Kimberly Smits, ARNP, FNP, CBN

Kim Smits ThumbKimberly Smits, ARNP, FNP, CBN, believes in educating her patients about treatment options so that they can make the best decision for their weight loss plan. She gives her patients the ongoing support and guidance they need to safely recover and live healthier, fuller lives.

Certified Bariatric Nurse: Kimberly Smits

Kimberly is an advanced registered nurse practitioner and certified bariatric nurse. Ms. Smits cares for patients who have had gastric bypass, LAP-BAND and other bariatric surgery procedures. Her experience includes working in the inpatient postbariatric unit at St. Francis Hospital.

Board Certification

Family medicine

Areas of expertise

  • Adolescent and adult health
  • Obesity
  • Weight loss and bariatric surgery


Kimberly Smits, ARNP Pacific Lutheran University
Tacoma, Washington

View the Franciscan Center for Weight Management videos to hear Kimberly talk about her philosophy of care.

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