2nd International  Conference on

Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery

Theme: Cutting Edge Research on Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery

OCM for Bariatric Surgery Series Conferences

Organizing Committee

OCM Member

Jan Paul J. Mulier

Chairman
AZ Sint Jan Brugge-Oostende
Belgium

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Mohammed Khalid Mirza Gari

President
Saudi Arabia Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (SASMBS)
Saudi Arabia

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Claudio Blasi

Director
ASLRMB-1D hospital diabetes center
Rome

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Alireza Heidari

President
American International Standards Institute (AISI)
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Umar Daraz Khan

Lead Surgeon
Reshape Hospital, London
UK

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Signe Sørensen Torekov

Deputy Director of Education, Associate Professor
University of Copenhagen
Denmark

Biography Research Interest

Organizing Committee - Gastroenterology 2016

OCM Member

Maxwell M. Chait

Professor
Columbia University
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Willingham F Field

President
Georgia Gastroenterologic and Endoscopic Society
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Abdullah M. S. Al-Osaimi

Division Chief, Hepatology
University of Temple Health System
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Qiang Cai

Professor of Medicine Director, Advanced Endoscopy Fellowship
Emory University School of Medicine
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Sergio Verboonen

Lead Surgeon at
Bariatric Mexico, Obesity Solutions & Hope Paradise
Mexico

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Zhou Pinghong

Professor
Fudan University
China

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Amy Oestreicher

artist, author, speaker
for RAINN, writer for The Huffington Post
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Ashwani K Singal

Professor
University of Alabama
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Sudha Kodali

Assistant professor
University of Alabama
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Ahmed E. Lasheen

Professor
Zagazig University
Egypt

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Dimitrios V. Tsamis

General Surgeon
University of Athens
Greece

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Romany Helmy Thabet

Professor
Northern Borders University
Saudi Arabia

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Higinio Mappala

Dean at
Jose R. Reyes Mem. Medical Center, St. Paul University
Philippines

Biography Research Interest

Organizing Committee - Gastro Congress 2016

OCM Member

Khalil N Bitar

Professor
Wake Forest University
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Maxwell M Chait

Assistant professor
Columbia University
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Steven Teich

Director
The Ohio State University College of Medicine
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Gerard E. Mullin

Associate professor and Director
Johns Hopkins Hospital
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Bing Rong

Chairman and Professor
Harbin Medical University
China

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Vijay Kumar

Head and Professor
MANIPAL UNIVERSITY, KASTURBA MEDICAL COLLEGE
India

Biography Research Interest

Organizing Committee - Gastro 2016

OCM Member

Pawan Mathur

Colorectal & Laparoscopic Surgeon
Royal Free London NHS Fundation Trust
United Kingdom

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Mitusnori Yasuda

Director
Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine
Japan

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Nathalie Rivard

Professor
Université de Sherbrooke
Canada

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

MOHAMED AMIN EL GOHARY

Chief, Department of Paediatric Surgery
Burjeel Hospital
United Arab Emirates

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Errawan Wiradisuria

President
Indonesian Society of Endolaparoscopic Surgeons (ISES)
Indonesia

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Nuria Pérez López

Head of the department
Gastroenterology Hospital Ángeles
Maxico

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Ulrike Stein

Professor
Charité Universitätsmedizin Berlin
Germany

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Muhammad S Niam

Chairman of Indonesian Society of General Surgery
Brawijaya University School of Medicine
Indonesia

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

MOHAMMAD HAITHAM HATEM FAWWAL

Medical Board Director and CEO
BSC - Bariatric Surgery Clinic
Lebanon

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Gokul Shanker

Consultant Surgical Gastroenterologist and Head of Surgical Gastroenterology
VGM Gastro Centre
India

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

K Sendhil Kumar

Director, Chairman and Head of the Department of Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
Gateway Clinics
India

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Latif Bagwan

Gastroenterologist and Laparoscopic Surgeon
Gateway Clinics and hospital
India

Biography Research Interest

Organizing Committee - Endoscopy 2016

OCM Member

Maxwell M. Chait

Professor
Columbia University
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Willingham F Field

Director of Endoscopy
Emory Healthcare
United States

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Abdullah M. S. Al-Osaimi

Division Chief, Hepatology
University of Temple Health System
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Qiang Cai

Professor of Medicine Director, Advanced Endoscopy Fellowship
Emory University School of Medicine
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Sergio Verboonen

Lead Surgeon
Bariatric Mexico, Obesity Solutions & Hope Paradise
Mexico

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Zhou Pinghong

Professor
Fudan University
China

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Amy Oestreicher

artist, author, speaker , writer for The Huffington Post
RAINN
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Ashwani K Singal

Professor
University of Alabama
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Sudha Kodali

Assistant professor
University of Alabama
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Ahmed E. Lasheen

Professor
Zagazig University
Egypt

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Dimitrios V. Tsamis

General Surgeon
University of Athens
Greece

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Romany Helmy Thabet

Professor
Northern Borders University
Saudi Arabia

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Higinio Mappala

Dean
Jose R. Reyes Mem. Medical Center, St. Paul University
Philippines

Biography Research Interest

Organizing Committee - Clinical Nutrition 2016

OCM Member

David O. Kennedy

Director
Brain Performance and Nutrition Research Centre
Northumbria University
UK

