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Mark Kligman, MD, General Surgery, Baltimore, MD, University of Maryland Medical Center


General Surgery Baltimore, MD

Bariatric Surgery, Trauma Surgery & Surgical Critical Care, Minimally Invasive Surgery

Associate Professor, Surgery, University of Maryland School of Medicine

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  • Dr. Mark Kligman, an expert in minimally invasive gastric bypass surgery, is director of the Center for Weight Management and Wellness at the University of Maryland Medical Center. In the past five years, he has performed more than 450 laparoscopic Roux-en-Y operations with an outstanding rate of success. A trained trauma surgeon, Dr. Kligman developed an interest in bariatric surgery while at the Medical College of Ohio, where he served as division chief of Trauma/Critical Care/Emergency Services and medical director of the Surgical Intensive Care Unit. Eventually, he decided to devote the majority of his practice to weight loss surgery and performs minimally invasive Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery. He received his medical degree from Wayne State University. In addition to a residency and research fellowship at the University of Maryland, he completed fellowships in trauma surgery and surgical critical care at the University of Miami. He has written many articles and given numerous presentations on laparoscopic gastric bypass surgery.

Education & Training

  • University of Miami/Jackson Health System
    University of Miami/Jackson Health SystemFellowship, Surgical Critical Care, 1992 - 1993
  • University of Maryland
    University of MarylandResidency, Surgery, 1986 - 1992
  • Wayne State University School of Medicine
    Wayne State University School of MedicineClass of 1986

Certifications & Licensure

  • OH State Medical License
    OH State Medical License 1994 - 2021
  • FL State Medical License
    FL State Medical License 1992 - 2024
  • MD State Medical License
    MD State Medical License 1988 - 2024
  • American Board of Surgery Surgery

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • CMS Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification EpicCare Ambulatory EMR, Epic Systems Corporation, 2013
  • Fellow (FACS) American College of Surgeons
  • Super Doctor

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