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ARGENTINA

Sociedad Argentina de Cirugia de la Obesidad (SACO)

Email: [javascript protected email address]
Website: www.sacobariatrica.org

President
Mario Norberto Antozzi
Mario Norberto Antozzi
Email: [javascript protected email address]

Vice President
Pedro Martinez Duartez
Email: [javascript protected email address]

Treasurer

Felipe Fiolo
Email: [javascript protected email address]

Secretary
Priscilla Antozzi
Email:
[javascript protected email address]

AUSTRALIA – NEW ZEALAND

Obesity Surgery Society of Australia and New Zealand (OSSANZ)

Obesity Surgery Society of Australia and New Zealand (OSSANZ)

Website: www.ossanz.com.au
Email: [javascript protected email address]

 

President
Dr Ahmad Aly
Dr Ahmad Aly
956 Gympie Road
CHERMSIDE QLD 4032 AUSTRALIA
Email: [javascript protected email address]

Treasurer
Dr. Ken LOI
Suite 1, Level 5
St. George Private Hospital
1 South Street
KOGARAH, NSW,
2217, Australia
Email: [javascript protected email address]
Phone: +61 2 9587 8813

Immediate Past President
Dr Wendy Brown
Centre for Bariatric Surgery
22 The Avenue
WINDSOR, VIC,
3181, Australia
Email: [javascript protected email address]
Phone: +61 3 9520 9520

Secretariat
Diane Mungall
PO Box 334
SEAFORD SA 5169
Phone: + 61 8 8386 0964
Fax: +61 8 8312 5573
Email: [javascript protected email address]

AUSTRIA

Österreichische Gesellschaft für Adipositaschirurgie(OGA)

Website: www.obesityteam.com/at/

AUSTRIA

President
Gerhard Prager
Gerhard Prager
AKH Wien, Univ. Klinik f. Chirurgie
Währinger Gürtel 18-20, 1090 Wien
Email: [javascript protected email address]

Secretar and President elect
Stefan Kriwanek
SMZ-Ost/Donauspital
Langobardenstr. 122, 1220 Wien
Email: [javascript protected email address]

Treasurer and Vicepresident
Reinhard Mittermair
Universitätsklinik Innsbruck
Anichstr. 35, 6020 Innsbruck
Email: [javascript protected email address]

AZERBAIJAN

Azerbaijan Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery Association (ABMSA)
2-11 Metbuat ave, AZ1073, Baku, Azerbaijan

President
Dr Taryel Omerov
Dr Taryel Omerov
Azerbaijan Medical University
23 Bakikhanov st
Baku AZ0022
Azerbaijan
Email: [javascript protected email address]
Tel: 994557900109

Vice-President Nuru Bayramov
Email: [javascript protected email address]

Secretary Namig Novruzov
Email: [javascript protected email address]

Treasurer Nadir Zeynalov
Email: [javascript protected email address]

BELGIUM

Belgian section for obesity and metabolic surgery (BeSOMS)

President
Jean Closset
Jean Saey
Email:[javascript protected email address]

Secretariat
Arlette Siebertz
Lostraat, 67
B-1703 Schepdaal – Belgium
Ph/fax: +322 331 29 48
Mobile:
+32475 38 28 26
Email: [javascript protected email address]

Treasurer
Luc Lemmens
Email: [javascript protected email address]

BOLIVIA

Sociedad Boliviana de Cirugia Comite Cirugia Bariatrica Y Metabolica(SBCCCBM)

Sociedad Boliviana de Cirugia Comite Cirugia Bariatrica Y Metabolica

President
Dr. Sergio Aparicio
Dr. Sergio Aparicio
Email:[javascript protected email address]

Vice-President
Tito Grágeda
Email: [javascript protected email address]

Secretary
Mario Goitia
Email: [javascript protected email address]

BRAZIL

Sociedade Brasileira de Cirurgia Bariátrica e Metabólica (SBCBM)

Website http://www.sbcbm.org.br
Phone +55/11 3284 6951
Fax +55/11 3284 8298
Email [javascript protected email address]

Sociedade Brasileira de Cirurgia Bariátrica e Metabólica (SBCBM)

