Chapter Information

Incorporated November 2011

Mission Statement

Advancing the specialty of Bariatric and Metabolic surgery in Hawaii. Promoting educational programs and discussions; disseminating information regarding new developments in the specialty, and providing a social forum for improved relationships.

Executive Officers

President: David E. Henry, MD
Vice President: Brian K. Wong, MD
Secretary: Sasha Goto, MBA MAOC
Treasurer: Mark Verschell, PsyD
Past President: Mark W. Grief, MD
Executive Director: Julie Oliveira-Payton, LCSW
STAR (State Access to Care Representative): Steven Fowler, MD FASMBS

Contact

David Henry, MD
928 Nuuanu Avenue, Suite 400
Honolulu, HI 96817

Chapter Meetings and Updates

  • Oregon, Washington and Hawaii State Chapters Meeting at ObesityWeek 2016 in New Orleans, LA:
    Wednesday, November 2, 2016
    6:15pm-7:15pm Central Time
    Hilton New Orleans Riverside Grand Salon 6
    Combined Oregon/Washington/Hawaii State Chapter Meeting

  • Diabetes & Obesity Summit with Cleveland Clinic (Hyatt Regency Waikiki Beach, Honolulu, HI) – January 12-14, 2017
  • Annual Dinner (Honolulu Elks Lodge, Honolulu, HI); Speaker: Alfons Pomp, MD, Chief of GI, Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery at New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center – 7/9/2016
  • April 2016 – Hawaii Bariatric Society surgeons began working with 4th year medical students from the John A. Burns School of Medical of the University of Hawaii on an Obesity Care elective rotation
  • Hawaii Bariatric Society is to hold Second Bariatric Science Symposium at the January 2016
  • 2016 Meetings: 1/28/2016, 3/31/2016, 5/26/2016, 9/29/2016
  • Walk from Obesity – October 26, 2014
  • HBS Annual Dinner Event – October 24, 2014
  • Hawaii Bariatric Society is to hold their first Bariatric Science Symposium at the Aulani Resort in Kapolei on February 7, 2014
  • Walk from Obesity – October 2014
  • HBS Annual Dinner Event – January 2013
  • Walk from Obesity – December 16, 2012

Support Groups

Kailua, HI

  • Castle Medical Center

Honolulu, HI

  • Kaiser Permanente Moanalua Medical Center
  • Queen’s Medical Center – Honolulu, HI
  • Tripler Army Medical Center – Honolulu, HI

Aiea, HI

  • Pali Momi Medical Center

Advocacy Information