RSSCategory: Departments

Raising the Standard: Northwell Health Bariatric Collaborative: Standardizing Glycemic Control

Raising the Standard: Northwell Health Bariatric Collaborative: Standardizing Glycemic Control

| January 1, 2021

by Charmaine V. Gentles, DNP, RNFA; Gustavo Vazquez Zweig, MD; and Dominick Gadaleta, MD, FACS, FASMBS Dr. Gentles is the Program Manager, Bariatric Surgery North Shore University Hospital, Northwell Health, and RNFA Program Coordinator & Supervising Clinical Faculty, Hofstra Northwell School of Graduate Nursing & Physician Assistant Studies in Hempstead, New York, Dr. Zweig is […]

Continue Reading

Stress Management Can Help Bariatric Patients Manage Depression During COVID-19—Here’s How

Stress Management Can Help Bariatric Patients Manage Depression During COVID-19—Here’s How

| January 1, 2021

by Craig Primack, MD, FACP, FAAP, FOMA Dr. Primack is Medical Bariatrician/Certified Medical Obesity Specialist/Co-medical Director, Scottsdale Weight Loss Center PLLC, in Scottsdale, Arizona, and President of the Obesity Medicine Association. Funding: No funding was provided. Disclosures: Dr. Primack is the President of the Obesity Medicine Association. Bariatric Times. 2021;18(1):20 As we enter a new […]

Continue Reading

Walter Pories’s Cartoon Corner

Walter Pories’s Cartoon Corner

| January 1, 2021

Continue Reading

December 2020 Digital Edition

December 2020 Digital Edition

| December 1, 2020

Click the cover below to access the December 2020 digital edition of Bariatric Times!

Continue Reading

News and Notes from the December 2020 Issue

News and Notes from the December 2020 Issue

| December 1, 2020

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 December 2020 issue of Bariatric Times! I […]

Continue Reading

Reflecting on the Accomplishments of Obesity Treatment and Research in 2020

Reflecting on the Accomplishments of Obesity Treatment and Research in 2020

| December 1, 2020

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 Colleagues, As we say GOOD RIDDANCE to 2020 and look toward 2021, I would like to reflect on […]

Continue Reading

The Benefits of Medical Weight Loss in a Surgical Practice

The Benefits of Medical Weight Loss in a Surgical Practice

| December 1, 2020

by Marina S. Kurian, MD, FACS, FASMBS, DABOM, and Flavia Carvalho Silveira, MD Drs. Kurian and Carvalho Silveira are with New York University Grossman School of Medicine in New York, New York. FUNDING: No funding was provided. DISCLOSURES: The authors have no conflicts of interest relevant to the content of this article. ABSTRACT: Obesity is […]

Continue Reading

Risk Management: Navigating the ADA­— What Clinicians Need to Know: Part 2

Risk Management: Navigating the ADA­— What Clinicians Need to Know: Part 2

| December 1, 2020

by Donna Vanderpool, MBA, JD Ms. Vanderpool is the Vice President of Risk Management at Professional Risk Management Services in Arlington, Virginia. FUNDING: No funding was provided for this article. DISCLOSURES: The authors reports no conflicts of interest relevant to the content of this article. Bariatric Times. 2020;17(12):12 Answers in this column are provided by […]

Continue Reading

Interview with National Walk from Obesity 2020 Fundraising Champion

Interview with National Walk from Obesity 2020 Fundraising Champion

| December 1, 2020

by Paul Enochs, MD Bariatric Times. 2020;17(12):13 The Walk from Obesity is synonymous with members of a local community coming together to raise funds and awareness for the cause of obesity treatment and prevention. However, with a global pandemic ensuing, walking side by side in a local park simply wasn’t possible. The American Society for […]

Continue Reading

Raising the Standard: The Evolving Role of Artificial Intelligence in the Future of Surgery

Raising the Standard: The Evolving Role of Artificial Intelligence in the Future of Surgery

| December 1, 2020

by Laura Hansen, MD; David Pechman, MD; and Dominick Gadaleta, MD, FACS, FASMBS Dr. Hansen is a Fellow of Minimally Invasive Surgery at Northwell Health. Dr. Pechman is a Bariatric and Minimally Invasive Surgeon at South Shore University Hospital, Hofstra/Northwell in Bay Shore, New York and Assistant Professor of Surgery at Zucker School of Medicine […]

Continue Reading