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Clinician Update: Current Care of the Bariatric Patient

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Overall Objectives

  • Describe how the Covid-19 pandemic has affected the delivery of bariatric care, and how to prepare for the future.
  • Identify various effective and FDA-approved appetite suppressants.
  • Discuss how internalized body image can affect bariatric patient success.
  • Define metabolic rate and discuss how it is affected by age and obesity.
  • Explain surgical uses of indocyanine green.


  • 3:30 p.m. | Sign In/Visit Exhibitors
  • 4 p.m. | Welcome and Introduction
    Ann Rogers, MD
Presidential Keynotes
  • 4:10 p.m. | Bariatric Surgery and Covid-19: Where We’ve Been
    Eric DeMaria, MD
  • 4:30 p.m. | Bariatric Surgery and Covid-19: Where We Are
    Matt Hutter, MD
  • 4:50 p.m. | Bariatric Surgery and Covid-19: Where We’re Going
    Shanu Kothari, MD
  • 5:20 p.m. | What’s the Deal with Indocyanine Green (ICG)?
    Ann Rogers, MD
  • 5:40 p.m. | Break/Visit Exhibitors
  • 6 p.m. | Body Image Internalization
    Melissa Butt, DrPH
    Andrea Rigby, MEd, MS, PsyD
  • 6:20 p.m. | The Role of Anti-Obesity Pharmacotherapy in Weight Management
    Taraneh Soleymani, MD, FTOS
  • 6:45 p.m. | What Happened to My Metabolic Rate?
    David Frankenfield, MS, RD, CNSD
  • 7:10 p.m. | Wrap Up and PSBS Annual Business Meeting
  • 7:40 p.m. | Adjournment/Visit Exhibitors



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