Position and Consensus Statements

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AACE/TOS/ASMBS/OMA/ASA Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Perioperative Nutritional, Metabolic, and Nonsurgical Support...

The development of these updated clinical practice guidelines (CPG) was commissioned by the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists, The Obesity...
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ASMBS Endorsement of AAP Pediatric Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Statement

On October 27, 2019, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) issued a new policy statement, Pediatric Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery:...
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Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Perioperative Nutrition, Metabolic, and Nonsurgical Support of...

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ASMBS Position Statement on Weight Bias and Stigma

The following position statement is issued by the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery in response to numerous inquiries...
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Employing Enhanced Recovery Goals in Bariatric Surgery (ENERGY): A National Quality Improvement...

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ASMBS Integrated Health Support Group Manual

The ASMBS Bariatric Surgery Support Group Facilitator Manual is intended to help bariatric support group leaders create and provide a...
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ASMBS and AHS Consensus Guideline on Bariatric Surgery and Hernia Surgery

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ASMBS Pediatric Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Guidelines

The American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Pediatric Committee updated their evidence-based guidelines published in 2012, performing a comprehensive...
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ASMBS Updated Position Statement on Bariatric Surgery in Class I Obesity

The American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) issued a position statement on the role of bariatric surgery in...
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ASMBS Updated Position Statement on Sleeve Gastrectomy as a Bariatric Procedure

The Clinical Issues Committee and Executive Council of ASMBS have determined that the emergence of sleeve gastrectomy (SG) as the...