GA-ASMBS Obesity Day

Friday, August 16, 2019

7:30-8:00AMBreakfast - Retreat Room Lobby
8:00-8:30AMWelcome to Obesity Day

Instructions for Claiming CME Credit
Danny Vaughn, MD, FACS

Report of Activities by Bariatric Surgeons in GA
Renee Hilton, MD
8:30-9:15AMStrategies to Improve Access to Care: Local and National Actions

John Scott, MD, FACS
9:15-9:45AMBariatric Surgery from a Patient’s Perspective

Howard Melton, MD, FACS
10:00-10:45AMLegislative/Advocacy Panel/Access to Care

Moderators - John Scott, MD FACS and Renee Hilton, MD
Ben Watson, MD - GA State Senator
Katie Dempsey - GA State Representative
Jodi Lott- GA State Representative
10:45-11:45AMGERD After Sleeve Panel


Robert Richard, MD, FACS

Panelists | Topics

Danny Vaughn, MD, FACS – LINX
Aaron Bolduc, MD – LRYGB
Jamil Stetler, MD, FACS – Stretta
Sujata Gill, MD, FACS - HHR
12:45-1:45PMRole of Robotics in Bariatric Surgery


Ankit Patel, MD, FACS


Shaneeta Johnson, MD, FACS
Fritz Jean-Pierre, MD, FACS
Renee Hilton, MD
1:45-2:30PMTreating the Patient with Super Morbid Obesity

Presenter - Michael Blaney, MD, FACS
Discussant – Ed Lin, DO, FACS
2:45-3:30PMMedical Management of Obesity Panel


Ed Lin, DO, FACS


Arvinpal Singh, MD
Chloe Paddison
3:30-4:00PMGA ASMBS Chapter Meeting

Danny Vaughn, MD, FACS