Diversity and Inclusion Committee

Farah Husain, MD Chair

Monique Hassan, MD Co-Chair

Teresa LaMasters, MD EC Liaison

Diego Camacho, MD Crystal Johnson-Mann, MD Rebecca Lopez, MD Abdelrahman Nimeri, MBBCh, FACS Jessica Smith, MD Donn Spight, MD Andre Teixeira, MD

Jennifer Wynn

To study and support the educational and professional needs of under-represented members, promote the acquisition of members from all ages, genders, and ethnicities, and increase access to care for our diverse patient population.

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Rural Committee

Luis Garcia, MD FACS MBA Chair

Kevin, Helling, MD Co-Chair

Wayne English, MD FASMBS Executive Council Liaison

Bree Dewing, MD Frank Felts, MD FASMBS Tammy Fouse, DO Brandon Helbling, MD FASMBS

Linden Karas, MD Howard McCollister, MD Curtis Peery, MD FASMBS John Pender, MD FACS Walter Pories, MD    

Raza Shariff, MD Jessica Smith, MD Andrew Van Osdol, MD Ellen Vogels, DO Kashif Zuberi, MD …

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Video Committee

Alan Saber, MD Chair

Arthur Carlin, MD Co-Chair

Shanu Kothari, MD Executive Council Liaison

Mustafa Aman, MD Neil Floch, MD Emanuel Lo Menzo, MD PhD FASMBS Venkat Modukuru, MD

Tom Rogula, MD Keith Scharf, MD FASMBS Colleen Kennedy, MD Sajani Shah, MD

Andre Teixera, MD FASMBS Aley Tohami, MD Stewart Verseman, MD FASMBS Adrian Dan, MD

Meghan Johnson

The Video Committee is charged with advancing the…

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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

Eric Ahnfeldt, DO FACS FASMBS Chair

Gordon Wisbach, MD MBA FACS FASMBS Co-Chair

Stacy Brethauer, MD FACS FASMBS Executive Council Liaison

Joel Brockmeyer, MD Jamie Carr, BSN RN CBN Yong Choi, MD FASMBS Susan Clark, MD Dan Eisenberg, MD (VA) Byron Faler, MD FACS Kyle Gadbois, MD

Marty Harnisch, MD Rob Lim, MD FASMBS Henry Lin, MD Kevan Mann, MD Matt Martin, MD FASMBS Mike Mulcahy, MD Robert O’Rourke,…

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General and Foregut Surgery Committee

Anthony Petrick, MD FASMBS Chair

Aurora Pryor, MD FASMBS Co-Chair

Ranjan Sudan, MD FASMBS Co-Chair and Executive Council Liaison

Sergio Bardaro, MD FASMBS Arunkumar Baskara, MD FASMBS Adam Beall, MD Miguel Burch, MD FASMBS Diego Camacho, MD Shaun Daly, MD Patrick Domkowski, MD FASMBS Maher El Chaar, MD Sofiane El Djouzi, MD Neil Floch, MD  

Karen Gibbs, MD FASMBS Anthony Gonzalez, MD Matthew Hubbard, MD Colleen…

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Obesity Prevention Committee

Stephen Archer, MD FASMBS Chair

Saniea Majid, MD FASMBS Co-Chair

Raul Rosenthal, MD FASMBS Executive Council Liaison

Naif Alenazi, MD MHM FASMBS Christine Bauer, RN MSN CBN Vanessa Cobarrubia, RD LD

Anthony Gonzalez, MD Brandon Grover, DO FASMBS Colleen Kennedy, MD FASMBS David Podkameni, MD Ann Rogers, MD FASMBS

Christopher Still, DO Ranjan Sudan, MD FASMBS Tiffany Tanner, MD David Voellinger, MD Robert Woodbury, MD …

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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

Eric DeMaria, MD, FASMBS President

Matthew Hutter, MD, FASMBS President-Elect

Samer Mattar, MD, FASMBS Past President

Stacy Brethauer, MD, FASMBS Senior Past President

Shanu Kothari, MD, FASMBS Secretary/Treasurer

Wayne English, MD, FASMBS Councilperson-at-Large

Michel Gagner, MD Councilperson-at-Large

Marina Kurian, MD, FASMBS Councilperson-at-Large

Teresa LaMasters, MD Councilperson-at-Large

Rami Lutfi,MD,FACS,FASMBS Councilperson-at-Large

Rachel Moore, MD, FASMBS Councilperson-at-Large

Richard Peterson, MD, FASMBS Councilperson-at-Large

Natan Zundel, MD

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Integrated Health CBN Certification Committee

The CBN Certification Committee is dedicated to enhancing and promoting the specialty of bariatric nursing care by maintaining the CBN certification program.

» William F. Gourash, RN, CRNP, PhD » Jessie M. Moore, MSN, APRN » Christine Bauer, MSN, RN, CBN » Vicky Blackard, RN, CBN (Leader) » James D. Meyer BS, RN, CBN » Sharon Hillgartner, APRN, WHNP-BC, CBN » Ruth M. Davis, RN, BSN, MBA (Leader) » Alice J. Jackson NP-C, CBN »…

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