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Exploring the Role of Single Anastomosis Bariatric Surgery

Exploring the Role of Single Anastomosis Bariatric Surgery

| September 1, 2016

by Eric J. DeMaria, MD, and Antonio J. Torres MD, PhD, FACS, FASMBS Dr. DeMaria is Director of Bariatric Surgery, Bon Secours Maryview Medical Center, Portsmouth, Virginia; Bon Secours Surgical Specialists, Surgical Weight Loss Center, Suffolk, Virginia. Antonio J. Torres MD, PhD, FACS, FASMBS Dr. Torres is Chief General Surgery Service Department of Surgery, Complutense […]

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Tools and Keys for Success in New and Established Bariatric Practices

Tools and Keys for Success in New and Established Bariatric Practices

| August 1, 2016

by Rachel L. Moore, MD, FACS, FASMBS Dr. Rachel L. Moore is a Metabolic Surgeon and Obesity Medicine Specialist in New Orleans, Louisiana. Bariatric Times. 2016;13(8):10–12. Funding: No funding was provided. Financial disclosures: The author reports no conflicts of interest relevant to the content of this article. Trauma call at Charity Hospital was an exceptional […]

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Comments On:  United States Federal Court Decision May Impact the Bariatric Community

Comments On: United States Federal Court Decision May Impact the Bariatric Community

| August 1, 2015

Comments On:United States Federal Court Decision May Impact the Bariatric Community Eligibility Standard of Care, Preoperative Diets Among Debate Access referenced article here: http://bariatrictimes.com/united-states-federal-court-decision-may-impact-the-bariatric-community/ by DANIEL B. JONES, MD, MS, FACS Dr. Jones is Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School, Vice Chair, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts. Disclosures: Dr. Jones was retained as […]

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Are Expanded Obesity Treatment Avenues Coming for Medicare Beneficiaries?

Are Expanded Obesity Treatment Avenues Coming for Medicare Beneficiaries?

| June 1, 2015

by Christopher Gallagher Christopher Gallagher is Washington Coordinator, Obesity Care Continuum. Bariatric Times. 2015;12(6):11. May was a very good month for advocacy efforts to expand coverage for obesity treatment avenues for Medicare Beneficiaries. Two major events occurred on Capitol Hill during May 2015—one on the House side and the other across the Hill in the […]

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Taking Bariatric Safety to the Next Level

| October 13, 2014

by Philip R. Schauer, MD; James W. Saxton, Esq; and Amanda R. Budak, RN, CBN, PhD Dr. Schauer is Director of Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery and Director of Minimally Invasive Surgery at The Cleveland Clinic. He is a past president of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery and is a leading physician quality […]

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Worldwide Obesity: Changing the Trend

| August 10, 2014

by Wendy Scinta, MD, MS Dr. Scinta is Medical Director, Medical Weight Loss of NY, BOUNCE Program for Childhood Obesity, Fayetteville, New York; Clinical Assistant Professor of Family Medicine, Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, New York. Dr. Scinta is also Chief Medical Officer of 3 Pound Health, LLC. Bariatric Times. 2014;11(8):12–14. There is no question that […]

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The Ancient Physician Galen, Modern Surgical Training, and the Steri-strip Debate

| May 15, 2014

by Katherine van Schaik, MA, MD PhD Candidate Katherine van Schaik, MA, MD PhD Candidate, is from Harvard Medical School and the Harvard Department of the Classics in Boston, Massachusetts. Bariatric Times. 2014;11(5):14–15. It is no wonder that, while others wandered around the whole city performing salutations and dined with the rich and powerful and […]

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From Weight Loss To Health: Changing the Conversation About Obesity Treatment A Prospective from our Industry Partners

| April 24, 2014

by Elliott J. Fegelman, MD, FACS  A native of Cincinnati, Dr. Elliott Fegelman trained as a general surgeon, and has nearly twenty years of surgical practice. His clinical interests focus on minimally invasive approaches to surgical disease, colon cancer, surgical treatment of obesity, and breast disease. He and his generation of surgeons came of age […]

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Let’s Get Real: Return on Investment?

| July 12, 2013

with Walter J. Pories, MD, FACS Dr. Pories is Professor of Surgery, Biochemistry and Kinesiology, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina FUNDING: No funding was provided in the preparation of this manuscript. FINANCIAL DISCLOSURES: Dr. Pories reports no conflicts of interest relevant to the content of this column.. Bariatric Times. 2013;10(7):9.

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Bariatric Patients Sew Success with Inspirational Quilt

| May 15, 2013

by Linda Trainor, RN, BSN Ms. Trainor is from Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts.

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