Marina Kurian

Dr. MARINA S. KURIAN, M.D., FACS, FASMBS

Website: www.nomoreobesity.com 

EDUCATION 

Union College 1988 Schenectady, N.Y. Bachelor of Science Biology/Modern Language Six Year Medical Program Summa Cum Laude 

Albany Medical College 1990 Albany, N.Y. Doctor of Medicine 

STAFF POSITIONS 

Director, New York Minimally Invasive Surgery, PLLC September 2013 to present 

Clinical Associate Professor of Surgery January 2015 to present 

Medical Director Center of Excellence NYU Medical Center June 2008 – August 2013 

NYU Medical Center Assistant Professor June 1, 2007 until December 31, 2014 

Lenox Hill Hospital Attending Physician July 2000 – November 2011 

Medical Director Center of Excellence Lenox Hill Hospital July 2005 to June 2007 

Lenox Hill Hospital Attending Physician September 2013-Present 

POSTGRADUATE TRAINING 

Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, NY Laparoscopic Surgery Fellow July 1998 to June 2000 

Children’s Hospital of Michigan, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI 

Surgical Critical Care Fellowship July 1997 to June 1998 

Albany Medical Center, Albany, NY Categorical General Surgery Residency July 1994 to June 1997 

Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA Surgical Research Fellow, Pediatric Surgical Research Laboratories July 1992 to June 1994 

Albany Medical Center, Albany, NY Categorical General Surgery Residency July 1990 to June 1992 

HONORS AND AWARDS 

Phi Beta Kappa Dean’s Certificate for Honorable Mention, Research Endeavors- Albany Medical College, May 1988 summa cum laude, Union College, 1988 Nominated to Super Doctors April 2008 to present SAGES/World Congress of Endoscopic Surgery Poster of Distinction, New York, NY, 2002 Top 100 Women of New York 2004 

COMMITTEES 

ASMBS Executive Council 2017-present ASMBS Insurance Chair/ Co-Chair: 2004- 2008 ASMBS Communications Co-Chair: 2012-2014 ASMBS Insurance Member: 2001- 2012 ASMBS Program Member: 2005-2012 ASMBS Revision Task Force: 2013- 2014 ASMBS 30th Anniversary Task Force: 2013 ASMBS Representative to AMA CPT: 2007-2008 NYS Chapter ASMBS Board Member: 2011- 2014 NYS Chapter ACS Treasurer: 2011- 2014 NYS Chapter ACS Secretary: 2014 to 2016 NYS Chapter ACS Vice President 2016- present NYS Chapter ACS Manhattan Council Member: 2006-present SAGES Public Information Member: 2001-2008 SAGES Guidelines Member: 2001-2005 SAGES Program Member: 2010- present Bariatric Liaison Group Member: 2004-2014 Bariatric Liaison Group Chair: 2010- 2014 SAGES OSAP member: 2010-2012 SAGES CME committee 2012- present SAGES Board of Governors 2014 to present SAGES EBTF Chair 2015 to 2017 ASMBS Foundation Board Secretary 2013 to 2015 MBSAQIP Reviewer 2012 to 2014 ASMBS Foundation President 2015-2017 ASMBS Foundation Board 2017 to present SAGES Bariatric Committee Chair 2017-present SAGES 2018 Video Chair NYS Chapter ACS President: 2018 to Present 

CONSULTANT 

Ethicon 2017-2018 Medtronic 2018 

WL Gore 2017-18 Allurion 2018 Bariatric Fusion Advisory Board 2017 Obalon 2019 Council for Advancement in Bariatrics, Allergan: 2008- 2013 Surgical Review Corporation: 2009- 2012 Stryker Endoscopy: 2012 Coalescent Surgical 2002-2003 

EDITORIAL BOARD 

Bariatric Times 2011- present 

INVITED REVIEWER 

Surgical Endoscopy Obesity Surgery Annals of Surgery Surgery for Obesity and Related Disease Bariatric Times Examiner for American Board of Surgery Oral Boards 2011 

PEER REVIEWED PUBLICATIONS 

Wang, Jing; Echevarria, Ghislaine; Doan, Lisa; Ekasumara, Nydia; Calvino, Steven; Chae, Floria; Martinez, Erik; Robinson, Eric; Cuff, Germaine; Franco, Lola; Muntyan, Igor; Kurian, Marina; Schwack, Bradley F; Bedrosian, Andrea S; Fielding, George A; Ren-Fielding, Christine J. Effects of a single subanaesthetic dose of ketamine on pain and mood after laparoscopic bariatric surgery: A randomised double-blind placebo controlled study. European journal of anaesthesiology. 2019:36: 16-24. 

Kurian, Marina; Kroh, Matthew; Chand, Bipan; Mikami, Dean; Reavis, Kevin; Khaitan, Leena. SAGES review of endoscopic and minimally invasive bariatric interventions: a review of endoscopic and non-surgical bariatric interventions. Surg Endo 2018. 32:4063-4067. 

Liu, Shinban; Ren-Fielding, Christine J; Schwack, Bradley; Kurian, Marina; Fielding, George A. Long-term results for gastric banding as salvage procedure for patients with weight loss failure after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass. SOARD 2018: 14: 1501-1506. 

Kurian, Marina. Comment on: laparoscopic stomach intestinal pylorus-sparing surgery as a revisional option after failed adjustable gastric banding: a report of 27 cases with 36-month follow-up. SOARD 2018: 14: e5-e6. 

Parikh, Manish; Adelsheimer, Andrew; Somoza, Eduardo; Saunders, John K; Ude Welcome, Akuezunkpa; Chui, Patricia; Ren-Fielding, Christine; Kurian, Marina; Fielding, George; Chopra, Ajay; Goriparthi, Richie; Roslin, Mitchell; Afaneh, Che; Pomp, Alfons; Chin, Edward; Pachter, H Leon. Factor VIII elevation may contribute to portomesenteric vein thrombosis after laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy: a multicenter review of 40 patients Surgery for obesity & related diseases. 2017:13(11):1835-1839.DOI: 10.1016/j.soard.2017.08.015, PMID: 28964696 ISSN: 1878-7533 

Sethi M, Patel K, Zagzag J, Parikh M, Saunders J, Ude-Welcome A, Somoza E, Schwack B, Kurian M, Fielding G, Ren-Fielding C. Thirty-Day Readmission After Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy-a Predictable Event? J Gastrointest Surg. 2016 Feb;20(2):244-52. PMID: 26487330 

Sethi M, Magrath M, Somoza E, Parikh M, Saunders J, Ude-Welcome A, Schwack B, Kurian M, Fielding G, Ren-Fielding C.The utility of radiological upper gastrointestinal series and clinical indicators in detecting leaks after laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy: a case-controlled study. Surg Endosc. 2016 Jun;30(6):2266-75, PMID:26416376 

Sethi M, Beitner M, Magrath M, Schwack B, Kurian M, Fielding G, Ren-Fielding C. Previous weight loss as a predictor of weight loss outcomes after laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding. Surg Endosc. 2016 May;30(5):1771-7, PMID: 26205561 