President
Dr. João Caetano Dallegrave Marchesini
Dr. João Caetano Dallegrave Marchesini
Email: [javascript protected email address]

Secretary
Email: [javascript protected email address]
Email: [javascript protected email address]

CANADA

Canadian Association of Bariatric and Physicians and Surgeons (CABPS)

210-2800 14th Avenue,
Markham, ON,
Canada L3R 0E4

Phone 416-491-2886
Fax 416-491-1670
Email [javascript protected email address]

Canadian Association of Bariatric and Physicians and Surgeons (CABPS)

President
Dr. Laurent Biertho
Dr. Laurent Biertho
[javascript protected email address]

Secretary
Dr. Stephen Glazer
[javascript protected email address]

Treasurer
Simon Marceau
[javascript protected email address]

CHILE

Departamento de Cirugia Bariatrica Y
Metabolica Sociedad de Cirujanos de Chile (D.C.B.M.)

President
Ricardo Funke
Ricardo Funke
Email: [javascript protected email address]

Past President
Camilo Boza W.
Email: [javascript protected email address]

Secretario
Claudio Canales Ferrada
Email: [javascript protected email address]

Secretary
Francisca Maturana
Email: [javascript protected email address]

CHINA

Chinese Society for Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery(CSMBS)
Chinese Society for Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery

President
Wang Cunchuan
Wang Cunchuan
The First affiliated Hospital of Jinan University
No.613, Huangpu Street
Tianhe District,Guangzhou
Guangzhou 510632, Guangdong
Email: [javascript protected email address]

Vice-President
Shaihong Zhu

Secretary/Treasurer
Jingge Yang

COLOMBIA

Asociacion Colombiana de Obesidad y Cirugia Bariatrica(ACOCB)

Website:www.acocib.org
Email:[javascript protected email address]

President
Dr. Cesar Guevara
Dr. Cesar Guevara
Email [javascript protected email address]
Tels(57-1) 6581604 – 6147380
BOGOTA, DC
310-2080869 CELULAR
Website www.cirugiaparalaobesidad.com

COSTA RICA

Asociacion Costarricense de Obesidad, Metabolismo y Trastornos Alimentarios (ACROMTA)

Email:[javascript protected email address]

President
Dr.Jorge Esmeral
Dr.Jorge Esmeral
Email [javascript protected email address]

CZECH REPUBLIC

Czech Society for the Study of Obesity (CSSO)

Websitewww.obesitas.cz
Email [javascript protected email address]

President
Prof. Martin Martin Fried
Prof. Martin Fried
1st Medical Faculty – Charles University
Prague Centre for Obesity Treatment
Iscare Mochovska 38
198 00 Czech Republic
Email [javascript protected email address]
Phone 420/281-867-502

Secretary
Dr. Petr Sucharda
1st Medical Faculty, Charles University
Prague III.interni klinika U nemocnice 1
Prague 9
128 08 Czech Republic
Email [javascript protected email address]
Phone 420/224-962-920

DOMINICAN REPUBLIC

Sociedad Dominicana de Cirugia Metabolica Y Bariatrica (SODOCIMEB)

Maximo Gomez Ave 29, Plaza Gazcue, Suite 308,
Third level, at the Colegio Dominicano de Cirujanos
Santo Domingo
Dominican Republic

Phone: +1-809-688-8451

SOCIEDAD DOMINICANA DE CIRUGIA METABOLICA Y BARIATRICA (SODOCIMEB)

President
Dr. Luis A. Betances Pimentel
Dr. Luis A. Betances Pimentel
Email [javascript protected email address]

Vice-President
Dr. Jose Ramon Dominguez Cabral
Email [javascript protected email address]

Secretary
Dr. Pablo D. Garcia Vargas
Email [javascript protected email address]

ECUADOR

Sociedad Ecuatoriana de Cirugía Bariátrica y Metabólica (SECBAMET)

Website: www.secbamet.com

President

Dr. Max Torres
Dr. Max Torres
Email: [javascript protected email address]

Vice President
Dr. Fernando Flores
Email: [javascript protected email address]

Treasurer
Dr. Glenda Herrera
Email: [javascript protected email address]

Secretary
Email: [javascript protected email address]

