Learning Objectives

  1. Discuss the benefits of utilizing a robotic assisted approach for bariatric operations
  2. Compare the pros and cons between robotic assisted approach and the standard laparoscopic approach
  3. Identify technical tips that will enhance the implementation of robotic surgery in your practice

10:15am Welcome and Introduction
Maher El Chaar, MD
10:20am "Current Status and Future Directions of Robotic Surgery (What’s new in Robotic Surgery?)"
Erik B Wilson, MD
10:35am Pros and Cons of introducing robotic surgery into a bariatric practice and how to build a successful practice
Carlos Galvani, MD
10:50am Cost of Robotic Surgery: Is Robotic Surgery Cost Effective
Amanda Pysher, MD
11:05am Outcomes of Robotic surgery vs laparoscopic Surgery
Anthony T Petrick, MD
11:20am Robotic Surgery for Revisional Procedures: Tips and Trics for difficult cases
Enrique Elli, MD FASMBS
11:35am Question & Answer
11:40am Videos
11:40am Robotic Sleeve Gastrectomy
Curtis Peery, MD FACS FASMBS
11:45am Robotic Gastric Bypass
Hugh Babineau, MD
11:50am Robotic Revision
Megan E Jenkins, MD
11:55am Closing remarks
12:00pm Adjourn