Bariatric Surgery Fellowship Curriculum

Fundamentals

History of the Development of Bariatric Surgery

Pathophysiology of Obesity

Mechanism of Action of Bariatric Surgery Procedures

Perioperative Care

Indications for Bariatric Surgery

Preoperative Care of the Bariatric Surgery Patient

Anesthesia of the Bariatric Surgery Patient

Operations

Gastric Bypass

Gastric Band

Gastric Sleeve

Duodenal Switch and SIPS procedure

Complications

Leaks and Fistulas

Obstructions

Bleeding

Nutritional Complications

Revisions

After Gastric Band

After Gastric Sleeve

After Gastric Bypass

After Duodenal Switch

Metabolic Surgery

Rationale for Surgery

Choice of Operation

Outcomes of Metabolic Surgery

Outcomes

Gallbladder

Non-Metabolic Disease

Cardiac Disease

Infertility and PCOS

Additional Topics

Endoscopy

Adolescents

Endoscopy

Robotics

Experimental Procedures

Weight Loss Medications

Components of a Bariatric Surgery Center

Psychological Implications of Bariatric Surgery Patients