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Obesity Surgery

Obesity Surgery

The Journal of Metabolic Surgery and Allied Care

Editor-in-Chief: Scott Shikora

ISSN: 0960-8923 (print version)
ISSN: 1708-0428 (electronic version)

Journal no. 11695

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Editor-in-Chief:
Scott Shikora, MD, FACS, USA 

Editorial Office:
Deana Rodriguez, Managing Editor
Phone: +1 (562) 961-9928
Email: obsu.rodriguez@gmail.com

Advisory Editors:

Paul O’Brien, MD, Australia

Ricardo Cohen, MD, Brazil

Michel Suter, MD, Switzerland

Associate Editors:

Luigi Angrisani, MD, Italy

Jean-Marc Chevallier, MD, Italy

Susan Cummings, MS, RD, USA

Jerome Dargent, MD, France

Paul Davidson, PhD, USA

John B. Dixon, MD, PhD, Australia

Joel Faintuch, MD, PhD, Brazil

R. Armour Forse, MD, PhD, USA

Harry Frydenberg, MD, Australia

Michel Gagner, MD, Canada

Arthur Garrido, Jr, MD, PhD, Brazil

Jan Willem Greve, MD, PhD, Netherlands

Miguel Herrera, MD, Mexico

Daniel Herron, MD, USA

Jacques Himpens, MD, Belgium

John Melissas, MD, PhD, Greece

John Morton, MD, USA

Walter Pories, MD, PhD, USA

Raul Rosenthal, MD, USA

Mitchell Roslin, MD, USA

David Sarwer, PhD, USA

Antonio Torres, MD, PhD, Spain

Rudolf Weiner, MD, PhD, Germany

Editorial Board

Gianfranco Adami, MD, Italy

Peter Benotti, MD, USA

Dale Bond, PhD, USA

Stacy A. Brethauer, MD, USA

Robert Brolin, MD, USA

Wendy Brown, PhD, Australia

Cynthia Buffington, PhD, USA

Paul Robert Burton, MBBS, Australia

Luca Busetto, MD, Italy

Pradeep Chowbey, MD, India

Anthony Clough, MBBS, Australia

Richard Corcelles, MD, PhD, Spain

Daniel Cottam, MD, USA

Felipe de la Cruz Vigo, MD, PhD, Spain

Paul Davidson, PhD, USA

Andrew de Beaux, MD, UK

Maurizio De Luca, MD, Italy

Silvia Faria, PhD, Brazil

Barry Fisher, MD, USA

Eldo Frezza, MD, USA

Martin Fried, MD, PhD, Czech Republic

Gema Fruhbeck, MD, PhD, Spain

Manoel Galvao Neto, MD, Brazil

Bruno Geloneze, MD, PhD, Brazil

Gianmattia del Genio, MD, PhD, Italy

John Gleysteen, MD, USA

David Goitein, MD, Israel

John C. Gould, MD, USA

Katy Ann Hartman, RD, USA

Leslie J. Heinberg, PhD, USA

Kevin Helling, MD, USA

Jitka Herlesova, PhD, Czech Republic

Donald Hess, MD, USA

Kelvin Higa, MD, USA

Fritz Horber, MD, Switzerland

Kellene Isom, MS, RD, LDN, USA

Kenneth Jones, Jr., MD, USA

W. Konrad Karcz, MD, Germany

Radwan Kassir, MD, France

Andrei Keidar, MD, Israel

Lillian Kow, FRACS, Australia

Sophie Krueger, MD, Germany

Wei-Jei Lee, MD, PhD, Taiwan

Hendrikus Lemmens, MD, PhD, USA

Kamal Mahawar, MS, MSc, FRCSEd, UK

Giuseppe Marinari, MD, Italy

Samer Mattar, MD, USA

Corrigan McBride, MD, USA

Karl Miller, MD, Austria

Geltrude Mingrone, MD, PhD, Italy

Reinhard Mittermair, MD, Austria

Jean Mouiel, MD, France

Peter Nau, MD, USA

Abdelrahman Nimeri, MD, UAE

Robert O’Rourke, MD, USA

Manish Parikh, MD, USA

Ralph Peterli, MD, PhD, Switzerland

Tarissa Petry, MD, Brazil

Alfons Pomp, MD, USA

Jamie Ponce, MD, USA

Dimitri Pournaras, PhD, FRCS, UK

Brian Quebbemann, MD, USA

Almino Ramos, MD, Brazil

Christine Ren Fielding, MD, USA

Malcolm Robinson, MD, USA

Lincoln Rothwell, MBChB, FRACS, Australia

Moshe Rubin, MD, Israel

Alan Saber, MD, USA

Andrés Sánchez-Pernaute, MD, PhD, Spain

Carlos Aurelio Schiavon, MD, Brazil

Adriano Sega, MD, Brazil

Shashank Shah, MD, India

Ashish Sinha, MD, USA

Konstantinos Spaniolas, MD, USA

Hadar Spivak, MD, Israel

Kristine Steffen, PhD, USA

Christine Stroh, MD, Germany

Harvey Sugerman, MD, USA

Mustafa Taskin, MD, Turkey

J. Graham Thomas, PhD, USA

Phillippe Topart, MD, France

Tess van der Merwe, PhD, South Africa

Joseph Vidal, MD, Spain

Bart van Wagensveld, PhD, Netherlands

Richard Welbourn, MD, UK

Alan Wittgrove, MD, USA

Mariusz Wylezol, MD, Poland

Yury Yashkov, MD, PhD, Russia

Natan Zundel, MD, Colombia

IFSO Representative
Karl A. Miller, MD, A.O., Austria

Editor-in-Chief Emeritus and Founding Editor
Mervyn Deitel, MD, Canada

Co-Editor-in-Chief Emeritus and Founding Editor
George S.M. Cowan, Jr., MD, USA

Editors Emeritus
Henry Buchwald, MD, USA

Nicola Scopinaro, MD, Italy

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    Obesity Surgery is the official journal of the International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity & Metabolic Disorders. The journal represents one of the premier forums for the dissemination of research and clinical knowledge within the international community of bariatric/metabolic treatment providers of all disciplines. Obesity Surgery communicates the latest research, surgical and endoscopic techniques, and most recent advances in the integrated health care for the treatment of obesity and metabolic disorders. 

    The journal publishes highly selective invited and unsolicited peer-reviewed articles involving all aspects of the management and care of patients suffering from obesity. Though there is an emphasis on bariatric/metabolic surgery, the journal is comprehensive in covering the medical management of obesity, general surgery, endoscopy, nutritional science, behavioral science, anesthesia, plastic surgery after weight loss, exercise physiology, endocrinology, diabetology, treatment for eating disorders, and medicolegal issues.

    Obesity Surgery features thought leaders from around the world in each of the key disciplines involved in the treatment of obesity, who conduct completely blind reviews of submissions. Article types include: Original Contributions, Video Submissions, Brief Communications, New Concepts, Review Articles, How I Do It, Letters to the Editor (typically with an invited Reply), Commentaries (upon invitation), as well as meeting Abstracts.

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