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-- Metabolic/Bariatric Agenda

Wednesday, March 18, 2020

 
Metabolic/Bariatric Surgery

Session I: The Science

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

 

KEYNOTE: Obesity and CVD
Steven E. Nissen MD, MACC

11:30 AM - 11:50 AM

 

Obesity and CVD Drivers
John B Dixon, MBBS, PhD

11:50 AM - 12:10 PM

 

KEYNOTE:  CVD Outcomes of New Diabetes Agents: GLP1, SGLT2
Lee M. Kaplan, MD, PhD

12:10 PM - 12:30 PM

 

CVD Outcomes of Metabolic Surgery
Ali Aminian, MD

12:30 PM - 12:50 PM

 

How does Obesity Cause HF/Effects of BS on HF
Tammy Lyn Kindel, MD, PhD

12:50 PM - 1:05 PM

 

Q&A Panel with Faculty

1:05 PM - 1:20 PM

 

Lunch

1:20 PM - 2:05 PM

 

Lunch Symposium (Non-CME)

2:05 PM - 2:35 PM

 

Dessert Break/Exhibits/Posters

 

Session II: Hot Topics

2:35 PM - 2:55 PM

 

Bariatric Surgery 20 Years Ago: Then, Now and a Vision of 20 Years from Now
Philip R. Schauer, MD

2:55 PM - 3:10 PM

 

SADI - Now Ready for Prime Time?
Eric J. DeMaria, MD

3:10 PM - 3:25 PM

 

Obesity Stigma is the Root of all Barriers to Obesity Treatment
John B Dixon, MBBS, PhD

3:25 PM - 3:40 PM

 

Using Social Media to Combat Obesity Stigma
Neil Floch, MD

3:40 PM - 4:00 PM

 

DEBATE: Does Gastric Sleeve Cause Barrett's?
Michel Gagner, MD
Scott A. Shikora, MD

4:00 PM - 4:15 PM

 

How to Use Weight Loss Medications in your Surgical Practice
Lee M. Kaplan, MD, PhD

4:15 PM - 4:35 PM

 

TBD

4:35 PM - 4:45 PM

 

Q&A/Panel with Faculty

 

Session III: Access, Quality and Optimizing Outcomes   

4:45 PM - 5:00 PM

 

New MBSAQIP Standards- Medical Weight Loss
John Morton, MD, MPH, MHA

5:00 PM - 5:15 PM

 

Standards for Patient Safety and Efficacy in Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery
Scott A. Shikora, MD

5:15 PM - 5:30 PM

 

Round Table Discussion: Board Certification for Metabolic   Bariatric Surgery, Is it Coming?
Robin P. Blackstone, MD
Eric J. DeMaria, MD
Kenneth G. MacDonald, Jr., MD
Ninh T. Nguyen, MD
Jaime Ponce, MD

5:30 PM - 5:45 PM

 

Recent Changes in Insurance Coverage for Bariatric Surgery
Eric J. DeMaria, MD

5:45 PM - 6:00 PM

 

What Happens to Patients who are Denied for Bariatric Surgery? 12-year Follow up
Daniel B. Jones, MD, MS

6:00 PM - 6:20 PM

 

KEYNOTE: Surgeon Volume Does Predict Outcomes
Aurora D. Pryor, MD

6:20 PM - 6:30 PM

 

Q&A/Panel with Faculty

 

 

Thursday, March 19, 2020

6:30 AM

 

Breakfast/Exhibits/Posters

7:10 AM - 7:55 AM

 

Breakfast Symposium

 

Session IV: Your Practice/VideoFest/Complications

8:00 AM – 8:15 AM

 

Laparoscopic Ligamentum Teres Fundoplication for GERD after Sleeve or DS (video and results)
Michel Gagner, MD

8:15 AM - 8:30 AM

 

Technical Pearls for Revisional Bariatric Surgery
Robin P. Blackstone, MD

8:30 AM - 8:45 AM

 

RYGB for Failed Nissen - Tips and Tricks
John H. Rodriguez, MD

8:45 AM - 9:00 AM

 

Sleeve Leaks - Still an Issue
Ninh T. Nguyen, MD

9:00 AM - 9:15 AM

 

Bariatric Surgery in LVAD Patients - Tips and Tricks
Corrigan McBride, MD

9:15 AM - 9:30 AM

 

Robotic Techniques for Bariatric Surgery
Cheguevara Afaneh, MD

9:30 AM - 9:50 AM

 

Stump the Experts
Moderator:  Kenneth G. MacDonald, Jr., MD

9:50 AM - 10:00 AM

 

Q&A/Panel with Faculty

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

 

Break/Exhibits/Posters

 

Session V: Controversies and New Frontiers

10:30 AM - 10:45 AM

 

Machine Learning - Our Future?
John Morton, MD, MPH, MHA

10:45 AM - 11:05 AM

 

Balloons without Endoscopy and the New Expanding Cellulose Pill
Jaime Ponce, MD

11:05 AM - 11:20 AM

 

Aspiration Therapy, Really?  
Michel Gagner, MD

11:20 AM - 11:35 AM

 

New Apps to Individualize Care in Metabolic Surgery
Ali Aminian, MD

11:35 AM – 11:50 AM

 

Distal Bypass after RYGB
Philip R. Schauer, MD

11:50 AM - 12:05 PM

 

Duodenal Switch after RYGB
Michel Gagner, MD

12:05 PM - 12:20 PM

 

Endoscopy Frontiers in Bariatric Surgery
John H. Rodriguez, MD

12:20 PM - 12:35 PM

 

OAGB for Failed Sleeve Gastrectomy
Scott A. Shikora, MD

12:35 PM - 12:50 PM

 

Banding the Sleeve - Better Results?
Philip R. Schauer, MD

12:50 PM - 1:05 PM

 

Decision Regret after Procedure Selection: What are Patients Telling Us?
Daniel B. Jones, MD, MS

1:05 PM - 1:25 PM

 

DEBATE: Robotics for Metabolic Surgery  
Cheguevara Afaneh, MD
John Morton, MD, MPH, MHA

1:25 PM - 1:40 PM

 

Q&A/Panel with Faculty

1:40 PM

 

MISS Adjourns

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