Course Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Attendees will understand the Endoscopic “Normal Anatomy” of Bariatric procedures.
  • Attendees will understand how to use endoscopy to manage bariatric complications.
  • Attendees will understand the various endoscopic devices, and procedures approved by the FDA.
  • Attendees will understand the basic guidelines for coding and getting reimbursed for bariatric procedures from insurance.

8:00am Preoperative Endoscopy in the Bariatric Surgery Patient: What do I need to look for?
Sabrena F Noria, MD PhD
8:15am Preoperative Endoscopy in the Bariatric Surgery Patient: What do I need to look for?
Sabrena F Noria, MD PhD
8:30am Endoscopic Management of Sleeve Complications- Early
Matthew Kroh, MD FASMBS
8:45am Endoscopic Management of Sleeve Complications- Late
Manoel Galvao, MD IFASMBS
9:00am Endoluminal Treatment of Complications after Gastric Bypass
Bipan Chand, MD FASMBS
9:15am Q & A with panel
9:30am Break
10:00am Revisional Endoluminal Procedures for Weight Regain- Techniques & Outcomes
Dean Mikami, MD
10:15am State of Intra-gastric Balloon Therapy in the US
Jaime Ponce, MD FASMBS
10:30am Endoscopic Sleeve Gastroplasty
Reem Z Sharaiha, MD
10:45am Evolving Primary Therapies 1: Aspiration Therapy and Endoscopically Deployed Magnetic Anastomoses
Christopher C Thompson, MD MSc
11:00am Evolving Primary Therapies 2: Update on Endoscopic Liner therapies and duodenal mucosal resurfacing
Manoel Galvao, MD IFASMBS
11:15am Training and Credentialing for Bariatric Endoscopy
Dean Mikami, MD
11:30am Reimbursement Update for New Procedures
Barham Abu Dayyeh
11:45am Q & A with panel
12:00pm Adjourn