Medicine Grand Rounds at UPMC Shadyside

Medicine Grand Rounds at UPMC Shadyside: “Obesity, the Disease of this Century. Why Surgical Approach?”



Date
October 19, 2017
Time
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Speaker(s)
Bestoun Ahmed, MD, FACS, FASMBS
Associate Professor of Surgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and Associate Program Director, MIS/Bariatric Surgery Fellowship, UPMC
Location
West Wing Auditorium, UPMC Shadyside
Category
UPMC Shadyside, Department of Medicine
Contact
Justine Rubino
Director, Operations, CCEHS


412-647-8261
rubinoje@upmc.edu
Description

Dr. Ahmed will discuss epidemiology and complications of obesity, types of surgical procedures and their outcomes, and that metabolic surgery can cure diabetes mellitus.