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ASMBS & Industry

ASMBS builds the relationship between industry and ASMBS members, offering monthly/quarterly meetings, conferences, marketing opportunities, and other collaborative ventures. Industry plays an essential role in providing services, products, and equipment that supplement the relationship between the healthcare provider and the patient.

ASMBS recognizes the importance of industry and is proud to partner with leading bariatric/metabolic companies through the ASMBS Corporate Council offering a venue for awareness and support.

Corporate Council Mission

The Corporate Council was organized to develop and enhance the joint strategies and efforts of bariatric surgeons, healthcare, and industry professionals in a proactive approach to addressing the challenges of obesity. Joining the Council provides an opportunity to network with industry peers and ASMBS leadership, making your voice heard in the mission of improving bariatric/metabolic care.

View the current list of Corporate Council members.

Corporate Council Supports

  • ASMBS Annual Meetings
  • ASMBS/Bariatric Surgery Public Relations/Advocacy
  • Special Projects (i.e. public awareness videos, research)
  • Sponsorship opportunities

If your company or organization is interested in joining us and their peers in providing support for an ASMBS event, please contact us at

Membership Benefits

  • Access to ASMBS leadership who provide field updates and exclusive communications on the state of the field/society via/phone and face-to-face meetings
  • Committee Meeting updates
  • Recognition in the ASMBS monthly newsletter
  • Access to ASMBS membership list ($1,000 value)
  • Company product/services and website link advertised on ASMBS website
  • Access to Care Updates
  • Annual meeting "Member" Registration Rates
  • First choice option at ASMBS ancillary meetings (i.e. ASMBS Weekend) …and many more!
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The 2023 Application & Renewal window is now open!

Download Application Here

2022 Steering Committee

Nick Giaconia, Celebrate Vitamins

Shelly Russell, ReShape Lifesciences
Chair Elect

Robert Dougherty, Bariatric Times
Immediate Past Chair

Conor McCrea, W.L. Gore
Senior Past Chair

Frank Bisceglie, Medtronic

Brian Costello, Medtronic

Gill Stevens, Novo Nordisk

Joyce Sheffield, Health Economic Advisors

Teresa LaMasters, MD
ASMBS President

Marina Kurian, MD FASMCS
ASMBS President Elect

Nathaniel Sann, MSN CRNP FNP-BC
ASMBS IH President

Paul Davidson, PhD
ASMBS IH President Elect

Kristie Kaufman
ASMBS Interim Executive Director

Morgan Matlock
Corporate Council Liaison

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