Sethi M, Zagzag J, Patel K, Magrath M, Somoza E, Parikh MS, Saunders JK, Ude-Welcome A, Schwack BF, Kurian MS, Fielding GA, Ren-Fielding CJ. Intraoperative leak testing has no correlation with leak after laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy. Surg Endosc. 2016 Mar;30(3):883-91, PMID: 26092015 

Obeid NR, Malick W, Baxter A, Molina B, Schwack BF, Kurian MS, Ren-Fielding CJ, Fielding GA. Weight loss outcomes among patients referred after primary bariatric procedure. Am J Surg. 2016; 212(1):69-75 PMID: 26307420 

Obeid NR, Malick W, Concors SJ, Fielding GA, Kurian MS, Ren-Fielding CJ. Long-term outcomes after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass: 10- to 13-year data. Surg Obes Relat Dis. 2016 Jan;12(1):11-20, PMID 26410537 

Chau E, Youn H, Ren-Fielding CJ, Fielding GA, Schwack BF, Kurian MS. Surgical management and outcomes of patients with marginal ulcer after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass. Surg Obes Relat Dis. 2015 Sep-Oct;11(5):1071-5, PMID: 25868835 

Loy, John J; Youn, Heekoung A; Schwack, Bradley; Kurian, Marina S; Fielding, George A; Ren- Fielding, Christine J. 'Safety and efficacy of laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding in patients aged and older'. Surgery for Obesity & Related Diseases. 2014 10(2):284-289 (# 867052 

Obeid, Nabeel R; Kurian, Marina S; Ren-Fielding, Christine J; Fielding, George A; Schwack, Bradley F. Safety of laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding with concurrent cholecystectomy for symptomatic cholelithiasis. Surg Endo 2015: 29: 1192-97 

Beitner, Melissa; Luo, Yuying; Kurian, Marina. Procedural changes to decrease complications in laparoscopic gastric bypass. JSLS 2015: 19: e2014.00256. 

Obeid NR, Deese-Laurent S, Schwack BF, Youn H, Kurian MS, Ren-Fielding C, Fielding GA. Location and number of sutures placed for hiatal hernia repair during laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding: does it matter? Surg Endo. 2014 Jan; 28(1): 58-64. 

Obeid, Nabeel R; Schwack, Bradley F; Kurian, Marina S; Ren-Fielding, Christine J; Fielding, George A. Single- stage versus 2-stage sleeve gastrectomy as a conversion after failed adjustable gastric banding: 30-day outcomes. Surg Endo 2014: 28: 3186-92. 

Beitner, Melissa M; Ren-Fielding, Christine J; Kurian, Marina S; Schwack, Bradley F; Skandarajah, Anita R; Thomson, Benjamin N; Baxter, Andrew R; Leon Pachter, H; Fielding, George A. Sustained Weight Loss After Gastric Banding Revision for Pouch-Related Problems. Ann Surg 2014: 260:81-86 

Didehvar, S; Viola-Blitz, JD; Haile, M; Franco, L; Kline, R; Kurian, M; Fielding, G; Ren, C; Bekker, A. 'A randomized, double blind study to evaluate the efficacy of palono-setron with dexamethasone versus palonosetron alone for prevention of post-operative nausea and vomiting in subjects undergoing bariatric surgeries with high emetogenic risk'. Open Anesthesiology Journal. 2013 7(1):30-36 (# 788492) 

Schwack B, Novack R, Youn H, Ren Fielding C, Kurian MS, Fielding GA. Single-incision Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Banding is Effective and Safe: 756 cases in an Academic Medical Center. Obes Surg. 2013; 23:332-337. 

Beitner M, Kurian MS. Laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding. Abdom Imaging. 2012 Mar 24. 37: 687-9. v 

Zagzag J, Schwack BF, Youn H, Ren-Fielding C, Fielding GA, Kurian MS. Does adding a lesser curvature gastrogastric plication suture reduce the need for revision after laparoscopic adjustable gastric band placement? Surg Endo. 2012 Feb;26(2) 514-517. 

Irani K, Youn HA, Ren-Fielding CJ, Fielding GA, Kurian M. Midterm results for gastric banding as salvage procedure for patients with weight loss failure after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass. Surg Obes Relat Dis. 2011 Mar- Apr; 7(2):219-24. Epub 2010 Oct 11. 

Weichman K, Ren C, Kurian M, Heekoung AY, Casciano R, Stern L, Fielding G. The effectiveness of adjustable gastric banding: a retrospective 6-year U.S. follow-up study. Surg Endosc. 2011 Feb;25(2):397-403. 

Carelli A., Ren Fielding C, Youn HA, Friedman EB, Finger A., Lok BH., Kurian M., Fielding GA., Impact of Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Banding on Pregnancy, Maternal Weight, and Neonatal Health. Surg Obes Relat Dis. 2010 September; DOI 10.1007/s11695-010-0265-1 

Sultan S, Gupta D, Parikh M, Youn H, Kurian M, Fielding G, Ren-Fielding C. Five-year outcomes of patients with type 2 diabetes who underwent laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding. Surg Obes Relat Dis. 2010 Jul- Aug;6(4):373-6. 

Carelli AM, Youn HA, Kurian MS, Ren CJ, Fielding GA. Safety of the laparoscopic adjustable gastric band: 7-year data from a U.S. center of excellence. Surg Endosc. 2010 Aug;24(8):1819-23. 

Kurian M, Sultan S, Garg K, Youn H, Fielding G, Ren-Fielding C. Evaluating gastric erosion in band management: an algorithm for stratification of risk. Surg Obes Relat Dis. 2010 Jul-Aug; 6(4):386-9. 

Rosenkrantz AB, Kurian M, Kim D. MRI Appearance of Internal Hernia following Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass Surgery in the Pregnant Patient. Clinical Radiology. 2010; 65:246-249. 

Sultan S, Parikh M, Youn H, Kurian M, Fielding G, Ren C.Early U.S. outcomes after laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding in patients with a body mass index less than 35 kg/m(2). Surg Endosc. 2009 Jul;23(7):1569-73. 

Gupta D, Silberstein M, Kurian MS. “Clinical and radiologic findings of massive gastric prolapse after laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding.” Surgery for Obesity and Related Disease 2008. 

Cawley J, Sweeney MJ, Kurian M, Beane S; Predicting complications after bariatric surgery using obesity-related co-morbidities. Obes Surg. 2007 Nov; 17(11):1451-6 

Matarasso A, Roslin MS, Kurian M. Bariatric Surgery: an overview of obesity surgery. Plastic Surgery Educational Foundation Technology Assessment Committee. Plast Recosnrt Surg. 2007 Apr 1; 119(4): 1357-62. 

