H.Joseph Naim, FACS

H.Joseph Naim, FACS

Bariatric Surgery  ·  

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H.Joseph Naim, FACS is a bariatric surgery specialist in Los Angeles, CA and has been practicing for 15 years. He specializes in bariatric surgery and general surgery.Read his story

Advance Bariatric Center, Medical Corporation

321 N Larchmont Blvd

Los Angeles, CA 90004
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently H.Joseph Naim performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

very high
more than 99% of peers
Stomach Surgery
very high
more than 91% of peers
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
more than 76% of peers

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H.Joseph Naim's bio

This content was provided by H.Joseph Naim "Dr. H. Joseph Naim received his Bachelor of Science in Biology from University of Southern California in Los Angeles, and received his Medical Degree from Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York City with a distinction in Research. He completed his residency in General Surgery at New York Methodist Hospital in Brooklyn, N.Y., where he was Chief Resident during his final year. Dr. Naim completed his Fellowship in Minimally Invasive Bariatric Surgery at University Medical Center at Princeton, N.J., under the direction of world renowned bariatric surgeon Robert E. Brolin, MD."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by H.Joseph Naim "I try to communicate with my patients. I strive to explain their medical condition and discuss their treatment options in plain language. Questions are answered. I want no patient to leave the office thinking they were rushed through their visit."

2  Specialties

  • Bariatric Surgery
  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

18  Conditions Treated

24  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • University of Southern California / Keck School of Medicine
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1993
  • Mount Sinai School Of Medicine Of New York University
    Medical School | Graduated 1998
  • New York Methodist Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1999
  • Ny Methodist Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2003
  • University Med Center Princeton
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

H.Joseph Naim has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Farsi

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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H.Joseph Naim's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending H.Joseph Naim to family and friends
30 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (30)

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H.Joseph Naim's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

Dr Naim is an excellent doctor, super sweet nice, and patient, he had to explain everything more than once and was always glad to do it even with a smile, the whole team is so professional, I love them all and will tell all my friend about my wonderful experience.
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I would never recommend this doctor. He is a scam artist that only cares about money and not your health. He is uninterested in people's health and will try to push you into surgery.
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Doesnt listen...cant understand him and seems like he doesnt care. If I had to do it again.. i would look for another doctor
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This is a dangerous man please find someone else to see.
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I had a consultation with him for a lap band revision today. This guy is a real gem.!!! He has an awesome and comforting bed-side manner and genuinely cares about the patient . I've had s negative experience with the dr who did my original surgery and a different dr for revision consulatation.....more
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