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Karen E Gibbs MD

(718) 226-1300
Primary Specialties
  • Bariatric Surgery
     (Board Certified)
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    Primary Office
    256C Mason Avenue
    3rd Floor
    Staten Island, NY 10305
    (718) 226-1259
    Monday — Friday
    9:00 AM — 5:00PM

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    Experience & Education

    Other Specialties/Certifications
    Research Interests
    Surgical Outcomes in Bariatric/Metabolic and
    Minimally Invasive Surgery
    Education: MD – Tufts University School of Medicine
    Residency: General Surgery – Montefiore Medical Center/Albert Einstein College of Medicine
    Fellowship: Bariatric & Minimally Invasive Surgery – Montefiore Medical Center/Albert Einstein College of Medicine

    Physician Bio

    Dr. Gibbs is the Director of Bariatric and Minimally Invasive Surgery, and also the Director of the Minimally Invasive Surgery Fellowship. Dr. Gibbs has participated in numerous research efforts spanning the areas of minimally invasive and bariatric surgery. She has presented both nationally and internationally in the field. Dr. Gibbs’ clinical interests include minimally invasive bariatric, foregut, and endocrine surgery. She has also collaborated with many other surgical disciplines and has been involved in minimally invasive surgical education.

    Dr. Gibbs completed her B.S. in Applied Anatomy and Physiology at Boston University, and her medical degree from Tufts University School of Medicine. She completed her General Surgery Residency and Minimally Invasive and Bariatric Surgery Fellowship at Montefiore Medical Center. Dr. Gibbs is Board-Certified in General Surgery, is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, and a member of the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons, the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons, and the American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery.

    Areas of Interest

    • Bariatric Surgery (Metabolic Surgery)
    • Foregut Surgery (Nissen Fundoplication/Heller Myotomy/Paraesophageal Hernia Repair)
    • Surgical Management of Hiatal Hernia, Achalasia, and Adrenal Disease