The leadership of the New York Chapter of ASMBS is dedicated to serving as a resource for our members providing you with access to all things related to bariatric surgery.

American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery 
The vision of the Society is to improve public health and well-being by lessening the burden of the disease of obesity and related diseases throughout the world.

Obesity Action Coalition 
The mission of the OAC is to elevate and empower those affected by obesity through education, advocacy and support.

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Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases
The official journal of the ASMBS.

American Association of Preferred Provider Organizations 
This web page offers resources to PPO clinical leadership to help understand the obesity problem in the US, offer tools and information, and identify best practices in weight loss.

American College of Surgeons
Dedicated to improving the care of the surgical patient and to safeguarding standards of care in an optimal and ethical practice environment.

American Diabetes Association
Our mission is to prevent and cure diabetes and to improve the lives of all people affected by diabetes.

American Society of Bariatric Physicians
An international association of physicians and allied heatlh care professionals with special interest and experience in the comprehensive treatment of overweight, obesity and related disorders.

International College of Surgeons
A global organization dedicated to bringing together surgeons and surgical specialists of all nations, races and creeds to promote surgical excellence for the benefit of all mankind and to foster fellowship worldwide.

NAASO, Obesity Society
The leading scientific society dedicated to the study of obesity.

National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Part of the U.S. Department of Health, the NIH is the nation’s medical research agency.

National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases
Conducts and supports basic and clinical research on many of the most serious diseases affecting public health.

Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons
A worldwide community of surgeons that can bring minimal access surgery, endoscopy and emerging techniques to patients in every country.

MBS AQIP Presentations from the ASMBS 29th Annual Meeting in San Diego

2013 Obesity Week

The purpose...

The purpose of the New York State Chapter of ASMBS is to encourage members to pursue investigations both in the clinic and in the laboratory. As a group, we strive for the interchange of ideas, share information and experience pertaining to bariatric surgery, and promote improved peri-operative and long-term care of patients.

Chapter efforts focus on the reduction of patient risk, the advancement of education and educational programs for physicians, integrated health members, lay people and paramedical professionals.