EGYPT

Egyptian Society for Bariatric Surgery (ESBS)

President

Dr. Khaled Gawdat
Dr. Alaa Abbas
Email: [javascript protected email address]

President Elect
Dr. Alaa Sabry
Email: [javascript protected email address]

Secretary/Treasurer
Dr. Ahmed Ibrahim
Email: [javascript protected email address]

Founder and Honorary President
Dr. Khaled Gawdat
73 El-Merghany Street
Heliopolis
Cairo, Egypt
Email: [javascript protected email address]
Phone: +20/122141370
Fax: +20/2-22904048

ESPCOP

European Society of Peri operative Care of the Obese Patient(ESPCOB)

Website:www.espcop.org

President
Jan Mulier Diensthoofd Anesthesiologie
Dr. Jan Mulier Diensthoofd Anesthesiologie
Campus Brugge
AZ Sint Jan Brugge-Oostende
Ruddershove 10
8000 Bruges, Belgium
Phone +32 50 45 24 90
Email [javascript protected email address]

FINLAND

Finnish Association of Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery (LIME)

President
Dr. Vesa Koivukangas
Dr. Jyrki Kössi
Email [javascript protected email address]

Secretary
Sanna Meriläinen
Email: [javascript protected email address]

FRANCE

la Societé Francaise et Francophone de Chirurgie de l’Obésité (SOFCO)

Websitewww.soffco.fr

President
Jerome Dargent
Jerome Dargent
Email [javascript protected email address]

Honorary President:
Dr. Jean Marc Mouiel
40 Bd Victor Hugo
6000 Nice, France
Email [javascript protected email address]
Phone 33/4-72-01-45-00
Fax 33/4-72-01-45-05

International relationships
Dr. Jerome Dargent
Polyclinique de Rillieux
941 Rue du Capitaine
Rillieux-la-Pape
69140 Julien, France
Email [javascript protected email address]
Phone 33/4-72-01-45-00
Fax33/4-72-01-45-05

Scientific Commission
Dr. Nocca
Email [javascript protected email address]

Executive Secretariat
Dr. Salomon Benchetrit
34 Cours Albert Thomas
69008 Lyon, France
Email [javascript protected email address]

Treasurer
Christophe Barrat
Email [javascript protected email address]

GERMANY

Surgical Working Group of Obesity Therapy (CA-ADIP)

President
Prof. Dieter Birk
Prof. Dieter Birk
Riedstr. 12
74321 Bietigheim
Email [javascript protected email address]

Vice President
Dr. Thomas Manger
Straße des Friedens 122
Gera 07548
Germany
Email [javascript protected email address]

Secretary
Dr. Sylvia Weiner
Krankenhaus Sachsenhausen
Schulstr. 31
60594 Frankfurt
Email [javascript protected email address]
Phone 069-6605-1168

GREECE

Greek Society for Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery/
Hellenic Bariatric Society for Morbid Obesity

President
Dimitrios Zacharoulis
Dimitrios Zacharoulis
E-mail: [javascript protected email address]

Address:
Mesogeion Ave. 2-4
Tower of Athens (17th floor)
11527 Ampelokipi
Athens GREECE

IFSO-Rep
DR. GEORGIOS SKROUBIS
Email: [javascript protected email address]

Secretary
Email: [javascript protected email address]

GUATEMALA

Asociacion de Cirguia Bariatrica y Metabolica de Guatemala(ACBMG)

Website:www.acbmg.org

President
Fernando Montufar
Fernando Montufar
Email:[javascript protected email address]

Vice-President
Estuardo Paiz

Secretario
Carlos Cordon
Phone: 00502 5511 0292

Treasurer
Gabriel A. Debroy

IFSO Representative
Estuardo J. Behrens
E-mail: [javascript protected email address]
E-mail: [javascript protected email address]

IFSO Representative
Natan Zundel

HONG KONG

Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery Group Of HKASO

President
Dr. Simon KH Wong
Dr. Simon KH Wong
4/F, Lui Che Woo Clinical Sciences Building
Prince of Wales Hospital
30-32, Ngan Shing Street, Shatin, N.T.
Hong Kong
Email:[javascript protected email address]
Phone: (852) 2632 2627

