February 28 - March 3, 2017 Encore at Wynn Las Vegas
Minimally Invasive Surgery Symposium (MISS) Faculty

2017 Executive Director

PHILIP R. SCHAUER, MD
Professor of Surgery
Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine
Director, Advanced Laparoscopic & Bariatric Surgery
Bariatric & Metabolic Institute
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, Ohio

2017 Colon Course Co-Directors

Morris E. Morris E. Franklin Jr., MD, FACS
Director
Texas Endosurgery Institute
San Antonio, Texas
John H. Marks, MD
Medical Director
Lankenau Hospital/Main Line Health Systems
Wynnewood, Pennsylvania

2017 Foregut Course Co-Director

William O. Richards, MD
Chair
Department of Surgery
University of South Alabama College of Medicine
Mobile, Alabama

2017 Hernia Program Co-Director

Guy R. Voeller, MD
Professor of Surgery
University of Tennessee Health Science Center
Memphis, Tennessee

2017 Metabolic/Bariatric Program Co-Directors

John B. Dixon, MBBS, PhD, FRACGP, FRCP
Associate Professor
Monash University
Senior Clinical Scientist
Baker IDI Heart & Diabetes Institute
Melbourne, Australia
Bruce M. Wolfe, MD
Professor of Surgery
Oregon Health and Science University
Past-President
ASMBS
Portland, Oregon

2017 Keynote Speaker

Daniel B. Jones, MD, MS, FACS
Rabkin Fellow in Medical Education
Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School
Vice Chair of Surgery, Office of Technology and Innovation
Chief, Minimally Invasive Surgical Services
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Boston, Massachusetts

2017 Colon Faculty

Matthew Albert, MD
Program Director, Florida Hospital Colorectal Fellowship
Florida Hospital
Altamonte Springs, Florida

Bradley Davis, MD, FACS, FASCRS
Chief
Colon and Rectal Surgery
Carolinas Healthcare
Charlotte, North Carolina

Todd Francone, MD, MPH, FACS
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Department of Colon and Rectal Surgery
Lahey Hospital and Medical Center
Burlington, Massachusetts

Morris E. Franklin, Jr., MD, FACS
Colon Program Co-Director
Director
Texas Endosurgery Institute
San Antonio, Texas

Eric M. Haas, MD
Colon & Rectal Surgery
Colorectal Surgical Associates
Houston, Texas

Craig S. Johnson, MD
Colon & Rectal Surgery
Oklahoma Surgical Hospital
Tulsa, Oklahoma

John H. Marks, MD
Colon Program Co-Director
Medical Director
Lankenau Hospital/Main Line Health Systems
Wynnewood, Pennsylvania

Alessio Pigazzi, MD, PhD
Chief
Division of Colon & Rectal Surgery
University of California, Irvine
Irvine, California

Barry Salky, MD
Professor of Surgery
Mount Sinai Hospital
New York, New York

2017 Hernia Faculty


David C. Chen, MD
Assistant Clinical Professor of Surgery
UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine
Los Angeles, California

B. Todd Heniford, MD
Chief
Division of Gastrointestinal and Minimally Invasive Surgery
Co-Director
Carolinas Laparoscopic and Advanced Surgery Program
Carolinas Healthcare System
Director
Carolinas Hernia Center
Clinical Professor of Surgery
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Charlotte, North Carolina

Brian P. Jacob, MD, FACS
Surgeon
Mount Sinai Medical Center
New York, New York

Yuri W. Novitsky, MD
General Surgery
Director, Surgical Research
UH Cleveland Medical Center
Cleveland, Ohio

Guy R. Voeller, MD
Hernia Program Co-Director
Professor of Surgery
University of Tennessee Health Science Center
Memphis, Tennessee

2017 Foregut Faculty


Brooks D. Cash, MD
Professor of Medicine
Division of Gastroenterology
University of South Alabama
Mobile, Alabama

Glenn M. Ihde ll, MD
General Surgeon
Ihde Surgical Group, PA
San Angelo TX

Leena Khaitan, MD,MPH
Director, Bariatric Surgery Program,
UH Cleveland Medical Center
Cleveland, Ohio

William O. Richards, MD
Foregut Program Co-Director
Chair
Department of Surgery
University of South Alabama College of Medicine
Mobile, Alabama

