About Dr. Paul B Wizman
Paul Wizman MD, FACS, FRCS(C), FASMBS received his surgical education degree at McGill University in Canada. He then completed a fellowship in Laparoscopic Surgery. Dr. Paul Wizman practiced general surgery for 9 years then became deeply interested in weight loss surgery in 2001. After a year of careful research and training, he performed his first laparoscopic gastric bypass in February of 2002.
Dr. Paul Wizman has since completed over 6,000 cases and is accomplished at the laparoscopic gastric bypass, laparoscopic gastric band, laparoscopic gastric sleeve, and laparoscopic revisional bariatric surgery. He is committed to his patients and has limited his practice to the study of weight loss surgery and all of the components necessary to maintain this practice at the highest level of excellence.
Together with Dr. Norman Samuels he started and successfully developed a weight loss surgery program in KPJ Damansara hospital in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. By 2012 they have completed nearly 100 cases of gastric bypass as well as gastric sleeves and revisional surgeries and have presented their experience at International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity international meeting in California.
Dr. Paul Wizman also has a passion for teaching and has been involved in the preceptor and proctorship of some 70 surgeons around the world. He continues to present laparoscopic bariatric surgery related topics during continental and international meetings as well as submit articles to scientific journals.
He currently is the Director of Center Of Excellence at Northwest Medical Center.
Dr. Paul Wizman is a fellow of Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASBMS), and Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES).