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IFSO is proud to announce that Obesity Surgery’s impact factor in 2015 raised to 3.346.

The Editor-in-Chief, Scott Shikora, and the three Consulting Editors, Michel Suter, Paul O’Brien and Ricardo Cohen give a complete representation of IFSO’s four Chapters in the Editorial Leadership.

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

Obesity Surgery, Vol. 26, Issue 12 – New Issue Alert

Obesity Surgery, Vol. 26, Issue 11

 

AIMS AND SCOPE

Obesity Surgery, the journal for bariatric/metabolic surgeons, provides an international, interdisciplinary forum for communicating the latest research, surgical and laparoscopic techniques, for treatment of massive obesity and metabolic disease.

It is important to surgeons performing obesity/metabolic surgery, general surgeons and surgical residents, endoscopists, anesthetists, support staff, nurses, dietitians, psychiatrists, psychologists, plastic surgeons, internists including endocrinologists and diabetologists, nutritional scientists, and those dealing with eating disorders.

Topics covered include clinical reports, clinical research, physiology research, basic science research, animal research, new concepts, technical innovations, case reports, editorials, reviews, current status, short communications, letters to the editor, invited commentaries, opinions, book reviews, guidelines, scholarly presentations, historical notes, medicolegal issues, and meeting abstracts.

  • An international, interdisciplinary forum for the latest research, surgical and laparoscopic techniques used in treatment of massive obesity
  • Covers original research, reviews, technical innovations, case reports, medicolegal issues and more
  • Benefits professionals from surgeons to nutritional scientists and others dealing with eating disorders
    Obesity Surgery is the official journal of the International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and metabolic disorders (IFSO). A journal for bariatric/metabolic surgeons, Obesity Surgery provides an international, interdisciplinary forum for communicating the latest research, surgical and laparoscopic techniques, for treatment of massive obesity and metabolic disorders. Topics covered include original research, clinical reports, current status, guidelines, historical notes, invited commentaries, letters to the editor, medicolegal issues, meeting abstracts, modern surgery/technical innovations, new concepts, reviews, scholarly presentations and opinions.

Obesity Surgery benefits surgeons performing obesity/metabolic surgery, general surgeons and surgical residents, endoscopists, anesthetists, support staff, nurses, dietitians, psychiatrists, psychologists, plastic surgeons, internists including endocrinologists and diabetologists, nutritional scientists, and those dealing with eating disorders.

 

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Science Citation Index, Science Citation Index Expanded (SciSearch), Journal Citation Reports/Science Edition, PubMed/Medline, SCOPUS, EMBASE, Google Scholar, EBSCO, Academic OneFile, Current Contents/Clinical Medicine, Gale, Health Reference Center Academic, Index to Scienctific & Technical Proceedings, OCLC, SCImago, Sociedad Iberoamericana de Informacion Cientifica (SIIC) Databases, Summon by ProQuest

 

EDITORIAL BOARD 2016

Editor-in-Chief

Scott Shikora, MD, FACS, USA

Editorial Office

Deana Rodriguez, Managing Editor
Phone: +1 (562) 961-9928
Email: [javascript protected email address]

Advisory Editors

Paul O’Brien, Australia
Ricardo Cohen, Brazil
Michel Suter, Switzerland

Associate Editors

Luigi Angrisani, MD, Italy
Jean-Marc Chevallier, MD, Italy
Jerome Dargent, MD, France
John B. Dixon, MD, PhD, Australia
Joel Faintuch, MD, PhD, Brazil
R. Armour Forse, MD, PhD, USA
Harry Frydenberg, MD, Australia
Margaret Furtado, MD, USA
Michel Gagner, MD, Canada
Arthur Garrido, Jr, MD, PhD, Brazil
Jan Willem Greve, MD, PhD, Netherlands
Miguel Herrera, MD, Mexico
Daniel Herron, MD, USA
Jacques Himpens, MD, Belgium
John Melissas, MD, PhD, Greece
John Morton, MD, USA
Walter Pories, MD, PhD, USA
Raul Rosenthal, MD, USA
Mitchell Roslin, MD, USA
David Sarwer, PhD, USA
Antonio Torres, MD, PhD, Spain
Rudolf Weiner, MD, PhD, Germany

