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Women in Surgery: Interview with Saniea F. Majid, MD, FACS, FASMBS

Women in Surgery: Interview with Saniea F. Majid, MD, FACS, FASMBS

| November 1, 2020 | 0 Comments

Featuring Saniea F. Majid, MD, FACS, FASMBS Founder and President of the Weight Loss and Wellness Center in Livingston, New Jersey; Diplomate of American Board of Obesity Medicine (ABOM); and Vice President of the New Jersey Chapter of American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS). The Bariatric Times editors interviewed prominent New Jersey bariatric […]

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IFSO: A Closer Look at a Global Network of Bariatric Surgeons, Part 3

IFSO: A Closer Look at a Global Network of Bariatric Surgeons, Part 3

| April 1, 2020 | 0 Comments

TRACY MARTINEZ, RN, BSN, CBN IFSO Integrated Health Committee, Immediate Past Chair; Wittgrove Bariatric Center, Del Mar, California. MARY O’KANE, RD, MSc, FBDA IFSO Integrated Health Committee Chair; Consultant Dietitian, Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust SILVIA LEITE FARIA, MSc, PhD IFSO Integrated Health Vice Chair; Post-doctoral researcher at University of Brasília, Gastrocirurgia de Brasilia Clinic, […]

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IFSO: A Closer Look at a Global Network of Bariatric Surgeons, Part 2

IFSO: A Closer Look at a Global Network of Bariatric Surgeons, Part 2

| January 1, 2020 | 0 Comments

Estuardo Behrens, MD, MACG, FACS, FICS, FASMBS President IFSO Latin America Chapter; Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery, Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery, New Life Center, Guatemala, Guatemala. M. Khalid Mirza, FRCS Director of Bariatric Surgery Center, Dammam Medical Complex Hospital, Dammam, Saudi Arabia; President of IFSO Middle East and North Africa Chapter (MENAC) Kazunori Kasama, MD, FACS President […]

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IFSO: A Closer Look at a Global Network of Bariatric Surgeons, Part 1

IFSO: A Closer Look at a Global Network of Bariatric Surgeons, Part 1

| November 1, 2019 | 0 Comments

Lilian Kow, BMBS, PhD, FRACS Director Adelaide Bariatric Centre; President International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders (IFSO) Prof. Luigi Angrisani, MD Senior Consultant, IRCCS Multimedica, Istituto di Ricovero e Cura a Carattere Scientifico, Sesto S.Giovanni – Milano Funding: No funding was provided. Disclosures: Lilian Kow, BMBS, PhD, FRACS, is the President […]

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Collaboration in Action: Bariatric Endoscopy and Gastroenterology

Collaboration in Action: Bariatric Endoscopy and Gastroenterology

| October 1, 2019 | 0 Comments

Barham K. Abu Dayyeh, MD, MPH, FASGE Head of Advanced Endoscopy, Associate Professor of Medicine, Consultant in Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Advanced Endoscopy, Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota Manoel GalvÃo Neto, MD, MSc, FASMBS, FASGE Scientific Director of Endovitta Institute and Affiliate Professor of ABC Medical School—FMABC in Sao Paulo, Brazil Christopher C. Thompson, MD, MSc, […]

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Women in Surgery Interviews

Women in Surgery Interviews

| September 1, 2019 | 0 Comments

Rachel L. Moore, MD, FACS, ABOM Metabolic Surgeon and Obesity Medicine Specialist in New Orleans, Louisiana Teresa L. LaMasters, MD, FACS, FASMBS, DABOM ASMBS Executive Council; Medical Director, Bariatric Surgery, UnityPoint Clinic Weight Loss Specialists, Des Moines, Iowa Marina S. Kurian, MD, FACS, FASMBS, DABOM Medical Director, Department of Surgery, Bariatric Division at New York […]

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The Obesity Medicine Association: Increasing Collaboration and Awareness of Obesity Medicine as a Cost-effective Treatment for Obesity

The Obesity Medicine Association: Increasing Collaboration and Awareness of Obesity Medicine as a Cost-effective Treatment for Obesity

| September 1, 2018 | 0 Comments

An Interview with: Wendy Scinta MD, MS President of the Obesity Medicine Association; Medical Director of Medical Weight Loss of New York, Fayetteville, New York; Founder of the BOUNCE Pediatric Obesity Program; Assistant Professor of Family Medicine, SUNY Upstate, Syracuse, New York; and Founder/Medical Director of One Stone Technology. FUNDING: No funding was provided for […]

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The Importance of Anesthesiology in Treating Bariatric Surgery Patients

The Importance of Anesthesiology in Treating Bariatric Surgery Patients

| June 1, 2018 | 0 Comments

Bariatric Times. 2018;15(6):16–18. Funding: No funding was provided for this article. Disclosures: The author has no conflicts of interest relevant to the content of this article. An interview with: Jay B. Brodsky, MD Professor (Anesthesia), Associate Medical Director of Perioperative Services, Stanford University Medical Center, in Stanford, California 1971: Graduated from State University of New […]

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Obesity Research and Its Influence on the Food Industry

Obesity Research and Its Influence on the Food Industry

| August 1, 2017 | 0 Comments

An interview with: Allen S. Levine, PhD Vice President for Research and Professor, Department of Food Science and Nutrition, University of Minnesota, St. Paul, Minnesota; President, The Obesity Society Introduction by Stacy A. Brethauer, MD, FACS, FASMBS Associate Professor of Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine; Program Director, Bariatric Surgery Fellowship; Director of Bariatric Surgery, […]

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Applying Metabolic Surgery Research to the Type 1 Diabetes Treatment Algorithm: A Novel Hypothesis

Applying Metabolic Surgery Research to the Type 1 Diabetes Treatment Algorithm: A Novel Hypothesis

| July 1, 2017 | 0 Comments

An interview with: Esteban Varela, MD, FACS, FASMBS Professor of Surgery at University of Central Florida and Chair of Surgery at HCA Medical Center, Orlando, Florida, and Diabetes Surgery Institute, Bogota, Colombia Carlos Felipe Chaux, MD Bariatric Surgeon and Chief at Cirugia para la Obesidad, Bogota, Colombia, and Diabetes Surgery Institute, Bogota, Colombia In a […]

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