Edlich RF, Hudson MA, Buschbacher RM, Winter KL, Britt LD, Cox MJ, Becker DG, MdLaughlin JK, Gubler KD, Zomerschoe TS, Latimer MF, Zura RD, Paulsen NS, Long WB 3rd, Brodie BM, Berenson S, Langenburg SE, Borel L, Jenson DB, Chang DE, Chitwood WR Jr, Roberts TH, Martin MJ, Miller A, Werner CL, Taylor PT Jr, Lancaster J, Kurian MS, Falwell JL Jr, Falwell RJ. Devastating injuries in healthcare workers: description of the crisis and legislative solution to the epidemic of back injury from patient lifting. J Long Term Eff Med Implants. 2005; 15(2):225-41. 

Kurian MS, Gagner M, Murakami Y, Andrei V, Jossart G, Schwartz M. Hand-assisted laparoscopic donor hepatectomy for living related transplantation in the porcine model. Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech. 2002 Aug; 12(4): 232-7. 

Burpee S, Kurian M, Murakami Y, Benavides S, Gagner M. The metabolic and immune response to laparoscopic versus open liver resection. Surg Endosc 2002; 16: 899-904. 

Kurian M, Patterson E, Andrei V, Edye M. Hand-assisted laparoscopy: An emerging technique. Surgical Endoscopy 2001; 15:1277-1281. 

Roslin M, Kurian M. The use of electrical stimulation of the vagus nerve to treat morbid obesity. Epilepsy and Behavior 2001; 2: S11-S16. 

Kurian M, Murakami Y, Burpee S, Gagner M. Endoscopic cryosurgery of the thyroid and parathyroid. Min Invasive Therapies & Allied Technologies 2001; 10: 99-103. 

Kurian MS, Murakami Y, Burpee S, Vladisavljevic A, Edye M, Gagner M. Hand-assisted laparoscopic donor segmental pancreatectomy with splenic preservation in the pig: A model for living related pancreas transplantation. ACS Surgical Forum 1999 

Kurian MS, Gagner M. Laparoscopic longitudinal pancreaticojejunostomy [Partington-Rochelle] for chronic pancreatitis. J Hepatobiliary Pancreat Surg. 1999;6(4):382-6 

Kurian MS, Reynolds ER, Humes R, Klein MD. Serous Pericardial Effusions in ECMO Patients. Journal of Pediatric Surgery 1999; 34: 1311-1314 

Kurian MS, Sainz de la Cuesta R, Wanek GL, Macclaughlin DT, Manganaro TF, Donahoe PK. Cleavage of Mullerian Inhibiting Substance Activates Antiproliferative Effects in vivo. Clinical Cancer Research 1995; 1:343- 349. 

NON- PEER REVIEWED PUBLICATIONS 

On the Spot, General Surgery News, 2017. 

On the Spot, General Surgery News, 2015. 

On the Spot, General Surgery News, June 2012. 

Preface Chapter by: Kurian, M in: Metabolic syndrome and diabetes : medical and surgical management by pp. v- ISBN: 9781493932207 

Beitner M, Cohen J and Kurian M. Endoscopic management of persistent leak after laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy. Bariatric Times. February 2012. 

Parikh M, Saunders JK, Kurian M, Fielding G, Ren C, Pachter H. Establishing a laparoscopic bariatric program at the nation’s oldest public hospital. Bariatric Times 2009 

ABSTRACTS: ORAL PRESENTATIONS 

SOARD 2018: Conference Long-term results for gastric banding as salvage procedure for patients with weight loss failure after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass. Liu, Shinban; Ren-Fielding, Christine J; Schwack, Bradley; Kurian, Marina; Fielding, George A. 

Surgical endoscopy. 2017:Conference:(25th). One vs two stage gastric band conversion to sleeve gastrectomy: A comparison of weight loss [Meeting Abstract] Schwack, B F; Kurian, M S; Fielding, G A; Youn, H; Ren, Fielding C J 

Surgical endoscopy. 2017:Conference:(2017).DOI: 10.1007/s00464-2D017-2D5443-2Dy Treatment of Gerd after Sleeve Gastrectomy with Hiatal Hernia Repair and Conversion to Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass [Meeting Abstract] Guerrero, A L; Kurian, M 

Surgery for obesity & related diseases. 2016:Conference:(33rd):S76-S77.DOI: Gastric band conversion to roux-en-y gastric bypass shows greater weight loss than conversion to longitudinal sleeve gastrectomy: Two year follow-up [Meeting Abstract] Creange, C; Pergamo, M; Kurian, M; Fielding, G; Ren-Fielding, C; Schwack, B 

Surgery for obesity & related diseases. 2016:Conference:(33rd).DOI: 

The impact of a sleeve gastrectomy clinical pathway on outcomes and hospital costs [Meeting Abstract] Creange, C; Lin, E; Kurian, M; Schwack, B; Fielding, G; Ren-Fielding, C EMBASE:619777686 ISSN: 1878-7533 

Surgery for obesity & related diseases. 2016:Conference:(33rd):S221-S222.DOI: Is endoscopic stenting for sleeve leaks always necessary? a comparison of management protocols [Meeting Abstract] Horwtz, D; Saunders, J; Chau, E; Ude, A; Chui, P; Ren-Fielding, C; Fielding, G; Schwack, B; Kurian, M; Parikh, M EMBASE:619777670 ISSN: 1878-7533 

American journal of surgery. 2016:212(1):69-75.DOI: 10.1016/j.amjsurg.2015.04.025 Weight loss outcomes among patients referred after primary bariatric procedure Obeid, Nabeel R; Malick, Waqas; Baxter, Andrew; Molina, Bianca; Schwack, Bradley F; Kurian, Marina S; Ren- Fielding, Christine J; Fielding, George A PMID: 26307420 ISSN: 1879-1883 

Surgical endoscopy. 2016:30(6):2266-2275.DOI: 10.1007/s00464-015-4516-z The utility of radiological upper gastrointestinal series and clinical indicators in detecting leaks after laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy: a case-controlled study Sethi, Monica; Magrath, Melissa; Somoza, Eduardo; Parikh, Manish; Saunders, John; Ude-Welcome, Aku; Schwack, Bradley; Kurian, Marina; Fielding, George; Ren-Fielding, Christine PMID: 26416376 ISSN: 1432-2218 

Surgical endoscopy. 2016:30(5):1771-1777.DOI: 10.1007/s00464-015-4441-1 Previous weight loss as a predictor of weight loss outcomes after laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding Sethi, Monica; Beitner, Melissa; Magrath, Melissa; Schwack, Bradley; Kurian, Marina; Fielding, George; Ren- Fielding, Christine PMID: 26416376 ISSN: 1432-2218 

Surgical endoscopy. 2016:30:S2-S2.DOI: 10.1007/s00464-2D016-2D4766-2D4 The utility of esophagram and clinical indicators in detecting leaks after laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy [Meeting Abstract] Sethi, M; Magrath, M; Somoza, E; Parikh, M S; Saunders, J K; Ude-Welcome, A O; Schwack, B; Kurian, M; Fielding, G; Ren-Fielding, C EMBASE:72209643 ISSN: 0930-2794 

