Meet Dr. Karleena
Karleena Tuggle-McDaniel, MD, FACS was born and raised in Long Island New York. She received a Bachelors of Science Degree in Biology from the University of Maryland Baltimore. She also earned her Medical Doctorate from Howard University College of Medicine. She completed her internship and residency in general surgery at Howard University Hospital.
Dr. Karleena is Board Certified with the American Board of Surgery. She moved to Atlanta in 2010 where she completed a fellowship in Minimally Invasive and Bariatric Surgery. She is currently a Medical Director of Bariatric Surgery in Atlanta.
Dr. Karleena is a war veteran with service in Afghanistan and Kuwait. She proudly serves as a Lieutenant Colonel in the United States Army Reserve.
Dr. Karleena enjoys spending time with family and friends, working out, all things fashion and Empower people through their health.
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"I have always wanted to have a positive influence in peoples lives. To be able to contribute to the positive changes that can happen in an individual's life is extremely satisfying. Health is wealth, and I have a deep-seated passionate belief that everyone is entitled to enjoy life to the fullest . To hold oneself back from optimizing their best self is a disservice. Being able to overcome any obstacle that prevents one from achieving that goal is a blessing not to be taken for granted.
I want to assist people in finding motivation, encouragement, and resources to conquer whatever it is that may be holding them back from being their best selves. I want to help you find your best self. You deserve it!"