General surgeon Jeffrey Witt Strain recently joined the General Surgery Associates team, affiliated with Oswego Health.
Strain is trained and board-certified in the areas of bariatric surgery, general surgery and endocrine surgery with over a decade of experience in complex laparoscopy and minimally invasive surgery.
Before joining Oswego Health, Strain practiced in New Jersey where he trained and adopted robotic surgery to further enhance his procedures at both Englewood Health and Bergen Bariatric Laparoscopic Associates.
Strain earned his medical degree from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine in Cleveland, Ohio, in 1992 and his Bachelor of Arts with a major in psychology and biology from the University of Rochester in 1987.
He completed an extensive post-graduate training program which consisted of a laparoscopic surgery fellow in colorectal surgery at Mount Sinai Medical Center in 2001; a registrar in cardiothoracic surgery at Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital in Perth, Australia, in 2000; senior registrar in general surgery at Royal Perth Hospital in Perth, Australia, in 2000; and endocrine surgery fellow at Mount Hospital in Perth, Australia, in 1998. He served as chief resident in general surgery at the University Hospitals of Cleveland in 1997, and resident in general surgery at the University Hospitals of Cleveland in 1996.
Recognized by New Jersey Magazine as a “Top Doc,” in addition to performing surgery for the past 20 years, Strain has completed fellowships for the American College of Surgeons and American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery; earned Bariatric Center of Excellence through Surgical Review Corporation; and ASMBS Center of Excellence through American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery.
Lastly, Strain holds active membership in the American College of Surgeons, American Society of Bariatric Surgeons, Society of Gastroenterological Surgeons, and American Medical Association.