Learning Objectives

  1. Understand the variation of weight recurrence definitions
  2. Realize the psychological aspect of weight recurrence and evaluate for appropriate intervention
  3. Describe the pharmacologic options available for non-responders
  4. Recognize the endoscopic and surgical interventions after different primary bariatric procedures
  5. Appreciate the multidisciplinary approach in assessing weight recurrence

8:00am Introduction
Omar Ghanem, MD
8:05am Can Weight Recurrence Be Defined?
8:25am Weight Recurrence, It Happens: Cognitive Behavioral Strategies
Rachel Goldman, PhD
8:45am Insufficient Weight Loss & Weight Recurrence: A Dietitian’s Approach
Sue Benson-Davies, PhD DCN MPH RDN LN FAND
9:05am Case Discussion 1 Patient TBA
Amber Huett Garcia, MPA
9:25am Question & Answer
9:45am Break
10:15am Pharmacology Revolution Era: Is Surgery for Weight Recurrence Needed?
Jaime Almandoz, MD
10:35am Endoscopic Approaches for Non-Responders: The Ultimate Therapy
Barham Abu Dayyeh, MD
10:55am Weight Regain: Let Us Go for Surgery
Helmuth Billy, MD
11:15am Historical Perspective
Carlos Galvani, MD
11:35am ASMBS Got Talent Winner
Franchell Hamilton, MD FASMBS
11:40am Question & Answer
12:00pm Lunch
1:30pm Welcome Back Introduction
1:35pm Weight Recurrence after Gastric Band: Sleeve is Safe but Effective?
Dino Spaniolas, MD
1:55pm Weight Relapse after Sleeve Gastrectomy: The Ideal Surgery
Farah Husain, MD FACS FASMBS
2:15pm Weight Recurrence after Gastric Bypass: Duodenal Switch is Matchless
Rana Pullatt, MD
2:35pm After SADI-S and DS: Is Further Alteration of Anatomy Helpful?
Vivek Prachand, MD
2:55pm Question & Answer
3:05pm Break
3:30pm Weight Regain Surgeries: Robotic Platform is Enabling
Andre Teixeira, MD
3:50pm Video Medley
Omar Ghanem, MD
4:25pm Case Discussion 2 Patient TBA
Krystal Hart, Patient Speaker
4:45pm Question & Answer
5:00pm Adjourn