European surgeon working in several countries (Italy, United Kingdom and United States) with an academic profile (university professor) and clinical and basic research activity. Surgical activity focused on surgery of the liver, pancreas and bile ducts, including Liver transplant. Bariatric surgery and case-focused work complexes. He is Professor of Digestive Surgery at the Center Hospitalier Universitaire (CHU) in Nice.
M.D., Ph.D., F.A.C.S., FASMBS. Professor of Surgery at the Faculty of Medicine of the Complutense University. Madrid. Spain. He leads the Department of General Surgery at Hospital Clinico San Carlos. President of IFSO (2011-2012) and Chairman of the IFSO Board of Trustees (2015-2019). In addition, he directs the Multidisciplinary Obesity Treatment Unit at the Madrid Monteprincipe University Hospital. He has been involved in bariatric and metabolic surgery since 1985, having performed over 10,000 primary and revision bariatric/metabolic procedures. He pioneered a new hypoabsorptive procedure: SADIS procedure (single anastomosis duodeno-ileal anastomosis with sleeve)
Gastroenterologist at Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota - The Research Lab led by Barham K. Abu Dayyeh, MD, MPH focuses on developing minimally invasive endoscopic therapies for gastrointestinal diseases, obesity and metabolic diseases. Dr. Abu Dayyeh and colleagues investigate the impact of changes in gastrointestinal tract in fundamental physiological processes that regulate appetite human, metabolism and energy expenditure to develop therapeutic tools endoscopic procedures for obesity and metabolic diseases.
I am in private practice. I am an associate clinical professor at Texas Tech School of Medicine, El Paso TX. I am current Vice President of the Texas State chapter of the ASMBS. Co-chair of research for the ASMBS Research Committee and board member for the ASMBS Foundation.
General and Bariatric Surgeon and Chief of Staff of the Department of Surgery General Hospital AZ Sint-Jan Brugge - Oostende AV. Director of the Obesity Surgery Center at the AZ Sint-Jan Hospital in Bruges (Belgium). Your Obesity Surgery Center is a reference center for Gastric Bypasses and revisional bariatric surgery for patients from all over the world. Founder of BARIAlink (Linking International Experts on Bariatric Surgery).
Professor Carel le Roux graduated from medical school in Pretoria South Africa, completed his specialist training in metabolic medicine at St Bartholomew’s Hospitals and the Hammersmith Hospitals. He obtained his PhD from Imperial College London where he later took up a faculty position. He moved to University College Dublin for the Chair in Experimental Pathology and he is now a Director of the Metabolic Medicine Group. He also holds the position of Professor of Metabolic Medicine at Ulster University and Extra-ordinary Professor of Chemical Pathology at University of Pretoria. He currently coordinates an Innovative Medicine Initiative project on obesity. He previously received a President of Ireland Young Researcher Award, Irish Research Council Laurate Award, Clinician Scientist Award from the National Institute Health Research in the UK, and a Wellcome Trust Clinical Research Fellowship for his work on how the gut talks to the brain.