• Director, Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery
  • The MetroHealth System
  • Shaker Heights, OH United States


Sergio Bardaro, MD, FACS, FASMBS, DABS-FPMBS is the Director of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery as well as the Director of the Diabetes Surgery Management Program at the MetroHealth System – Case Western Reserve University, in Cleveland, Ohio. He is originally from Argentina where he graduated as a Medical Doctor with Honors in 1998. Since then he had very extensive training in General Surgery and more specifically in Bariatric Surgery and Minimally Invasive Surgery. He performed a general surgery residency at New York Presbyterian Hospital – Cornell University and University of Illinois at Chicago as well as several bariatric surgery and advanced minimally invasive surgery fellowships in outstanding and traditional American medical institutions (Mount Sinai Hospital and Cornell University in New York City, Legacy Health System affiliated with Oregon Health and Science University in Portland, Oregon). Dr. Bardaro was proudly trained under many leaders in the field like Michel Gagner, Alfons Pomp, Rami Lutfi and Emma Patterson. He is very actively involved in many prestigious surgical societies like the American College of Surgeons (ACS), Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES), Central Surgical Association, Society of Surgery of the Alimentary Tract (SSAT) and the International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders (IFSO). He is a member and fellow of the American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, including the Ohio/Kentucky Chapter where he was the Chapter President. He is involved in several of their committees where he has the privilege to help to enhance the medical education of patients and their family members, residents, fellows and colleagues; increase our community obesity awareness and collaborate with innovative research. He leads a very compassionate, professional and proficient multidisciplinary team at The MetroHealth System in Cleveland (Ohio) to help patients in his community, as well as those referred to him from significant distance in United States and abroad.Provider Information:Sergio Bardaro, MD, FACS, FASMBS, DABS-FPMBS.Director, Bariatric and Metabolic SurgeryDirector, Diabetes Surgery Management ProgramAssociate Professor of SurgeryThe MetroHealth SystemCase Western Reserve UniversitySchool of Medicine2500 Metrohealth Drive.Cleveland, Ohio. 44109Phone: 216-778-4180