Tag: ASMBS

Composition and Salaries of the Integrated Health Professional Team in Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery: Results of an ASMBS Survey

Composition and Salaries of the Integrated Health Professional Team in Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery: Results of an ASMBS Survey

| May 1, 2018

by Michelle R. Lent, PhD Dr. Lent is with the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and the Geisinger Medical Center in Danville, Pennsylvania. Funding: No funding was provided for this article. Disclosures: The author reports no conflicts of interest relevant to the content of this manuscript. Bariatric Times. 2018;15(5):11–12. Introduction Incorporating an […]

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American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) Approves Intragastric Balloon

American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) Approves Intragastric Balloon

| April 1, 2018

An interview with: Samer Mattar, MD, FACS, FRCS, FASMBS Medical Director, Swedish Weight Loss Services in Seattle, Washington, President of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) Funding: No funding was provided for this article. Disclosures: The author has no conflicts of interest relevant to the content of this article. Bariatric Times. 2018;15(4):18–19. The […]

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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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ASMBS Obesity Political Action Committee: Where We Are and Where We are Going

ASMBS Obesity Political Action Committee: Where We Are and Where We are Going

| November 1, 2017

This column is dedicated to sharing the vast knowledge and opinions of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery leadership—past and present—on relevant topics in the field of bariatric surgery Ask the Leadership with Raul J. Rosenthal, MD, FACS, FASMBS This month’s interview with: John M. Morton, MD, MPH, FACS,FASMBS John M. Morton, MD, MPH, FACS, FASMBS, […]

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Update on ASMBS/ACS Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program

Update on ASMBS/ACS Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program

| October 1, 2017

This column is dedicated to sharing the vast knowledge and opinions of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery leadership—past and present—on relevant topics in the field of bariatric surgery. This month’s interview with: John M. Morton, MD, MPH, FACS, FASMBS John M. Morton, MD, MPH, FACS, FASMBS, is Chief of the Section of Bariatric […]

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An Update from the ASMBS Integrated Health Support Group Committee

An Update from the ASMBS Integrated Health Support Group Committee

| September 1, 2017

This column is dedicated to covering a variety of topics relevant to the multidisciplinary care of the bariatric surgical patient. A Message from the Column Editor: Dear Colleague, It seems like just yesterday we were in New Orleans, Louisiana, for ObesityWeek 2016, and here we are now on the doorsteps of ObesityWeek 2017. The ASMBS […]

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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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The ASMBS 2017 Election Season: The Future of Society

The ASMBS 2017 Election Season: The Future of Society

| July 1, 2017

This column is dedicated to sharing the vast knowledge and opinions of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery leadership—past and present—on relevant topics in the field of bariatric surgery. This Month: The ASMBS 2017 Election Season: The Future of Society John M. Morton, MD, MPH, FACS, FASMBS John M. Morton, MD, MPH, FACS, FASMBS, […]

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The ASMBS Pathway for Approval for New Devices and Procedures

The ASMBS Pathway for Approval for New Devices and Procedures

| June 1, 2017

This column is dedicated to sharing the vast knowledge and opinions of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery leadership—past and present—on relevant topics in the field of bariatric surgery. This Month: The ASMBS Pathway for Approval for New Devices and Procedures Samer G. Mattar, MD, FACS, FRCS (Edin.), FASMBS Samer G. Mattar, MD, FACS, […]

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Reflections of a Past President: The ASMBS Presidency Exit Interview of Dr. Raul J. Rosenthal

Reflections of a Past President: The ASMBS Presidency Exit Interview of Dr. Raul J. Rosenthal

| May 1, 2017

An Interview with: Raul J. Rosenthal, MD, FACS, FASMBS Raul J. Rosenthal, MD, FACS, FASMBS, Clinical Editor, Bariatric Times; 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 Florida, […]

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