Mark D. Kligman, M.D.,F.A.C.S. Bariatric Surgeon M.D.,F.A.C.S.
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18 yr Experience

13 yr in Bariatrics

22 yr in Laparoscopic Surgery

13 yr in Laparoscopic Bariatrics

95% Practice is Bariatrics

Min Age of Patient is 18

Max Age of Patient is 65

  • About Me

    Dr. Mark Kligman, an expert in minimally invasive bariatric surgery, is director of the Center for Weight Management and Wellness at the University of Maryland Medical Center. He has been a bariatric surgeon for 13 years and has performed over 1500 laparoscopic weight loss operations with an outstanding rate of success.

    Education and Training
    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.

    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.


  • Latest Reviews See all 135 reviews
    avatar moniquedavis on Jan. 8, 2016

    i love mr. kligman he is he is the best

    avatar ladyjag03 on Nov. 24, 2014

    I am so blessed to have found Dr. Mark Kligman (UMMC). He is such a caring and knowledgeable surgeon that speaks the truth. He performed my VSG on 10/9/14. I'm proud to say that so far I have not had any major More...

    avatar Wondergirl02262013 on July 11, 2014

    Dr. Kligman and his staff were great. Dr. Kligman will tell you about the process straight forward in terms that you can understand. Tara rocks-she is the best. Tara has the best bedside manner I've ever seen. She followed-up and answered all my questions More...

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