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Chapter Information

Incorporated in June 2017

Mission Statement

The Kansas Chapter of the ASMBS was organized and officially incorporated as an ASMBS State Chapter in June 2017 with the following specific non-profit purposes:

  • To advance the art and science of bariatric surgery in the state of Kansas through the exchange of ideas, information, and experience through national and regional meetings, and scientific, clinical and educational exhibits and publications
  • To promote the ethical and quality care of the obese patient
  • To pursue clinical and research experience and promote its application to the practice of bariatric surgery
  • To promote professional communication in the field of bariatric surgery
  • To promote partnership between healthcare providers, patients, industry and government pertaining to the care of the obese patient through medical and surgical intervention
  • To do all things necessary or appropriate in order to accomplish the foregoing purposes

Executive Officers

President: Brice Hamilton, MD FASMBS
Vice President: Stanley Hoehn, MD FASMBS
Secretary: Stanley Hoehn, MD FASMBS
Treasurer: Robert Aragon, MD
STAR (State Access to Care Representative): Robert Aragon, MD


Brice Hamilton, MD
23401 Prairie Star Pkwy, Suite 300
Lenexa KS, 66227

Chapter Meetings

  • On behalf of Dr. Joyce, State and Local Chapter Committee Chair, Dr. Moore, State and Local Chapter Committee Co-Chair, and Dr. Shayani, Illinois State Chapter President, all ASMBS Members from the neighboring states of Kansas are invited to join the Illinois State Chapter meeting at ObesityWeek 2015 in Los Angeles, CA:
    Wednesday, November 4, 2015
    6pm-7pm Pacific Time
    L.A. Convention Center Room #407

Advocacy Information

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