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


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

University of Missouri Hospitals & Clinics,
Columbia, MO

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September 05, 2018

De Kalem was very helpful and truly listened to me. He discussed options and gave me advise of where to go and what things needed to be checked and ruled out. One of the most helpful doctor visits ever.

August 28, 2018

I always get treated with respect while visiting this provider. this provider always answers my questions I have about my health. I am very satisfied with this provider.

August 22, 2018

Dr Kalim did my sleeve gastrectomy and I could not be more satisfied with my recovery or his ability to listen to me. I'm a pretty stubborn women and not always know what's best and he handled me perfectly. 100% satisfied!!

August 14, 2018

very knowledgeable in his field

August 07, 2018

I always have a good experience with this care provider, they are always kind and courteous

August 07, 2018

I just felt like a number at this visit, not very cared for, the Dr. did have a smile for me though, so that made me feel better.

August 06, 2018

As an overweight woman, I have come to expect a certain lack of respect from health care providers. Dr. Kalim and the entire staff were a breath of fresh air and I almost cried with relief when I left. I felt respected, taken seriously, believed, and helped.

July 31, 2018

I have always been given excellent care by this provider. I have never had a complaint.

July 10, 2018

The staff, nurses and Dr. Kalim are top notch. I'm blessed to have found him.

July 03, 2018

He was very knowledgeable and answered all of my questions. He gave me clear instructions and had me review them to make sure I understood.