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Medical and Surgical Under One Roof: How Obesity Medicine Specialists and Surgeons Work Together

Medical and Surgical Under One Roof: How Obesity Medicine Specialists and Surgeons Work Together

| April 1, 2015

A Message from Dr. Christopher Still Christopher Still, DO, FACN, FACP, Co-Clinical Editor, Bariatric Times; Medical Director for the Center for Nutrition and Weight Management, and Director for Geisinger Obesity Research Institute, Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, Pennsylvania. Dr. Still is also a board member of the Obesity Action Coalition, Tampa, Florida. Dear Colleagues, In my […]

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We are Challenged to Make Surgery Affordable While Maintaining Quality and Outcomes

We are Challenged to Make Surgery Affordable While Maintaining Quality and Outcomes

| March 1, 2015

A Message from Dr. Raul J. Rosenthal Raul J. Rosenthal, MD, FACS, FASMBS, Clinical Editor, Bariatric Times; Chief of Staff, Professor of Surgery and Chairman, Department of General Surgery; Director of Minimally Invasive Surgery and The Bariatric and Metabolic Institute; General Surgery Residency Program Director; and Director, Fellowship in MIS and Bariatric Surgery, Cleveland Clinic […]

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The Cost-Effectiveness of Non-surgical Obesity Therapies

The Cost-Effectiveness of Non-surgical Obesity Therapies

| March 1, 2015

A Message from Dr. Christopher Still Christopher Still, DO, FACN, FACP, Co-Clinical Editor, Bariatric Times; Medical Director for the Center for Nutrition and Weight Management, and Director for Geisinger Obesity Research Institute, Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, Pennsylvania. Dr. Still is also a board member of the Obesity Action Coalition, Tampa, Florida. Dear Colleagues, In this […]

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Reducing Readmissions after Bariatric Surgery: An Important Focus for the Bariatric Community

Reducing Readmissions after Bariatric Surgery: An Important Focus for the Bariatric Community

| February 1, 2015

A Message from Dr. Raul J. Rosenthal Raul J. Rosenthal, MD, FACS, FASMBS, Clinical Editor, Bariatric Times; Chief of Staff, Professor of Surgery and Chairman, Department of General Surgery; Director of Minimally Invasive Surgery and The Bariatric and Metabolic Institute; General Surgery Residency Program Director; and Director, Fellowship in MIS and Bariatric Surgery, Cleveland Clinic […]

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Why I Love What I Do:  The Turn of Events that Led Me to Obesity Medicine

Why I Love What I Do: The Turn of Events that Led Me to Obesity Medicine

| February 1, 2015

A Message from Dr. Christopher Still Christopher Still, DO, FACN, FACP, Co-Clinical Editor, Bariatric Times; Medical Director for the Center for Nutrition and Weight Management, and Director for Geisinger Obesity Research Institute, Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, Pennsylvania. Dr. Still is also a board member of the Obesity Action Coalition, Tampa, Florida. Dear Readers, This month, […]

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Helping Patients Stick to New Year’s Resolutions: Setting Realistic Goals and Expectations

Helping Patients Stick to New Year’s Resolutions: Setting Realistic Goals and Expectations

| January 1, 2015

A Message from Dr. Christopher Still Christopher Still, DO, FACN, FACP, Co-Clinical Editor, Bariatric Times; Medical Director for the Center for Nutrition and Weight Management, and Director for Geisinger Obesity Research Institute, Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, Pennsylvania. Dr. Still is also a board member of the Obesity Action Coalition, Tampa, Florida. Dear Readers, First, I’d […]

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Bariatric Times Welcomes Dr. Christopher Still, Obesity Medicine Expert, as Co-Clinical Editor

Bariatric Times Welcomes Dr. Christopher Still, Obesity Medicine Expert, as Co-Clinical Editor

| January 1, 2015

A Message from Dr. Raul J. Rosenthal Raul J. Rosenthal, MD, FACS, FASMBS, Clinical Editor, Bariatric Times; Chief of Staff, Professor of Surgery and Chairman, Department of General Surgery; Director of Minimally Invasive Surgery and The Bariatric and Metabolic Institute; General Surgery Residency Program Director; and Director, Fellowship in MIS and Bariatric Surgery, Cleveland Clinic […]

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Will 2015 Bring Intragastric Balloon Approval to the United States? Start Preparing for This New Treatment Modality

| December 10, 2014

Dear Friends and Colleagues: With the holiday season upon us, and 2015 around the corner, it seems like Obesity Week 2014 was a long time ago. For those of you who were unable to attend, let me summarize this event as the most powerful one I have ever attended. Obesity Week 2014 drew over 5,000 […]

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Breaking News: Bariatric Times Announces Christopher D. Still, DO, FACN, FACP, as Co-Clinical Editor Beginning 2015

| November 2, 2014

Dear friends and colleagues, I just returned from Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, Ohio, after attending the Cleveland Clinic’s Digestive Disease Institute international meeting “Prevention and Management of Complications in Bariatric Surgery.” Philip Schauer, MD, and Tomasz Rogula, MD, served as course directors and I served on the faculty, presenting on the topic “rare and new […]

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The Countdown Has Begun: The American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress 2014 and Obesity Week 2014

| October 13, 2014

Dear friends and colleagues, In this issue of Bariatric Times, we present our 25th installment of “Checklists in Bariatric Surgery.” This checklist is for strictures after laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (LSG). At my center, we have a 0.6-percent incidence of strictures after LSG, so we find this to be a rare complication. However, we believe it […]

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