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Community/Independent Practice Committee

Paul Kemmeter, MD Chair

Blake Movitz, MD Co-Chair

Carl Pesta, DO FASMBS Co-Chair

Marina Kurian, MD FASMBS Immediate Past Chair & Executive Council Liaison

Leslie Vinson

Folahan Ayoola, MD FASMBS Peter Billing, MD Helmuth Billy, MD Kendel Christoff, RD LDN Benjamin Clapp, MD FASMBS Ashlyn Douglass-Barnes, LCSW Elizabeth Dovec, MD FACS DBOM

Kati Duncan, PsyD Paul Enochs, MD FASMBS Karen Flanders, MSN ARNP CBN Shawn Garber, MD…

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Integrated Health Advanced Practice Provider Committee

Karen Flanders, MSN ARNP CBN Chair and IHEC Liaison

Michael Dougherty II, PA-C Co-Chair

Jennifer Wynn

The primary mission of the APP committee is to explore, develop and maintain credentialing and educational offerings for nurse practitioners, physician assistants and clinical nurse specialists.

The ASMBS Advanced Practice Provider Committee represents nurse practitioners, physician assistants and clinical nurse specialists practicing in the specialty of metabolic and bariatric surgery with at least one member representing…

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Rural Committee

Tammy Fouse, DO Chair

Curtis Peery, MD FASMBS Co-Chair

John Scott, MD, FACS FASMBS Executive Council Liaison

Stephanie Cox, PhD ABPP Bree Dewing, MD Frank Felts, MD FASMBS Rama Rao Ganga, MBBS Luis Garcia, MD FACS MBA, Senior Past Chair Ashley Gerrish, MD Magdy Giurgius, MD

Brandon Helbling, MD FASMBS Kevin Helling, MD FASMBS, Immediate Past Chair Linden Karas, MD Megan Lundgren, MD Howard McCollister, MD John Pender, MD Walter Pories, MD…

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Video Committee

Colleen Kennedy, MD Chair

Stuart Verseman, MD Co-Chair

Corrigan McBride, MD FASMBS Executive Council Liaison

Mustafa Aman, MD Arthur Carlin, MD Adrian Dan, MD Neil Floch, MD Emanuel Lo Menzo, MD PhD FASMBS

Venkat Modukuru, MD Keith Scharf, DO FACS Flavia Soto, MD FACS Ian Soriano, MD FACS Andre Teixera, MD FASMBS Aley Tohami, MD

Amie Buehler

» To create an audio visual resource for metabolic…

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Flexible Endoscopy Committee

Matthew Kroh, MD Chair

Dean Mikami, MD Co-Chair

Marina Kurian, MD FASMBS Executive Council Liaison

Aaron Carr, MD  Afaneh Cheguevara, MD  A. Daniel Guerron, MD Brooke Henson, RN, BSN, CBN   Leena Khaitan, MD FASMBS Shanu Kothari, MD FASMBS  

Eric Marcotte, MD, FASMBS Corrigan McBride, MD FASMBS   John Morton, MD FASMBS Sabrena Noria, MD FASMBS, PhD Ninh Nguyen, MD FASMBS   Jaime Ponce, MD FASMBS   

Aurora Pryor,…

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Military Committee

Joel Brockmeyer, MD FACS FASMBS Chair

TBD Co-Chair

Vivian Sanchez, MD Co-Chair

Richard Peterson, MD MPH FASMBS Executive Council Liaison

Eric Ahnfeldt, DO FACS FASMBS, Senior Past Chair Michael Barker, MD FASMBS (VA) Martin Binks, PhD Jamie Carr, BSN RN CBN Susan Clark, MD Dan Eisenberg, MD (VA) Byron Faler, MD FACS Brenton Franklin, MD MPH FACS

Kyle Gadbois, MD Tricia Goins, RN CBN (VA) Monique Hassan,…

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General and Foregut Surgery Committee

Maher El Chaar, MD Chair

Sergio Bardaro, MD FASMBS Co-Chair

Ali Aminian, MD Executive Council Liaison

Vasmi Alli, MD Arunkumar Baskara, MD FASMBS Diego Camacho, MD Abhiman Cheeyandira, MD Shaun Daly, MD Daniel Davis, MD Sofiane El Djouzi, MD Victoria Gershuni, MD Karen Gibbs, MD FASMBS  

Daniel Guerron, MD FASMBS Matthew Hubbard, MD Colleen Kennedy, MD FASMBS Keith King, MD Kathleen Lak, MD Devan Lenhart,…

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Integrated Health Executive Council

The development and growth of the Integrated Health Section of the ASMBS is rooted in the leadership. Although we have a short history, it has been very rapid and productive. We recognize our past leadership for laying the foundation and being mentors for the present.

The Integrated Health Executive Council (IHEC) is responsible for directing the activities of the Integrated Health Section of the ASMBS, including strategic planning and acting as representatives of their disciplines…

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ASMBS Executive Council

Shanu Kothari, MD FASMBS President

Teresa LaMasters, MD FACS FASMBS DABOM President-Elect

Matthew Hutter, MD MPH FASMBS Past President

Eric DeMaria, MD FASMBS Senior Past President

Marina Kurian, MD FASMBS Secretary/Treasurer

Ali Aminian, MD FACS FASMBS Councilperson-at-Large

Farah Husain, MD FACS FASMBS Councilperson-at-Large

Rami Lutfi, MD FACS FASMBS Councilperson-at-Large

Corrigan McBride, MD FASMBS Councilperson-at-Large

Joseph Northup, MD FASMBS Councilperson-at-Large

Richard Peterson, MD MPH FACS…

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