Tag: ASMBS

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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An Interview with Dr. Eric J. DeMaria: ASMBS President 2018–19

An Interview with Dr. Eric J. DeMaria: ASMBS President 2018–19

| June 1, 2019

By Eric J. DeMaria, MD, FACS, FASMBS President of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (2018-2019) and Professor and Chief of the Division of General/Bariatric Surgery, Department of Surgery at the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University in Greenville, North Carolina. Funding: No funding was provided for this article. Disclosures: The […]

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The ASMBS Continuing Evaluation into Bariatric Specific Credentialing/Certification for PAs, NPs, and CNSs

The ASMBS Continuing Evaluation into Bariatric Specific Credentialing/Certification for PAs, NPs, and CNSs

| April 1, 2019

by William Gourash, PhD, CRNP, and Karen Flanders, MSN, CNP, CBN Dr. Gourash is with Magee Womens Hospital of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Ms. Flanders is with Massachusetts General Hospital Weight Center in Boston, Massachusetts. Funding: No funding was provided. Disclosures: The authors report no conflicts of interest relevant to […]

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Raising the Standard: ASMBS Annual Meeting at ObesityWeek 2018 Getting to the Heart of the Matter

Raising the Standard: ASMBS Annual Meeting at ObesityWeek 2018 Getting to the Heart of the Matter

| January 1, 2019

by Dominick Gadaleta, MD, FACS, FASMBS, and Anthony T. Petrick, MD, FACS, FASMBS Dr. Gadaleta is Associate Chair, Chief of General Surgery, MBS Director, North Shore University Hospital, Northwell Health, Manhasset, New York. Dr. Petrick is Quality Director, Geisinger Surgical Institute; Director of Bariatric and Foregut Surgery, Geisinger Health System, Danville, Pennsylvania. Bariatric Times. 2019;16(1):8–9. […]

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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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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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