Adding Medical Weight Management to Your Practice; Ways to Optimize Outcome, Volume, and Revenue

Published May 2018

Speakers: Paul Kemmeter, MD and Dawn White, MD

Paul Kemmeter, MD and Dawn White, MD, discuss the benefits of adding a medical weight loss program as a component of your practice. They elaborate on their practice’s non-surgical
weight loss programs, such as the Very Low Calorie Diet (VLCD) and Medical Program Slim and Trim.

Disclaimer: These materials are presented by the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, regarding the surgical treatment for obesity or metabolic disease. The documents presented are based on current clinical experience and medical evidence available at this time. The materials are not definitive, and are not the recommendations of the Society. The documents and their contents are not intended as, and cannot not be construed as, stating or establishing a local, regional, or national standard of care.

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ASMBS / SAGES Bariatric Endoscopy Verification Certificate

Published May 2018

ASMBS and SAGES have worked together to develop a verification process for members with experience in performing bariatric endoscopy to verify they have acquired the necessary skills to perform these procedures. We believe strongly that surgeons should be performing endoscopy and hope to further strengthen our important role in endoscopic treatment of bariatric patients.

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Weight Management: How to Introduce Medical Management Weight Loss Into Your Practice

Published April 2018

Marina Kurian, MD, examines multiple opportunities to incorporate medical managed weight loss in your practice. She discusses the balance between generating revenue for new medicine and keeping the integrity of your practice. 

Also, Dr. Kurian explores vitamins, protein shakes, supplements and medications that she prescribes to weight loss patients. 

Disclaimer: These materials are presented by the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, regarding the surgical treatment for obesity or metabolic disease. The documents presented are based on current clinical experience and medical evidence available at this time. The materials are not definitive, and are not the recommendations of the Society. The documents and their contents are not intended as, and cannot not be construed as, stating or establishing a local, regional, or national standard of care.

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Video Library

Published January 2018

This resource is a virtual media center for all ASMBS video resources to be housed. Explore videos from our past annual meetings or recent presentations from esteemed colleagues.

The ASMBS Video Committee generated a library of archived videos for members. Now, all recorded ASMBS-related videos will be streamlined to the ASMBS Video Library.

Go to ASMBS Video Library

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