HONDURAS

Honduras bariatric surgery association (HBSA)

President
Dr. Simon KH Wong
Ricardo Pena
Email:[javascript protected email address]

ICELAND

The Icelandic Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ISMBS)

President
Mr Audun Sigurdsson
Mr Audun Sigurdsson
37 Buchanan Ave Walsall
WS4 2ER, UK
Email: [javascript protected email address]
Phone:0044 1922 746723 or
00447801106542

Vice-President
Hjortur Gislason
Email:[javascript protected email address]

Secretary
Bjorn G Leifsson
Email:[javascript protected email address]

INDIA

Obesity Surgery Society of India (OSSI)

Website www.theossi.com

President
Dr. Rajesh Khullar
Dr. Rajesh Khullar
Tel: 011-26515050
Mob: +91-9810071046
Email:[javascript protected email address]

Secretary
Dr. Jayashree Todkar
Email:[javascript protected email address]

Treasurer
Dr. Manish Khaitan
Email:[javascript protected email address]

IRAN

Iranian Society of Metabolic & Bariatric surgery (ISMBS)

President
Prof. Khalaj Alireza
Prof. Khalaj Alireza
Minimal Invasive Surgery Research Center
Maziyar Mansouri St.
Niayash St.
Sattarkhan Ave.
Tehran, Iran


Email:
[javascript protected email address]
Mobile: +982166555447

Vice-President
Prof. Pazouki Abdolreza
Email: [javascript protected email address]

Treasurer & Secretary
Batool Jafari
Email: [javascript protected email address]

ISRAEL

Israeli Forum of Bariatric Surgery(IFBS)

Website www.israel-surgery.org.il

Israeli Forum of Bariatric Surgery

President
Dr Sakran

Dr. Nasser Sakran
Emek Medical Center
Afula, Israel
Email: [javascript protected email address]
Mobile: +972542336592

Dr. Asnat Raziel
Assuta Hospital
Tel Aviv, Israel
Email: [javascript protected email address]
Mobile: +972524261103

ITALY

Società Italiana di Chirurgia dell’Obesità e delle malattie metaboliche (SICOB)

Website www.sicob.org

President
Nicola Di Lorenzo

Luigi Piazza
Email: [javascript protected email address]
Tel: +0957594255

Secretary
Mrs Eliana Rispoli
Email: [javascript protected email address]
[javascript protected email address]

Treasurer
Dr. Pilone Vincenzo
Email: [javascript protected email address]

JAPAN

Japanese Society for the Study of Obesity (JSSO)
c/o COMPASS CO.,Ltd.
NCK Bldg, 5F,3-3-11 Hongo Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo, Japan 113-0033
TEL:81-3-5840-6131 /FAX:81-3-5840-6130

President
Dr. Hisahiro Matsubara
Dr. Hisahiro Matsubara
Department of frontier surgery
Graduate school of medicine
Chiba University
Email:[javascript protected email address]

IFSO Representative
Kazunori Kasama MD, FACS,
Director, Weight loss and Metabolic Surgery Center,
Yotsuya Medical Cube
7-7 Nibancho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 102-0084, Japan

Email:[javascript protected email address]
Phone: +81-3261-0401
Fax: +81-3261-0402

Secretariat
Ms. Kazuko Arai
Email:[javascript protected email address]

JORDAN

Jordanian Society for Obesity Treatment (JSOT)

President
Dr. Sami Salem Ahmad
Dr. Sami Salem Ahmad
Email:[javascript protected email address]

Vice-Chairman
Dr. Ahmad Al-Basheer
Email:[javascript protected email address]

The Secretary
Dr. Mohammed Khrais
Email:[javascript protected email address]

Treasurer
Dr. Feras Obaidat
Email:[javascript protected email address]

Scientific Committee
Dr. Osama Damrah
Email:[javascript protected email address]

KAZAKHSTAN

Society of Bariatric and Metabolic Surgeons of Kazakhstan (SBMSK)

Syganak str., 5/1; kv.48. 010016 (ZIP code) Astana – Kazakhstan

Phone: 007 528 7734
Fax: 007 528 7734

President
Prof. Dr. Oral B. Ospanov
Prof. Dr. Oral B. Ospanov
Email: [javascript protected email address]

