March 6 - 9, 2018

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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

 

2017 Colon Course Co-Directors

 

Morris E. Franklin Jr., MD, FACS
Director
Texas Endosurgery Institute
San Antonio, Texas

John H. Marks, MD
Chief
Colon & Rectal Surgery
Main Line Health, LMC
Professor
Lankenau Institute for Medical Research
Director
Fellowship in Advanced Rectal Cancer Management
The Lankenau medical Center
Wynnewood, Pennsylvania
2017 Foregut Course Co-Director

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

 

2017 Hernia Program Co-Director

 

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

 

2017 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

 

2017 Keynote Speakers

 

Kevin D. Hall, PhD
Section Chief
Integrative Physiology Section,
Laboratory of Biological Modeling
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases
Bethesda, Maryland

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

 

2017 Colon Faculty

 

Matthew Albert, MD
Program Director, Florida Hospital Colorectal Fellowship
Florida Hospital
Clinical Professor
University of Central Florida College of Medicine
Clinical Associate Professor
Florida State University College of Medicine
Altamonte Springs, Florida

 

Matthew Albert, MD
Program Director, Florida Hospital Colorectal Fellowship
Florida Hospital
Clinical Professor
University of Central Florida College of Medicine
Clinical Associate Professor
Florida State University College of Medicine
Altamonte Springs, Florida

 

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

 

Todd Francone, MD, MPH, FACS
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Program Director
Colon and Rectal Residency
Lahey Hospital and Medical Center
Burlington, Massachusetts

 

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

 

Eric M. Haas, MD
Chief, Division of Colon & Rectal Surgery
Houston Methodist Hospital
Program Director
Minimally Invasive Colon & rectal Surgery Fellowship
The University of Texas Medical School at Houston
Houston, Texas

 

Craig S. Johnson, MD
Colon & Rectal Surgery
President
Chairman, Robotic Steering Committee
Oklahoma Surgical Hospital
Tulsa, Oklahoma

 

John H. Marks, MD
Colon Program Co-Director
Chief
Colon & Rectal Surgery
Main Line Health, LMC
Professor
Lankenau Institute for Medical Research
Director
Fellowship in Advanced Rectal Cancer Management
The Lankenau medical Center
Wynnewood, Pennsylvania

 

Alessio Pigazzi, MD, PhD
Chief
Division of Colon & Rectal Surgery
University of California, Irvine
Irvine, California

 

Barry Salky, MD
Professor of Surgery
Mount Sinai Hospital
New York, New York

 

Jaime Sanchez, MD, MSPH
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Division of Colon & Rectal Surgery
Morsani College of Medicine
University of South Florida
Tampa, Florida

 
 

2017 Hernia Faculty

 

David C. Chen, MD
Assistant Clinical Professor of Surgery
University of California at Los Angeles
Los Angeles, California

 

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

 

Brian P. Jacob, MD, FACS
Surgeon
Mount Sinai Medical Center
New York, New York

 

Yuri W. Novitsky, MD
General Surgery
Director, Surgical Research
UH Cleveland Medical Center
Cleveland, Ohio

 

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

 
 

2017 Foregut Faculty

 

Brooks D. Cash, MD
Chief
Gastroenterology and Professor of Medicine
University of South Alabama
Mobile, Alabama

 

Glenn M. Ihde ll, MD
General Surgeon
San Angelo Community Medical Center
San Angelo, TX

 

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

 

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

 
 

2017 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

 

Bradley Davis, MD, FACS, FASCRS
Professor of Surgery
Chief
Colon and Rectal Surgery
Vice Chair
Surgical Education
Carolinas Healthcare
Charlotte, 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

 

 

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

 
 

2017 Metabolic/Bariatric Faculty

 

Henry Alder, BS,MS, MBA
Managing Director
Access to Care Partners, LLC
Chicago, Illinois

 

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

 

Bartolome Burguera, MD, PhD
Associate Staff
Department of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, Ohio

 

Daniel Cottam, MD
Bariatric Surgeon
Bariatric Medicine Institute
Salt Lake City, Utah

 

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

 

Kevin D. Hall, Ph.D
Section Chief
Integrative Physiology Section,
Laboratory of Biological Modeling
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases
Bethesda, Maryland

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

John P. Kirwan, Ph.D
Professor of Molecular Medicine
Director of the Metabolic Translational
Research Center
Professor of Physiology & Biophysics
Cleveland Clinic
Case Western Reserve University
Cleveland, Ohio

 

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

 

Marina S. Kurian, MD
Director- NY Minimally Invasive Surgery
Clinical Associate Professor
NYU Medical Center
Attending Physician
Lenox Hill Hospital
New York, New York

 

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

 

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

 

Tomasz Rogula, MD
Associate Professor Surgery
Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
Cleveland, Ohio

 

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

 

Bruce D. Schirmer, MD
Professor of Surgery
University of Virginia Health System
Charlottesville, Virginia

 

Scott A. Shikora, MD
Professor of Surgery
Harvard Medical School
Director
Center for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Boston, Massachusetts

 

Jonathan R. Thompson, MD
Assistant Professor
University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
Director
The Thompson Center
University of Cincinnati Research Institute
Cincinnati, Ohio

 

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

 

Marcelo W. Hinojosa, M.D
Department of Surgery
University of Washington
UW Medicine Weight Loss Management Center
UW Medicine Hernia Center
Seattle, Washington

 

Matthew Y.C. Lin, M.D
Assistant Professor of Clinical Surgery
UCSF Dept. of Surgery
San Francisco, California

 
 

2017 Workshop Faculty

 

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

 

Barry Salky, MD
Professor of Surgery
Mount Sinai Hospital
New York, New York

 

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