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Linden Karas, MD

Linden Karas, MD


Bariatric Surgery, General Surgery

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UH Regional Hospitals - Geauga Campus
13207 Ravenna Rd
Chardon OH, 44024

Languages Spoken

English, French

Office Locations

Certifications & Memberships

  • Surgery - American Board of Surgery


Fellowship | Bariatric Surgery
Bariatric Surgery - Cleveland Clinic (2016 - 2017)

Residency | General Surgery
General Surgery - Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital (2011 - 2016)

Internship | General Surgery
General Surgery - Allegheny General Hospital (2010 - 2011)

Medical Education
Wright State University Boonshoft School Of Medicine (2010)

Amherst College (2006)

Industry Relationships

University Hospitals is committed to transparency in our interactions with industry partners, such as pharmaceutical, biotech, or medical device companies. At UH, we disclose practitioner and their family members’ ownership and intellectual property rights that are or in the process of being commercialized. In addition, we disclose payments to employed practitioners of $5,000 or more from companies with which the practitioners interact as part of their professional activities. These practitioner-industry relationships assist in developing new drugs, devices and therapies and in providing medical education aimed at improving quality of care and enhancing clinical outcomes. At the same time, UH understands that these relationships may create a conflict of interest. In providing this information, UH desires to assist patients in talking with their practitioners about industry relationships and how those relationships may impact their medical care.

UH practitioners seek advance approval for certain new industry relationships. In addition, practitioners report their industry relationships and activities, as well as those of their immediate family members, to the UH Office of Outside Interests annually. We review these reports and implement management plans, as appropriate, to address conflicts of interest that may arise in connection with medical research, clinical care and purchasing decisions.

View UH’s policy (PDF) on practitioner-industry relationships.

As of December 31, 2016, Linden Karas did not disclose any Outside Relationships with Industry.