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Editorial Board


Edward Lin, DO, MBA, FACS, AGAF
Surgical Director, Emory Bariatrics
Director, Gastroesophageal Treatment Center
Emory University School of Medicine
Atlanta, GA

Associate Editors

S. Scott Davis, Jr, MD, FACS
Emory University School of Medicine
Atlanta, GA

Nana A. Gletsu-Miller, PhD
Purdue University
West Lafayette, IN

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

Managing Editor

Laura Neuberger

Editorial Board

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

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

Yong U. Choi, MD, FACS, FASMBS
Baylor College of Medicine
CHI-St. Luke's Hospital
The Woodlands, TX

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

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

Carlos Casalnuovo, MD
Centro de Cirugia de la Obesidad
Buenos Aires, Argentina

Minyoung Cho, MD, PhD
Seoul 365mc Hospital
Seoul, Korea

Daniel J. Drake, RN, MSN, CBN
Pitt County Memorial Hospital
Greenville, NC

Robert A. Forse, MD, PhD
Doctors Hospital at Renaissance  
Edinburg, Texas

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
E-Da Hospital
Kaohsiung, 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

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

Samer G. Mattar, MD, FACS, FASMBS
Oregon Health and Sciences University
Portland, OR

Rachel L. Medbery, MD
Emory University School of Medicine
Atlanta, GA

Aziz M. Merchant, MD, FACS
Rutgers-New Jersey Medical School
Newark, NJ

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

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

Tomasz Rogula, MD, PhD
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH

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

David B. Sarwer, PhD
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA

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

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

Arvinpal Singh, MD
Emory University School of Medicine  
Atlanta, GA

Juan P. Toro, MD
SOMA Clinic
Medellin, Colombia

Tracey Ann Wilds, MSN, RN, ANP-C, CBN
Lehigh Valley Health Network
Allentown, PA

Kevin Woods, MD, MPH
Cancer Treatment Centers of America
Atlanta, GA

Bruce M. Wolfe, MD, FACS
Oregon Health and 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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