Tag: IFSO

IFSO 2018 Preview: 23rd World Congress of the International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders

IFSO 2018 Preview: 23rd World Congress of the International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders

| May 1, 2018

by Jacques Himpens, MD, PhD Dr. Himpens is an associate professor, université libre de Bruxelles Chief, bariatric-metabolic department CHIREC Delta hospital in Brussels, Belgium. Funding: No funding was provided. Disclosures: The author is the current president of IFSO. Bariatric Times. 2018;15(5):17–18. A message from IFSO President Jacques Himpens, MD, PhD Dear Readers, I am happy […]

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Integrated Health Offerings at IFSO 2017: 22nd World Congress of the International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity & Metabolic Disorders

Integrated Health Offerings at IFSO 2017: 22nd World Congress of the International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity & Metabolic Disorders

| July 1, 2017

A Symposium Preview: 22nd World Congress of the International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity & Metabolic Disorders London, United Kingdom August 29–September 2, 2017 by Mary O’Kane, RD, BSc (Hons), MSc, FBDA Mary O’Kane, RD, BSc (Hons), MSc, FBDA, is from Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, Dietetic Department, The General Infirmary at Leeds, Leeds, […]

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IFSO 2017: 22nd World Congress of the International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity & Metabolic Disorders

IFSO 2017: 22nd World Congress of the International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity & Metabolic Disorders

| October 1, 2016

London, United Kingdom August 29–September 2, 2017 by Cynthia-Michelle Borg, MD (Malta), MD (London), FRCS Cynthia-Michelle Borg, MD, is Scientific Co-Chair IFSO 2017 Bariatric and Upper GI Consultant Surgeon, University Hospital Lewisham, London, UK. Bariatric Times. 2016;13(10):20–21 A Message from Dr. Kelvin Higa, IFSO President Dear Readers, I am delighted to invite you to IFSO […]

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IFSO 2016: 21st World Congress of the International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity & Metabolic Disorders

IFSO 2016: 21st World Congress of the International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity & Metabolic Disorders

| May 1, 2016

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil • September 28–October 1, 2016 by Natan Zundel, MD, FACS, FASMBS, and Manuela Mazzarella Manuela Mazzarella, IFSO Executive Secretary, Naples, Italy. Natan Zundel, MD, FACS, is Clinical Professor of Surgery, Florida International University College of Medicine, Miami, Florida; President, International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity & Metabolic Disorders. Bariatric Times. […]

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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 19th World Congress of International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity & Metabolic Disorders

| April 24, 2014

This column is dedicated to providing information on the medical management of obesity, which includes diet, exercise, behavioral change, and medication. Column Editors: Craig Primack, MD, FAAP, Medical Bariatrician/Certified Medical Obesity Specialist/Co-Medical Director, Scottsdale Weight Loss Center PLLC, Scottsdale, Arizona, and Wendy Scinta, MD, MS, FAAFP, Medical Director, Medical Weight Loss of NY, BOUNCE Program […]

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