SILVIA FRESCO, MD, FACS, AND KARL STROM, MD, FACS
Montclair Surgical Associates has earned a reputation for excellence throughout its more that 50-year history. Offering comprehensive gen-
eral surgery and bariatric surgery, the practice is the largest Lap-Band® center in New Jersey and also offers laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy for
patients struggling with weight. Drs. Karl Strom and Silvia Fresco lead a multidisciplinary team of surgeons and staff offering successful weight-
loss programs and advanced surgical care. Patients can be treated at The Center for Advanced Bariatric Surgery, Stafford Surgical Specialists or
Monmouth Surgical Specialists—all designated Centers of Excellence by the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery.
Dr. Strom, a board-certified and fellowship-trained surgeon, is medical director of the practice’s affiliated hospitals. A nationally respected
bariatric surgeon and top performer in laparoscopic banding, he has helped change the lives of thousands of patients. Dr. Strom teaches surgeons across the country the latest bariatric procedures.
Dr. Fresco is board certified in general surgery with expertise in laparoscopic GI surgery and breast surgery. On the forefront of women’s
breast care, she utilizes the latest diagnostic and surgical techniques in addition to providing compassionate care for her patients.
Dr. Strom and Dr. Fresco practice with Drs. Joseph Barbalinardo, Robert Barbalinardo and Jonathan Reich.
HOSPITAL AFFILIATIONS: HackensackUMC Mountainside, Montclair; HackensackUMC at Pascack Valley, Westwood; Bayshore
Community Hospital, Holmdel; Southern Ocean Medical Center, Manahawkin.
MONTCLAIR SURGICAL ASSOCIATES 123 Highland Avenue Suite 202, Glen Ridge, NJ 07028 • 973-429-7600
montclairsurgical.com • advancedbariatric.com
STAFFORD SURGICAL SPECIALISTS 1100 Route 72 West, Suite 303, Manahawkin, NJ 07050 • 609-978-3325 • staffordsurgical.com
MONMOUTH SURGICAL SPECIALISTS 727 North Beers Street, Holmdel, NJ 07733 • 732-739-5925 • monmouthbariatrics.com
From left back: Dr. Jonathan Reich; Dr. Robert Barbalinardo; Dr. Joseph Barbalinardo
From left front: Dr. Karl Strom, Dr. Silvia Fresco