About Dr. A. Christopher Ibikunle

IBI healthcare institute’s resume of highly talented, exceptionally skilled medical professionals includes the Founding CEO and current Executive Chair, Chief Innovation, and Strategy Officer Dr. Christopher Ibikunle who brings over 28 years of medical experience to the practice specializing in advanced bariatrics, advanced minimally invasive laparoscopic, robotic, and endoscopic (incision-less) surgery, thoracoscopy, reoperative complex procedures, surgical oncology, endocrine surgery, vascular access surgery, surgical critical care, acute care, trauma, etc. 

Dr. Chris completed his residency at Cleveland Clinic Foundation where he also served as an Active Staff and Assistant Professor of Surgery. He is currently a Professor of Surgery at Augusta University/University of Georgia Medical Partnership and a Lead Preceptor for Augusta University/University of Georgia Medical Partnership, Morehouse University, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, and Gardner Webb University. 

Dr. Chris is also associated with several prestigious, well-respected medical associations and boards. He is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons and a member of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery.

Pioneering in the field, Dr A. Christopher Ibikunle and IBI Healthcare Institute performed:

  • More than 3,100 revisional surgeries.
  • More than 3,800 weight loss surgeries.
  • The first outpatient duodenal switch ever.
  • The first Orbera procedure in the state of Georgia.
  • The first outpatient revisional bariatric surgery in the US.
  • The first endoscopic sleeve gastroplasty was in Georgia and in the Southeastern USA.
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Dr. Chris is one of only a few surgeons in the United States to specialize in the endoscopic weight loss procedure (ESG). He performed the first ESG procedure in the state of Georgia and one of the first procedures in the Southeast. His expertise and continuous education in all aspects of general and bariatric surgery make Dr. Chris Ibikunle a leader in the field of bariatrics and at the forefront of technology. He is committed to providing high-quality, personalized medicine, with direct patient-doctor communication, and compassionate care to patients daily.

Dr. A. Christopher Ibikunle’s life mission statement:

“To make high-quality surgical services accessible, available, and affordable to ALL.”

IBI Healthcare Institute, the premier same-day surgery center was started by Dr. Chris and his wife and partner, Dr. Angelina Postoev, the current CEO, to provide outstanding and affordable services to patients in Georgia and is now one of the leading surgery centers in Atlanta, GA and the surrounding areas. 

The partners’ belief in giving back to the community, as it is vital to the health of our nation, resulted in a non-profit organization, SurgiCare Caritas, the only Georgia-based surgery center providing free surgical care services to qualified patients in Gwinnett and Walton Counties. As a testament to his hard work and dedication, Dr. Chris has received numerous prestigious awards and distinctions. His personal life is dominated by his family and triathlon training.

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