Our Bariatric Surgeons

Meet the surgeons at Barix Clinics

The Barix Quality program is built on experienced board certified physicians and specialized teams who are dedicated to caring for the bariatric patient. In fact, Barix Clinics surgeons focus only on weight loss surgery and must pass a rigorous training program to ensure they meet our requirements. They must even pass a peer review on a regular basis. Our team of physicians also have extensive experience in special diagnostic and post-surgical assessment skills, which benefit patients greatly.

Jamokay Taylor, MD FACS

Dr. Jamokay Taylor’s patients tell us how much they appreciate his wonderful bedside manner. They quickly recognize that he genuinely cares about helping them. Early in his career Dr. Taylor showed a special talent for complex trauma surgeries. The rewards of helping others transform their lives with bariatric surgery led him to join Barix Clinics to dedicate his career to this specialized type of surgery. Many years and thousands of surgeries later, Dr. Taylor has become one of the finest bariatric surgeons in the world, with more successful Roux-en-y Gastric Bypass procedures to his credit than any other surgeon.

Dr. Taylor performs laparoscopic and open Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass, Laparoscopic and Open Sleeve Gastrectomy, Adjustable Gastric Band, Revisional Bariatric, and Adjustable Gastric Band removal procedures.

Angela Kaza, MD

Dr. Kaza’s passion for helping her patients get healthy gives them hope that a better life is possible. Her meticulous attention to every aspect of her patients’ health helps them feel confident that they are medically ready for surgery. With several years of surgical experience at a level I trauma center, Dr. Kaza’s patients feel safe knowing they are in the care of a surgeon who is experienced with the most difficult surgeries.

Dr. Kaza specializes in Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass, Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy, and Bariatric Revisions including Adjustable Gastric Band removal. 

Blake Movitz, MD

Dr. Blake Movitz has a deep appreciation for both the physical and emotional sides of bariatric surgery after watching some of his own family members have the procedure. After his surgical residency, Dr. Movitz received advanced training in bariatric and minimally invasive surgery at the Mayo Clinic. A natural mentor and coach, Dr. Movitz patiently answers every question his patients have, helping them understand the changes they will undergo with the surgery and how to succeed in reaching their weight loss goals.  

Dr. Movitz specializes in minimally invasive procedures including Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass, Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy, Laparoscopic Duodenal Switch, and Adjustable Gastric Band removal procedures.

Vincent DiNick, MD

Dr. Vincent DiNick is a board-certified plastic and reconstructive surgeon with over 18 years of surgical experience and over 12 years of experience performing reconstructive and body re-contouring procedures for post-bariatric patients. He has additional training and holds advanced qualifications in hand surgery, microsurgery, facial reconstruction, craniofacial surgery and aesthetic surgery. He serves as a reconstructive surgeon at Forest Health Medical Center in southeast Michigan.

What patients are saying about Barix surgeons:

“What can I say about Dr. Taylor, he's the best. He made sure I was on track, answered any question (no matter how stupid it seemed) and kept reassuring me that everything would turn out great. And guess what? It did!” – Jeff K

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