This session is designed for residents in general surgery, fellows in minimally invasive, GI or bariatric surgery, general surgeons, GI surgeons, bariatric surgeons, surgical assistants and operating room nurses.


8:00am Welcome and Introduction
Bruce Schirmer, MD
8:05am Preoperative evaluation of the patient for revisional surgery for poor weight loss
William Richardson, MD FASMBS
8:30am The role of psychological evaluation in reoperative assessment
Stephanie Sogg, PhD
8:40am The role of preoperative diet enforcement in reoperative preparation
Terry Simpson, MD
8:50am Reoperation for VBG (stenosis, poor weight loss)
Stephen Wohlgemuth, MD FASMBS
9:05am Reoperation for GERD after bariatric surgery
Jon C. Gould, MD
9:30am Discussion
9:45am Break
10:00am Reoperations for prolapse and obstruction
Jeff Allen, MD
10:15am Reoperations for erosion
Bradley Schwack, MD
10:25am Lap band revision to gastric bypass
Marina S. Kurian, MD FASMBS
10:45am Lap band revision to sleeve gastrectomy
Logan Rawlins, MD
11:05am Lap band revision to duodenal switch
Mitchell Roslin, MD FASMBS
11:25am Reoperations for complications of marginal ulcer after gastric bypass (including GG fistula)
Kevin Reavis, MD
11:45am Discussion
12:00pm Lunch
1:30pm Reversal of gastric bypass (short talk)
Daniel R. Cottam, MD
1:40pm Band over bypass (short talk)
Hans Schmidt, MD
1:50pm Revisions of gastric bypass for poor weight loss – not endoscopic
Eric J. DeMaria, MD FASMBS FACS
2:10pm Revisions of gastric bypass for poor weight loss – endoscopic
Michael Schweitzer, MD FASMBS
2:25pm Discusson
2:40pm Treatment of staple line leak (acute and chronic)
Sayeed Ikramuddin, MD MHA
2:55pm Sleeve revision to duodenal switch
Ranjan Sudan, MD FASMBS
3:10pm Sleeve revision to gastric bypass
Peter Hallowell, MD FASMBS
3:25pm Revision of duodenal switch for nutritional issues
Christine Ren Fielding, MD
3:40pm Break
4:00pm Debate 1: Anastomotic narrowing procedures are appropriate and effective for producing weight loss after previous gastric bypass Agree
Phil Schauer, MD
4:10pm Debate 1: Anastomotic narrowing procedures are appropriate and effective for producing weight loss after previous gastric bypass Disagree
Scott Shikora, MD FASMBS
4:20pm Debate 2: A 50 yo woman has regained all her weight after lap gastric bypass. She has a BMI of 45 and HTN on one med, and NAFLD. An EGD shows 20 ml pouch, 1 cm gastrojejunal anastomosis. She admits to not exercising. Her husband says she eats junk food, drinks soda, and does not follow any diet restrictions. She promises if you reoperate on her she will be compliant. You would: Offer her a reoperation
George Fielding, MD
4:40pm Debate 2: A 50 yo woman has regained all her weight after lap gastric bypass. She has a BMI of 45 and HTN on one med, and NAFLD. An EGD shows 20 ml pouch, 1 cm gastrojejunal anastomosis. She admits to not exercising. Her husband says she eats junk food, drinks soda, and does not follow any diet restrictions. She promises if you reoperate on her she will be compliant. You would: Deny her a reoperation
Karl Byrne, MD
5:00pm Adjourn