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Raising the Standard: Destination Care as a Model of Employer Value-based Healthcare, Part 2

Raising the Standard: Destination Care as a Model of Employer Value-based Healthcare, Part 2

| October 1, 2019

by Anthony T. Petrick, MD, FACS, FASMBS, and Dominick Gadaleta, MD, FACS, FASMBS Dr. Petrick is the Quality Director at Geisinger Surgical Institute and Director of Bariatric and Foregut Surgery for Geisinger Health System in Danville, Pennsylvania. Dr. Gadaleta is Chair of the Department of Surgery at Southside Hospital and Director of Metabolic and Bariatric […]

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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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The Pediatric Obesity Problem: Our Role as Clinicians to Combat Childhood Obesity

The Pediatric Obesity Problem: Our Role as Clinicians to Combat Childhood Obesity

| October 1, 2019

by Wendy Scinta, MD, MS, FOMA, FAAFP Dr. Scinta is the President of the Obesity Medicine Association (OMA) and is Clinical Assistant Professor of Family Medicine at SUNY Upstate. Funding: No funding was provided Disclosures: Wendy Scinta is the President of the Obesity Medicine Association (OMA). Bariatric Times. 2019;16(10):17. For decades, the medical community has […]

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Fitness Book a Win–Win for Bariatric Patients Before and After Surgery

Fitness Book a Win–Win for Bariatric Patients Before and After Surgery

| October 1, 2019

by Scott T. Jamieson, MS, ACSM-EP Mr. Jamieson is the Metabolic Phenotyping Laboratory Manager for the Obesity Institute/Center for Nutrition Weight Management at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, Pennsylvania. Funding: No funding was provided Disclosures: The author has no conflicts of interest relevant to the content of this article. Bariatric Times. 2019;16(10):18. Recently, I had the […]

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Walter Pories’s Cartoon Corner

Walter Pories’s Cartoon Corner

| October 1, 2019

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News and Notes on the Latest Issue of Bariatric Times

News and Notes on the Latest Issue of Bariatric Times

| September 1, 2019

by John M. Morton, MD, MPH, MHA, FACS, FASMBS, ABOM Clinical Editor of Bariatric Times; Vice-Chair of Quality and Division Chief of Bariatric and Minimally Invasive Surgery in the Department of Surgery at Yale School of Medicine in New Haven, Connecticut. Dear Friends and Readers, Welcome to the September 2019 issue of Bariatric Times. This […]

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We’re All in this Together: Uniting with Our International Partners to Address the Pandemic of Obesity

We’re All in this Together: Uniting with Our International Partners to Address the Pandemic of Obesity

| September 1, 2019

by Christopher D. Still, DO, FACN, FACP Co-Clinical Editor of Bariatric Times; Medical Director for the Center for Nutrition and Weight Management, and Director for Geisinger Obesity Research Institute at Geisinger Medical Center in Danville, Pennsylvania. Dear Friends and Readers, With the 24th World Congress of the International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and […]

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At the Heart of Severe Obesity: Chronic Heart Failure and the Role of Bariatric Surgery

At the Heart of Severe Obesity: Chronic Heart Failure and the Role of Bariatric Surgery

| September 1, 2019

by Michael W. Foster, MD; Colleen M. Tewksbury, PhD, RD; Gerard Hoeltzel; Noel N. Williams, MD; J. Eduardo Rame, MD, MPhil; and Kristoffel R. Dumon, MD Drs. Foster, Tewksbury, Williams, and Dumon and Mr. Hoeltzel are with the Department of Surgery, Division of Gastrointestinal Surgery at Penn Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Center, and Drs. Foster […]

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Women in Surgery Interviews

Women in Surgery Interviews

| September 1, 2019

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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Destination Care as a Model of Employer Value-based Healthcare

Destination Care as a Model of Employer Value-based Healthcare

| September 1, 2019

by Anthony T. Petrick, MD, FACS, FASMBS, and Dominick Gadaleta, MD, FACS, FASMBS Dr. Petrick is the Quality Director at Geisinger Surgical Institute and Director of Bariatric and Foregut Surgery for Geisinger Health System in Danville, Pennsylvania. Dr. Gadaleta is Chair of the Department of Surgery at Southside Hospital and Director of Metabolic and Bariatric […]

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