Secretary
Dr. Murat Samatov
Email: [javascript protected email address]

Treasurer
Dr. Dana Kusanova
Email: [javascript protected email address]

KOREA

Korean Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery
10F No. 215, Asan Medical Center
88, OLYMPIC-RO 43-GIL, SONGPA-GU, SEOUL 05505, KOREA

Phone: +82-2-849-9701
Fax: +82-2-849-9702
Homepage: www.ksmbs.or.kr
E-mail: [javascript protected email address]

President
Seung Ho Choi
Yoonseok Heo, MD, PhD
Professor, Department of Surgery,
School of Medicine, Inha University
Email:[javascript protected email address]

Vice-President
Joo-Ho Lee, MD, PhD
Professor, Department of Surgery
Ewha Woman’s University School of Medicine

Auditor
Soo Min Ahn, MD, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Surgery,
Hallym University College of Medicine
Email:[javascript protected email address]

Secretary
Moon-Won YOO , MD
Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Surgery
Asan Medical Center
Email:[javascript protected email address]

KUWAIT

Kuwait Laparoscopic and Obesity Surgical Society (KLOSS)
Email:[javascript protected email address]

President
Dr. Mohammed Al-Jarallah
Dr. Mohammed Al-Jarallah
Kuwait Minister of Health
P.O Box 454
13005Safat
Kuwait
Email:[javascript protected email address]
Email:[javascript protected email address]
Phone: 00965-2419678

Correspondence
Dr. Ahmed Zayed
Military Hospital Kuwait
Consultant Surgeon
P.O Box 454
13005Safat
Kuwait
Email:[javascript protected email address]

Secretary
Nahida
Email:[javascript protected email address]

LEBANON

Lebanese Group for Bariatric Surgery
Sodeco Square, Bloc C, 2nd floor
Rue de Damas
Beirut, Lebanon
Phone:/Fax:: +961 1 612967
Admin.Assistant: Miss Minerva Ibrahim Email: [javascript protected email address]

President
Jean BIAGINI, MD
Jean Biagini, MD
Email: [javascript protected email address]

President Elect
Georges Al Hajj, MD

Secretary
Minerva
Email:[javascript protected email address]

LITHUANIA

Lithuanian Bariatric Surgery Society
Riovoniu str. 25 D, LT-03154, Vilnius, Lithuania.

President

Dr. Almantas Maleckas
Dr. Almantas Maleckas
Email:[javascript protected email address]

MALAYSIA

Malaysian Metabolic And Bariatric Surgery Society,
Jabatan Surgeri Hospital Putrajaya,
62250 Wilayah Persekutuan,
Putrajaya, Malaysia

Phone: +6019-9536545

President
DR. Nor Hisham Bin Muda
DR. Nor Hisham Bin Muda
Email: [javascript protected email address]

Vice-President

Dr Tikfu Gee
Email: [javascript protected email address]

Secretary

Dr Nik Ritza Kosai Nik Mahmood
Email: [javascript protected email address]

Treasurer

Dr Pok Eng Hong
Email: [javascript protected email address]

Deputy Secretary

Dr Reynu Rajan
Email: [javascript protected email address]

MEXICO

Colegio Mexicano Cirugia de la Obesidad, A.C.
Av. Niños Heroes# 2786, Jardines del Bosque, Guadalajara Jalisco CP. 44520, Mexico

Phone: 52 (33) 2306 1078
            52 (33) 2306 1079

Website: www.cmcoem.org.mx

Email: administracion@cmcoem.org.mx
 

President
Dr. Nelson Rodriguez Huerta
Dr. Nelson Rodriguez Huerta
Email: [javascript protected email address]
Past President: Dr. Juan Fco. Arellano Ramos
Vicepresident: Dr. Miguel F. Herrera
Treasurer:
Dr. Eduardo Jaramillo de la Torre
Dr. Martin Rojano Rodríguez
First Secretary:
Dr. Miguel Angel Dorantes Lagos
Dr. José Francisco Campos
Second Secretary:
Dr. Carlos Zerrweck López
Dr. Luis Eduardo Meza Sevilla

