Dr. Karl Strom

Dr. Karl Strom

Karl Strom, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Board Certifications

American Board of Surgery


Bariatric Surgery
Gastric Band
Roux-Y Gastric Bypass
Revisional Bariatric Surgery
Sleeve Gastrectomy
Laparoscopic Surgery
General Surgery

Hospital Affiliations

Hackensack UMC, Mountainside Hospital, Montclair, NJ
Hackensack UMC at Pascack Valley, Westwood, NJ
Southern Ocean Medical Center, Manahawkin, NJ
Bayshore Community Hospital, Holmdel, NJ

Academic / Professional Affiliations

Member, American Society for Bariatric & Metabolic Surgery (ASMBS)
Fellow, American College of Surgeons
Member, American Medical Association
Member, Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons

Administrative Positions

Medical Director, The Center for Advanced Bariatric Surgery
National Proctor – INAMED/ALLERGAN Lap-Band Courses


BS, University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont
MS, Montclair State University, Montclair, NJ
MD, St. George’s University School of Medicine, St. Grenada, West Indies


Resident, General Surgery, Westchester Medical Center, New York Medical College
Chief Resident, General Surgery, Westchester Medical Center, New York Medical College
Fellow, New York Institute of Minimally Invasive Surgery at Westchester Medical Center


Recanalization of an Esophageal Atresia Anastomosis by an Interventional Radiological Technique.
The Role of Laparoscopy in the Management of Retroperitoneal Tumors in Children
Early Results of Robotics-Assisted Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass vs. Laparoscopic Method
Routine Hiatal Hernia Repair in Laparoscopic Gastric Banding, Surgical Technology International XX, October, 2010


Top Doctor, New Jersey Monthly Magazine, 2007-2014
Center of Excellence,  ASMBS – February 2007 – Bariatric Surgeon