Dr. Chris Buchholz
Chris Buchholz, DO, MPH, is a board certified, fellowship trained robotic and laparoscopic bariatric and general surgeon. Dr. Buchholz performs the sleeve gastrectomy, gastric bypass, and minimally invasive general surgery procedures, including abdominal wall hernias, gallbladder surgery, anti-reflux procedures, and surgery for achalasia.
Dr. Buchholz grew up in the Midwest attending Kansas City University of Medicine for medical school. He then moved to New Jersey to complete his general surgery training at St. Josephs Regional Medical Center in Paterson. Having developed a passion for weight loss and foregut surgery, he then completed a bariatric and minimally invasive surgery fellowship at Hackensack University Medical Center in Hackensack.
While in training, he met his wife Lisa who is an ophthalmologist. Wanting to remain in New Jersey, Dr. Buchholz and his wife moved to the Jersey Shore. Dr. Buchholz enjoys spending time with his family including his daughter Layla and dog Penny. He also enjoys travelling, running, and playing golf and tennis.
He truly enjoys and strives to develop a strong rapport with his patients early on to understand their goals – and to help guide them to maximum health and happiness.