Vice Chair, Innovation & Technology, Professor of Surgery
Cleveland, OH USA
Matthew Kroh, MD, FACS, FASMBS, FASGE is the Vice Chair of Innovation and Technology in the Digestive Disease and Surgery Institute at Cleveland Clinic. He is the Section Head of Foregut Surgery and Surgical Endoscopy in the Department of General Surgery, and Professor of Surgery in the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine. He most recently served as Chair, Digestive Disease Institute at Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, developing clinical, operational, educational, and research programs in the United Arab Emirates.
He has previously held the positions of the Program Director for the Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery and Flexible Surgical Endoscopy Fellowship at Cleveland Clinic, the Clerkship Director for Surgery in the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine, and the Surgical Director of both the Advanced Endoscopy Center and the Esophageal Center. He has also held the role of Director of the Center for Advanced Skills Training in the Cleveland Clinic Simulation Center. He has authored more than 100 peer-reviewed articles, 30 book chapters, and 3 textbooks. He holds Committee Chair positions in the Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons and the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, and he is a member of the American Surgical Association.
After earning a Bachelor of Science degree in biology from Boston College and a Master’s degree from Boston University, Dr. Kroh received his medical degree from the Mount Sinai School of Medicine of New York University. He completed his General Surgery residency and fellowship training in Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery and Flexible Surgical Endoscopy at the Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio, USA.
Dr. Kroh is committed to clinical excellence and patient-centered care, with a particular focus on surgical and endoscopic innovation. He is licensed by the State Medical Board of Ohio and board-certified by the American Board of Surgery. His specialty interests include advanced laparoscopic surgery, bariatric surgery, gastrointestinal surgery, surgical endoscopy, endoluminal procedures, and robotic surgery.