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News and Highlights from Obesity Medicine 2018

News and Highlights from Obesity Medicine 2018

| May 1, 2018

By Claudia Randall Funding: No funding was provided for this article. Disclosures: The author is the executive director of the Obesity Medicine Association. Bariatric Times. 2018;15(5):14–15. Obesity Medicine is the Science of Hope Wendy Scinta, MD, the president of the Obesity Medicine Association (OMA), welcomed more than 660 physicians and other healthcare providers who gathered […]

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The 2016 Minimally Invasive Surgery Symposium (MISS 2016)

The 2016 Minimally Invasive Surgery Symposium (MISS 2016)

| September 1, 2016

Las Vegas, Nevada • February 23–26, 2016 by Philip R. Schauer, MD Philip R. Schauer, MD, is Chief of Minimally Invasive General Surgery and Director of the Cleveland Clinic Bariatric and Metabolic Institute. He is also Professor of Surgery at the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University. He is Past […]

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9th International Bariatric Club Symposium at IFSO Brussels Brussels, Belgium • April 30, 2014

9th International Bariatric Club Symposium at IFSO Brussels Brussels, Belgium • April 30, 2014

| July 10, 2014

by Cynthia-Michelle Borg Ms Cynthia-Michelle Borg is Symposium Director, Consultant Bariatric and Upper GI surgeon, Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust, London, United Kingdom. Bariatric Times. 2014;11(7):20–21. The 9th International Bariatric Club Symposium was held on April 30, 2014, at the Sqare Congress Centre in Brussels, Belgium. The symposium was part of the International Federation for […]

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The Second Nordic Bariatric Meeting

| May 15, 2014

Uppsala, Sweden March 20–21, 2014 by Magnus Sundbom, MD Dr. Sundbom is from the Department of Surgery, University Hospital, Uppsala, Sweden. FUNDING: No funding was provided. DISCLOSURES: The author reports no conflicts of interest relevant to the content of this article. Bariatric Times. 2014;11(5):24–26. The Second Nordic Bariatric Meeting: The Highlights More than 60 bariatric […]

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The First Annual Gulf Obesity Surgery Society Meeting

| February 11, 2014

Kuwait City December 11 to 14, 2013 by Abdelrahman A. Nimeri, MBBCh, FACS, FASMBS Dr. Nimeri is Director, Bariatric and Metabolic Institute (BMI) Abu Dhabi, Chief, Division of General, Thoracic and Vascular Surgery, Surgeon Champion, ACS NSQIP. Associate Program Director, ACGME-I Accredited Surgery residency program. Fellowship Program Director, MIS & Bariatric Surgery Fellowship Program, Sheikh […]

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The 13th Annual Minimally Invasive Surgery Symposium

| November 26, 2013

Las Vegas, Nevada March 6 to 9, 2013 by Stuart Michaelson Stuart Michaelson is a freelance medical writer

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Obesity Action Coalition’s Your Weight Matters National Convention

| November 20, 2012

“Explore. Discover. Empower.” Dallas, Texas October 25 to 28, 2012 by James Zervios James Zervios is the Director of Communications for the Obesity Action Coalition.

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XVII World Congress of International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders (IFSO)

| October 16, 2012 | 0 Comments

September 11 to 15, 2012, Hotel Taj Palace, New Delhi, India by Pradeep Chowbey, MS, MNAMS, FRCS (London),FIMSA, FICS, FACS, FIAGES, FALS Dr. Chowbey is the Congress President of IFSO 2012, President, IFSO ; President, Asia Pacific Chapter of IFSO; President, Asia Pacific Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Society; Past President, Obesity Surgery Society of India.

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12th Annual Minimally Invasive Surgery Symposium

| August 20, 2012 | 0 Comments

Salt Lake City, Utah, February 20–25, 2012 by Richard M. Kirkner

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The 13th World Congress of Endoscopic Surgery

The 13th World Congress of Endoscopic Surgery

| June 12, 2012 | 0 Comments

Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, April 23–27, 2012 by Elias Chousleb, MD, and Natan Zundel, MD, FACS, FASMBS Dr. Chousleb is on the Scientific and Organizing Committee of WCES. He is Assistant Professor of Surgery; Assistant Clerkship Director, Surgery at Florida International University, Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine in Miami, Florida. Dr. Zundel was President of 13th […]

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