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The Bariatric Society of the Carolinas ASMBS State Chapter—Integrated Approach Adds Value

The Bariatric Society of the Carolinas ASMBS State Chapter—Integrated Approach Adds Value

| October 1, 2019

by Rana Pullatt, MD, MS, MRCS, FACS, FASMBS, and Nina Crowley, PhD, RDN, LD Dr. Pullatt is the Director of Bariatric Surgery for the Charleston VA Medical Center VISN-7 and Director of Robotics, and bariatric surgeon for the Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery Program at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, South Carolina.  Dr. […]

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The Ohio & Kentucky ASMBS State Chapter: Building on Past History and Recent Success

The Ohio & Kentucky ASMBS State Chapter: Building on Past History and Recent Success

| January 1, 2019

by Adrian G. Dan, MD, FACS, FASMBS, and Christopher Daigle, MD, FRCSC, FACS Dr. Dan is Director of the Bariatric Care Center at Summa Health in Akron, Ohio, and Associate Professor of Surgery at Northeastern Ohio Medical University (NEOMED) in Rootstown, Ohio. Dr. Daigle is a bariatric surgeon at Akron General Bariatric Center in Akron, […]

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American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery State Chapter Spotlight: Florida, Puerto Rico, and the Caribbean State Chapter

American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery State Chapter Spotlight: Florida, Puerto Rico, and the Caribbean State Chapter

| November 1, 2017

by Samuel Szomstein, MD, FACS, FASMBS, and Michel Murr, MD, FACS Samuel Szomstein, MD, FACS, FASMBS, is an associate chairman of the Bariatric and Metabolic Institute and Section of Minimally Invasive Surgery in the Department of General and Vascular Surgery, as well as director of the fellowship program in advance MIS and Bariatrics, for the Cleveland Clinic in Weston, Florida. Michel Murr, MD, FACS, […]

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The Texas Association for Bariatric Surgery

The Texas Association for Bariatric Surgery

| August 1, 2017

American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery: State Chapter Spotlight This column is dedicated to providing the history of and updates on the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery State Chapters. This Month: The Texas Association for Bariatric Surgery by Michael V. Seger, MD, FACS, FASMBS; Robert O. Carpenter, MD, MPH, FACS, FASMBS; Sharla Stroup, […]

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Tennessee Chapter of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery

Tennessee Chapter of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery

| November 1, 2016

by Virginia M. Weaver, MD State Chapter President: Virginia M. Weaver, MD Saint Francis Center for Surgical Weight Loss, Memphis, Tennessee Bariatric Times. 2016;13(11):22–24. The Tennessee Chapter of the ASMBS was initiated in 2007 with a mission to address the obesity crisis specifically within the state of Tennessee, which is perennially named in the Top […]

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Illinois Association of Bariatric Surgeons

Illinois Association of Bariatric Surgeons

| September 1, 2016

New Series! American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery State Chapter Spotlight This column is dedicated to providing the history of and updates on the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery State Chapters. This Month: Illinois Association of Bariatric Surgeons by Vafa Shayani, MD, FACS, FASMBS, State Chapter President Dr. Shayani is Chairman, Department […]

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