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Dr. Christopher Kowalski Is this you?

About

Dr. Christopher Kowalski, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Langhorne, PA. He has 20 years of experience. His specialties include Bariatric Medicine and General Surgery. Dr. Kowalski is affiliated with Temple University Children's Medical Center, Temple University Hospital - Episcopal Campus and Jeanes Hospital. He speaks English.

Specialties

Dr. Christopher Kowalski has the following 2 specialties

  • Bariatric Medicine

    Bariatric medicine focuses on the causes, prevention and treatment of obesity. Bariatric specialists are trained in medically supervised weight loss and the management of obesity as a chronic condition. These specialists are skilled in various disciplines that help patients lose weight and obtain optimal health.
    The field encompasses dieting, exercise and behavioral therapy, anti-obesity medication, pharmacotherapy and surgery. Bariatric specialists might be from surgical backgrounds and perform obesity-related operations or they might be nutrition and hormone focused, prescribing diet and exercise plans as well as weight loss medications.
    Patients defined as obese or having unhealthy Body Mass Indices (BMI) have much greater risk of heart disease, diabetes, asthma, sleep apnea, hypertension, many types of cancer and chronic musculoskeletal problems.
    One subspecialty of bariatrics is the focus on the correlation between obesity and mortality.

  • General Surgery

    A surgical specialist is a physician who has additional training in a specific area of surgery.
    The American Board of Medical Specialties acknowledges the following surgical specialties: general surgery, thoracic and cardiac surgery, colon and rectal surgery, obstetrics and gynecological surgery, neurological surgery, ophthalmic surgery, oral and maxillofacial surgery, orthopedic surgery, otolaryngological surgery, pediatric surgery, plastic surgery, urological surgery, and vascular surgery.
    Some procedures are performed by more than one type of specialist. Also, some surgeons may choose to specialize in specific procedures within their specialty area. For example, a plastic and maxillofacial surgeon may specialize in performing rhinoplasty procedures.

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  • Awards

    2 Awards

  • America's Top Doctors®

    (2013)

  • Regional Top Doctors

    ()

  • Expertise

    1 Expertise

  • Weight Loss Surgery (Bariatric Surgery)
  • Hospital Affiliations

    Dr. Kowalski is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).

  • Temple University Children's Medical Center

    3509 N Broad St
    Philadelphia, PA 19140

  • Temple University Hospital - Episcopal Campus

    100 E Lehigh Ave
    Philadelphia, PA 19125

  • Jeanes Hospital

    7600 Central Ave
    Philadelphia, PA 19111

  • Education

    20 Years Experience

  • Temple University School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1997

  • Washington Hospital

    Residency

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