First Integrated Health Obesity Collaborative Care Summit

Recorded January 26, 2024

The Summit provides a unique opportunity for Integrated Health thought leaders from a range of disciplines, perspectives and organizations to exchange ideas and formulate action plans on how to provide optimal, coordinated, and effective care for patients with obesity with a focus on the 2022 American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) and International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders (IFSO): Indications for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery.


  1. 0:02:30 – Keynote Speaker, Shanu Kothari, MD
  2. 0:41:22 – CBN, Criteria for MBS – BMI; BMI, Asian Population Thresholds, Kellie Armstrong RN,
  3. 0:51:14 – Extremes of Age – Older Population; Pediatrics & Adolescents, Karen Flanders, CNP, CBN
  4. 0:59:54 – Bridge to Other Treatment – Joint Arthroplasty; Abdominal Wall Hernia Repair; Organ Transplantation, Michael Dougherty, PA-C
  5. 1:14:17 – MBS in the High-risk Patient – BMI greater than 60 kg/m2; Heart Failure; Cirrhosis, Sarah Muntel, RD
  6. 1:30:04 – Patient Evaluation, Janelle Coughlin, PhD
  7. 1:48:27 – Outcomes – Weight Loss & Co-morbidity Improvement; Cancer Risk, Mortality, Revisional Surgery, Carah Horn, RN, CBN
  8. 2:04:48 – Insurance and Patient Access, Joe Nadglowski
  9. 2:41:18 – Discussion, Questions, Answers, and Comments

Duration: 02:54:18