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Groin Hernia
  • Hernias
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Obesity
  • Parastomal Hernia
  • 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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