Surgical endoscopy. 2016:30:S42-S42.DOI: 10.1007/s00464-2D016-2D4766-2D4 The safety of laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy among non-insulin dependent diabetics [Meeting Abstract] Sethi, M; Schwack, B; Kurian, M; Fielding, G; Ren-Fielding, C EMBASE:72209784 ISSN: 0930-2794 

Surgical endoscopy. 2016:30:S151-S151.DOI: 10.1007/s00464-2D016-2D4767-2D3 Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy for failed laparoscopic gastric banding [Meeting Abstract] Sethi, M; Schwack, B; Kurian, M; Ren-Fielding, C; Fielding, G EMBASE:72210206 ISSN: 0930-2794 

Surgical endoscopy. 2016:30(3):883-891.DOI: 10.1007/s00464-015-4286-7 Intraoperative leak testing has no correlation with leak after laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy Sethi, Monica; Zagzag, Jonathan; Patel, Karan; Magrath, Melissa; Somoza, Eduardo; Parikh, Manish S; Saunders, John K; Ude-Welcome, Aku; Schwack, Bradley F; Kurian, Marina S; Fielding, George A; Ren-Fielding, Christine J PMID: 26092015 ISSN: 1432-2218 

Surgical endoscopy. 2016:30:S176-S176.DOI: 10.1007/s00464-2D016-2D4768-2D2 Laparoscopic reversal of nissen fundoplication with conversion to 180-degree anterior fundoplication for obstructive dysphagia [Meeting Abstract] Sethi, M; Schwack, B; Kurian, M; Ren-Fielding, C; Fielding, G EMBASE:72210301 ISSN: 0930-2794 

Surgical endoscopy. 2016:30:S174-S174.DOI: 10.1007/s00464-2D016-2D4768-2D2 Laparoscopic subtotal gastrectomy and roux-en-y esophagojejunostomy for gastrogastric fistula following gastric bypass [Meeting Abstract] Sethi, M; Lee, S; Schwack, B; Kurian, M; Ren-Fielding, C; Fielding, G EMBASE:72210295 ISSN: 0930-2794 

Surgical endoscopy. 2016:30:S452-S452.DOI: Resident involvement does not increase complication rates in bariatric surgery [Meeting Abstract] Creange, C R; Schwack, B; Kurian, M; Fielding, G; Ren-Fielding, C EMBASE:72236849 ISSN: 0930-2794 

Journal of gastrointestinal surgery. 2016:20(2):244-252.DOI: 10.1007/s11605-015-2978-x 

Thirty-Day Readmission After Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy-a Predictable Event? Sethi, Monica; Patel, Karan; Zagzag, Jonathan; Parikh, Manish; Saunders, John; Ude-Welcome, Aku; Somoza, Eduardo; Schwack, Bradley; Kurian, Marina; Fielding, George; Ren-Fielding, Christine PMID: 26487330 ISSN: 1873-4626 

Surgery for obesity & related diseases. 2016:12(1):11-20.DOI: 10.1016/j.soard.2015.04.011 Long-term outcomes after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass: 10- to 13-year data Obeid, Nabeel R; Malick, Waqas; Concors, Seth J; Fielding, George A; Kurian, Marina S; Ren-Fielding, Christine J PMID: 26410537 ISSN: 1878-7533 

Surgery for obesity & related diseases. 2015:11(6):S130-S131.DOI: Disparity in bariatric procedures among clinical subgroups in the United States: Surgical trends or patient preference [Meeting Abstract] Sethi, M; Ren-Fielding, C; Schwack, B; Fielding, G; Pachter, H L; Kurian, M EMBASE:72280246 ISSN: 1550- 7289 

Surgery for obesity & related diseases. 2015:11(6):S80-S80.DOI: Gastric band removal for device-related complications may be associated with significant morbidity [Meeting Abstract] Horwitz, D; Saunders, J; Welcome, A U; Youn, H; Fielding, G; Ren-Fielding, C; Kurian, M; Schwack, B; Parikh, M EMBASE:72280154 ISSN: 1550-7289 

Surgery for obesity & related diseases. 2015:11(6):S64-S65.DOI: Improvements in psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis with surgical weight loss [Meeting Abstract] Sethi, M; Ren-Fielding, C; Lee, S; Schwack, B; Kurian, M; Fielding, G; Reddy, S EMBASE:72280126 ISSN: 1550-7289 

Surgery for obesity & related diseases. 2015:11(5):1071-1075.DOI: 10.1016/j.soard.2014.12.011 Surgical management and outcomes of patients with marginal ulcer after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass Chau, Edward; Youn, Heekoung; Ren-Fielding, Christine J; Fielding, George A; Schwack, Bradley F; Kurian, Marina S PMID: 25868835 ISSN: 1878-7533 

Obesity surgery. 2015:25(1):S278-S278.DOI: 10.1007/s11695-015-1750-3 Wernicke's Encephalopathy after laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy: A case report [Meeting Abstract] Sethi, M; Patel, K; Schwack, B; Kurian, M; Fielding, C; Fielding, G EMBASE:72003287 ISSN: 0960-8923 

Resection of gastrojejunal diverticulum after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass [Meeting Abstract] Sethi, M; Magrath, M; Schwack, B; Kurian, M; Fielding, C; Fielding, G EMBASE:72003077 ISSN: 0960-8923 

Obesity surgery. 2015:25(1):S83-S83.DOI: 10.1007/s11695-015-1750-3 The safety of laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy among smokers [Meeting Abstract] Sethi, M; Schwack, B; Kurian, M; Fielding, G; Ren-Fielding, C EMBASE:72002813 ISSN: 0960-8923 

Surgical endoscopy. 2015:29(5):1192-1197.DOI: 10.1007/s00464-014-3792-3 Safety of laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding with concurrent cholecystectomy for symptomatic cholelithiasis Obeid, Nabeel R; Kurian, Marina S; Ren-Fielding, Christine J; Fielding, George A; Schwack, Bradley F PMID: PMID: 25159640 ISSN: 0930-2794 

Surgical endoscopy. 2015:29:S281-S281.DOI: Laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding of gastric pouch from prior roux-en-y gastric bypass [Meeting Abstract] Obeid, N R; Schwack, B F; Kurian, M S; Ren-Fielding, C J; Fielding, G A EMBASE:71873371 ISSN: 0930-2794 

Surgical endoscopy. 2015:29:S255-S255.DOI: Laparoscopic repair of large paraesophageal hernia with concurrent sleeve gastrectomy [Meeting Abstract] Obeid, N R; Schwack, B F; Kurian, M S; Ren-Fielding, C J; Fielding, G A EMBASE:71873267 ISSN: 0930-2794 

Surgical endoscopy. 2015:29:S203-S203.DOI: Laparoscopic revision of roux-en-y gastric bypass for recurrent, perforated marginal ulcers and anastomotic stricture [Meeting Abstract] Obeid, N R; Schwack, B F; Kurian, M S; Ren-Fielding, C J; Fielding, G A EMBASE:71873065 ISSN: 0930-2794 

