The NY State Chapter of the ASMBS Conference

NYS Chapter ASMBS May 2-3, 2019 at the TKP New York Conference Center

About The Event

When: Thursday May 2 – Friday May 3, 2019
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 2, 2019

Welcome & Evening Session


6:00pm-7:00pm Presidential Meet and Mingle
7:00pm-7:15pm Welcome and Introduction William O’Malley
Sleeve vs Bypass Surgery Debates on Various Issues
7:15pm-7:45pm GERD NY Board Member
7:45pm-8pm BMI Consideration/ Co-morbidity considerations NY Board Member
8pm-8:15pm Weight Recidivsm after Bypass/Sleeve NY Board Member
8:15pm-8:30pm Q &A with Panel

Day 2, May 3, 2019

General Session


7:30am-8am Registration
8:00am-8:15am Welcome and Introductions William O’Malley
Common Quality Initiatives
8:15am-8:35am Fast Track in your Practice Dr Dominck Gadaleta
8:35am-8:50am Analgesia and Bariatric Surgery Christopher Page
8:50am-9:15am Post-op Nausea Vomiting Dino Spaniolas
9:15am-9:30am Q&A
9:30am-10:00am Break & Exhibitors
Presidential Address
10:00am-10:30am History of Support Groups Anne Jones
10:30am-11:00am Audience Participation-How does your Practice offer Support Nichole Weber
11:00am-12:30pm Break and Exhibitors/Meet your colleagues
12:30pm-1:30pm Lunch/Exhibitors
Abnormal Findings
1:30pm-1:45pm H-Pylori Dimitri Tzimas
1:45pm-2:00pm Gist Tumors Medical Oncologists
2:00pm-2:15pm Other Intra-op Findings, cirrhosis, liver disease Dimitri Tzimas
2:15pm-2:30pm Q&A
2:30pm-2:45pm Break and Exhibitors
2:45pm-3:05pm Review of Commonly ordered Tests/ c-t scan, ugi Greg Grimaldi
3:05pm-3:25pm Case Presentation #1 William O’Malley
3:25pm-3:45pm Case Presentation #2 William O’Malley
3:45pm-4:00pm Q&A
4:00pm-4:15pm Closing Remarks/Passing to the Torch-Chapter President Dr. William O’Malley
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