This course explores therapeutic options for obesity persistence or obesity recurrence after bariatric surgery with expert speakers from integrated health, non-surgeon physicians and surgeons.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Learn definitions of obesity persistence and obesity recurrence, how to identify them, and options for management.
  2. Review anti-obesity medications and their appropriate applications.
  3. Discuss weight regain etiologies (including hormonal, anatomic, environmental and psychological) and treatment.
  4. Explore surgical revision options in detail.

9:15am MBS Nutrition Quiz Bowl: Cowboy Style!
Sue Benson-Davies, PhD DCN MPH RDN LN FAND
9:55am Diagnosis and treatment of psychological barriers to weight maintenance, including stress, grief, and eating disorders
10:15am Nutrition: we are doing it wrong!
Garth Davis, MD FASMBS
10:45am Trans-oral outlet and pouch reduction with suturing
Mohit Bhandari, MD
11:00am The Magic of Muscle- a little goes a long way
Jennifer Seger, MD
11:15am Use of anti-obesity medication in post-surgical patients
Holly Lofton, MD
11:35am Revise sleeve to OAGB
Helmuth Billy, MD
11:45am Revise sleeve to RYGB with limb-lengthening
Aurora Pryor, MD MBA FACS
11:55am Revise sleeve to SADI
Stacy Brethauer, MD MBA
12:05pm Revise sleeve to DS
Elizabeth Hooper, MD FACS FASMBS
12:15pm Adjourn