Surgical endoscopy. 2015:29:S491-S491.DOI: 

Previous weight loss as a predictor of weight loss outcomes after laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding [Meeting Abstract] Sethi, M; Beitner, M; Magrath, M; Schwack, B F; Kurian, M S; Fielding, G A; Ren-Fielding, C J EMBASE:71872063 ISSN: 0930-2794 

Surgical endoscopy. 2015:29:S342-S342.DOI: Intraoperative leak testing has no correlation with leak after laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy [Meeting Abstract] Sethi, M; Zagzag, J; Patel, K; Magrath, M; Parikh, M S; Saunders, J K; Ude-Welcome, A O; Schwack, B F; Kurian, M S; Fielding, G A; Ren-Fielding, C J EMBASE:71871568 ISSN: 0930-2794 

British journal of surgery. 2014 101 3 3():8-8 (# 867462) [Meeting Abstract]'Resolution of Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease And Metabolic Syndrome In Adolescents Undergoing Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Banding (LAGB Loy, John; Youn, Heekoung; Schwack, Bradley; Kurian, Marina; Ren-Fielding, Christine; Fielding, George.)'. 

British journal of surgery. 2014 101 3 3():6-7 (# 867472) [Meeting Abstract]'Salvage Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Banding After Failed Roux-en Y Gastric Bypass'. Loy, John; Youn, Heekoung; Schwack, Bradley; Kurian, Marina; Fielding, George; Ren-Fielding, Christine. 

Surgery for obesity & related diseases. 2015:11(2):442-449.DOI: 10.1016/j.soard.2014.11.010 Improvement in nonalcoholic fatty liver disease and metabolic syndrome in adolescents undergoing bariatric surgery Loy, John J; Youn, Heekoung A; Schwack, Bradley; Kurian, Marina; Ren Fielding, Christine; Fielding, George A PMID: 25820083 ISSN: 1878-7533 

Journal of the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons. 2015:19(1):e2014.00256- e2014.00256.DOI: 10.4293/JSLS.2014.00256 Procedural changes to decrease complications in laparoscopic gastric bypass Beitner, Melissa; Luo, Yuying; Kurian, Marina PMCID:4376221 PMID: 25848188 ISSN: 1938-3797 

Surgical endoscopy. 2014:28(11):3186-3192.DOI: 10.1007/s00464-014-3585-8 Single-stage versus 2-stage sleeve gastrectomy as a conversion after failed adjustable gastric banding: 30-day outcomes Obeid, Nabeel R; Schwack, Bradley F; Kurian, Marina S; Ren-Fielding, Christine J; Fielding, George A PMID: 24902818 ISSN: 0930-2794 

Annals of surgery. 2014:260(1):81-86.DOI: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000000327 Sustained Weight Loss After Gastric Banding Revision for Pouch-Related Problems Beitner, Melissa M; Ren-Fielding, Christine J; Kurian, Marina S; Schwack, Bradley F; Skandarajah, Anita R; Thomson, Benjamin N; Baxter, Andrew R; Leon Pachter, H; Fielding, George A PMID: 24441823 ISSN: 0003-4932 

British journal of surgery. 2014:101 3 3:6-7.DOI: Salvage Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Banding After Failed Roux-en Y Gastric Bypass [Meeting Abstract] Loy, John; Youn, Heekoung; Schwack, Bradley; Kurian, Marina; Fielding, George; Ren-Fielding, Christine ISI:000331797500020 ISSN: 0007-1323 

British journal of surgery. 2014:101 3 3:8-8.DOI: Resolution of Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease And Metabolic Syndrome In Adolescents Undergoing Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Banding (LAGB) [Meeting Abstract] Loy, John; Youn, Heekoung; Schwack, Bradley; Kurian, Marina; Ren-Fielding, Christine; Fielding, George ISI:000331797500026 ISSN: 0007-1323 

Surgical endoscopy. 2014:28:S13-S13.DOI: Comparing revision procedures after laparoscopic adjustable gastric band failure: Gastric bypass vs. Sleeve gastrectomy [Meeting Abstract] Schwack, B F; Loy, J; Youn, H; Kurian, M S; Ren, Fielding C J; Fielding, G A EMBASE:71478337 ISSN: 0930- 2794 

Surgery for obesity & related diseases. 2014:10(2):284-289.DOI: 10.1016/j.soard.2013.06.022 Safety and efficacy of laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding in patients aged seventy and older Loy, John J; Youn, Heekoung A; Schwack, Bradley; Kurian, Marina S; Fielding, George A; Ren-Fielding, Christine J PMID: 24582414 ISSN: 1550-7289 

Surgical endoscopy. 2014:28(1):58-64.DOI: 10.1007/s00464-013-3161-7 Location and number of sutures placed for hiatal hernia repair during laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding: does it matter? Obeid, Nabeel R; Deese-Laurent, Spencer; Schwack, Bradley F; Youn, Heekoung; Kurian, Marina S; Ren- Fielding, Christine; Fielding, George A PMID: 24061619 ISSN: 0930-2794 

Obesity surgery. 2013:23(8):1101-1101.DOI: Laparoscopic Gastrojejunal Sleeve in Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass: Intraoperative Detour [Meeting Abstract] Brink, D.; O'Connor, K.; Kurian, M. ISI:000321389200314 ISSN: 0960-8923 

Surgical endoscopy. 2013:27:S138-S138.DOI: Conversion of failed laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding to revisional bypass: Results from 76 cases [Meeting Abstract] Bedrosian, A S; Lee, T M; Youn, H A; Ren, Fielding C; Schwack, B F; Kurian, M S; Fielding, G A EMBASE:71046427 ISSN: 0930-2794 

Obesity surgery. 2013:23(3):332-337.DOI: 10.1007/s11695-012-0811-0 Single-Incision Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Banding is Effective and Safe: 756 Cases in an Academic Medical Center Schwack, Bradley F; Novack, Richard; Youn, Heekoung; Fielding, Christine Ren; Kurian, Marina S; Fielding, George A PMID: 23152115 ISSN: 0960-8923 

Open anesthesiology journal. 2013:7(1):30-36.DOI: 10.2174/1874321801307010030 A randomized, double blind study to evaluate the efficacy of palono-setron with dexamethasone versus palonosetron alone for prevention of post-operative nausea and vomiting in subjects undergoing bariatric surgeries with high emetogenic risk Didehvar, S; Viola-Blitz, JD; Haile, M; Franco, L; Kline, R; Kurian, M; Fielding, G; Ren, C; Bekker, A SCOPUS:84887948857 ISSN: 1874-3218 

Abdominal imaging. 2012:37(5):687-689.DOI: 10.1007/s00261-012-9864-8 Laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding Beitner, Melissa; Kurian, Marina S PMID: 22446895 ISSN: 0942-8925 

