Leader in Medicine

Kevin Tymitz


The American Health Council recognized Kevin Tymitz, MD, FACS as “Best in Medicine” for his outstanding contributions to the medical field. An associate program director at TriHealth in Cincinnati, Ohio, Dr. Tymitz oversees the intern boot camp, the laboratory and the minimally-invasive surgery and bariatric surgery centers. While he has held his current role for six years, he has spent 12 years in the healthcare industry expanding his skills and knowledge in medicine, general surgery, bariatric surgery and minimally-invasive surgery.

Dr. Tymitz enrolled at the University of Toledo and earned a medical degree in 2005. The following year, he completed an internship at Good Samaritan Hospital. Initially, he wanted to pursue cardiology but after working with an excellent mentor, he decided to pursue general surgery instead. He completed a general surgery residency at Good Samaritan Hospital in 2010 and a robotic and bariatric surgery fellowship at Johns Hopkins Hospital in 2011.

Board certified by the American Board of Surgery, Dr. Tymitz is affiliated with the Bethesda North Hospital and the Good Samaritan Hospital. He is trained in weight-loss surgery and is a seasoned general and bariatric surgeon at TriHealth Weight Management, Group Health and the TriHealth Surgical Institute. In 2012 and 2013, he received the EpicCare Ambulatory EMR CMS Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification and was awarded the TriHealth Best Teacher Award. Dr. Tymitz is an active member of several professional associations, including the American College of Surgeons, the American Society of General Surgeons, the American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgeryand the American Institute of Minimally-Invasive Surgery.

In his free time, Dr. Tymitz enjoys maintaining an active lifestyle by playing golf. With a successful career at hand, he attributes his achievements to teaching and learning from student residents each day. He plans to maintain his success by eventually establishing a fellowship program for minimally-invasive surgery.

Associate Program Director at TriHealth 

  • Group Health is one of the largest multi-specialty medical groups in the region, providing a continuum of care for more than 200,000 patients each year. Since 1974, our growing staff of physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants and other qualified medical professionals has provided care in internal medicine, family medicine, pediatrics and 18 specialties.
  • Our full-service centers also provide patients access to primary care doctors and specialists under one roof. Group Health is built on a successful medical-center model supported by smart technologies, under the direction of physician leadership, and backed by the strength of the region’s leading healthcare system, TriHealth.
  • Group Health makes health care convenient by maintaining eight offices throughout Greater Cincinnati.