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IFSO is proud to announce that Obesity Surgery’s impact factor in 2018 raised to 3.895.

IFSO offers complimentary subscription (12 online issues) to the Members who pay the annual regular fee of 80,00 US$.

IFSO members can subscribe to Obesity Surgery through their national societies.

 

You are all invited to submit your papers in one of the following categories:

  • BRIEF COMMUNICATIONS
  • EDITORIAL/INVITED COMMENTARIES
  • LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
  • NEW CONCEPTS
  • ORIGINAL CONTRIBUTIONS
  • REVIEW ARTICLES
  • NEW: HOW I DO IT
  • NEW: VIDEO SUBMISSIONS

For more information on how submit your manuscript click here

 

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.

 

ABSTRACTED/INDEXED IN

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 2018

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, MD, Australia
Ricardo Cohen, MD, Brazil
Michel Suter, MD, Switzerland

Associate Editors

Luigi Angrisani, MD, Italy
Wendy Brown, PhD, Australia
Jean-Marc Chevallier, MD, Italy
Jean-Marc Chevallier, MD, Italy
Jerome Dargent, MD, France
Paul Davidson, PhD, USA
John B. Dixon, MD, PhD, Australia
Joel Faintuch, MD, PhD, Brazil
R. Armour Forse, MD, PhD, 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
Kellene Isom, MS, RD, LDN, USA
Wei-Jei Lee, MD, PhD, Taiwan
John Melissas, MD, PhD, FACS, Greece
John Morton, MD, USA
Walter Pories, MD, PhD, USA
Malcolm Robinson, MD, 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

Gianfranco Adami, MD, Italy
Ali Aminian, MD, USA
Peter Benotti, MD, USA
Dale Bond, PhD, USA
Stacy A. Brethauer, MD, USA
Robert Brolin, MD, USA
Cynthia Buffington, PhD, USA
Paul Robert Burton, MBBS, Australia
Luca Busetto, MD, Italy
Guilherme M Campos, MD, USA
Pradeep Chowbey, MD, India
Anthony Clough, MBBS, Australia
Richard Corcelles, MD, PhD, Spain
Daniel Cottam, MD, USA
Felipe de la Cruz Vigo, MD, PhD, Spain
Andrew de Beaux, MD, UK
Maurizio De Luca, MD, Italy
Silvia Faria, PhD, Brazil
Barry Fisher, MD, USA
Karen Flanders, RN, USA
Eldo Frezza, MD, USA
Martin Fried, MD, PhD, Czech Republic
Gema Fruhbeck, MD, PhD, Spain
Manoel Galvao Neto, MD, Brazil
Antonio Gangemi, MD, FACS, USA
Bruno Geloneze, MD, PhD, Brazil
Gianmattia del Genio, MD, PhD, Italy
John Gleysteen, MD, USA
David Goitein, MD, Israel
John C. Gould, MD, USA
Leslie J. Heinberg, PhD, USA
Kevin Helling, MD, USA
Jitka Herlesova, PhD, Czech Republic
Donald Hess, MD, USA
Kelvin Higa, MD, USA
Fritz Horber, MD, Switzerland
Kenneth Jones, Jr., MD, USA
W. Konrad Karcz, MD, Germany
Radwan Kassir, MD, France
Andrei Keidar, MD, Israel
Lillian Kow, FRACS, Australia
Sophie Krueger, MD, Germany
Hendrikus Lemmens, MD, PhD, USA
Robert Lim, MD, USA
Katy Ann MacQueen, RD, USA
Kamal Mahawar, MS, MSc, FRCSEd, UK
Tom Mala, PhD, MD, Norway
Giuseppe Marinari, MD, Italy
Samer Mattar, MD, USA
Corrigan McBride, MD, USA
Karl Miller, MD, Austria
Geltrude Mingrone, MD, PhD, Italy
Reinhard Mittermair, MD, Austria
Jean Mouiel, MD, France
Peter Nau, MD, USA
Abdelrahman Nimeri, MD, UAE
Colm O’Boyle, MA, FRCSI, Ireland
Robert O’Rourke, MD, USA
Manish Parikh, MD, USA
Ralph Peterli, MD, PhD, Switzerland
Tarissa Petry, MD, Brazil
Alfons Pomp, MD, USA
Jamie Ponce, MD, USA
Dimitri Pournaras, PhD, FRCS, UK
Aurora Pryor, MD, USA
Brian Quebbemann, MD, USA
Almino Ramos, MD, Brazil
Christine Ren Fielding, MD, USA
Lincoln Rothwell, MBChB, FRACS, Australia
Moshe Rubin, MD, Israel
Alan Saber, MD, USA
Nasser Sakran, MD, Israel
Andrés Sánchez-Pernaute, MD, PhD, Spain
Carlos Aurelio Schiavon, MD, Brazil
Adriano Sega, MD, Brazil
Shashank Shah, MD, India
Ashish Sinha, MD, USA
Konstantinos Spaniolas, MD, USA
Kristine Steffen, PhD, USA
Christine Stroh, MD, Germany
Harvey Sugerman, MD, USA
Mustafa Taskin, MD, Turkey
J. Graham Thomas, PhD, USA
Phillippe Topart, MD, France
Tess van der Merwe, PhD, South Africa
Joseph Vidal, MD, Spain
Bart van Wagensveld, PhD, Netherlands
Richard Welbourn, MD, UK
Alan Wittgrove, MD, USA
Mariusz Wylezol, MD, Poland
Yury Yashkov, MD, PhD, Russia
Natan Zundel, MD, Colombia

