Leena Khaitan, MD, MPH
Director, Bariatric Surgery Program, UH Geauga Medical Center
Director, Bariatric Surgery Program, UH Cleveland Medical Center
Director, Minimally Invasive Surgery, UH Geauga Medical Center
Professor, Surgery, CWRU School of Medicine
Director, Bariatric Surgery Program, University Hospitals
Director, Esophageal and Swallowing Center, Digestive Health Institute, University Hospitals
UH Geauga Medical Center
13207 Ravenna Rd
UH Chagrin Highlands Health Center
3909 Orange Place
UH Digestive Health Institute, Ste 3200
UH Cleveland Medical Center
Department of Surgery-General
11100 Euclid Ave
Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery), Esophageal Reflux, Parasophageal Hernia Surgery, Gastric Bypass, Diaphragmatic Hernia, Achalasia, Swallowing Disorders, Hiatal Hernias, Reflux Disease, GERD, Heart Burn, Dysphagia
American Board of Surgery - Surgery
Education & Training
1991, Case Western Reserve University
Medical / Professional School(s):
1995, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
1996, General Surgery - Lankenau Hospital
2000, General Surgery - Lankenau Hospital
2002, Minimally Invasive Surgery - Vanderbilt University Medical Center
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As of December 31, 2016, Leena Khaitan, MD, MPH disclosed the following Outside Relationships with Industry:
Olympus Corporation - Honoraria