NETHERLANDS

Dutch Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (DSMBS)

Website: www.dsmbs.nl

Phone: +31 73 700 3500

Fax: +31 73 700 3505

Email: dsmbs@congresscompany.com

President
Dr. Bart van Wagensveld
R.S.L. (Ronald) Liem
Email: [javascript protected email address]

Past President
B.A. (Bart) van Wagensveld

Senior Past President
R.A. (René) Klaassen

Secretary
A.W.J.M. (Arnold) van de Laar
Email: [javascript protected email address]

Vice-president and Treasurer
L.U. (Ulas) Biter
Email: [javascript protected email address]

NORWAY

Norwegian Society for the Surgery of Obesity

President
Torgeir Thorson Søvik
Marius Svanevik
Email: [javascript protected email address]

Vice-President
Villy Våge
Email: [javascript protected email address]

Secretary
Torunn Kristin Nestvold
Email: [javascript protected email address]

PANAMA

Asociación Panamena de Cirugia Bariatrica (APCB)

President
Mr. César A. De León Poblete

Mr. César A. De León Poblete
Apartado 6 – 10122
El Dorado, Panama
Email: [javascript protected email address]
Phone: 8-138-307 / 227-4236

Fax: 225-5817

Secretary
Dr. Eliecer Tello
Email: [javascript protected email address]

Treasurer
Dr. Yaira Lopez
Email: [javascript protected email address]

Vocal
Dr. Alonso Alvarado
Email: [javascript protected email address]

Vocal
Dr. Javier Diaz
Email: [javascript protected email address]

PARAGUAY

Sociedad Paraguaya de Cirugia Bariatrica y Metabolica(SPCBM)

Sociedad Paraguaya de Cirugia de la Obesidad (SPCO)

President
Dr. Rolando Herrera
Dr. Rolando Herrera
Email: [javascript protected email address]

PERU

Asociacion Peruana de Cirugìa Bariatrica y Obesidad Severa

President
Carlos M. Velasquez
Ramiro Carbajal Nicho
Email: [javascript protected email address]

PHILIPPINES

Philippine Society for Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery (PSMBS)

Minimally Invasive & Robotic Surgery Center
St. Luke’s Medical Center – Quezon City
279 E. Rodriguez Sr. Ave.
Quezon City, Philippines 1102

Tel: +63 2 723 0101 extn 4192

Mobile: +63 922 835 3383

President
Edward C. Oliveros, MD, FPCS, FACS
Edward C. Oliveros, MD, FPCS, FACS
Head, Weight Management & Bariatric-Metabolic Surgery Center
Head, Division of Bariatric & Metabolic Surgery, Institute of Surgery
St. Luke’s Medical Center, Quezon City
279 E. Rodriguez Sr. Ave., Quezon City
Manila, Philippines 1102
Website: www.dredwardoliveros.com
Email: [javascript protected email address]
Mobile: +63 917 538 8338

POLAND

Polish Association for Prevention and Treatment of Obesity(PAPTO)

President
Dr. Mariusz Wylezol
Mariusz Wylezol, MD
Department of Surgery
Military Institute of Aviation Medicine
ul. Krasinskiego 54, 01-755 Warszawa
Poland
Email: [javascript protected email address]
Phone: +48 22 685 22 08
Fax: +48 22 633 63 40
Mobile +48 667 91 41 86

PORTUGAL

Sociedade Portuguesa de Cirugia de Obesidade (SPCO)
Email: [javascript protected email address]

President
Dr Jorge Santos
Dr Jorge Santos
Email: [javascript protected email address]
Phone: +351 917 222 084

ROMANIA

Romanian Association of Bariatric Surgery(RABS)

President
Prof. Nicolae Iordache
Prof. Nicolae Iordache
Cl de Chir Gen, ,, Bucurest, Romania
Sp Cl de Urg “Sf. Ioan”
Sos Vitan-Bârzesti 13
Bucurest, Romania
Email: [javascript protected email address]

RUSSIA

Society of Bariatric Surgeons of Russia(SBSR)

