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COVID-19: Danger and Opportunity

COVID-19: Danger and Opportunity

| April 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, We are in the midst of a truly unique time […]

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Telehealth Will Become the Norm in the Future of Obesity Medicine

Telehealth Will Become the Norm in the Future of Obesity Medicine

| April 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: It is surreal how life has changed in the last several days. I hope you are all […]

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Raising the Standard: Bariatric Surgery in the Time of a COVID-19 Pandemic

Raising the Standard: Bariatric Surgery in the Time of a COVID-19 Pandemic

| April 1, 2020

 by ANTHONY T. PETRICK, MD, FACS, FASMBS; DOMINICK GADALETA, MD, FACS, FASMBS; and JOHN M. MORTON, MD, MPH, MHA, FACS, FASMBS, ABOM Dr. Petrick is Quality Director, Geisinger Surgical Institute; Director of Bariatric and Foregut Surgery, Geisinger Health System, Danville, Pennsylvania. Dr. Gadaleta is Chair, Department of Surgery, Southside Hospital; Director, Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, […]

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Early Experience: Bariatric Emergency During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Early Experience: Bariatric Emergency During the COVID-19 Pandemic

| April 1, 2020

by SABER GHIASSI, MD, MPH Dr. Ghiassi is with the Division of Bariatric and Minimally Invasive Surgery, Department of Surgery at the Yale School of Medicine in New Haven, Connecticut. Bariatric Times. 2020;17(4):19. I checked the electronic medical records as soon as I received a call from the consult resident regarding a 59 year-old female […]

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