Posted 1/21/2014

David Provost, MD, FACS, chair of the ASMBS Public Education Committee believes while progress has been made in educating the public and obesity and bariatric surgery, much work remains. The ASMBS Public Education Committee is charged with doing some of that work, which includes providing content for the new ASMBS website, creating patient education materials and increasing awareness of the safety and effectiveness of metabolic and bariatric surgery.

connect recently interviewed Dr. Provost, medical director of the Bariatric Surgery Center Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Denton, about how the ASMBS is trying to make a difference when it comes to understanding obesity and the pros and cons of metabolic and bariatric surgery.

Read the full interview on connect