President
Dr. Yury I. Yashkov
Dr. Yury I. Yashkov
Centre of Endoscopic and Lithotripsy
Shosse Entuziastov 62
111123 Moscow
Russia
Email: [javascript protected email address]
Phone: 007 (916) 1723-819
Fax: 007 (495) 3052-209

Vice-President
Dr. Yury I. Sedletsky
St. Petersburg State
Medical University im.
Akad. Pavlova,
Faculty Surgical Clinic
Ul. L. Tolstgo 6/8
197089 St. Petersburg
Russia
Email: [javascript protected email address]
Phone: 007 812 232 3109

Vice-President
Dr. Igor E. Khatov
143400 Zheleznodorozhnaya ul.
38A – 51 Krasnogorsk
Moscow Region
Russia
Email: [javascript protected email address] /
[javascript protected email address]
Phone: 007-495-575-62-73

Vice-President
Dr. Tsvetkov
Dr. Evdo sheubo

SAUDI ARABIA

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

President
Dr Sultan Al-Temyatt
Dr Khalid Mirza Gari
Imam Abdulrahman Bin Faisal Hospital
National Guard Health Affairs
P.O. Box 4616
Dammam 31412
Saudi Arabia
Email [javascript protected email address]

SERBIA

Serbian Society for the Surgery of Obesity(SSSO)

President
Djordje Bajec
Dr. Djordje Bajec
Email [javascript protected email address]

Vice President:
Dr. Dejan Radenkovic
Email [javascript protected email address]

SINGAPORE

Obesity and Metabolic Surgery Society of Singapore(OMSSS)

President
Dr. Asim Shabbir
Dr. Asim Shabbir
Email: [javascript protected email address]

President-elect:
Dr Jaideepraj Rao

Secretary:
Dr June Lee (CGH)
Email: [javascript protected email address]

Treasurer:
Dr Alvin Eng
Email: [javascript protected email address]

SLOVENIA

Slovenian Association of Bariatric Surgeons(SABS)

President
Alojz Plesovic, PhD, MD
Alojz Plesovic, PhD, MD
president of slovenian association
Email: [javascript protected email address]

Co-president of slovenian association:
Tadeja Pintar, PhD, MD
Email: [javascript protected email address]

Secretary
Gregor Kunst, MD
Email: [javascript protected email address]

SOUTH AFRICA

South African Association for Obesity and Metabolism (SASSO)
Website: www.sasomonline.co.za

President
Prof. Tess van der Merwe
Prof. Tess van der Merwe
Email [javascript protected email address]
Phone 0027 12 644 0981
Fax 0027 12 644 2355

Secretary to the President
Ms. Jenny Pieters
Email [javascript protected email address]
Phone 27 12 677 8478
Fax 27 12 644 2355

SPAIN

Sociedad Española de Cirugia de la Obesibad (SECO)

SERVICIO DE CIRUGÍA GENERAL IIPº General Martinez Campos 44 – 1ºA&C
28010 Madrid, Spain

Website www.seco.org
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President
Dr. José Antonio Ramirez Felipe
Dr. José Antonio Ramirez Felipe
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Secretary
Ramon Vilallonga Puy
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SWEDEN

Swedish Association for Bariatric Surgery(SABS)

President
Dr Torsten
Torsten Olbers
Poppelg 9
V Frölunda SE-42674
Sweden
Phone +46(0)46-171896
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Treasurer
Mikael Ekelund
Bardisangränden 30
Lund SE-226 48
Sweden
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SWITZERLAND

SMOB: Swiss Society for the study of morbid obesity and metabolic disorders.

Website www.smob.ch

SMOB: Swiss Society for the study of morbid obesity and metabolic disorders

President
Dr Renward Hauser
Dr Renward Hauser
Neptunstrasse 35
8032 Zurich
Switzerland
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Phone +41-44-422-10-80
Fax+41-44-422-10-83

Past-President
Prof Dr Michel Suter
Chirurgien-chef
Hôpital du Chablais
1860 Aigle
Switzerland
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Phone +41-24-468-86-22
Fax +41-24-468-86-23

Vice-president and president-elect
PD Dr Ralph Peterli
Leitender Arzt
Abteilung Chirurgie
Claraspital
Kleinriehenstrasse 30
CH-4058 Basel
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Phone +41-24-468-86-22
Fax +41-24-468-86-23

