March 6 - 9, 2018

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Faculty

2018 MISS Faculty

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Executive Director

 

PHILIP R. SCHAUER, MD
Professor of Surgery
Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine
Director, Advanced Laparoscopic & Bariatric Surgery
Bariatric & Metabolic Institute
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, Ohio

 

2018 Colon Course Co-Director

 

Bradley R. Davis, MD
Professor of Surgery
Chief
Colon and Rectal Surgery
Vice Chair
Surgical Education
Carolinas Healthcare
Charlotte, North Carolina

2018 Enhanced Recovery after Surgery Co-Director

Stacy A. Brethauer, MD
Associate Professor of Surgery
Program Director
Bariatric Sugary Fellowship
Medical Director Supply Chain Management
Cleveland Clinic
Director of Bariatric Surgery
Fairview Hospital
President
American Society for Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS)
Cleveland, Ohio

2018 Foregut Program Co-Director

William O. Richards, MD
Chair and Professor
Department of Surgery
University of South Alabama College of Medicine
Mobile, Alabama

 

2018 Hernia Program Co-Director

 

Guy R. Voeller, MD
Professor of Surgery
University of Tennessee Health Science Center
Memphis, Tennessee

 

2018 Metabolic/Bariatric Program Co-Directors

 

Professor John B Dixon,
MBBS PhD FRACGP FRCP Edin
NHMRC Senior Research Fellow,
Head Clinical Obesity Research
Baker Heart and Diabetes Institute
Adjunct Professor, Primary Care Research Unit
Monash University
Melbourne, Australia

Bruce M. Wolfe, MD
Professor of Surgery
Oregon Health and Science University
Past-President
ASMBS
Portland, Oregon

 

2018 Keynote Speaker

 

 Conor P. Delaney, MD, PhD
 Chairman, Digestive Disease and Surgery Institute
 Victor W. Fazio MD Endowed Chair in Colorectal Surgery
 Professor of Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Lerner School of Medicine
 Cleveland Clinic
 Cleveland, Ohio

 

 

Special Guest Speaker and President of SAGES

Daniel B. Jones, MD, MS, FACS
Rabkin Fellow in Medical Education
Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School
Vice Chair of Surgery, Office of Technology and Innovation
Chief, Minimally Invasive Surgical Services
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Boston, Massachusetts

 

2018 Colon Faculty

 

Bradley R. Davis, MD
Professor of Surgery
Chief
Colon and Rectal Surgery
Vice Chair
Surgical Education
Carolinas Healthcare
Charlotte, North Carolina

 

Conor P. Delaney, MD, PhD
Chairman, Digestive Disease and Surgery Institute
Victor W. Fazio MD Endowed Chair in Colorectal Surgery
Professor of Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Lerner School of Medicine
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, Ohio

 

Morris E. Franklin, Jr., MD, FACS*
Colon Program Co-Director
Director
Texas Endosurgery Institute
San Antonio, Texas

 

John H. Marks, MD*
Colon Program Co-Director
Medical Director
Lankenau Hospital/Main Line Health Systems
Wynnewood, Pennsylvania

 

Matthew G. Mutch, MD
Professor, Surgery
Division of General Surgery
Chief, Section of Colon and Rectal Surgery
Solon and Bettie Gershman Chair in Colon and Rectal Surgery
Washington University School of medicine in St. Louis
St. Louis, Missouri

 

Ian M. Paquette, MD
Associate Professor of Surgery
University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
Cincinnati, Ohio

 

R. Larry Whelan, MD*
Professor of Surgery
Chief
Colon and Rectal Surgery
Mount Sinai West
New York, New York

 
 

2018 Hernia Faculty

 

Igor Belyansky, MD
Director of Abdominal Wall Reconstruction Program
Associate Chief of General Surgery
Anne Arundel Medical Center
Annapolis, Maryland

 

Jeffrey E. Janis, MD
Professor of Plastic Surgery, Neurosurgery, Neurology, and Surgery
Executive Vice Chairman, Department of Plastic Surgery
Chief of Plastic Surgery, University Hospitals
President-Elect, American Society of Plastic Surgeons
Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center
Columbus, Ohio  43212

 

B. Todd Heniford, MD
Chief
Division of Gastrointestinal and Minimally Invasive Surgery
Co-Director
Carolinas Laparoscopic and Advanced Surgery Program
Carolinas Healthcare System
Director
Carolinas Hernia Center
Clinical Professor of Surgery
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Charlotte, North Carolina

 

Michael Rosen, MD
Director
Comprehensive Hernia Center
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, Ohio

 

Guy R. Voeller, MD
Hernia Program Co-Director
Professor of Surgery
University of Tennessee Health Science Center
Memphis, Tennessee

 
 

2018 Foregut Faculty

 

John Hunter, MD*

 

William O. Richards, MD
Foregut Program Co-Director
Chair and Professor
Department of Surgery
University of South Alabama College of Medicine
Mobile, Alabama

 
 

2018 Enhanced Recovery Faculty

 

