Dr. Almino Ramos has Master Degree and PhD proficiency in surgery and is affiliated Professor of ABC Medical University and Medical Director of Gastro-Obeso-Center Advanced Medical Institute, a Center of Excellence in bariatric and metabolic surgery in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Board certified as general, digestive and bariatric surgery by Brazilian College of Surgeons, Brazilian College of Digestive Surgery and Brazilian Society for Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery (SBCBM). Dr. Ramos has been fully dedicated to bariatric and metabolic surgery since 1999. Former President of the SBCBM is the Secretary-Treasurer and member of Executive Board of IFSO, International Fellow of ASMBS and ACS as FACS, member of Advisory Council of SBCBM, member of Bariatric Committee of Brazilian College of Surgeons and member of bariatric department of Brazilian Association for Study of Obesity. Academically Dr. Ramos has been involved in several medical studies as author or co-author of more than 100 peer-reviewed publications involving articles and book chapters. Also has worked in the organizing and scientific committees of several symposiums, courses and congresses. President of the Scientific Committee for the IFSO World Congress in Rio de Janeiro, September 2016. Member of Editorial Board of Obesity Surgery Journal and ABCD Journal. He has served as faculty in several courses and congresses all over the world as well performed more than 500 demonstratives live surgeries in different countries. His practice involves experience with all the different laparoscopic bariatric/metabolic procedures with expertise in Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass and Sleeve Gastrectomy with active interest in revisional and metabolic surgery. Even considering a great experience with laparoscopic surgery, Dr. Ramos has also been working with robotic and endoscopic regular surgery practice.