Secretary
Dr Felix Bauknecht
Tödistrasse 7
8700 Küsnacht
Switzerland
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Phone +41-79-620-38-42

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TAIWAN

Taiwanese society: TSBMS Taiwan society for Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery

TSBMS Taiwan society for Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery

President
Dr Wei-Jei Lee
Wei-Jei Lee, M.D., Ph.D
The Minimal Invasive Endoscopic Surgical Center
Min-Sheng General Hospital
No.168, Ching-Kuo Rd, 33044 Taoyuan, Taiwan, R.O.C.
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Vice President
Weu Wang, M.D.
Comprehensive weight management center
Taipei University Hospital
14 floor, 252 Wu Hsing Street, Taipei, Taiwan, R.O.C.
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General Secretary
Chih-Kun Huang, M.D.
Bariatric & Metabolic International Surgery Center
5th floor, 1,Yi-Da Road, Jiau-Shu Tsuen, Kaohsiung County,
Taiwan, R.O.C
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Secretary
Lan-Ju Huang
18F.-9, No.50, Sec. 1, Zhongxiao W. Rd., Zhongzheng Dist.,
Taipei City 100, Taiwan (R.O.C.)
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TURKEY

Turkish Obesity Surgery Society (TOSS)

Website www.turkishobesitysurgery.com/tr/

Turkish Obesity Surgery Society (TOSS)

President
Prof. Mustafa Taskin
Prof. Mustafa Taskin
Cerrahpasa Medical Faculty
General surgery
Ozel Cengelkoy Ulku
Hastanesi Zubeyde Hanim
cad. No:21 Çengelkoy
34680 ISTANBUL
TURKEY
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Phone: 0090 5323652441

Secretary
Dr. Kagan Zengin
Cerrahpasa Medical Faculty
General surgery
Palmiye cad. Yaz gulu
sokak. No:16 Ata-2 Sitesi
Çengelkoy
34680 ISTANBUL
TURKEY
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UKRAINE

Ukrainian Association of Bariatric Surgery (UABS)

Website www.obesitysurgery.org.ua/

President
Prof. Andriy S. Lavryk, MD, PhD
Prof. Andriy S. Lavryk, MD, PhD
National Institute of Surgery and Transplantology
30 Geroyev Sevastopolya
03680 Kyiv
Ukraine
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Phone +380 44 4082766

Vice President
Olexandr S.Tyvonchuk, MD, PhD
National Institute of Surgery and Transplantology
30 Geroyev Sevastopolya
03680 Kyiv
Ukraine
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Phone +380 44 4087449

Secretary
Dr. Andriy Zgonnyk
National Institute of Surgery and Transplantology
30 Geroyev Sevastopolya
03680 Kyiv, Ukraine
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Phone +380 44 4542008

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

Emirates Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ESMBS)

President
Dr Yammahi Ali Khammas
Dr Yammahi Ali Khammas
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Vice President
Dr. Abdul Wahid M Alwahidi

General Secretary /Treasurer
Basim Al Khafaji
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Member / Chairman Scientific Committee
Dr. Abdelrahman Ali Abdelrahman Nimeri

UNITED KINGDOM

British Obesity Surgery Society (BOMSS)

Website www.ukobesitysurgery.co.uk

President
Shaw Somers
Shaw Somers
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Treasurer
Mr. James Byrne
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Secretary
Mr. Vinod Menon
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Administration:
Mrs Nichola Bartlett
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Mrs Sarvjit Wünsch
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USA

American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS)

Website: www.asmbs.org
Phone: +1-352-331-4900
Fax +1-352-331-4975
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President
Stacy Brethauer, MD FASMBS
Stacy Brethauer, MD FASMBS
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Past President
Raul Rosenthal MD, FASMBS
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Senior Past President
John Morton MD, FASMBS
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Secretary
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VENEZUELA

Venezuelan Society Of Obesity Surgery
Website: www.sovcibam.org/

President
Dr. Navarrete Aulestia
Dr. Navarrete Aulestia
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Vice President
Dr. Carlos Arañanguren
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Secretary
Dr. Luis Level
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Treasurer
Dr. Jose A. Espinoza
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