Tag: ASMBS

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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An Update from the ASMBS Integrated Health President

An Update from the ASMBS Integrated Health President

| May 1, 2017

This column is dedicated to covering a variety of topics relevant to the multidisciplinary care of the bariatric surgical patient. Column Editor: Karen Flanders, MSN, CNP, CBN Winchester Hospital, Winchester, Massachusetts; President, American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Integrated Health This month: An Update from the ASMBS Integrated Health President by Karen Flanders, MSN, […]

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ASMBS/NORC Survey Reveals Opportunities in Reaching the Public/Other Physicians about Obesity and its Current Treatment Modalities

ASMBS/NORC Survey Reveals Opportunities in Reaching the Public/Other Physicians about Obesity and its Current Treatment Modalities

| December 1, 2016

Christopher Still, DO, FACN, FACP, Co-Clinical Editor, Bariatric Times; Medical Director for the Center for Nutrition and Weight Management, and Director for Geisinger Obesity Research Institute, Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, Pennsylvania. Dear Colleagues, During ObesityWeek 2016, the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) and NORC, an independent research organization at the University of […]

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

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

| December 1, 2016

This column is dedicated to covering a variety of topics relevant to the multidisciplinary care of the bariatric surgical patient. Column Editor: Karen Flanders, MSN, CNP, CBN Winchester Hospital, Winchester, Massachusetts; President, American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Integrated Health This month: The ASMBS Preliminary Evaluation into Bariatric Specific Credentialing/Certification for PAs, NPs, and […]

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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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Parallel Evolution: One Surgeon and One Society

Parallel Evolution: One Surgeon and One Society

| February 1, 2015

This column is dedicated to sharing the vast knowledge and opinions of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery leadership on relevant topics in the field of bariatric surgery. This month: The ASMBS Presidency Entrance Interview of Dr. John Morton John M. Morton, MD, MPH, FACS, FASMBS Chief of the Section of Bariatric and […]

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