Tag: ASMBS

The Guidelines—They Are A-changin’!

The Guidelines—They Are A-changin’!

| October 1, 2022 | 0 Comments

by Adrian G. 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. […]

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Raising the Standard: ASMBS Annual Meeting 2022 Recap

Raising the Standard: ASMBS Annual Meeting 2022 Recap

| August 1, 2022 | 0 Comments

by Anthony T. Petrick , MD, FACS, FASMBS, and Dominick Gadaleta, MD, FACS, FASMBS Dr. Petrick is the Chief Quality Officer, Geisinger Clinic; Director of Bariatric and Foregut Surgery, Geisinger Health System in Danville, Pennsylvania. Dr. Gadaleta is the Chair, Department of Surgery, South Shore University Hospital; Director, Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, North Shore and […]

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The ASMBS Mentorship Program—Turning Words into Actions!

The ASMBS Mentorship Program—Turning Words into Actions!

| June 1, 2022 | 0 Comments

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 […]

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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)

| April 1, 2022 | 0 Comments

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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Missouri State Chapter of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS)

Missouri State Chapter of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS)

| February 1, 2022 | 0 Comments

by Magdy F. Giurgius, MD, MBChB, MSc, FACS  Dr. Girurgius is with Ozarks Healthcare in West Plains, Missouri. Funding: No funding was provided. Disclosures: The author reports no conflicts of interest relevant to the content of this article. Bariatric Times. 2022;19(2):8. The Missouri state chapter of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) […]

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The American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) Plans for 2022

The American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) Plans for 2022

| January 1, 2022 | 0 Comments

This column is dedicated to sharing the vast knowledge and opinions of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) leadership—past and present—on relevant topics in the field of obesity and bariatric surgery. Funding: No funding was provided for this article. Disclosures: The authors report no conflicts of interest relevant to the content of this article. […]

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New York State Chapter of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS)

New York State Chapter of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS)

| October 1, 2021 | 0 Comments

by Aurora Pryor, MD, MBA, FACS, FASMBS Dr. Pryor is with Stony Brook Medicine in Stony Brook, New York. Funding: No funding was provided. Disclosures: The author reports no conflicts of interest relevant to the content of this article. Bariatric Times. 2021;18(10):12. The New York state (NYS) chapter of the American Society for Metabolic and […]

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Louisiana Now Covers Bariatric Surgery for State Employees

Louisiana Now Covers Bariatric Surgery for State Employees

| September 1, 2021 | 0 Comments

by Micki Hayden, MSN, ARNP Mrs. Hayden is Bariatric Program Coordinator at Ochsner- North Shore in Slidell, Louisiana. Bariatric Times. 2021;18(9):11. Many states within the United States have been plagued by lack of access to care for patients with obesity. Approximately one percent of patients who qualify for bariatric surgery do not have bariatric coverage […]

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Oregon State Chapter of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS)

Oregon State Chapter of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS)

| September 1, 2021 | 0 Comments

by Farah Husain, MD, FACS, FASMBS Dr. Husain is an Associate Professor at Oregon Health & Science University in Portland, Oregon and is the President of the Oregon State Chapter of the American Society for Metabolic and Obesity Surgery (ASMBS). Funding: No funding was provided. Disclosures: The author reports no conflicts of interest relevant to […]

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Meeting Highlights: American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) Annual Meeting 2021

Meeting Highlights: American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) Annual Meeting 2021

| September 1, 2021 | 0 Comments

by John D. Scott MD, FACS, FASMBS Dr. Scott is the ASMBS Program Committee Immediate Past Chair. Funding: No funding was provided for this article. Disclosures: John Scott, MD, FACS, FASMBS is the ASMBS Program Committee Immediate Past Chair. Bariatric Times. 2021;18(9):13 The 37th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery […]

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