T. Karl Byrne, MD, brings over 35 years of valuable clinical experience in the bariatric field to Saxton & Stump. He provides clinical expertise in bariatric surgery matters for hospital, physician, and surgical clients. He also partners with the firm’s healthcare litigation practice to provide clinical support and assistance and works extensively with the firm’s surgical mitigation practice.
Dr. Byrne joined the faculty at the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) in Trauma and Critical Care Medicine after completing his residency. He served in that role while building his surgical practice which included weight loss surgery procedures. His bariatric practice grew exponentially over the course of many years and is now focused solely on general and bariatric surgery.
Dr. Byrne has performed over 7,000 bariatric and advanced foregut procedures. He is currently the Medical Director of the Weight Loss Surgery Program at MUSC. The Weight Loss Surgery Program at MUSC is designated as a Center of Excellence by the American Society for Bariatric Surgery.