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Our Bariatric Program

Our Team

At Akron General, we understand that obesity is a disease, and you need a team you can trust if you're going to beat it. Led by experienced surgeon Christopher Daigle, MD, our team includes dietitians, psychologists, registered nurses, health and fitness professionals and surgical technicians, all focused on preparing you for surgery and helping you keep the weight off after surgery.

 dr.=Dr. Daigle is a fellowship-trained bariatric surgeon. He received his medical degree from Memorial University of Newfoundland in Canada and went on to complete his residency in general surgery at the University of Toronto. Following his residency, Dr. Daigle moved to Cleveland to complete a two-year fellowship in bariatric surgery at Cleveland Clinic, where he trained on utilizing the latest technology in minimally invasive weight-loss surgery.

Dr. Daigle specializes in laparoscopic weight loss surgery, including the laparoscopic gastric bypass and the vertical sleeve gastrectomy, as well as revisions. He has performed more than 200 bariatric surgeries throughout his medical career.

In January 2016, Dr. Daigle joined the Bariatric Center at Cleveland Clinic Akron General. Outside of the Bariatric Center, he also sees patients at his general surgery practice.

Dr. Daigle is also an accomplished researcher in the field of bariatric surgery with over 60 peer-reviewed publications, book chapters and meeting presentations. He currently holds the title of Assistant Professor of Surgery at Northeast Ohio Medical University, as well as Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery at the University of Toledo COM. He is also an active member with the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, the Obesity Action Coalition, and the Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract.

Date Updated: 24-JAN-2018

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