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The passion for what I do comes from personal experiences. Being overweight through my early years helped me better understand people's struggles when I became a physician. When I overcame my weight problems, I wanted to do nothing else but help people feel good about themselves.
Undergraduate & Medical SchoolUndergraduate: BA, UC - Berkeley
Medical: MD, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Post-Medical School TrainingResidency: UCLA / West LA VAMC, Chief Resident
Treatments offered at Healthy for Life
Most popular answers from Garry K. Kim, MD
KPZR, Taking ibuprofen will not affect your final CoolSculpting results. The only precaution against taking ibuprofen is immediately after your... READ MORE
Unfortunately CooSculpting is not great for saddlebags. It can be good for saddlebags however. If you have prominent saddlebags, CoolSculpting can... READ MORE
CoolSculpting won't affect or be affected by varicose veins. The varicose veins are too far removed from the treatment area to be bothered by the... READ MORE
You can CoolSculpt in areas that aren't overlying the pump or tubing. However, you should avoid getting Coolsculpting done over the area of the pain... READ MORE
CoolSculpting part 2 (3D lips machines used). I do not seem to show any signs of being slimmer. Did it not work for me?
Hi Dln1965, I'm not sure how the 3D lips machine figures into your treatment, but with CoolSculpting, it can take up to 2-3 months to see results. We... READ MORE
CoolSculpting will not affect skin integrity. It can cause temporary bruising, swelling and redness. These visible changes will usually go away after... READ MORE
Glfrancis, Coolsculpting will help reduce some of the fat around your abdomen. It can also help tighten the skin a little bit (but not much). In... READ MORE
Bobbabrat, The Cryolipolysis would not have caused the high ketones. The process of cryoliposis leads to gradual changes in fat cell apoptosis and... READ MORE
Thermal event detected at last 7 minutes of CoolMini treatment for double chin, is it still effective?
It sounds like you may have had a few gaps with your procedure (the air leaks). The chin can be a tough area to treat. The wrapping around the... READ MORE
Before and After Photos by Dr. Kim
Garry K. Kim, MD has shared 14 before and after pictures with 1 helpful vote from the RealSelf community.
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Videos by Garry K. Kim, MD
Garry K. Kim, MD has shared 4 videos.
After losing 54 pounds with Dr. Garry Kim, Kathy now undergoes a CoolSculpting treatment for the stubborn fat under her arms. WATCH VIDEO
Dr. Garry Kim and Kathy discuss how she lost 54 pounds in seven months. WATCH VIDEO
Dr. Garry Kim shares a video of his patient Reyna, who is getting her second round of CoolSculpting. She received her first round 4 weeks ago and is receiving her second round on this video. WATCH VIDEO
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