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April 2022 Digital Edition

April 2022 Digital Edition

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We Have Lift-off!

We Have Lift-off!

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Richard M. Peterson, MD, MPH, FACS, FASMBS, is the Co-clinical Editor of Bariatric Times; Professor of Surgery, UT Health San Antonio; Chief, Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery UT Health San Antonio; Director, Christus Weight Loss Institute – Westover Hills, San Antonio, Texas. Dear Colleagues, By the time this editorial is read, the first ever Focused Practice […]

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Is it Time for a Paradigm Shift in Postoperative Follow-up?

Is it Time for a Paradigm Shift in Postoperative Follow-up?

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Jennifer C. Seger, MD, FOMA, is the Co-clinical Editor of Bariatric Times; Diplomate, American Board of Obesity Medicine; Medical Director, Bariatric Medical Institute of Texas, San Antonio, Texas. Dear Readers, Aristotle said, “We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence then is not an act, but a habit.”  When I think about our patients and what […]

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Who is Eligible for Focused Practice Designation?

Who is Eligible for Focused Practice Designation?

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by Adrian Dan, MD, FACS, FASMBS Dr. Dan is Medical Director, Weight Management Institute at Summa Health in Akron, Ohio, and Associate Professor of Surgery at Northeastern Ohio Medical University (NEOMED) in Rootstown, Ohio. Funding: No funding was provided. Disclosures: The authors have no conflicts of interest relevant to the content of this article. Bariatric Times 2022;19(4):8–9 […]

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Dysphagia Lusoria After Weight Loss Surgery

Dysphagia Lusoria After Weight Loss Surgery

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by Jeremy Bryner, DO; Erica Ibendahl, MD; and Nicole Fearing, MD, FACS, FASMBS Drs. Bryner and Fearing are with Menorah Medical Center, Department of Surgery in Overland Park, Kansas. Dr. Ibendahl is with Washington County Hospital, Department of Surgery in Nashville, Illinois. Funding: No funding was provided for this article. Disclosures: The authors have no […]

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Bariatric Surgery: A Physician’s Perspective as a Patient

Bariatric Surgery: A Physician’s Perspective as a Patient

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by William E. Morris Jr., MD, FACP Dr. Morris is with the Board of Directors, Peterson Health in Kerrville, Texas. Funding: No funding was provided for this article. Disclosures: The author has no conflicts of interest relevant to this article. Bariatric Times. 2022;19(4):12–13. Abstract Obesity is a serious public health crisis in the United States […]

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Florida, Puerto Rico, and the Caribbean State Chapter of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS)

Florida, Puerto Rico, and the Caribbean State Chapter of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS)

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by Vicky Blackard, MBA/HCA, RN, CBN Ms. Blackard was the past Integrated Health (IH) president of the Florida, Puerto Rico, and the Caribbean State Chapter of the ASMBS. Funding: No funding was provided. Disclosures: The author reports no conflicts of interest relevant to the content of this article. Bariatric Times. 2022;19(4):14. On Friday, February 11, […]

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Raising the Standard: Healthcare Worker Wellbeing During COVID-19: The State of The Literature: Part 2

Raising the Standard: Healthcare Worker Wellbeing During COVID-19: The State of The Literature: Part 2

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by Kristen Demertzis, PhD, ABPP-CN; Rebecca M. Schwartz, PhD; and Dominick Gadaleta, MD, FACS, FASMBS Dr. Demertzis is the Chief of Neuropsychology at South Shore University Hospital and the Director of Resident and Fellow Mentorship and Faculty Development for Northwell Health’s OB/GYN Departments at South Shore University Hospital and Huntington Hospital. She is an Assistant […]

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OMA Spring Conference Showcases the Latest in Obesity Treatment

OMA Spring Conference Showcases the Latest in Obesity Treatment

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by Ethan Lazarus, MD, FOMA Dr. Lazarus has practiced obesity medicine since 2004. He has served on the Board of the Obesity Medicine Association since 2013, and also serves as their delegate in the American Medical Association. Funding: No funding was provided. Disclosures: The author has no conflict of interest relevant to the content of […]

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Walter Pories’s Cartoon Corner

Walter Pories’s Cartoon Corner

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