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Paul Wizman, M.D.  F.A.C.S - Bariatric Surgeon

Dr. Paul Wizman received his surgical education at McGill University in Canada, after completing a fellowship in Laparoscopic Surgery at Royal VictoriaHospital in Montreal. He practiced general laparoscopic surgery for 9 years and then became deeply interested in weight loss surgery. Dr. Paul Wizman performed his first successful laparoscopic gastric bypass in February 2002 here in Florida.

He has since completed over 2,500 bariatric cases and is accomplished at the gastric band, gastric bypass, sleeve, and revisional surgery involving all of these surgeries. Dr. Wizman also performs robotic surgery.

Dr. Wizman is committed to his patients and has limited his practice to the study of weight loss surgery. Having a passion for teaching, he has been involved in the preceptor and proctorship of some 70 surgeons around the world teaching them all aspects of weight loss surgery.

He currently is the Director of Center of Excellence at North West MedicalCenter, Medical Director of Wellington Regional Center, and a Weight Loss Surgery Program Director of KPJ Damansara in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. They have completed over fifty cases of gastric bypass as well as gastric sleeves and revisional surgeries and will be presenting their experience at international meetings.

Professional Associations

Fellow, American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery

Fellow, American College of Surgeons

Fellow, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada