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News and Notes on the Latest Issue of Bariatric Times

News and Notes on the Latest Issue of Bariatric Times

| September 1, 2019

by John M. Morton, MD, MPH, MHA, FACS, FASMBS, ABOM Clinical Editor of Bariatric Times; Vice-Chair of Quality and Division Chief of Bariatric and Minimally Invasive Surgery in the Department of Surgery at Yale School of Medicine in New Haven, Connecticut. Dear Friends and Readers, Welcome to the September 2019 issue of Bariatric Times. This […]

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We’re All in this Together: Uniting with Our International Partners to Address the Pandemic of Obesity

We’re All in this Together: Uniting with Our International Partners to Address the Pandemic of Obesity

| September 1, 2019

by Christopher D. Still, DO, FACN, FACP Co-Clinical Editor of Bariatric Times; Medical Director for the Center for Nutrition and Weight Management, and Director for Geisinger Obesity Research Institute at Geisinger Medical Center in Danville, Pennsylvania. Dear Friends and Readers, With the 24th World Congress of the International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and […]

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At the Heart of Severe Obesity: Chronic Heart Failure and the Role of Bariatric Surgery

At the Heart of Severe Obesity: Chronic Heart Failure and the Role of Bariatric Surgery

| September 1, 2019

by Michael W. Foster, MD; Colleen M. Tewksbury, PhD, RD; Gerard Hoeltzel; Noel N. Williams, MD; J. Eduardo Rame, MD, MPhil; and Kristoffel R. Dumon, MD Drs. Foster, Tewksbury, Williams, and Dumon and Mr. Hoeltzel are with the Department of Surgery, Division of Gastrointestinal Surgery at Penn Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Center, and Drs. Foster […]

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Women in Surgery Interviews

Women in Surgery Interviews

| September 1, 2019

Rachel L. Moore, MD, FACS, ABOM Metabolic Surgeon and Obesity Medicine Specialist in New Orleans, Louisiana Teresa L. LaMasters, MD, FACS, FASMBS, DABOM ASMBS Executive Council; Medical Director, Bariatric Surgery, UnityPoint Clinic Weight Loss Specialists, Des Moines, Iowa Marina S. Kurian, MD, FACS, FASMBS, DABOM Medical Director, Department of Surgery, Bariatric Division at New York […]

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Destination Care as a Model of Employer Value-based Healthcare

Destination Care as a Model of Employer Value-based Healthcare

| September 1, 2019

by Anthony T. Petrick, MD, FACS, FASMBS, and Dominick Gadaleta, MD, FACS, FASMBS Dr. Petrick is the Quality Director at Geisinger Surgical Institute and Director of Bariatric and Foregut Surgery for Geisinger Health System in Danville, Pennsylvania. Dr. Gadaleta is Chair of the Department of Surgery at Southside Hospital and Director of Metabolic and Bariatric […]

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The 2019 Minimally Invasive Surgery Symposium (MISS) Highlights

The 2019 Minimally Invasive Surgery Symposium (MISS) Highlights

| September 1, 2019

by Lisa Hack Ms. Hack is a freelance writer. Funding: No funding was provided. Disclosures: The author has no conflicts of interest relevant to the content of this article. Bariatric Times. 2019;16(9):9–10. The 2019 Minimally Invasive Surgery Symposium (MISS), which took place February 25 to 28, 2019, at the Encore at Wynn Las Vegas in […]

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Obesity Medicine Association (OMA) Overcoming Obesity 2019 Preview

Obesity Medicine Association (OMA) Overcoming Obesity 2019 Preview

| September 1, 2019

by Wendy Scinta, MD, MS, FOMA, FAAFP Dr. Scinta is the President of the Obesity Medicine Association (OMA) and is Clinical Assistant Professor of Family Medicine at SUNY Upstate. Funding: No funding was provided Disclosures: Wendy Scinta is the President of the Obesity Medicine Association (OMA). Bariatric Times. 2019;16(9):20. Adults with obesity in the United […]

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ASMBS Foundation LEAD Awards Preview

ASMBS Foundation LEAD Awards Preview

| September 1, 2019

by Rami Lutfi, MD Dear Friends and Colleagues, Fall is an exciting and busy time of year for the ASMBS Foundation. This November, the ASMBS Foundation will host its second annual Gala & LEAD Awards during ObesityWeek in Las Vegas. As we take pause, I invite you to join us for an evening of celebration […]

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Walter Pories’s Cartoon Corner

Walter Pories’s Cartoon Corner

| September 1, 2019

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Third Version of MBSAQIP Standards and Pathways Manual Embraces, Reflects Growth of Obesity Medicine

Third Version of MBSAQIP Standards and Pathways Manual Embraces, Reflects Growth of Obesity Medicine

| August 1, 2019

by John M. Morton, MD, MPH, MHA, FACS, FASMBS, ABOM Clinical Editor of Bariatric Times; Vice-Chair of Quality and Division Chief of Bariatric and Minimally Invasive Surgery in the Department of Surgery at Yale School of Medicine in New Haven, Connecticut. Dear Friends and Readers, As 2019 marks the five-year anniversary of the Metabolic and […]

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