Learning Objectives:

  1. Identify surgery options for patients with suboptimal weight loss or weight regain
  2. Discuss non-Surgical treatment options for weight regain after bariatric surgery
  3. Describe decision making process for patients presenting for revisional bariatric surgery

8:45am Welcome
Kelli Friedman, PhD; Connie Klein, NP CBN
8:50am An Ounce of Prevention: Matching Patients to Surgery Type
Shanu Kothari, MD FASMBS
9:20am Novel Behavioral Treatment for Weight Regain: Remotely-Delivered Acceptance-Based Intervention
Lauren Bradley, PhD
9:45am Weight Regain: VLCDs and Weight Loss Medications
Angela Fitch, MD
10:15am Break
10:45am To operate or not operate: That is the Question (decision making prior to surgery)
Helmuth Billy, MD
11:10am Bypass Didn’t Work, Now What?
Eric DeMaria, MD FASMBS
11:35am Case Presentations
Hilary Blackwood, NP; Karen Flanders, MSN CNP CBN
12:10pm Wrap Up
Kelli Friedman, PhD; Connie Klein, NP CBN
12:15pm Adjourn