Your Team


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Moses K. Shieh, D.O., FACOS
Advanced Laparoscopic, Weight Loss (Bariatric) and General Surgery

Dr. Moses Shieh is experienced in several major weight loss surgical procedures, enabling Surgical Healing Arts Center patients in the Naples-Fort Myers, Florida area to choose the best option for their needs. He is also trained in cosmetic surgery and offers post-massive weight loss body contouring.

Medical School: Des Moines University in Iowa.

Mount Clemens Regional Medical Center, an affiliate of Michigan State University, in Michigan.

Laparoscopic bariatric (weight loss) surgery with the Northeast Surgical Group – Great Lakes Bariatric Treatment Center. Also, in cosmetic surgery through the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery.

• Board Certified – General Surgery.
• Board Eligible – American Board of Cosmetic Surgery.

• American Society for Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS).
• American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery (AACS).
• Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons

Areas of Surgical Expertise:
• LAP-BAND® / REALIZE® Gastric Band
• Gastric Bypass
• Sleeve Gastrectomy
• Revisional Bariatric Surgery
• Stomaphyx Procedure
• Gastric Band Fills and adjustments
• General Surgery

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Daanish A. Kazi, D.O.
General Surgery / Minimally Invasive Surgery

Dr. Kazi is a board certified, SAGES fellowship-trained general surgeon. He is skilled in weight management, minimally invasive surgery and advanced endoscopy. Dr. Kazi earned his Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree at Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. He completed his General Surgery Residency at St. John Macomb-Oakland Hospital, an affiliate of Michigan State University, and his Fellowship in Advanced GI Surgery at St. Vincent Hospital, Indianapolis, Indiana. Before joining Surgical Healing Arts Center, Dr. Kazi served as a full-time surgeon at Mercy Hospital System, Lebanon, Missouri. He holds medical licenses in Indiana, South Carolina and Missouri, in addition to Florida.

General Surgery Residency, St. John Macomb-Oakland Hospital, an affiliate of Michigan State University

Advanced GI Surgery at St. Vincent Hospital, Indianapolis, Indiana

• General Surgery – American Osteopathic Board of Surgery (AOBS) board-certified

• Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES)
• American Osteopathic Association (AOA)
• American College of Osteopathic Surgeons (ACOS)
• Florida Osteopathic Medical Society


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Rishi Ramlogan, M.D.
General & Bariatric Surgeon

Dr. Ramlogan treats patients with a broad range of bariatric, laparoscopic and general surgery concerns. His special areas of interest include laparoscopic gastric bypass, gastric banding, sleeve gastrectomy, revisional bariatric procedures, hernia surgery and anti-reflux surgery.

Dr. Ramlogan, who was born and raised in Trinidad and Tobago, received his Medical Degree from the University of the West Indies. He completed his internship and began residency at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine (Cabrini) program in Manhattan. Dr. Ramlogan was named the most outstanding intern of his class followed by the most outstanding resident in the program. Dr. Ramlogan then completed his residency at the New York Medical College (Sound Shore) program where he went on to serve as chief resident.

In 2011, Dr Ramlogan completed a fellowship in advanced laparoscopy and bariatric surgery at Danbury Hospital, CT. He is board certified by the American Board of Surgery (ABS).


Juan Ibarra


Juan  C.  Ibarra, MD, SA-C

Prior to coming to the United States, Dr. Ibarra had an active practice specializing in Bariatric and General surgery. Currently he is transitioning his medical license to become a certified American surgeon, meanwhile adding his years of knowledge and experience in assisting Dr. Shieh & Dr. Kazi in surgeries.

Dr. Ibarra is a native of Caracas, Venezuela and received his medical degree from the School of Medicine “Luis Razetti”, Central University of Venezuela.

Dr. Ibarra started his training in General Surgery at the Ohmori University Hospital, Toho Medical University, Tokyo, Japan, completed his residency at University Hospital of Caracas, Central University of Venezuela. He then completed in the same Hospital additional years of subspecialty training in Bariatric and Metabolic surgery and became an attending surgeon, teacher & mentor for residents and medical students for the last five years.

His clinical interest includes the medical and surgical management of the patient with obesity, and the wide variety of minimal invasive procedures of the upper GI.

Dr. Ibarra obtained his surgical assistant certification in the US and has joined the Surgical Healing Arts team!


Kelsey Vest

Kelsey is the practice manager for Surgical Healing Arts Center, having worked with Dr.Shieh since 2008. Kelsey focuses her energy on maintaining the effectiveness and performance of the office. She assures efficiency and stability of the medical operations and strives to guarantee spectacular customer service in all aspects of the practice. Kelsey has hands-on experience in multiple office areas, from front desk to insurance verification and billing. She is passionate about her work and enjoys helping patients achieve results.