Institute Chair, Surgery, Digestive Diseases Institute, Cleveland Clinic
Abu Dhabi, UAE
Matthew Kroh, MD, FACS, FASMBS, FASGE is Chairman of the Digestive Disease Institute at Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi. Prior to coming to Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, Dr. Kroh spent 14 years at Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio. He has served as the Section Head of Surgical Endoscopy in the Department of General Surgery, the Program Director for the Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery and Flexible Surgical Endoscopy Fellowship, 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 position of Director of the Center for Advanced Skills Training in the Cleveland Clinic Simulation Center. He has authored more than 100 peer-reviewed articles, chapters, and textbooks.
After earning a Bachelor of Science degree in biology from Boston College and 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 at the Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, where he also underwent fellowship training in Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery and Flexible Surgical Endoscopy.
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.