American journal of gastroenterology. 2012:107:S586-S586.DOI: Gastric band release rapidly impacts eating behavior, satiety hormones and weight [Meeting Abstract] Liu, J; Youn, H; Sutton-Ramsey, D; Perez-Perez, G; Leon, D; Ren-Fielding, C; Fielding, G; Kurian, M; Weinshel, E; Francois, F EMBASE:70895091 ISSN: 0002-9270 

Bariatric times. 2012:9(2):22-24.DOI: Endoscopic Management of Persistent Leak after Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy: A Case Report Beitner, Melissa M; Cohen, Jonathan; Kurian, Marina S ORIGINAL:0009681 ISSN: 1551-3572 

Surgical endoscopy. 2012:26(2):514-517.DOI: 10.1007/s00464-011-1910-z Does adding a lesser-curvature gastrogastric plication suture reduce the need for revision after laparoscopic adjustable gastric band placement? Zagzag, Jonathan; Schwack, Bradley F; Youn, Heekoung; Fielding, Christine Ren; Fielding, George A; Kurian, Marina S PMID: 21938578 ISSN: 1432-2218 

Kurian M, Youn H, Schwack B, Fielding G, Ren-Fielding C. Impact of Number of Visits in the First Year on ExcessWeight Loss and Complications After Laparoscopic Gastric Banding. ASMBS Orlando, Florida June 2011. 

Kurian, M; Youn, H; Fielding, G; Ren, C. 5-7 Year Us Outcomes with Gastric Banding: Sustainability of a Procedure. ObesSurg 2009: 19: 955. 

Schwack B, Novack R, Youn H, Ren Fielding C, Kurian M, Fielding G. Single Incision Laparoscopic Adjustable 

Gastric Banding is Effective and Safe: 756 Cases in an Academic Medical Center. European Association for Endoscopic Surgeons, Turino Italy 2011. 

Ren, C; Fielding, G; Ehrlich, T; Morton, C; Geiss, A; Barsoumian, R; Woodman, G; Kurian, M; Hale, B; Malangone, E. Percent Excess Weight Loss with the Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Band (LAGB): a Retrospective Study in Five Centers Obes Surg 009:19:; 995-96. 

Geiss A, Barsoumian R, Ehrlich T, Morton C, Ren CJ, Fielding G, Woodman G, Kurian M, Stern L, Hale B. The efficacy and safety of the laparoscopic adjustable gastric band (LAGB) at two years: a retrospective study in five centers. International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity, Paris FR, August 2009. 

Fielding G, Ren CJ, Woodman G, Morton C, Barsoumian R, Geiss A, Ehrlich T, Kurian M, Malangone E, Hale B. A Comparison of the Percent Excess Weight Loss with the Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Band (LAGB) among patients with and without Diabetes: A Retrospective Study in Five Centers. International Federation for the . 

Sultan S, Gupta D, Parikh M, Youn H, Kurian M, Fielding G, Ren CJ. 5-Year outcomes of patients with type 2 diabetes who underwent laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding. American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS), Grapevine Texas, June 2009. 

Kurian M, Sultan S, Garg K, Youn H, Fielding G, Ren Fielding C. Evaluating gastric erosion in band management: an algorithm for stratification of risk. American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS), Grapevine Texas, June 2009. 

Ren C., Kurian M., Youn AY., Fielding G., The Effectiveness of Gastric Band: A Retrospective Seven Year U.S. Follow-up Study. Society for American Endoscopic and Gastrointestinal Surgery, Phoenix, AZ, April 2009 

Sultan S, Parikh M, Youn H. Kurian M, Fielding G and Ren C. How much EWL is enough? A Bayesian analysis to determine minimal EWL to deliver improvement/resolution of co-morbidities after laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding in patients with BMI 30-40. American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS), Washington DC, June 2008. 

Sultan S, Parikh M, Youn H. Kurian M, Fielding G and Ren C. Early US outcomes after laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding in patients with BMI 30-40. American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, Washington DC, June 2008. 

Sultan S, Parikh M, Heekoung Y, Kurian M, Fielding G, Ren CJ. Early US outcomes in laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding in patients with BMI < 352. Society for American Endoscopic and Gastrointestinal Surgery, Philadelphia April 2008 

Schwack B, Chung M, Kurian M. Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Banding: Technical changes at the primary operation result in decreased reoperations. IFSO European Chapter meeting in Capri, Italy April 2008 

Kurian M and Warman J.Laparoscopic treatment of post gastric bypass biliary disease: transgastric ERCP. IFSO, 2007. 

Kurian M, Roslin M. The art of recycling: Laparoscopic ventral hernia repair after open Roux-en-Y gastric bypass. IFSO, Crete, Greece, 2001. 

Kurian M, Roslin M. The Use of a Nitinol U-CLIP (Coalescent Surgical Inc) for Advanced Laparoscopic Procedures Including Gastric Bypass. IFSO, Crete, Greece, 2001. 

Roslin M, Kurian M, Genovesi M, Moody F. Safety of Bilateral Vagus Nerve Stimulation for Obesity. IFSO, Crete, Greece, 2001. 

Kurian M, Patterson E, Vine T, Katz LB, Reiner M, Edye M, Salky B. Laparoscopic gastrojunostomy: safety and efficacy. World Congress of Endoscopic Surgery, Singapore, June 2000 

Kurian M, Patterson E, Vine T, Katz LB, Reiner M, Salky B. Laparoscopy and small bowel pathology: An appropriate approach for resection. World Congress of Endoscopic Surgery, Singapore, June 2000 

Ren CJ, Patterson E, Kurian M and Gagner M. Laparoscopic biliopancreatic diversion with duodenal switch for superobesity . Society for American Endoscopic and Gastrointestinal Surgery, Atlanta GA 2000. 

Kurian M, Ko J, Gagner M, Dolgin S. Laparoscopic splenectomy using three trocars. IPEG 2000 Meeting, Atlanta, GA 

Kurian M, Murakami Y, Gagner M. Hand-assisted laparoscopic donor segmental pancreatectomy with splenic preservation in the pig: A model for living related pancreas transplantation. ACS Surgical Forum, October 1999, San Francisco, CA 

MS Kurian, Y Murakami, VAndrei, G Jossart, M Schwartz, C Miller, M Edye, M Gagner. Hand-assisted laparoscopic donor hepatectomy in the porcine model. SMIT Meeting 1999, Boston, MA 

MS Kurian, G Waneck, P Donahoe. Structure/Function Analysis of Mullerian Inhibiting Substance Using Site- Directed Mutagenesis. Pediatric Surgery Residents Conference, Sainte Justine Hospital, Montreal, Canada, October 1993. 

ABSTRACTS: POSTERS 

Bedrosian, A S; Lee, T M; Youn, H A; Ren, Fielding C; Schwack, B F; Kurian, M S; Fielding, G A. Conversion of failed laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding to revisional bypass: Results from 76 cases. Surg Endo 2013: 27:S138. 

