Treatment & Services
- Abdominal Wall Reconstruction
- Adrenal Surgery
- Bariatric Surgery
- Bile Duct Stone Removal
- Biliary Surgery
- Diagnostic Laparoscopy
- Endoluminal Surgery
- Fundoplication Procedure for Children
- Gastric Bypass Surgery for Weight Loss
- Gastrointestinal Surgery
- GERD Surgery
- Heller Myotomy
- Intestinal Surgery
- Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy
- Laparoscopic Hernia Surgery
- Laparoscopic Incisional Hernia Repair
- Laparoscopic Inguinal Hernia Repair
- Laparoscopic Lymph Node Biopsy
- Laparoscopic Splenectomy
- Laparoscopic Ventriculoperitoneal Shunt Placement
- Minimally Invasive Surgery
- Robotic Surgery
- Single incision laparoscopic surgery
- Surgical Endoscopy and Endoscopic Procedures
- Weight Loss Surgery
Specialty in Diseases & Conditions
- Acid Reflux
- Bile Duct Diseases
- Bile Duct Obstruction
- Bile Duct Stones
- Carcinoid Syndrome
- Esophageal Cancer
- Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors (GIST)
- GI Bleeding
- Hiatal Hernia
- Intestinal Carcinoid Tumors
- Small Intestine Cancer
- Stomach Cancer
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Education & Professional Highlights
Education & Fellowships
Fellowship - Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH USA
Residency - Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH USA
Medical Education - The Mount Sinai School of Medicine
New York, NY USA
Graduate School - Boston University
Boston, MA USA
Undergraduate - Boston College
Chestnut Hill, MA USA
- Vice Chair, Innovation and Technology
- Professor of Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine
- Section Head, Surgical Endoscopy and Foregut Surgery
Advanced laparoscopic surgery, complex endoscopy, achalasia operations, anti-reflux, and bariatric surgery. Surgery of the gastrointestinal tract, bariatric medicine, bariatric operations, bariatric surgery, endoluminal surgery, endoscopy in the obese patient, Interventional endoscopy, gastric cancer, gastrointestinal surgery, gastric surgery with focus on reflux disease, hiatal hernia, laparoscopic solid organ surgery including splenectomy and adrenalectomy, Medical education, Resident and Fellow Education, Robotic Surgery, Single incision laparoscopic surgery, weight loss surgery, Weight Management, Robotic surgery, Median arcuate ligament syndrome, Gastric pacemaker
Awards & Honors
- Outstanding Teacher of the Year, Department of General Surgery
- Innovator Awards
- Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons
- American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery
- American College of Surgeons
- American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopists
- Association of Surgical Educators
- Central Surgical Association
- American Surgical Association
Research & Publications
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88 Patient Satisfaction Reviews
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Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.
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|Courtesy, Respect & Concern||4.7|
|Patient Rating of Doctor||4.7|
11 Patient Comments
Reviewed on Nov 18, 2022
DR. Kroh is AMAZING as is his whole team. As long as he is in practice and the Clinic is open no one in my family will use another doctor if his expertise is called for.
Reviewed on Oct 17, 2022
Only my surgeon was great. *Dr. K_____ was outstanding.
Reviewed on Jul 15, 2022
Dr kroh was amazing and very thorough. You could tell he really cared.
Reviewed on Jun 3, 2022
Overall, it is very hard to get a hold of Dr. Kroh. He relies heavily on his team. I wish he was more accessible to his patients. This type of system is not always the best. On the other hand, when seeing Dr. Kroh, he does spend time with you and is always a very positive experience. Helene, his nurse is always a great help.
Reviewed on Jun 3, 2022
I am not a big fan of telehealth. I prefer in person visits. Overall, it was a positive experience. There were no technical issues. It was a smooth visit. No problems. Everything was addressed with Dr. Kroh.
Reviewed on May 6, 2022
Dr Kroh very knowledgeable . Caring physician
Reviewed on Apr 1, 2022
Dr. Kroh's nurse, Helene, is the very best.
Reviewed on Apr 1, 2022
Dr. Kroh took the time to explain my options, answered all of my questions, and addressed my concerns.
Reviewed on Feb 18, 2022
Dr Kroh and the entire medical staff were amazing. I feel like I'm in exactly the right place to treat my medical issue and I'm so grateful. The IT support, platform, scheduling is exceptional.
Reviewed on Jan 21, 2022
I was pleasantly surprised by the calmness and kindness exhibited by Dr. Kroh. I expected someone a little more arrogant and standoffish but he was so kind and so nice and made me feel very much at Ease
Reviewed on Jan 21, 2022
Dr. Kroh's nurse, Heline has been amazing. Without her, this wouldn't be possible.
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