Dr. Laura Choi is a nationally recognized board certified general and bariatric
surgeon. Fellowship trained in minimally invasive techniques, she serves as the
Director of the Center for Weight Loss Surgery at Danbury Hospital. Through her
demonstration of excellence in surgical outcomes, Dr. Choi also holds the Fred and
Irmi Bering Chair in Laparoscopic Surgery.
Dr. Choi and the Center for Weight Loss Surgery provide patients with weight loss
surgery options for those considering surgical weight loss. The Center offers patients
a full continuum of care. The surgeons, nurses, dieticians, program coordinator
and other professionals combine skill and compassion to help patients reach long
For Dr. Choi, “Bariatric surgery is just one small encounter with a lifelong patient.
Our patients understand they have to change their lifestyle or surgery won’t solve
the problem. We’re helping people to achieve a level of health they haven’t known.”