Dr. Kini is an Assistant Professor of Surgery at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine and serves as a minimally invasive bariatric surgeon in the Mount Sinai Program for Surgical Weight Loss. After training in the United Kingdom, he was granted membership in all three of the Royal Colleges of Surgeons. He subsequently completed a residency in general surgery at New York Medical College’s Our Lady of Mercy Medical Center. In 2002, Dr. Kini joined the Division of Laparoscopic Surgery at Mount Sinai as a laparoscopic research fellow. He was appointed as an Assistant Professor on the faculty of the Mount Sinai School of Medicine in 2004.
Dr. Kini is certified by the American Board of Surgery and is a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons. He is an active member of the American Society for Bariatric Surgery.
Dr. Kini has been performing advanced laparoscopic surgery since 1995. He performs all the different types of weight loss surgery including RNY gastric bypass, LAP-BAND®, duodenal switch, sleeve gastrectomy, and revisional procedures. His practice is focused primarily on advanced Laparoscopic bariatric surgery. While he prefers the laparoscopic, minimally invasive approach for the vast majority of his procedures, he will still use open surgery in certain situations.
Dr. Kini is currently performing research in several areas of laparoscopic surgery including laparoscopic colon surgery and minimally invasive bariatric procedures. In addition to serving as an instructor in the Mount Sinai Bariatric Workshop series, Dr. Kini has presented at numerous national and international meetings, and published extensively in leading surgical journals.