The NY State Chapter of the ASMBS Conference

NYS Chapter ASMBS May 7-8, 2020 at the TKP New York Conference Center

About The Event

When: Thursday May 7 – Friday May 8, 2020
Where: TKP New York Conference Center
109 West 39th Street, New York, NY 10018


Thursday Evening – 6pm to 8:30pm
Presidential Meet & Greet

Friday General Session – 7:30am to 5:30pm

CME Credits

The American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery designates this live activity for a maximum of 8 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

CEU Credits

Nursing credits (7.5 CE contact hours) are provided by Taylor College, Los Angeles, California (possibly may not be accepted for national certification.) Provider is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, provider number CEP-3285, for the stated number of contact hours.

Accreditation Statement

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) and the New York State Chapter of the ASMBS. The ASMBS is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Conference Schedule

Day 1 , May 7, 2020

Welcome & Evening Session


6:00pm-6:30pm Presidential Meet and Mingle
6:30pm-6:45pm Welcome and Introduction William Graber
Interesting Cases: What would you do?
6:45pm-6:55pm Patient Involement in Feederism Dr. Rachel Goldman Moderators
6:55pm-7:05pm Retained fundus after sleeve Dr. Anthony Hesketh
7:05pm-7:15pm Balloons Gone Wild Dr. Ransford Commey Dr. William Graber
All board members
7:15pm-7:25pm Gastrojejunal fistula Dr. David Pechman
7:25pm-7:35pm Sleeve and pancreatic pathology Dr. Chris Esposito
7:35pm-7:45pm Sleeve twist Dr. Talar Tatarian
7:45pm-8pm Wrap up

Day 2, May 8, 2020

General Session


7:30am-8am Registration
8:00am-8:15am Welcome and Introductions William Graber
Panel: Opioid Crisis in the Bariatric Population
8:15am-8:45am Reducing Narcotic Use In the Weight loss Surgery Patient Amir A. Ghaferi, MD, MS
8:45am-9:10am Multimodal perioperative pain management: Practical tips Dr. Moller
Dr. Spaniolas
9:10am-9:30am Q&A Dino Spaniolas
9:30am-9:45am Break & Exhibitors
Presidential Address
9:45am-10:00am ASMBS President Introduction Moderator
10:00am-10:30am ASMBS Presidential Address Dr. DeMaria Dr. DeMaria
Bill Graber
10:30am-10:45am Q&A
Special Interest
10:45am-11:00am Surgery in Adolecents Dr. Zitsman
Dr. Parikh
11:00am-11:15am Q&A
Keynote Address Maintainers
11:15am-12:00pm Maintaining Quality Care in Bariatric Surgery Lee Vinsel
12:00pm-12:15pm Q&A
12:15pm-1:00pm Lunch/Exhibitors
1:30pm-1:45pm Introduction Dr. Marina Kurian
1:45pm-2:00pm Patients who Have under gone weight loss surgery Dr. Kurian will have at least 2 patients
Dr. Marina Kurian
2:00pm-2:15pm and their experiences William O’Malley
2:15pm-2:30pm Q&A
2:30pm-2:45pm Break and Exhibitors
Panel Discussion: “Special interest groups”
2:45pm-3:00pm Elderly Dr. Pham
Dr. Gadaleta
3:00pm-3:15pm Transplant patients? Dr. Marie Laryea
3:15pm-3:30pm LVAD patients Dr. O’Malley
3:30pm-3:45pm Q&A
4:00pm-4:15pm Closing Remarks Dr. William Graber
4:15pm-5:30pm Wrap-up, Cocktail Hour/ Raffles

Exhibitor Packet

Early Bird Registration Now Open

Meet Our Speakers

Our speakers will be announced soon.


109 W 39th St, New York, NY 10018



TKP Conference Center
109 W 39th St, New York, NY 10018