IFSO Representative

Natan Zundel, MD, Colombia

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
Wei-Jei Lee, MD, PhD, Taiwan
John Melissas, MD, PhD, FACS, Greece
John Morton, MD, USA
Walter Pories, MD, PhD, USA
Malcolm Robinson, MD, 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

Gianfranco Adami, MD, Italy
Ali Aminian, MD, USA
Peter Benotti, MD, USA
Dale Bond, PhD, USA
Stacy A. Brethauer, MD, USA
Robert Brolin, MD, USA
Cynthia Buffington, PhD, USA
Paul Robert Burton, MBBS, Australia
Luca Busetto, MD, Italy
Guilherme M Campos, MD, USA
Pradeep Chowbey, MD, India
Anthony Clough, MBBS, Australia
Richard Corcelles, MD, PhD, Spain
Daniel Cottam, MD, USA
Felipe de la Cruz Vigo, MD, PhD, Spain
Andrew de Beaux, MD, UK
Maurizio De Luca, MD, Italy
Silvia Faria, PhD, Brazil
Barry Fisher, MD, USA
Karen Flanders, RN, USA
Eldo Frezza, MD, USA
Martin Fried, MD, PhD, Czech Republic
Gema Fruhbeck, MD, PhD, Spain
Manoel Galvao Neto, MD, Brazil
Antonio Gangemi, MD, FACS, USA
Bruno Geloneze, MD, PhD, Brazil
Gianmattia del Genio, MD, PhD, Italy
John Gleysteen, MD, USA
David Goitein, MD, Israel
John C. Gould, MD, USA
Katy Ann MacQueen, RD, USA
Leslie J. Heinberg, PhD, USA
Kevin Helling, MD, USA
Jitka Herlesova, PhD, Czech Republic
Donald Hess, MD, USA
Kelvin Higa, MD, USA
Fritz Horber, MD, Switzerland
Kenneth Jones, Jr., MD, USA
W. Konrad Karcz, MD, Germany
Radwan Kassir, MD, France
Andrei Keidar, MD, Israel
Lillian Kow, FRACS, Australia
Sophie Krueger, MD, Germany
Hendrikus Lemmens, MD, PhD, USA
Robert Lim, MD, USA
Kamal Mahawar, MS, MSc, FRCSEd, UK
Tom Mala, PhD, MD, Norway
Giuseppe Marinari, MD, Italy
Samer Mattar, MD, USA
Corrigan McBride, MD, USA
Karl Miller, MD, Austria
Geltrude Mingrone, MD, PhD, Italy
Reinhard Mittermair, MD, Austria
Jean Mouiel, MD, France
Peter Nau, MD, USA
Abdelrahman Nimeri, MD, UAE
Colm O’Boyle, MA, FRCSI, Ireland
Robert O’Rourke, MD, USA
Manish Parikh, MD, USA
Ralph Peterli, MD, PhD, Switzerland
Tarissa Petry, MD, Brazil
Alfons Pomp, MD, USA
Jamie Ponce, MD, USA
Dimitri Pournaras, PhD, FRCS, UK
Aurora Pryor, MD, USA
Brian Quebbemann, MD, USA
Almino Ramos, MD, Brazil
Christine Ren Fielding, MD, USA
Lincoln Rothwell, MBChB, FRACS, Australia
Moshe Rubin, MD, Israel
Alan Saber, MD, USA
Nasser Sakran, MD, Israel
Andrés Sánchez-Pernaute, MD, PhD, Spain
Carlos Aurelio Schiavon, MD, Brazil
Adriano Sega, MD, Brazil
Shashank Shah, MD, India
Ashish Sinha, MD, USA
Konstantinos Spaniolas, MD, USA
Kristine Steffen, PhD, USA
Christine Stroh, MD, Germany
Harvey Sugerman, MD, USA
Mustafa Taskin, MD, Turkey
J. Graham Thomas, PhD, USA
Phillippe Topart, MD, France
Tess van der Merwe, PhD, South Africa
Joseph Vidal, MD, Spain
Bart van Wagensveld, PhD, Netherlands
Richard Welbourn, MD, UK
Alan Wittgrove, MD, USA
Mariusz Wylezol, MD, Poland
Yury Yashkov, MD, PhD, Russia
Natan Zundel, MD, Colombia

IFSO Representative

Natan Zundel, MD, Colombia

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