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Sub Specialty:
General Surgery
Bariatric Surgery

Hospital Affiliation(s):
UPMC Hamot
UPMC Horizon

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Patient Satisfaction Ratings:
4.8 Stars
176 Patient
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Bariatric Surgery Center
300 State St.
4th Floor
Erie, PA 16507
Office Phone:
(814) 877-6997


Obesity Medicine, American Board of Bariatric Medicine
Surgery, American Board of Surgery


MD, Jawahar Lal Nehru (JLN) Medical College, Universit, Aligarh, India

Bronx Lebanon Hospital Center,
Bronx, NY

Jawahar Lal Nehru (JLN) Medical College, Universit,
Aligarh, India

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Columbia, MO

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September 04, 2019

Dr. Kaliem has been my surgeon for a couple surgeries and I couldn't be happier with him. I have complete trust in him.

September 03, 2019

I had a great first visit thank you

July 17, 2019

Dr Kalim is very patient, informative and understanding. I would recommend him and his staff to anyone seeking bariatric care.

July 15, 2019

bad bed side manner that he made me cry and not want to come back

July 10, 2019

so far all very well..

July 09, 2019

Excellent doctor! He really cares about his patients and it shows. He spends the time it takes to make sure you understand things and to answer all questions that you have. Many doctors could learn from him on how to communicate with their patients!!

July 09, 2019

dr Kalim was my surgeon and I am very happy with my results. he is very kind and answers all questions I have

June 25, 2019

oust an ding physician/surgeon

June 25, 2019

I always have a good experience with this provider. I am so happy the nonsense between UPMC & Highmark is over & that I can continue to see Dr. Kalim.

June 25, 2019

Dr. Kalim is top notch! He is kind, courteous and is truly invested in my health. I have seen him several times and every time he is a professional care provider and always leaves me feeling as though I am an in great care. I wish all people could have a Doctor like this one!