Department of Surgery

Minimally Invasive Bariatric and General Surgery News

Award Winners, 2023 Richard L. Simmons Lecture in Surgical Science/Department of Surgery Research Day


On April 19, 2023 we held our 21st Annual Research Day and Richard L. Simmons Lecture in Surgical Science. Attendees were treated to an outstanding presentation, "Leading the Way: Applying American Surgical Leadership Principles to Improve Health Care for All" by this years’ Richard L. Simmons lecturer, Dean Adil Haider from Aga Khan University Medical College . 

Work by MIS Published in JAMA Network Open

The paper “Clinical Outcomes and Hospital Utilization Among Patients Undergoing Bariatric Surgery With Telemedicine Preoperative Care” by Callie Hlavin, MD, Phoebe Ingraham, and Tamara Byrd, MD was published in JAMA Network Open (journal impact factor: ~13). The authors stress the importance of telemedicine providing more accessibility and flexibility to patients receiving preoperative care for bariatric surgery.


Work by Minimally Invasive Bariatric Research Team Published in Obesity