- ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR | Surgery
- Bariatric Surgery
- Indian (Hindi)
- Indian (Konkani)
- Tamil (India)
- Hospital Affiliations
- The Mount Sinai Hospital
- Mount Sinai St. Luke's and Mount Sinai West
Dr. Kini is the Director of the Bariatric and Minimally Invasive Divison of Mount Sinai St. Luke's Hospital. He is an Associate Professor of Surgery at the Icahn School of Medicine. He is also the director of the Baritric Fellowhip at Mount Sinai St. Luke's.
After training in general surgery in the United Kingdom, he went on to do a Laparoendoscopic Fellowship at the Welsh Institute of Minimal Access Therapy in Cardiff, UK.. Dr. Kini is a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons (FRCS) of England, Edinburgh, and Glasgow. After completing a laparoscopic research fellowship in Mount Sinai Medical Center and a laparoscopic clinical fellowship in New York Medical College, Dr. Kini joined the faculty of the Mount Sinai School of Medicine in the Division of Laparoscopic Surgery at Mount Sinai in 2004. Dr. Kini is certified by the American Board of Surgery. He also serves on the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES) Resident Committee and the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) Research Committee. Dr. Kini has been performing advanced laparoscopic surgery since 1995. His practice is focused primarily on advanced laparoscopic bariatric surgery, anti reflux surgery and advanced laparosocpic surgery. Dr. Kini is currently performing research in several areas of minimally invasive bariatric procedures and antireflux surgery. Dr. Kini is also currently pursuing his PhD in Clinical Research at Mount Sinai Hospital.
American Board of Surgery
- Antireflux Surgery
- Bariatric Surgery
- Colorectal Cancer
- Colorectal Resection
- Laparoscopic Intestinal Surgery
- Small Bowel Resection
- Stomach Cancer
MD, Christian Medical College
Residency, General Surgery
Our Lady of Mercy Medical Center
Fellowship, Laparoscopic Surgery
New York Medical College
English, Indian (Hindi), Indian (Konkani), Spanish, Tamil (India)
Weight Loss Surgery
Rao RS, Yanagisawa R, Kini S. Insulin resistance and bariatric surgery. Obesity reviews : an official journal of the International Association for the Study of Obesity 2012 Apr; 13(4).
Kini S, Kannan U. Effect of bariatric surgery on future general surgical procedures. Journal of minimal access surgery 2011 Apr; 7(2).
Arroyo K, Kini SU, Harvey JE, Herron DM. Surgical therapy for diabesity. The Mount Sinai journal of medicine, New York; 77(5).
Ryskina KL, Miller KM, Aisenberg J, Herron DM, Kini SU. Routine management of stricture after gastric bypass and predictors of subsequent weight loss. Surgical endoscopy 2010 Mar; 24(3).
Kini S, Herron DM, Yanagisawa RT. Bariatric surgery for morbid obesity--a cure for metabolic syndrome?. The Medical clinics of North America 2007 Nov; 91(6).
Aggarwal S, Kini SU, Herron DM. Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy for morbid obesity: a review. Surgery for obesity and related diseases : official journal of the American Society for Bariatric Surgery; 3(2).
Bloomberg RD, Fleishman A, Nalle JE, Herron DM, Kini S. Nutritional deficiencies following bariatric surgery: what have we learned?. Obesity surgery 2005 Feb; 15(2).
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