Course Overview and Target Audience
This course is designed for both Surgeons and Integrated Health Professionals. This multidisciplinary course is designed for bariatric surgeons, general surgeons who provide call coverage for bariatric surgeons, emergency department physicians, critical care specialists, hospitalists, and internists who manage postoperative bariatric patients. The program gives a foundation of common knowledge for all members of the bariatric team who are involved in the evaluation and management of serious life-threatening conditions in bariatric patients. This knowledge is applicable in both large tertiary hospitals as well as small rural emergency departments.
|8:00am||Welcome and introduction|
Protocols, multi-disciplinary team, and staff education
Rachel Moore, MD FACS FASMBS
Preoperative evaluation & Optimization
Corrigan L Mcbride, MD
Choosing the right operation: who chooses? How do you make the decision?
Samuel Szomstein, MD FASMBS
Psych Evaluation: can we predict who will have problems?
Martin Binks, PhD
Gastric bypass: history, technique and outcomes
Alfons Pomp, MD FASMBS
Sleeve gastrectomy: history, technique and outcomes
Daniel Herron, MD FASMBS
The less common operations: BPD-DS, SADI, adjustable gastric band
Tara Wilson, CST CSFA
Postoperative Followup: how often, what to follow, lab work, division of labor
MBSAQIP Accreditation: is it important? How can I obtain it?
David Provost, MD FASMBS
Chronic complications for sleeve & RYGB: internal hernia, chronic pain, marginal ulcer, GERD, incisional hernia
Luke M Funk, MD MPH
Inadequate weight loss and weight regain: medical management after surgery
Christopher D Still, DO FACN FACP
Revisions and conversions: when to do them, technical pearls
Julio Teixeira, MD
Alternative bariatric therapies: balloon, Aspire, future endoscopic therapies
Shawn M Garber, MD
|3:15pm||Case presentations & panel discussion|