Combining Laparoscopy & Endoscopy in Bariatric Surgery


Training event will combine endoscopy with laparoscopic surgery in bariatric surgery through the safe and effective use of Olympus technology.

Agenda will include:

  • Didactic Presentation
  • Device Demonstration
  • Inanimate Simulation Exercises
  • Tissue Lab


  • Incorporate flexible endoscopy in both diagnostic and therapeutic modalities during bariatric procedures.
  • Discuss and understand management of bariatric complications

Technologies used:

  • ENDOEYE FLEX 2D and FLEX 3D articulating video laparoscopes
  • VISERA 4K UHD System (Ultra-HD Laparoscopy)

Surgeon must have performed a minimum of 100 bariatric cases and over 100 stapled bariatric cases. Attendee's facility is a multi-disciplinary practice (case manager, nutritionist, psychologist, etc.). Surgeon must be registered with a Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and a Quality Improvement Program.


We are currently scheduling courses for 2018. Please check back for specific dates.

Request Info


The faculty listed are examples of faculty used at this course in the past. A combination of similar faculty will be used at each course.

Rami E. Lutfi, MD, FACS

Clinical Associate Professor of Surgery, University of Illinois at Chicago
Chairman of Surgery, Mercy Hospital and Medical Center
Director of Bariatric Surgery Chicago Institute of Advanced Bariatrics

John Magaña Morton, MD, MPH, FACS, FASMBS

Chief of Bariatric and Minimally Invasive Surgery, Stanford University School of Medicine.
Director, Bariatric and Minimally Invasive Surgery Fellowship, Stanford University School of Medicine
Co-Director, Stanford Digestive Health Center

Ninh T. Nguyen, MD

Chief of Gastrointestinal Surgery and Vice Chair, Department Surgery,
University of California at Irvine Medical Center
Orange, CA

Jaime Ponce, MD, FACS, FASMBS

Medical Director Hamilton Medical Center Bariatric Surgery
Dalton, Georgia

Erik Wilson, MD, FACS

Professor, Department of Surgery
Chief, Minimally Invasive Surgeons of Texas, Department of Surgery
Medical Director, Bariatric Surgery, Memorial Hermann Hospital – Texas Medical Center


Please click below to request more information. A member of our Professional Education team will contact you shortly.

Request Information

Request More Event Information

If you don't know, please enter "Don't Know"