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Undergraduate & Medical SchoolThe George Washington University
Doctor of Medicine (MD)
1995 – 1999
University of California, Irvine
Bachelor of Science (BS), Biology, General
1990 – 1995
Post-Medical School TrainingInternship: Department of Surgery- North Shore University Hospital - Manhasset, New York
Fellowship: Surgical Critical Care - Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Treatments offered at Weight Loss Surgery of Southern California
Most popular answers from Gregg (Kai) Nishi, MD
First, it's only been 7 months so it is too early to say that your sleeve has not been successful. After a year to a year and a half, if you haven't... READ MORE
I had subpartial gastrectomy in Aug 2015 due to a bleeding ulcer. Ever since, I've been losing weight.
It sounds like you had a large part of your stomach removed, or the portion that was removed ended up making part of your stomach very narrow. You... READ MORE
You can have a gastric bypass even if you are taking pain medications for chronic pain. It isn't ideal, and we would prefer to get you off of the... READ MORE
Hi there. First off, congratulations on losing so much weight. That is fantastic! With regard to your skin, that's difficult to answer. Some people... READ MORE
Age 24 and a mother of 4 kid. In august 2016 I have a bypass surgery my weight on that day was 125kg or 175lb? (Photos)
Your weight is fine, however, just make sure that your weight is stable. We like to wait until about one year after weight loss surgery or until... READ MORE
Hello. In general, I like a patient to have completed a full course of antibiotics, and then wait at least a week to make sure that there is no... READ MORE
Well that depends. If you didn't follow your surgeons instructions and tried to eat a bunch of food the day after having a gastric bypass, you could... READ MORE
From an insurance standpoint, you need to have a BMI of 35 and above. You can try to appeal with your insurance company, but that's a difficult... READ MORE
Hi there. Yes you can have that done before bypass surgery. However, I wouldn't recommend it. After bypass surgery you will lose a lot of weight and... READ MORE
As long as your thrombocytopenia is well managed and your platelet count is normal, there shouldn't be any reason why you can't have a sleeve... READ MORE
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