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Manfred Eggersdorfer

Sen. Vice President
University of Groningen
Switzerland

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Chaodong Wu

Associate Professor
Texas A&M Unniversity
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Mingruo Guo

Professor
The University of Vermont
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Abdullah Al Ghamdi

Director, Health care specialty centre
King Saud bin Abdulaziz University
Saudi Arabia

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Iman A. Hakim

Dean
University of Arizona
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Fayaz Ahmed Sahibzada

Lecturer & Consultant Clinical Nutrtionist
UQU
Saudi Arabia

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Prof. M.S Swaminathan

Founder and Chairman
First World Food Prize Winner MS Swaminathan Research Foundation
India

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Ayesha Al Dhaheri

Chairperson
United Arab Emirates University
UAE

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Wael Aboughali

Deputy Medical Director
Methodist Health System
UAE

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Susanne Bügel

Professor
Københavns Universitet
Denmark

Biography Research Interest

Organizing Committee - Gastroenterology-2013

OCM Member

Christos E Constantinou

Stanford University
USA
Stanford University, USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Jennifer Davagian Ensign

Christcot Medical Company
USA
Christcot Medical Company, USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Carol A Podlasek

Northwestern University
USA

Northwestern University, USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Min Li

The University of Texas Health Science Center
USA
The University of Texas Health Science Center, USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Jerzy Jankun

University of Toledo
USA

University of Toledo, USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Dinesh Vyas

Michigan State University
USA

Michigan State University, USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Paraskevi Theofilou

Panteion University
Greece

Panteion University, Greece

Biography Research Interest

Organizing Committee - Gastroenterology-2014

OCM Member

Trevor A. Winter

Associate Professor
Stanford University, USA
Tel: 650-724-4509
Fax: 650-498-5174

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Christos E Constantinou

Professor
Stanford University, USA


Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Min Li

Director of Cancer Research Program
The Vivian L. Smith Department of Neurosurgery
The University of Texas Health Science Center, USA


Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Maxwell M. Chait

Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons, USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Amr Amin

Professor
Biology Department
UAE University, UAE

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Pankaj K. Singh

Associate Professor
University of Nebraska Medical Center
Tel: 402-559-2726


Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Mark Feitelson

Professor of Biology
Temple University, USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Theresa C. Hemsworth-Peterson

Professor
Department of Medicine
Dalhousie University, Canada

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Ratna B. Ray

Professor
Department of Pathology


Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Yan-Hua Chen

Associate Professor
Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology
East Carolina University, USA
Tel: 252-744-1341
Fax: 252-744-2850

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Carol A Podlasek

Department of Urology
Northwestern University, USA
Tel. 312-503-7247
Fax 312-908-7275

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Jennifer Davagian Ensign

Founder and CEO of Christcot Medical Company, USA

Biography Research Interest

Organizing Committee - Gastroenterology-2015

OCM Member

Christos E. Constantinou

Professor
Stanford University
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Steven Teich

Director
The Ohio State University College of Medicine
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

David R. Lichtenstein

Director of Endoscopy
Boston University School of Medicine
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Fabio Cataldi

Senior Director
Pfizer Inc.
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Milutin Bulajic

Associate Professor
University of Belgrade
Serbia

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Jose Nieto

Interventional Gastroenterologist, ATEC Chairman
Borland-Groover Clinic
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Yu-Jui Yvonne Wan

Professor and Vice Chair of Research
University of California
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Ira-Ida Skvortsova

professor
Innsbruck Medical University
Austria

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Vijaypal Arya

Director
Wyckoff Heights Medical Center
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Michel Kahaleh

Professor
Weill Cornell Medical College
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Richard Day

Faculty of Medical Sciences
University College London
United Kingdom

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Razvan Arsenescu

Director Inflammatory Bowel Diseases Center
Ohio State University - Columbus
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Manoop S. Bhutani

Director of Endoscopic Research and Development
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Steve Goldschmid

Dean at
University of Arizona Health Sciences
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Robert Getzenberg

Director of Urological Research
University of Pittsburgh
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Steven M. Lipkin

Associate Professor
Weill Cornell Medical College
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Scott T. Tagawa

Director
Weill Cornell Medical College
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Catherine Bauer

Nurse Manager GI Lab & ECEC
Vidant Medical Center
USA

Biography Research Interest

Organizing Committee - Gastro Congress 2016

OCM Member

Khalil N Bitar

Professor
Wake Forest University
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Maxwell M Chait

Assistant professor
Columbia University
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Steven Teich

Director
The Ohio State University College of Medicine
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Gerard E. Mullin

Associate professor and Director
Johns Hopkins Hospital
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Bing Rong

Chairman and Professor
Harbin Medical University
China

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Vijay Kumar

Head and Professor
MANIPAL UNIVERSITY, KASTURBA MEDICAL COLLEGE
India

Biography Research Interest