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The History of Bariatric Surgery: A Life in Metabolic Surgery

The History of Bariatric Surgery: A Life in Metabolic Surgery

| September 1, 2015

by Mervyn Deitel, MD, FASMBS, FACN, CRCSc, FICS Dr. Deitel pioneered intravenous hyper-alimentation (total parenteral nutrition) at St. Joseph’s Health Centre in Toronto in 1967 and began bariatric surgery in 1970, becoming a Professor of Nutritional Sciences and Surgery at University of Toronto, performing 2,850 jejuno-ileal bypasses, gastroplasties, and Roux-en-Y gastric bypasses. Starting in the […]

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The History of Bariatric Surgery: Forty Years in Bariatric Surgery

The History of Bariatric Surgery: Forty Years in Bariatric Surgery

| August 1, 2015

by Mathias A.L. (MAL) Fobi, MD, FACS, FICS, FACN, FASMBS Dr. Mathias A.L. Fobi is a senior staff surgeon at Cedars Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, California. He was one of the founding members of the American Society for Bariatric Surgery (ASBS) in 1983. He has served as the President of the American Society […]

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The History of Bariatric Surgery: My Life in Metabolic Surgery

The History of Bariatric Surgery: My Life in Metabolic Surgery

| July 1, 2015

by Henry Buchwald, MD, PhD Dr. Henry Buchwald is from the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota. Bariatric Times. 2015;12(7):12–14. This column is dedicated to telling the stories of leaders who have helped shape the field of bariatric surgery through their discoveries, teaching, and stewardship. Column Editor: George L. Blackburn, MD, PhD, FACS S. Daniel Abraham […]

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The History of Bariatric Surgery: Innovations in Weight Loss Surgery

The History of Bariatric Surgery: Innovations in Weight Loss Surgery

| June 1, 2015

by George L. Blackburn, MD, PhD, MS, FACS Bariatric Times. 2015;12(6):12–15. This column is dedicated to to telling the stories of leaders who have helped shaped the field of bariatric surgery through their discoveries, teaching, and stewardship. Column Editor: George L. Blackburn, MD, PhD, FACS S. Daniel Abraham Professor of Nutrition; Associate Director, Division of […]

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The History of Bariatric Surgery: What I Learned About Stomach Surgery

The History of Bariatric Surgery: What I Learned About Stomach Surgery

| May 1, 2015

by Edward E. Mason MD, PhD Bariatric Times. 2015;12(5):14–15. This column is dedicated to to telling the stories of leaders who have helped shaped the field of bariatric surgery through their discoveries, teaching, and stewardship. Column Editor: George L. Blackburn, MD, PhD, FACS S. Daniel Abraham Professor of Nutrition; Associate Director, Division of Nutrition Harvard […]

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