2017 ERAS Faculty


Stacy A. Brethauer, MD*
Staff Surgeon
Digestive Disease Institute
Associate Professor of Surgery
Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, Ohio

Stephanie B. Jones, MD
Anesthesiology
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Boston, Massachusetts

John Morton, MD, MPH
Associate Professor
Section Chief of Minimally Invasive Surgery
Stanford School of Medicine
Stanford, California

Philip R. Schauer, MD
Professor of Surgery
Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine
Director, Advanced Laparoscopic & Bariatric Surgery
Bariatric & Metabolic Institute
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, Ohio

2017 Metabolic/Bariatric Faculty


Henry Alder, BS,MS, MBA
Managing Director
Access to Care Partners, LLC, US
Cincinnati, Ohio

Ali Aminian, MD
Clinical Associate
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, Ohio

Stacy A. Brethauer, MD*
Staff Surgeon
Digestive Disease Institute
Associate Professor of Surgery
Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, Ohio

Bartolome Burguera, MD, PhD
Associate Staff
Department of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, Ohio

John B. Dixon, MBBS, PhD, FRACGP, FRCP
Metabolic/Bariatric Program Co-Director
Associate Professor
Monash University
Senior Clinical Scientist
Baker IDI Heart & Diabetes Institute
Melbourne, Australia

Kevin D. Hall, Ph.D
Senior Investigator
Integrative Physiology Section, Laboratory of Biological Modeling
Bethesda, Maryland

Matthew M. Hutter, MD*
Assistant Professor in Surgery, Harvard Medical School
Associate Visiting Surgeon, Massachusetts General Hospital
Boston, Massachusetts

John P. Kirwan, Ph.D
Professor of Molecular Medicine
Department of Pathobiology
Lerner Research Institute
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, Ohio

Matthew Kroh, MD, FACS
Director of Surgical Endoscopy
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Cleveland Clinic
Lerner College of Medicine
Digestive Disease Institute
Bariatric and Metabolic Institute
Cleveland, Ohio

Kenneth G. MacDonald, Jr., MD
Associate Professor
Section Chief of Minimally Invasive Surgery
Stanford School of Medicine
Stanford, California

Georgeann Mallory, RD
Executive Director
American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery
Gainesville, Florida

John Morton, MD, MPH
Associate Professor
Section Chief of Minimally Invasive Surgery
Stanford School of Medicine
Stanford, California

Ninh T. Nguyen, MD
Chief of Gastrointestinal Division
University of California, Irvine Medical Center
Orange, California

Jaime Ponce, MD, FACS, FASMBS
Associate Professor Surgery
Hamilton Medical Group
Dalton, Georgia

Tomasz Rogula, MD
Associate Professor Surgery
Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
Cleveland, Ohio

Raul Rosenthal, MD, FACS, FASMBS
Chief of Staff
Chairman, Department of General Surgery
Director, Bariatric and Metabolic Institute
Cleveland Clinic
Professor of Surgery
Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine
Florida International University
ASMBS President
Weston, Florida

Philip R. Schauer, MD
Professor of Surgery
Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine
Director, Advanced Laparoscopic & Bariatric Surgery
Bariatric & Metabolic Institute
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, Ohio

Bruce D. Schirmer, MD
Professor of Surgery
University of Virginia Health System
Charlottesville, Virginia

Scott A. Shikora, MD*
Professor of Surgery
Harvard Medical School
Boston, Massachusetts

Christopher C. Thompson, MD*

Bruce M. Wolfe, MD
Metabolic/Bariatric Program Co-Director
Professor of Surgery
Oregon Health and Science University
Portland, Oregon

2017 Workshop Co-Directors


Marcelo W. Hinojosa, M.D
Department of Surgery
University of Washington
UW Medicine Weight Loss Management Center
UW Medicine Hernia Center
Seattle, Washington

Matthew Y.C. Lin, M.D
Assistant Professor of Clinical Surgery
UCSF Dept. of Surgery
San Francisco, California

2017 Workshop Faculty


Bradley Davis, MD, FACS, FASCRS
Chief
Colon and Rectal Surgery
Carolinas Healthcare
Charlotte, North Carolina


Barry Salky, MD
Professor of Surgery
Mount Sinai Hospital
New York, New York




Invited*