OVERVIEW AND TARGET AUDIENCE

To review the spectrum of therapies available for weight management, as standalone therapies and as multimodal (combination) therapies. Efficacy and risks associated with each therapy will be reviewed. The role of the multidisciplinary care team in multimodal weight management therapy will also be covered.


3:45pm Post-surgical weight regain – the surgeon’s role
Kelvin Higa, MD FASMBS
4:05pm Endoscopic interventions to manage post-surgical weight regain
Barham Abu Dayyeh, MD MPH
4:25pm Pharmacotherapy’s role in mitigating post-surgical weight regain
Fatima C Stanford, MD MPH MPA
4:45pm Specialized psychological intervention for post-surgical weight regain
Karen B Grothe, PhD ABPP LP
5:05pm Question and Answer
5:15pm Adjourn