Beitner M, Ren-Fielding C, Kurian M, Schwack B, Kaye A, Skandarajah A, Thomson B , Fielding G. Weight loss after major reoperations for adjustable gastric banding. Society for American Endoscopic and Gastrointestinal Surgery. San Diego CA March 2012 

Bedrosian A, Obeid N, Schwack B, Youn H, Ren Fielding C, Fielding G, Kurian M. Systematic removal of more than 50% of fluid in patients with clinically significant reflux or slippage-like complications of adjustable gastric banding is an effective treatment option. Society for American Endoscopic and Gastrointestinal Surgery. San Diego CA March 2012 

Wong S, Youn H, Ren-Fielding C, Kurian M, Fielding G, Saunders J, Parikh M. Does insurance payor status affect outcomes after laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding? A matched comparison between Medicaid patients and commercially-insured patients at two hospitals in the same academic system. American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS), Las Vegas NV June 2010 

Schwack B, Zagzag J, Youn H, Ren-Fielding C, Kurian M, Fielding G. Should we do a cruroplasty in every laparoscopic adjustable gastric band procedure? Society for American Endoscopic and Gastrointestinal Surgery (SAGES), San Antonio TX June 2010 

Ren CJ, Fielding G, Ehrlich T, Morton C, Geiss A, Barsoumian R, Woodman G, Kurian M, Hale B, Malangone E. Percent excess Weight Loss with the Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Band (LAGB): A Retrospective Study in Five Centers. IFSO Paris, France. August 2009. 

Fielding G, Kurian M, Youn H, Ren Fielding C. Relationship between percent excess weight loss and baseline BMI with the laparoscopic adjustable gastric band (LAGB): A retrospective seven-year follow-up study. American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS), Grapevine Texas, June 2009 

Fielding G, Kurian M, Hale B, Youn H, Dolgitse M, Casciano R, Stern L, Ren Fielding C. Complications Associated With Gastric Band: Data From A Center Of Excellence. Society for American Endoscopic and Gastrointestinal Surgery (SAGES), Phoenix AZ, April 2009. 

Fielding G, Kurian M., Youn H., Ren C. Safety of Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Band (LAGB): 7-Year Data from a U.S. Center of Excellence. Society for American Endoscopic and Gastrointestinal Surgery (SAGES), Phoenix, AZ, 2009 

Bagloo M, Parikh M, Fielding G, Ren CJ, Kurian M. Reducing the incidence of gastric prolapse after adjustable banding: a stitch away. SAGES, Philadelphia, PA, 2008 

Kurian M, Roslin M. Gastrojejunal anastomosis using transoral technique with oversewing with suture. SAGES, Denver, CO, April 2004 

Roslin M, Kurian M. Is venous thrombosis more common in the laparoscopic generation? And what is the best way to anticoagulate. SAGES, Denver, CO, April 2004 

Kurian M, Roslin M, Patterson E and Ren C. Men, Women and Mass: Is there sexual dimorphism with laparoscopic gastric banding? IFSO Salamanca, Spain, September 2003 

Kurian M, Liebeskind A, Roslin M. Are there findings on immediate postoperative upper gastrointestinal series that are predictive of later stricture formation in gastric bypass? – A blinded comparison. IFSO Salamanca, Spain, September 2003 

Kurian M, Roslin M. Can a Nitinol Clip replace suture for advanced laparoscopic surgery? World Congress of Endoscopic Surgery, New York, NY March 2002. 

Ren CJ, Kurian M and Patterson E. Impact of dedicated training in laparoscopic bariatric surgery on outcome. Award of Distinction. SAGES/ 8th World Congress of Endoscopic Surgery, New York, 2002. 

Ren CJ, Kurian M, Roslin M and Patterson E. Impact of minimally invasive surgical fellowship on early outcomes in laparoscopic bariatric surgery. 6th World Congress of the International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity, Crete, Greece 2001. 

Kurian M, Roslin M. Solid state barium meals in LAP-BANDs’ inserted with Pars Flaccida technique. IFSO, Crete, Greece, 2001. 

  1. Kurian, B. Salky, M. Edye, G. Dakin, T. Vine, B. Inabnet, S. Zisman, M. Reiner, B. Katz, A. Pomp, and M. Gagner. Does palliative gastrojejunostomy benefit patients with gastric outlet obstruction? American College of Surgeons, Chicago, IL October 2000 

Kurian M, Patterson E, Vine T, Katz LB, Reiner M, Edye M, Salky B. Laparoscopic gastrojejunostomy: safety and efficacy. World Congress of Endoscopic Surgery, Singapore, June 2000 

Kurian M, Murakami Y, Gagner M.Robotically assisted microsurgery: expansion of applications in the porcine model. SAGES Meeting, Atlanta, GA, March 2000 

Kurian M, Murakami Y, Gagner M. Robotically assisted microsurgery: expansion of applications in the porcine model. SAGES Meeting, Atlanta, GA, March 2000 

  1. Kurian, G. Jossart, V. Andrei, C. Miller, M. Schwartz, M. Edye, M. Gagner. Hand-assisted laparoscopic donor hepatectomy in the porcine model. ACS Scientific Exhibit, San Francisco, CA, October 1999 
  2. Murakami, M. Kurian, S. Burpee, M. Gagner. Integrity study of endoscopic tissue retrieval bags for extraction and morcellation of malignant tumors removed laparoscopically. ACS Scientific Exhibit, San Francisco, CA, October 1999 
  3. Jossart, E. Patterson, P. Unger, M. Kurian, V. Andrei, M. Gagner. Laparoscopic cryoablation of adrenal gland tumors. ACS Scientific Exhibit, San Francisco, CA, October 1999 
  4. Kurian, D. MacLaughlin, G. Waneck, P. Donahoe.Site-Directed Mutagenesis Creates Activated Mullerian Inhibiting Substance For Antiproliferative Therapy. American Pediatric Surgical Association Meeting, Tucson, AZ, May 1994. 
  5. Kurian, D. MacLaughlin, G. Waneck, P. Donahoe Site-Directed Mutagenesis Creates Activated Mullerian Inhibiting Substance For Antiproliferative Therapy.. MGH Science Symposium, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, January 1994. 
  6. Kurian, D. MacLaughlin, G. Waneck, P. Donahoe. Structure/Function Analysis of Mullerian Inhibiting Substance Using Site-Directed Mutagenesis. MGH Science Symposium, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, January 1993. 

VIDEO PRESENTATIONS 

Guerrero, A L; Kurian, M. Treatment of Gerd after Sleeve Gastrectomy with Hiatal Hernia Repair and Conversion to Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass. SAGES 2017. 

Williams D, Kurian M. Revision of Sleeve to SADI. ASMBS November 2015. 

Brink, D.; O'Connor, K.; Kurian, M. Laparoscopic Gastrojejunal Sleeve in Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass: Intraoperative Detour. Obes Surg 201: 23 : 1101. 

