Bariatric Surgery

INSTITUTE
University Hospitals Digestive Health Institute

DIRECTOR
Leena Khaitan, MD, General Surgery

KEY CONTACTS
Meer Ali, MD; Mujjahid Abbas, MD; Tomasz Rogula, MD, PhD

APPOINTMENT LINE
Please call Barbara Klick at 216-844-3967.
For hospital transfers, please call 216-844-1111.

Conditions Treated
Complications after obesity surgery
Obesity
Nutritional issues after bariatric surgery
Weight regain after bariatric surgery
Abdominal pain after bariatric surgery

Therapies
Revisional bariatric surgery
Gastric bypass
Gastric Sleeve

Distinguishing Features
Multidisciplinary team with highly trained and experienced interventionalists including surgery, gastroenterology and nutrition
Excellent results and large experience in treating complex problems after bariatric surgery
Leading-edge technologies in therapies for weight loss including endoscopic weight loss with gastric balloon
Clinical trials for endoscopic weight management therapies
Nationally recognized training programs for minimally invasive surgery and bariatrics with advanced fellowship training
Leading-edge technologies for reflux after bariatric surgery with novel LES augmentation techniques

About UH Cleveland Medical Center
At the core of University Hospitals’ $4 billion health system is UH Cleveland Medical Center, ranked among America’s best hospitals by U.S. News & World Report. UH Cleveland Medical Center is home to some of the most prestigious clinical and research programs in the nation, including cancer, pediatrics, women’s health, orthopedics, radiology, neuroscience, cardiology and cardiovascular surgery, digestive health, transplantation and genetics. Its main campus includes UH Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital, ranked among the top children’s hospitals in the nation; UH MacDonald Women’s Hospital, Ohio’s only hospital for women; and UH Seidman Cancer Center, part of the NCI-designated Case Comprehensive Cancer Center at Case Western Reserve University.