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Dr. Linden Karas, MD

Bariatric Surgery ·  Female · Age 34

Dr. Karas

Dr. Linden Karas, MD is a bariatric surgery specialist in Ontario, OH. She graduated from Wright State University / Main Campus and specializes in bariatric surgery, bariatric medicine, and more.

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(567) 307-7854

Dr. Karas accepts the following insurance:

Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
HealthSource of Ohio
Humana Health Plan of Ohio
Medicaid of Ohio
Medical Mutual of Ohio
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Ohio Bricklayers Health and Welfare Plan
Ohio Health Choice
Ohio PPO Connect
Ohio State University Health Plan
The Health Plan of the Upper Ohio Valley
United Healthcare
Basic Plan
United Healthcare

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Dr. Karas' Top Procedures and Conditions

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Stomach Diseases

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Karas treats Stomach Diseases more than 87% of her peers

Dr. Karas treats this condition more than 87% of her peers

Gastrointestinal Diseases

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Karas treats Gastrointestinal Diseases more than 81% of her peers

Dr. Karas treats this condition more than 81% of her peers

Esophageal Surgery

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Dr. Karas performs Esophageal Surgery more than 77% of her peers

Dr. Karas performs this procedure more than 77% of her peers

Dr. Karas' conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Aneurysm
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendicitis
  • Back Pain
  • Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
  • Benign Tumor
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Cancer
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Chronic Back Pain
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Depressive Disorders
  • Diabetes
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Duodenal Polypectomy
  • Duodenal Surgery
  • Duodenal Switch
  • Duodenal Switch and SIPS
  • Duodenoscopy
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Fatigue
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gastric Banding
  • Gastric Banding, Laparoscopic
  • Gastric Bypass Surgery
  • Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
  • Gastric Bypass Surgery, Open
  • Gastric Restrictive Procedure
  • Gastric Restrictive Surgery
  • Gastric Restrictive With Partial Gastrectomy or Jejunojejunostomy
  • Gastric Sleeve Surgery
  • Gastric Tube Insertion
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Generalized Obesity
  • Heart Disease
  • Hemorrhoid Removal
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia
  • Hernia Repair
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Hypertension
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Incontinence
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Inguinal Hernia Surgery
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Joint Pain
  • Laparoscopic Adrenalectomy
  • Laparoscopic Anti-Reflux Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Colon Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Endocrine Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Myomectomy
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lipomas
  • Liver Cancer
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lung Surgery
  • Middle Back Pain
  • Myomectomy - Open and-or Laparoscopic
  • Obesity
  • Obesity - Colitis - Hypothyroidism - Cardiac Hypertrophy - Developmental Delay
  • Obesity Associated Asthma
  • Obesity Hypoventilation Syndrome
  • Overweight
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Percutaneous Balloon Valvuloplasty
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Post Bariatric Weight Loss Surgery
  • Psychological Evaluations Prior to Bariatric Surgery
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Robotic-Assisted Revisional Bariatric Surgery
  • Roux-En-Y Gastric Bypass Surgery
  • Screening Colonoscopy
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sphincterotomy
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Surgical Weight Loss
  • Thrombosis
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Upper Back Pain
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Ventral Hernia
  • Weight Gain
  • Weight Loss
  • Weight-Related Conditions

About Me

Part of what I love about practicing in a small town is that we have been able to develop a community around bariatric surgery. I look at my patients as my family and they have become a family and friends to one another. Through our in-person and onl...


  • Bariatric Surgery
  • Bariatric Medicine
  • General Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgery

Board Certifications


Cleveland Clinic
Fellowship Hospital
Allegheny General Hospital
Residency Hospital
Mercy Catholic Medical Center
Internship Hospital
Wright State University / Main Campus
Medical School
Amherst College
Undergraduate School


  • French
  • English


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Bariatric Surgery at Avita Ontario Hospital

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    • Mon: 8:00am - 4:00pm
    • Tue: 8:00am - 4:00pm
    • Wed: 8:00am - 4:00pm
    • Thu: 8:00am - 4:00pm
    • Fri: 8:00am - 4:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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Avita Ontario

Ontario, OH