February 25 - 28, 2019

Encore at Wynn Las Vegas
 

 

 

Faculty

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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 Program 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 Surgery Fellowship
Medical Director Supply Chain Management
Cleveland Clinic
Director of Bariatric Surgery
Fairview Hospital
Quality Officer, DDSI
Immediate Past-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
Professorial Research Fellow
Clinical Obesity Research
Baker Heart & Diabetes Institute
Adjunct Professor
Iverson Health Innovation Research Institute
Swinburne University
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
President, SAGES
Vice Chairman of Surgery
Office of Technology & Innovation
Chief, Minimally Invasive Surgical Services
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Boston, Massachusetts

 

Special Guest Speaker

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

 

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

 

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
Chief of General Surgery
Anne Arundel Medical Center
Annapolis, Maryland

 

Jeffrey E. Janis, MD
Professor of Plastic Surgery, Neurosurgery, Neurology, and Surgery
Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center
President American Society of Plastic Surgeons
Columbus, Ohio

 

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
Professor of Surgery
Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Cleveland, Ohio

 

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

 

 

2018 Foregut Faculty

 

Steven DeMeester, MD
Professor of Surgery
The Oregon Clinic
Clinical Professor of Surgery
Oregon Health & Science University
Portland, Oregon

 

Leena Khaitan, MD, MPH, FACS
Associate Professor of Surgery
Director Bariatric & Metabolic Surgery
University Hospital of Cleveland
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

 

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Michael Vaezi, MD, PhD, MSc
Professor of Medicine and Otolaryngology
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Nashville, Tennessee

 

 

2018 Enhanced Recovery Faculty

 

Stacy A. Brethauer, MD
Associate Professor of Surgery
Program Director
Bariatric Surgery Fellowship
Medical Director Supply Chain Management
Cleveland Clinic
Director of Bariatric Surgery
Fairview Hospital
Quality Officer, DDSI
Immediate Past-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
Department of Anesthesia
Critical Care Pain Medicine
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Boston, Massachusetts

 

April Smith, PharmD, BCPS
Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice
Creighton University and CHI Immanuel Medical Center
Omaha, Nebraska

 

 

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

 

 

Robin P. Blackstone, MD
Professor of Surgery
University of Arizona School of Medicine Phoenix
Perioperative Medical Director
Banner University Medical Center/ Banner Health
Past President
ASMBS
Phoenix, Arizona

 

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

 

Ricardo Cohen, MD
Director
The Center For Obesity and Diabetes
Oswaldo Cruz German Hospital
President
IFSO Latin America Chapter
São Paulo, Brazil

 

John B. Dixon, MBBS, PhD, FRACGP, FRCP
Professorial Research Fellow
Clinical Obesity Research
Baker Heart & Diabetes Institute
Adjunct Professor
Iverson Health Innovation Research Institute
Swinburne University
Primary Care Research Unit
Monash University
Melbourne, Australia

 

Neil Floch, MD
Director of Bariatric Surgery
Western Connecticut Health Network
Associate Clinical Professor of Surgery
Frank Netter School of Medicine, Quinnipiac University
Associate Clinical Professor of Surgery
University of Vermont School of Medicine
Director of Norwalk Hospital
Norwalk, Connecticut

 

Farah A. Husain MD, FACS, FASMBS
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Division Chief, Bariatric Services
Oregon Health & Science University Hospital
Portland, Oregon

 

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
President, SAGES
Vice Chairman of Surgery
Office of Technology & Innovation
Chief, Minimally Invasive Surgical Services
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Boston, Massachusetts

 

Leena Khaitan, MD, MPH, FACS
Associate Professor of Surgery
Director Bariatric & Metabolic Surgery
University Hospital of Cleveland
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

 

Georgeann Mallory, RD
Executive Director
ASMBS
Gainesville, FL

 

Samer Mattar, MD
Bariatric Surgeon
Swedish Medical Center
President
American Society for Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS)
Seattle, Washington

 

John Morton, MD, MPH
Chief
Bariatric & 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
Director, Gastrointestinal Metabolic Surgery Center
UH Geauga Medical Center
Co-Director, Bariatric Surgery Program
UH Geauga Medical Center
Associate Professor, Surgery
CWRU School of Medicine
Cleveland, OH

 

Daniel P. Schauer, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
Cincinnati, Ohio

 

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

 

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

 

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
Del Mar, California

 

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

 

 

 

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