Combining Laparoscopy & Endoscopy in Bariatric Surgery – FELLOWS Course


Training event will combine endoscopy with laparoscopic surgery in bariatric surgery through the safe and effective use of Olympus technology.

Agenda will include:

  • Didactic Presentation
  • Device Demonstration
  • Inanimate Simulation Exercises
  • Tissue Lab


  • Incorporate flexible endoscopy in both diagnostic and therapeutic modalities during bariatric procedures.
  • Discuss and understand management of bariatric complications

Technologies used:

  • ENDOEYE FLEX 2D and FLEX 3D articulating video laparoscopes
  • VISERA 4K UHD System (Ultra-HD Laparoscopy)

Surgical Fellow or recent graduate


We are currently scheduling additional courses for 2019. Please check back for specific dates.


The faculty listed are examples of faculty used at this course in the past. A combination of similar faculty will be used at each course.

Rami E. Lutfi, MD, FACS

Clinical Associate Professor of Surgery, University of Illinois at Chicago
Chairman of Surgery, Mercy Hospital and Medical Center
Director of Bariatric Surgery, Chicago Institute of Advanced Bariatrics

John Magaña Morton, MD, MPH, FACS, FASMBS

Chief of Bariatric and Minimally Invasive Surgery, Stanford University School of Medicine
Director, Bariatric and Minimally Invasive Surgery Fellowship, Stanford University School of Medicine
Co-Director, Stanford Digestive Health Center

Ninh T. Nguyen, MD

Chief of Gastrointestinal Surgery and Chair, Department Surgery
University of California at Irvine Medical Center
Orange, CA

Jaime Ponce, MD, FACS, FASMBS

Medical Director of Bariatric Surgery
CHI Memorial Hospital
Chattanooga, TN

Natan Zundel, MD FACS FASMBS

President of the International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders (IFSO)

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