Information about the 2017 grant program will be available soon. Please contact us if you have any questions.
Obesity has been recognized as a disease by the American Medical Association in 2013. Bariatric and metabolic surgery is a proven, effective and enduring treatment for obese patients in need. Bariatric and metabolic surgery strives to provide the most innovative therapies for obese patients. As new devices and procedures emerge, the ASMBS leads the way in creating, evaluating and implementing devices and procedures for obesity. At this time, the society supports the following procedures:
ASMBS total bariatric procedures numbers from 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015 are based on the best estimation from available data.
The 13th Annual ASMBS Research Grant Award Program is now accepting applications.
Read five points physicians and patients should keep in mind, a resource assembled by the ABIM Foundation as part of its Choosing Wisely initiative.
You can view the latest information on emerging technologies. Information is provided by the ASMBS Emerging Technologies and Procedures Committee.