Stacy A. Brethauer, MD
Associate Professor of Surgery
Program Director
Bariatric Sugary Fellowship
Medical Director Supply Chain Management
Cleveland Clinic
Director of Bariatric Surgery
Fairview Hospital
President
American Society for Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS)
Cleveland, Ohio

 

Conor P. Delaney, MD, PhD
Chairman, Digestive Disease and Surgery Institute
Victor W. Fazio MD Endowed Chair in Colorectal Surgery
Professor of Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Lerner School of Medicine
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, Ohio

 

Thomas J. Hopkins, MD, MBA
Anesthesiologist
Pain Medicine Specialist
Duke University School of Medicine
Durham, North Carolina 

 

Stephanie B. Jones, MD
Associate Professor of Anesthesia
Harvard Medical School
Vice Chair of Education and Faculty Development
Department of Anesthesia
Critical Care Pain Medicine
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Boston, Massachusetts

 

April Smith, PharmD, BCPS
Associate Professor
Creighton University School of Pharmacy & Health Professions
Omaha, Nebraska

 

Julie K. Marosky Thacker, MD*
Medical Director, Clinical Research Unit
Associate Professor of Surgery
Advanced Oncologic and Gastrointestinal Surgery
Colorectal Surgery
General Surgery Residency Program
Duke Surgery
Duke University School of Medicine
Durham, North Carolina

 
 

2018 Metabolic/Bariatric Faculty

 

Ted Adams, PhD, DrPH
Program and Research Director
Intermountain LiVe Well Center
Intermountain Salt Lake Clinic
Adjunct Associate Professor and Co-Principal Investigator
Division of Cardiovascular Genetics
Department of Internal Medicine
University of Utah School of Medicine
Salt Lake City, Utah

 

Ali Aminian, MD
Staff Surgeon
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, Ohio

 

Stacy A. Brethauer, MD
Associate Professor of Surgery
Program Director
Bariatric Sugary Fellowship
Medical Director Supply Chain Management
Cleveland Clinic
Director of Bariatric Surgery
Fairview Hospital
President
American Society for Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS)
Cleveland, Ohio

 

Ricardo Cohen, MD
Director
The Center of Excellence in Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery
Oswaldo Cruz Hospital
São Paulo, Brazil

 

John B. Dixon, MBBS, PhD, FRACGP, FRCP
Metabolic/Bariatric Program Co-Director
Associate Professor
Monash University
Senior Clinical Scientist
Baker IDI Heart & Diabetes Institute
Melbourne, Australia

 

Matthew M. Hutter, MD
Assistant Professor in Surgery, Harvard Medical School
Associate Visiting Surgeon, Massachusetts General Hospital
Boston, Massachusetts

 

Daniel B. Jones, MD, MS, FACS
Rabkin Fellow in Medical Education
Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School
Vice Chair of Surgery, Office of Technology and Innovation
Chief, Minimally Invasive Surgical Services
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Boston, Massachusetts

 

Stephanie B. Jones, MD
Associate Professor of Anesthesia
Harvard Medical School
Vice Chair of Education and Faculty Development
Department of Anesthesia
Critical Care Pain Medicine
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Boston, Massachusetts

 

Leena Khaitan, MD, MPH
Director, Bariatric Surgery Program,
UH Cleveland Medical Center
Cleveland, Ohio

 

Matthew Kroh, MD, FACS
Institute Chief
Associate Professor of Surgery
Digestive Disease Institute
Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

 

Kenneth G. MacDonald, Jr., MD*
Physicians East
Greenville, NC

 

Samer Mattar, MD
Bariatric Surgeon
Swedish Medical Center
Seattle, Washington

 

John Morton, MD, MPH
Associate Professor
Section Chief of Minimally Invasive Surgery
Stanford School of Medicine
Stanford, California

 

Ninh T. Nguyen, MD
Chief of Gastrointestinal Division
University of California, Irvine Medical Center
Orange, California

 

Jaime Ponce, MD, FACS, FASMBS
Medical Director of Bariatric Surgery
CHI Memorial Hospital
Chattanooga, Tennessee

 

Raul Rosenthal, MD, FACS, FASMBS
Chief of Staff
Chairman, Department of General Surgery
Director, Bariatric and Metabolic Institute
Cleveland Clinic
Professor of Surgery
Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine
Florida International University
ASMBS President
Weston, Florida

 

Philip R. Schauer, MD
Professor of Surgery
Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine
Director, Advanced Laparoscopic & Bariatric Surgery
Bariatric & Metabolic Institute
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, Ohio

 

Christopher Thompson, MD
Director of Therapeutic Endoscopy
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Associate Professor
Harvard Medical School
Boston, Massachusetts

 

Alan Wittgrove, MD
Medical Director
Wittgrove Bariatric Center
Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla
Del Mar, California

 

Bruce M. Wolfe, MD
Metabolic/Bariatric Program Co-Director
Professor of Surgery
Oregon Health and Science University
Portland, Oregon

 

* Invited

 

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