Editorial Board

Theodore Alexandrides, MD, Greece
Peter Benotti, MD, USA
Robin Blackstone, MD, USA
Dale Bond, PhD, USA
Stacy A. Brethauer, MD, USA
Robert Brolin, MD, USA
Wendy Brown, PhD, Australia
Cynthia Buffington, PhD, USA
Luca Busetto, MD, Italy
Pradeep Chowbey, MD, India
Nicolas Christou, MD, PhD, Canada
Anthony Clough, MBBS, Australia
Daniel Cottam, MD, USA
Felipe de la Cruz Vigo, MD, PhD, Spain
Nestor de la Cruz, MD, USA
Massimo Cuzzolaro, MD, Italy
Paul Davidson, PhD, USA
Maurizio De Luca, MD, Italy
Silvia Faria, PhD, Brazil
Barry Fisher, MD, USA
Eldo Frezza, MD, USA
Martin Fried, MD, PhD, Czech Republic
Gema Fruhbeck, MD, PhD, Spain
Manoel Galvao Neto, MD, Brazil
Bruno Geloneze, MD, PhD, Brazil
Gianmattia del Genio, MD, PhD, Italy
John Gleysteen, MD, USA
David Goitein, MD, Israel
Sven Gustavsson, MD, PhD, Sweden
Katy Ann Hartman, RD, USA
Jitka Herlesova, PhD, Czech Republic
Donald Hess, MD, USA
Kelvin Higa, MD, USA
Fritz Horber, MD, Switzerland
W. Barry Inabnet, MD, USA
Kellene Isom, MS, RD, LDN, USA
Kenneth Jones, Jr., MD, USA
W. Konrad Karcz, MD, Germany
Andrei Keidar, MD, Israel
Lillian Kow, FRACS, Australia
Sophie Krueger, MD, Germany
Wei-Jei Lee, MD, PhD, Taiwan
Hendrikus Lemmens, MD, PhD, USA
Daniel Leslie, MD, USA
Hans Lonroth, MD, PhD, Sweden
Kamal Mahawar, MS, MSc, FRCSEd, UK
Giuseppe Marinari, MD, Italy
Louis Martin, MD, USA
Samer Mattar, MD, USA
Marc P. Michalsky, MD, FACS, FAAP, USA
Karl Miller, MD, Austria
Geltrude Mingrone, MD, PhD, Italy
Reinhard Mittermair, MD, Austria
Jean Mouiel, MD, France
Peter Nau, MD, USA
Robert O’Rourke, MD, USA
Julia Peinado-Onsurbe, PhD, Spain
Ralph Peterli, MD, PhD, Switzerland
Tarissa Petry, MD, Brazil
Alfons Pomp, MD, USA
Brian Quebbemann, MD, USA
Almino Ramos, MD, Brazil
Christine Ren Fielding, MD, USA
Ulrich Rieger, MD, Austria
Malcolm Robinson, MD, USA
Moshe Rubin, MD, Israel
Alan Saber, MD, USA
Andrés Sánchez-Pernaute, MD, PhD, Spain
Carlos Aurelio Schiavon, MD, Brazil
Adriano Sega, MD, Brazil
Shashank Shah, MD, India
Ashish Sinha, MD, USA
Hadar Spivak, MD, Israel
Kristine Steffen, PhD, USA
Christine Stroh, MD, Germany
Harvey Sugerman, MD, USA
Mustafa Taskin, MD, Turkey
Phillippe Topart, MD, France
Tess van der Merwe, PhD, South Africa
Joseph Vidal, MD, Spain
Bart van Wagensveld, PhD, Netherlands
Juergen Weiss, MD, Germany
Richard Welbourn, MD, UK
Alan Wittgrove, MD, USA
Mariusz Wylezol, MD, Poland
Yury Yashkov, MD, PhD, Russia
Natan Zundel, MD, Colombia

IFSO Representative

Karl A. Miller, MD, A.O., Austria

Editor-in-Chief Emeritus and
Founding Editor

Mervyn Deitel, MD, Canada

Co-Editor-in-Chief Emeritus and Founding Editor

George S.M. Cowan, Jr., MD, USA

Editors Emeritus

Henry Buchwald, MD, USA
Nicola Scopinaro, MD, Italy