Avraham Schlager, MD

Avraham Schlager, MD

Pediatric Surgeon


Pediatric Surgery


Pediatric Surgery - Akron

Other Locations:
Pediatric Surgery - Boardman
Pediatric Surgery - Twinsburg

Languages Spoken

Hebrew, Medical Spanish

Medical School

Mt. Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY


Pediatric Surgery: Emory University / Children's Healthcare of Atlanta, Dept. of Surgery, Atlanta, GA
General Surgery: New York University Medical Center, New York, NY

Board Certifications

American Board of Surgery


American Pediatric Surgical Association (APSA)
International Pediatric Endosurgical Group (IPEG)


Elazary R, Schlager A, Khalaileh A, Mintz Y. Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy with transgastric visualization: another step toward totally NOTES procedures. Surg Innov 2014 Oct;21(5): 464-8.

Khalaileh A, Savetsky I, Adileh M, Elazary R, Abu Gazala M, Abu Gazala SA, Schlager A, Rivkind AI, Mintz Y. Robotic-assisted enucleation of a larger lower esophageal leiomyoma and review of the literature. Int J Med Robotic. 2013 Mar;10(1):128 12.

Abu Gazala M, Shussman N, Abu Gazala S, Schlager A, Elazary R, Ponomernco O, Khalaileh A, RIvkind AI, Mintz Y. Miniature camera for enhanced visualization for single-port surgery and NOTES. J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A. 2012 Dec;22(10)984-88.

Shussman N, Abu Gazala M, Schlager A, Elazary R, Khalaileh A, Zamir G, Kushnir D, Rivkind AI, Mintz Y. Laparoscopic infrared imaging – the future vascular map. J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A. 2011 Nov; 21(9)797-801.

Elazary R, Abu-Gazala M, Schlager A, Khalaileh A, Shussman N, Rivkind AI, Mintz Y. Trans-fascial laparoscopic mesh fixation: a procedural comparison using the standard suture passer versus iMESH stitcher™ device. Hernia 2011 Jun;15(3):321-4.

Elazary R, Khalaileh A, Shussman N, Schlager A, Horgan S, Talamini MA, Rivkind AI, Mintz Y. Surgery without incisions – the third generation of surgery. Harefuah 2011 Jan;150(1) 25-28, 69.

Schlager A, Metzger YC, Adler SN. Use of surface acoustic waves to reduce pain and discomfort related to indwelling nasogastric tube. Endoscopy. 2010 Dec;42(12):1045-8

Schlager A, Zamir G, Barshtein G, Yedgar S, Arbell D. Plasma factor in red blood cells adhesion to endothelial cells: humans and rats. Cell Biochem Biophys. 2010 Dec;58(3):157-61.

Abu-Gazala S, Schlager A, Elazary R, Keidar A, Appelbaum L, Khalaileh A, Rivkind AI, Abu-Gazala M, Merhav H. Revascularization of the Celiac and Superior Mesenteric Arteries following Operative Injury Using the Both Splenic Artery and Saphenous Graft
Ann Vasc Surg. 2010 Jul;24(5):693

Schlager A, Khalaileh A, Zamir G, Mintz Y, Jacob H, Rivkind AI. An endoscopic repair option for acquired esophagorespiratory fistulas. J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A. 2010 Jun;20(5): 465-8.

Khalaileh A, Schlager A, Bala M, Abugazala S, Elazary R, Rivkind AI, Mintz Y. Left laparoscopic paraduodenal hernia repair. Surg Endosc 2010 Jun;24(6):1486-9.
Elazary R, Abu-Gazala M, Schlager A, Shussman N, Rivkind AI, Bloom AI. Therapeutic angiography for giant bleeding gastro-duodenal artery pseudoaneurysm. World J Gastro. 2010 Apr7;16(13):1670-2.

Shussman N, Schlager A, Elazary R, Khalaileh A, Keidar A, Talamini M, Horgan S, Rivkind AI, Mintz Y. Single-incision laparoscopic cholecystectomy: lessons learned for success. Surg Endosc. 2010 Feb;25(2):404-7.

Schlager A, Khalaileh A, Mintz Y, Gazala MA, Globerman A, Ilani N, Rivkind AI, Salpeter S, Dor Y, Zamir G. A mouse model for sleeve gastrectomy: Applications for diabetes research. Microsurgery. 2010 Jan;31(1):66-71.

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