6th Annual Flexible Endoscopic Surgery and Bariatric Endoscopy Course
April 12-14, 2019Loews Miami Beach Hotel

*The faculty below have been invited. This list is tentative.

Course Director

Christopher Thompson, MD, MHES

Director of Endoscopy
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Associate Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA

Co-Director for Flexible Endoscopic Surgery

Lee Swanstrom, MD, FACS

Gastrointestinal and Minimally Invasive Surgery
The Oregon Clinic
Portland, OR

Co-Directors for Bariatric Endoscopy

Manoel Galvao Neto, MD

Scientific Director
Endovitta Institute
Sao Paulo, Brazil
Clinical Associate Professor
Florida International University
Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine
Miami, FL

Natan Zundel, MD

Medical Director
Jackson North Medical Center
Clinical Professor of Surgery
Florida International University
Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine
Miami, FL

Co-Director ESD Course Program

Hiroyuki Aihara, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Gastroenterology Division
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Boston, MA

Co-Director Hands-on Workshops

Marvin Ryou, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Endoscopy
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Boston, MA

Co-Director Medical Obesity Summit

Violeta Popov, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine
NYU Gastroenterology Associates
New York, NY
Lee Swanstrom, MD, FACS
Gastrointestinal and Minimally Invasive Surgery
The Oregon Clinic
Portland, OR

Faculty

Barham K. Abu Dayyeh, MD, MPH
Department of Internal Medicine
Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Associate Professor of Medicine
Mayo Clinic
Rochester, MN
Hiroyuki Aihara, MD, PhD
Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Endoscopy
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA
Austin Lee Chiang, MD, MPH
Director of Endoscopic Bariatric Program
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
Chief Medical Social Media Officer
Jefferson Health
Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine
Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University
Philadelphia, PA
Paul B. Davidson, PhD
Director of Behavioral Services
Center for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Instructor of Psychiatry
Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA
Eduardo Guimaraes Hourneaux De Moura
Hospital das Clínicas of the Medical School of the USP
Sao Paulo, Brazil
Diogo Turiani Hourneaux De Moura, MD, MSc, PhD
Post-Doctoral Research Fellow
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA
Tolga Erim, DO
Gastroenterology & Hepatology
Cleveland Clinic
Weston, FL
Phil Ge
Pichamol Jirapinyo, MD,MPH
Gastroenterology and Bariatric Endoscopy Fellow
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Boston, MA
Sergey Kantsevoy, MD
Director, The Center for Therapeutic Endoscopy
The Melissa L. Posner Institute for Digestive Health & Liver Disease
Mercy Medical Center
Baltimore, MD
Lee Kaplan, MD, PhD - Invited
Director, MGH Weight Center
Massachusetts General Hospital
Boston, MA
Mouen Khashab, MD
Director of Therapeutic Endoscopy
The Johns Hopkins Hospital
Associate Professor of Medicine
Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
Baltimore, MD
Nitin Kumar, MD
Department of Gastroenterology - Effingham
HSHS Medical Group
Effingham, IL
Gontrand Lopez-Nava, MD, Phd,FASGE
Professor
Head of Bariatric Endoscopy Unit
Madrid Sanchinarro University Hospital
Rachel Moore, MD, FACS, FASMBS
Moore Metabolics
Metairie, LA
Michael Murray, MD, FACS
Northern Nevada Medical Group
Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgery
Sparks, NV
Violeta Popov, MD, PhD
Department of Medicine
NYU Langone Health
Assistant Professor
Department of Medicine
NYU School of Medicine
New York, NY
Marvin Ryou, MD
Division of Gastroenterology Hepatology and Endoscopy
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA
Allison Schulman, MD, MPH
University of Michigan
Gastroenterologist
Ann Arbor, MI
Scott Shikora, MD, FACS, FASMBS
Director, Center for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Professor of Surgery
Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA
Surgery
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Boston, MA
Sung Kwan Shin
Matt Skinner
Stavros N. Stavropoulos, MD, FASGE, AGAF
Chief, GI Endoscopy
Director, Program in Advanced GI Endoscopy (P.A.G.E.)
NYU-Winthrop University Hospital
Adjunct Professor of Clinical Medicine
Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons.
Christopher Still, DO
Geisinger Health System
Gastroenterology
Danville, PA
Andrew C. Storm, MD
Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Mayo Clinic
Rochester, MN
Shelby Sullivan, MD
Department of Medicine - Gastroenterology
Associate Professor
Colorado University School Medicine
Denver, CO
Roman Turro, MD
Centro Medico Teknon
Barcelona, Spain
Mihir Wagh, MD
UC Health Digestive Health Center
Anschutz Medical Campus
Aurora, CO
Erik B. Wilson, MD
Medical Director - Bariatric Surgery
Memorial Hermann - Texas Medical Center
Professor of Surgery
University of Texas Medical School
Houston, TX