Dr. Karl Strom
One of the most well known bariatric surgeons in the country, Dr. Karl Strom is the founder of Statewide Bariatrics. He is honored to have changed the lives of more than 5,000 patients through weight loss surgery in more than 10 years of practice. Dr. Strom has been named a “Top Doc” by New Jersey Monthly Magazine every year from 2007 to 2014.
Dr. Strom earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of Vermont and his master’s degree from Montclair State University. He attended medical school at St. George’s University School of Medicine in Grenada in the West Indies. Dr. Strom completed his general surgery residency program at Westchester Medical Center at New York Medical College, and was selected as chief resident. He remained at Westchester Medical Center to finish a minimally invasive surgery fellowship.
The doctor currently focuses on performing bariatric surgery (including gastric band, gastric bypass and sleeve gastrectomy), revision bariatric surgery, laparoscopic surgery and general surgery. He uses minimally invasive techniques to treat disorders and diseases of the hernia, gallbladder, colon and spleen.
Highly respected in his field, Dr. Strom serves as a proctor, teaching other bariatric surgeons the latest techniques and technologies. He has published in numerous medical journals on topics related to bariatric surgery and laparoscopic procedures.
Dr. Strom is proud to have overseen the successful “Bariatric Center of Excellence” designations at Mountainside Hospital, Bayshore Community Hospital and Southern Ocean Medical Center (he has affiliations with these facilities).
Dr. Strom stays on the leading edge of his field through memberships with the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, the American Medical Association and the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons. He is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons and the American Board of Surgery. He is consistently ranked by his patients and receives the highest patient satisfaction scores.
To learn more about Dr. Strom, please schedule a consultation at Statewide Bariatrics. You can contact us today by calling (844) 575-3383.