Dr. Karl Strom

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

Dr. Karl Strom is one of the most highly recognizes bariatric surgeons in the nation. As Director of the Mountainside Hospital Bariatric Program, he has changed the lives of thousands of people who relied on his expertise for Bariatric Surgery. Under his leadership, the Bariatric Surgery Program at Mountainside Hospital has earned the prestigious designation as a Center of Excellence from the American Society of Bariatric Surgery (ASBS). Dr. Strom serves as proctor, teaching other bariatric surgeons the latest bariatric techniques and technologies.

Board Certifications:
Bariatric Surgery
Laparoscopic Surgery
General Surgery


  • Bariatric Surgery
    • Gastric Band
    • Sleeve Gastrectomy
    • Gastric Bypass
    • Revisional Bariatric Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgery
  • General Surgery

123 Highland Avenue, Suite 202, Glen Ridge, NJ 07028

New York Institute of Minimally Invasive Surgery at Westchester Medical Center, New York Medical College

Chief Resident, General Surgery, Westchester Medical Center, New York Medical College
Laparoscopic Surgery, Westchester Medical Center, New York Medical College

Bariatric Surgery
Laparoscopic Surgery

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

Academic / Professional Affiliations:
American Society for Bariatric Surgery
Fellow, American Board of Surgery
American Medical Association
Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons

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

Top Doctor, New Jersey Monthly
Center of Excellence ASBS – February 2007 – Bariatric Surgeon
Proctor – INAMED Bariatric Band Course

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