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2023 New York State Chapter
Annual Fall Conference

Thursday November 2 - Friday November 3, 2023

NYC Conference Center at Cornell ILR
570 Lexington Ave, 12th Floor, New York, NY 10022

Conference Registration

If you are a paid member of the New York State Chapter of the ASMBS, please use the following registration options:

If you are a NOT a paid member of the New York State Chapter of the ASMBS, please use the following registration options:

Please be advised that there will be live-stream available during the conference. The conference will be recorded with VOD to be available after the conference. Emails will be sent to all registries with more detailed information for how to view these recordings once they are available.

Accreditation Statement

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) and the New York State Chapter of the ASMBS. The ASMBS is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.


CME CREDITS 

The American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery designates this live activity for a maximum of 8 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


CEU CREDITS 

Nursing credits (up to 8 CE contact hours) are provided by Taylor College, Los Angeles, California (possibly may not be accepted for national certification). Provider is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, provider number CEP-3285, for the stated number of contact hours. 

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Conference Agenda

Conference Agenda
Day 1
Thursday, November 2, 2023

2:30PM - 3:00PM

Check - In

-

Conference Room

3:00PM - 3:10PM

Welcome

Dr. Konstantinos Spaniolas

Conference Room

3:10PM - 3:20PM

Interesting Top Bariatric Paper #1

Dr. Caitlin N. Russo

Conference Room

3:20PM - 3:30PM

Interesting Top Bariatric Paper #2

Dr. Derek Freitas

Conference Room

3:30PM - 3:40PM

Interesting Top Bariatric Paper #3

Dr. Luke Swaszek

Conference Room

3:40PM - 3:50PM

Interesting Top Bariatric Paper #4

-

Conference Room

3:50PM - 4:10PM

Interesting Top Bariatric Paper #5

Dr. Kevin Sigley

Conference Room

4:10PM - 4:20PM

Different Models of Bariatric Practice: Academics Pros and Cons

Dr. Ren-Fielding

Conference Room

4:20PM - 4:30PM

Different Models of Bariatric Practice: Private Practice Pros and Cons

Dr. Marina Kurian

Conference Room - Virtual

4:30PM - 4:40PM

How to Protect Yourself from Litigation in Bariatric Surgery

MLMIC

Conference Room

4:40PM - 4:50PM

Billing and Reimbursement in NY: Current Economic Environment

Dr. Mitch Roslin

Conference Room

4:50PM - 5:00PM

Importance of MBSAQIP and Steps to Accrediation

Cassie Peters

Conference Room - Virtual

5:00PM - 6:00PM

Reception

-

Reception Area

5:10PM - 5:20PM

Sponsor Presentation

Sponsor

Reception Area

5:20PM - 5:30PM

Sponsor Presentation

Sponsor

Reception Area

Day 2
Friday, November 3, 2023

7:30AM - 8:00AM

Check - In and Breakfast

-

Reception Area

8:00AM - 8:10AM

Sponsor Presentation

Medtronic

Reception Area

8:20AM - 8:30AM

Welcome and Introduction

Dr. Megan Jenkins

Conference Room

8:30AM - 8:45AM

Weight Regain After Sleeve: DS and SADI

Dr. Cheguevara Afaneh

Conference Room

8:45AM - 9:00AM

Weight Regain After Sleeve: RYGB

Dr. Dominick Gadaleta

Conference Room

9:00AM - 9:15AM

Weight Regain After Bypass: Distalization

Dr. Loic Tchokouani

Conference Room

9:15AM - 9:30AM

Weight Regain After Bypass: Endoscopic Therapies

Dr. Kartik Sampath

Conference Room

9:30AM - 9:45AM

Q&A Session

-

Conference Room

9:45AM - 9:55AM

QI Project #1

Erika Bianchi, PA

Conference Room

9:55AM - 10:05AM

QI Project #2

Dr. Damien Lazar

Conference Room

10:05AM - 10:15AM

QI Project #3

Patricia Cherasard, PA

Conference Room

10:15AM - 10:25AM

QI Project #4

Dr. Patrick Crosby

Conference Room

10:25AM - 10:45AM

Q&A Session

-

Conference Room

10:45AM - 11:05AM

ASMBS Executive Council Address

Dr. Marina Kurian

Conference Room

11:05AM - 11:15AM

Bariatric Leak: Endoscopic Management

Dr. Reem Sharaiha

Conference Room

11:15AM - 11:25AM

Bariatric Leak: Surgical Management

Dr. William O'Malley

Conference Room

11:25AM - 11:35AM

Diagnosis and Management of Severe Nutritional Deficiencies

Liz Goldenburg, MPH, RD

Conference Room

11:35AM - 11:45AM

Addiction Risk and Mitigation after Bariatric Surgery

Genna Hymowitz-Popovich, PhD

Conference Room

11:45AM - 12:05AM

Q&A Session

-

Conference Room

12:05PM - 12:55PM

Lunch and Exhibits

-

Reception Area

12:55PM - 1:05PM

Pain Management after Bariatric Surgery

Dr. Karina McArthur

Conference Room

1:05PM - 1:15PM

Absorption of Commonly Prescribed Medications after Bariatric Surgery: Pitfalls to be Aware of

Dr. Shan Wang PharmD

Conference Room

1:15PM - 1:25PM

Update in Medical Management of Obesity

Dr. Silvana Obici

Conference Room

1:25PM - 1:40PM

Q&A Session

-

Conference Room

1:40PM - 1:55PM

Video Assessment in Surgery

Dr. Aurora Pryor

Conference Room

1:55PM - 2:10PM

Robotic vs. Laparoscopy in Fellowship Training

Dr. Edmund Lee

Conference Room

2:10PM - 2:25PM

Role of Endoscopy Training in Bariatric Training

Dr. Fareed Cheema

Conference Room

2:25PM - 2:40PM

Q&A Session

-

Conference Room

2:40PM - 3:10PM

Surgery in the World of GLP1

Dr. Konstantinos Spaniolas

Conference Room

3:10PM - 3:20PM

Sponsor Presentation

Sponsor

Conference Room

3:20PM - 3:30PM

Sponsor Presentation

Sponsor

Conference Room

3:30PM - 3:45PM

Q&A Session

-

Conference Room

3:45PM - 3:55PM

Closing Remarks

Dr. Konstantinos Spaniolas

Conference Room

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