WEBINAR SERIES - PART 6 OF 7

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1. Update on the Most Promising Primary Bariatric Endoscopic Procedures

2. Endoscopic Therapeutic Interventions for the Treatment of Bariatric Surgery Complications

3. Role of Pre-operative and Post-operative Screening Endoscopy in Bariatric Surgery

Agenda

Time Activity

7:00 pm - 7:05 pm

Welcome and Opening Remarks
Speaker:  Dr. Stephen A. Glazer, MD, FRCP(C), FCCP

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Stephen A. Glazer, MD, FRCP(C), FCCP
Diplomat of the American Board of Obesity Medicine
President of the Canadian Association of Bariatric Physicians and Surgeons
Medical Director Bariatric Surgical Program, Humber River Regional Hospital
Assistant Professor-Department of Medicine, Queen's University
Lecturer- Department of Internal Medicine, University of Toronto

Dr. Stephen Glazer is a board certified specialist from the University of Toronto in Internal Medicine and Intensive Care Medicine. He is also a Diplomate of the American Board of Obesity Medicine. In April 2010 he was appointed as the Medical Director for the Bariatric Surgical Program at Humber River Regional Hospital. He was instrumental in redeveloping their comprehensive bariatric surgical program. In that year, the bariatric surgical program was nominated as a Leading Practice by Accreditation Canada. In 2012 Dr. Glazer was appointed as a the Director of the only hospital-based Medical Bariatric Program for the Greater Toronto Area, which has enjoyed great growth and development due to the significant contributions of its multidiscipline team members. Dr. Glazer's commitment to the Obesity Epidemic is further displayed by his participation in many committees through the Ontario Bariatric Network and the Canadian Association of Bariatric Physicians and Surgeons. He has a strong interest in program development, quality care initiatives, and physician education. He has personally been involved in direct patient care of over thousands of bariatric patients in the attempt to facilitate weight loss for improved overall health. His research interests include perioperative risk assessment and management as well as sleep apnea in the morbidly obese. He is also the president of the Canadian Association of Bariatric Physicians and Surgeons.

7:05 pm - 7:20 pm

Update on the Most Successful Primary Bariatric Endoscopic Procedures

Speaker:  Dr. Dennis Hong, MD, MSc., FRCS(C), FACS

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Dennis Hong, MD, MSc., FRCS(C), FACS
Associate Professor at McMaster University
Staff Physician, St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton
Guelph, Ontario

Dr. Dennis Hong is an Associate Professor in the Department of Surgery at McMaster University. He specializes in Minimally Invasive and Bariatric Surgery. Dr. Hong was born in Seoul, South Korea. He completed his undergraduate studies in Biology from the University of Western Ontario in 1992. Dr. Hong received his medical degree (M.D.) from the University of Toronto in 1996. He completed his residency in the Department of Surgery, McMaster University Medical Centre in Hamilton, ON. Then in 2003, he completed a Minimally Invasive Surgery Fellowship at the Legacy Health System in Portland, Oregon, U.S.A.. He joined the Department of Surgery at McMaster University in 2010. He is Associate Director, Centre for Minimal Access Surgery, St. Joseph’s Healthcare, Hamilton, ON.

 

7:20 pm - 7:35 pm

Endoscopic Therapeutic Interventions for the Treatment of Bariatric Surgery Complications

Speaker:  Dr. Radu Pescarus, MD, FRCS(C)

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Radu Pescarus, MD, FRCS(C) 
Foregut and Bariatric Surgery
Hôpital Sacré-Coeur de Montréal
Assistant Professor, Université de Montréal
Montréal, Québec

Dr. Radu Pescarus is an Assistant Professor of Surgery at Université de Montréal. He specializes in minimally invasive bariatric and foregut surgery, as well as therapeutic endoscopy. After completing a Bachelor of Science in Biology at McGill University, Dr. Pescarus continued his medical studies at the Université de Montréal. Once his General Surgery residency was finalized in 2012, he continued his subspecialty training in Canada with a one-year fellowship in bariatric and minimally invasive surgery at McMaster University. Subsequently, he underwent a second fellowship in Portland, USA to further his knowledge in the fields of foregut surgery and therapeutic endoscopy. He is currently Assistant Professor at Université de Montréal and performs his clinical duties in the CIUSSS du Nord-de-l’Île-de-Montréal. 

7:35 pm - 7:50 pm

Role of Pre-Operative and Post-Operative Screening Endoscopy in Bariatric Surgery

Speaker:  Dr. Francois Julien, MD, FRCS(C)

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François Julien, MD, FRCS(C)
General and Bariatric Surgeon
Quebec City Heart and Lung Institute
Quebec City, Quebec

Dr François Julien is a general and bariatric surgeon at the Quebec City Heart and Lung Institute.  He attended medical school at Université de Montréal and trained in general surgery at Université Laval, in Quebec City.  He pursued a minimally invasive and bariatric fellowship at the University of Ottawa and Université Laval

7:50 pm - 8:10 pm

Panel Discussion

Moderator: Dr. Pierre Garneau, MD, FRCS(C), FASMBS

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Pierre Y. Garneau, MD, FRCS(C), FASMBS
Bariatric Surgeon
Chief of General Surgery, Hôpital du Sacré-Coeur de Montréal
Professor, University of Montréal
Montreal, Quebec

Dr. Pierre Garneau received his medical degree at Laval University in Quebec City in 1991. He completed his residency in general surgery at the University Laval, and had the opportunity to work with the team of Dr. Picard Marceau, one of the fathers of bariatric surgery. Dr. Garneau has been a member of the General Surgery team at Hôpital du Sacré-Coeur de Montreal since 1997 and is currently chief of general surgery and Professor at the University of Montreal. Research interest include the impact of obesity surgery on fat tissus and revisional surgery.

8:00 pm - 8:15 pm

Closing Remarks
Speaker:  Dr. Stephen A. Glazer, MD, FRCP(C), FCCP

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Stephen A. Glazer, MD, FRCP(C), FCCP
Diplomat of the American Board of Obesity Medicine
President of the Canadian Association of Bariatric Physicians and Surgeons
Medical Director Bariatric Surgical Program, Humber River Regional Hospital
Assistant Professor-Department of Medicine, Queen's University
Lecturer- Department of Internal Medicine, University of Toronto

Dr. Stephen Glazer is a board certified specialist from the University of Toronto in Internal Medicine and Intensive Care Medicine. He is also a Diplomate of the American Board of Obesity Medicine. In April 2010 he was appointed as the Medical Director for the Bariatric Surgical Program at Humber River Regional Hospital. He was instrumental in redeveloping their comprehensive bariatric surgical program. In that year, the bariatric surgical program was nominated as a Leading Practice by Accreditation Canada. In 2012 Dr. Glazer was appointed as a the Director of the only hospital-based Medical Bariatric Program for the Greater Toronto Area, which has enjoyed great growth and development due to the significant contributions of its multidiscipline team members. Dr. Glazer's commitment to the Obesity Epidemic is further displayed by his participation in many committees through the Ontario Bariatric Network and the Canadian Association of Bariatric Physicians and Surgeons. He has a strong interest in program development, quality care initiatives, and physician education. He has personally been involved in direct patient care of over thousands of bariatric patients in the attempt to facilitate weight loss for improved overall health. His research interests include perioperative risk assessment and management as well as sleep apnea in the morbidly obese. He is also the president of the Canadian Association of Bariatric Physicians and Surgeons.

 

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