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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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Navigating Online Resources for Patient Care and Follow Up

| April 12, 2013

Part 2 21st Century Tools for Patient Acquisition and Referrals: Social Media and Blogging by Lesley Ranft Ms. Ranft is the founder of Lesley & Assoc., a Public Relations, Content Delivery, and Internet Development Firm based in San Diego, California, specializing in Social Media and Blogging for Bariatric Surgeons.

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Navigating Online Resources for Patient Care and Follow Up

| February 20, 2013

Part 1 SUPPORT AFTER BARIATRIC SURGERY: The Offline-Online Connection by Katherine Jukic, BSc, HONS-I, APD, AN Bariatric Times. 2012;10(2):28–30

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Do You Do Revisions?

| July 18, 2012 | 0 Comments

A commentary by Bariatric Times Clinical Editor Raul J. Rosenthal MD, FACS, FASMBS Raul J. Rosenthal, MD, FACS, is Clinical Editor, Bariatric Times, Professor of Surgery and Chairman, Department of General Surgery; Director, The Bariatric and Metabolic Institute; Director, General Surgery Residency Program and Fellowship in Minimally Invasive and Bariatric Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Florida, Weston, […]

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Choosing the Best Medical Website Provider

| July 18, 2012 | 0 Comments

Advice on Creating and Maintaining a Successful Bariatric Practice Part 2 of a 2-Part Series Choosing the Best Medical Website Provider by Brent Cavender and Kim Goin

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Advice on Creating and Maintaining a Successful Bariatric Practice

Advice on Creating and Maintaining a Successful Bariatric Practice

| June 12, 2012 | 0 Comments

Part 1 Ascending to Accreditation by Jama Stinnett, LPN, CPHQ Ms. Stinnett is the Office Manager, New Life Center for Bariatric Surgery, Knoxville, Tennessee. Bariatric Times. 2012;9(6):22–26

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