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Editorial Board


Dean J. Mikami, MD, FACS
Professor of Surgery
Division Chief, General Surgery
Associate Program Director
John A. Burn School of Medicine
University of Hawaii
1356 Lusitania Street, 6th Floor
Honolulu, HI 96813

Deputy Editor

Sabrena F. Noria, MD, PhD, FRCSC, FACS, FASMBS
The Ohio State University, Wexner Medical Center
N724 Doan Hall, 410 W. 10th Avenue
Columbus, OH

Associate Editors

Loyola University Medical Center
Chicago, IL

Farah A. Husain, MD, FACS, FASMBS
Oregon Health & Science University
Portland, OR

Matthew D. Kroh, MD
Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine
Cleveland, OH

Keeley J. Pratt, PhD, IMFT-S
The Ohio State University
Columbus, OH

Managing Editor

Lisa Brodsky

Editorial Board

Mohamed R. Ali, MD, FACS
University of California-Davis
Sacramento, CA

Robin P. Blackstone, MD, FACS, FASMBS
Scottsdale Bariatric Center
Scottsdale, AZ

Pradeep Chowbey, MD, FICS, FACS
Max Healthcare Institute
New Delhi, India

Mario Colombo-Benkmann, MD, MHBA, FACS
University of Münster
Münster, Germany

Michael Edwards, MD
Mayo Clinic
Rochester, MN

Susan M. Gallagher, PhD, MSN, RN
Celebration Institute, Inc.
Conroe, TX

William F. Gourash, CRNP, PhD
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Pittsburgh, PA

Chih-Kun Huang, MD
China Medical University Hospital
Taichung City, Taiwan

Melissa A. Kalarchian, PhD
Duquesne University
Pittsburgh, PA

Kazunori Kasama, MD, FACS
Yotsuya Medical Cube
Tokyo, Japan

Mousa Khoursheed, MD, FRCS, FACS
Kuwait University
Kuwait City, Kuwait

Lilian Kow, BMBS, PhD, FRACS
Flinders University of South Australia
Adelaide, Australia

Kristina H. Lewis, MD, MPH
Wake Forest School of Medicine
Winston-Salem, NC

Jingang Liu, MD
Shengjing Hospital of China Medical University
Shenyang, China

Samer G. Mattar, MD, FACS, FASMBS
Oregon Health & Science University
Portland, OR

Kalyana C. Nandipati, MD, FACS
Creighton University
Omaha, NE

Ankit D. Patel, MD
Emory University School of Medicine
Atlanta, Georgia

Jaime Ponce, MD, FACS, FASMBS
Chattanooga Bariatrics
Chattanooga, TN

John H. Rodriguez, MD FACS
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH

Tomasz Rogula, MD, PhD
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH

Mary Ann Rose, RN, MSN, EdD
East Carolina University
Greenville, NC

Valerie K. Sabol, PhD, ACNP-BC, GNP-BC
Duke University
Durham, NC

Bassem Y. Safadi, MD, FACS
American University of Beirut Medical Center
Beirut, Lebanon

Michael G. Sarr, MD, FACS
Mayo Clinic
Rochester, MN

Sharon Isenhour Sarvey, PhD, RN
Barton College
Wilson, NC

David B. Sarwer, PhD
Temple University
Philadelphia, PA

Akira Sasaki, MD
Iwate Medical University School of Medicine
Morioka, Japan

Federico J. Serrot, MD
Emory University School of Medicine
Atlanta, GA

Samuel Szomstein, MD, FACS, FASMBS
Cleveland Clinic Florida
Weston, FL

Colleen Tewksbury, PhD, MPH, RD, CSOWM, LDN
University of Pennsylvania, Perelman School of Medicine
Philadelphia, PA

Bruce M. Wolfe, MD, FACS
Oregon Health & Science University
Portland, OR

Natan Zundel, MD, FACS, FASMBS
Florida International University
Miami, FL

Study Design and Statistics Consultant

Virginia O. Shaffer, MD
Emory University
Atlanta, GA

Founding Editor

Lisa Rowen, DNSc, RN
University of Maryland Medical Center 

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