Symposium I: Standard of Care Debate (ASMBS)

Wednesday, November 13, 2013 | EST

Location: Sidney Marcus Auditorium

Co-Moderators: Robin Blackstone, MD, FACS, FASMBS; Bruce Schirmer, MD, FACS; Marc Bessler, MD, FACS


Time Topic Faculty

Debate #1: Role of Accreditation

10:00am Con
Justin Dimick, MD, MPH, FACS
10:15am Pro
Ninh Nguyen, MD, FACS, FASMBS

Debate #2: Gastric Banding is Here to Stay

10:30am Gastric Banding Is Going Away
Michel Gagner, MD, FACS, FASMBS
10:45am Gastric Banding Is Here To Stay
Paul O'Brien, MD, FRACS

Debate #3: Which Operation is Best for Type II Diabetes?

11:00am Duodenal Switch
Mitch Roslin, MD, FACS
11:15am Gastric Bypass
Phil Schauer, MD, FACS, FASMBS