Kurian M. Laparoscopic treatment of post gastric bypass biliary disease: Transgastric ERCP. IFSO 2007 

Kurian M, Roslin M. A novel approach to prevent gastric prolapse after laparoscopic gastric banding. IFSO, Sydney, Australia, 2006. . Kurian M, Roslin M. Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass in situs inversus: Not a mirror image. IFSO, Maastricht, Netherlands 2005 . Kurian M, Roslin M. Oversewing the gastrojejunostomy in Roux-en-Y gastric bypass decreases postoperative upper gastrointestinal bleeding. IFSO, Tokyo, Japan 2004. 

Kurian M, Roslin M. Gastric Outlet Obstruction Due to Slipped Gastric Band: Recognition and Laparoscopic repair. ACS, San Francisco, 2002. 

Kurian M, Roslin M. The Use of a Nitinol U-CLIP (Coalescent Surgical Inc) for Advanced Laparoscopic Procedures Including Gastric Bypass. IFSO, Crete, Greece, 2001. 

Kurian MS, Patterson E, Salky B. Laparoscopic Subtotal Gastrectomy with Roux en Y Anastomosis. Video 

Ren C, Patterson E, Kurian M, Gagner M. Laparoscopic biliopancreatic diversion with duodenal switch for super obesity. Video- SAGES, Atlanta, GA, March 2000 

Ren C, Patterson E, Kurian M, Gagner M. Laparoscopic biliopancreatic diversion with duodenal switch for super obesity. Video- World Congress of Endoscopic Surgery, Singapore, June 2000 

Kurian MS, Gagner M. Bariatric Surgery and the Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass. CD-ROM, MedAscend INC 

BOOK CHAPTERS 

Bariatric Surgery Complications: Late Complications of Bariatric Procedures. M. Kurian and Collin Creange. Springer. 2016 

Metabolic Surgery and Treatment of Obesity: Gastric Banding. M. Kurian and John Loy. Springer. 2016 

Editor, Metabolic Syndrome and Diabetes. M Kurian, B Wolfe and S Ikrammudin. Springer 2015 

The Metabolic Effects of Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Banding. J Loy and M Kurian. 2015 

Band Erosion Chapter: ACS Multimedia Atlas. D Williams and M. Kurian. 2015 

Late Complications in Bariatric Surgery in Bariatric Surgery Complications. C Creange and M Kurian. 2015 

Imaging After Bariatric Surgery. M. Kurian and M. Macari. Up to Date. 2011-present. 

Effects of Bariatric Surgery on the Kidneys and Urinary Tract. Kurian, M. , Loy, J. In: The Globesity Challenge to General Surgery. Springer. 2014 

Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgery: Principles of Patient Selection and Choice of Operation. R Novack, A Krikhely and M Kurian. The SAGES Manual. 2011 

Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Banding: Infection, Slippage and Hiatal Hernia Chapter in: The SAGES Manual: A Practical Guide to Bariatric Surgery. M. Kurian. 2007. 

Laparoscopic transoral gastrojejunostomy in Roux en-Y gastric bypass. M Kurian and M Roslin. In: Demaria E, Inabnet B, Ikrammuddin S (Ed) Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgery. Lippincott Williams Wilkins 2004. 

Laparoscopic Pancreatic Surgery. M Kurian and M Gagner. In: Herrera, M (Ed) Surgery of the Pancreas. McGraw Hill Interamericana (Spanish). 

Laparoscopic pancreaticojejunostomy for chronic pancreatitis. M. Kurian and M Gagner. In: Cueto, J (Ed.) Minimally Invasive Surgery. McGraw Hill. 

Laparoscopic transduodenal sphincteroplasty. M. Kurian and M. Gagner. In: Liu, Guoli (Ed.) Current Minimally Invasive Surgery. Scientific Publishing House (In Chinese). 

Laparoscopic pancreatic resections. M. Kurian and M. Gagner. In: Liu, Guoli (Ed.) Current Minimally Invasive Surgery. Scientific Publishing House (In Chinese). 

Laparoscopic enucleation of islet cell tumors. M. Kurian and M. Gagner. In: Liu, Guoli (Ed.) Current Minimally Invasive Surgery. Scientific Publishing House (In Chinese). 

Laparoscopic palliative procedures for unresectable pancreatic cancer. M. Kurian and M. Gagner. In: Liu, Guoli (Ed.) Current Minimally Invasive Surgery. Scientific Publishing House (In Chinese). 

Laparoscopic pancreaticojejunostomy for chronic pancreatitis. M. Kurian and M. Gagner. In: Liu, Guoli (Ed.) Current Minimally Invasive Surgery. Scientific Publishing House (In Chinese). 

Hand-assisted laparoscopic liver resection. M. Kurian and M. Gagner. In: Gerhart, C. and Gagner, M.(Ed.) Hand-assisted Laparoscopic Surgery Manual. 

Hand-assisted laparoscopic pancreaticoduodenectomy. M. Kurian and M. Gagner. In: Gerhart, C. and Gagner, M.(Ed.) Hand-assisted Laparoscopic Surgery Manual. 

Obesity Surgery. Kurian MS, Gagner M. In: Course Syllabus for Laparoscopic Morbid Obesity Surgery Workshop 1999, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY. 

INVITED PRESENTATIONS 

MISS February 2019: PEH: to Mesh or Not to Mesh, Procedure Choice in GERD: Patients Choice, Gerd and Obesity, Treatment of Marginal Ulcer 

Whiteson Institute Psychobehavioral Conference, New York, NY, December 2018: Current State of Obesity Treament 

ASMBS November 2018: Private Practice Debate 

Illinois ASMBS State Chapter Meeting October 2018: State of the Deep State Keynote Lecture, The Future of Metabolic Surgery, ASMBS update 

10TH Annual Tulane Symposium on Thyroid and Parathyroid Surgery New Orleans, LA September 8, 2018 Speaker Ground Rounds- GERD, Obesity and Tailored Choices Presenter 

➢ Alternate Endoscopic Procedures for Bariatric Leaks ➢ Placement and Indications for Esophageal Magnetic Beads Moderator- Barrett’s in the post- bariatric patient- Endoscopic treatments: New Methods to Diagnosis as explained by the Experts 

LAF Masters August 2018: Treatment of Weight Regain: There is an Algorithm debate, ERAS Surgery Standpoint, RGB is the Best Metabolic Procedure 

Women’s Leadership in Surgery: How to be seen. Branding and Marketing Philadelphia, PA August 3, 2018 

ASMBS Weekend June 2018: Medical Weight Management: Competition or Complement? 

Mendoza Meeting May 2018: Treatment of Marginal Ulcer, Unedited videos on ICG 

SAGES & CAGS 16th World Congress of Endoscopic Surgery, Video Chair/ Faculty for Endoscopic & Bariatric Course Seattle, WA April 2018 

Medtronic Pan- American Obesity & Metabolic Health Summit Miami, FL April 2018: Hernia, Bariatric Surgery and Patient Selection 

AGA Tech Summit March 2018: Bariatric Surgery: Current Status 

9th Annual International Women in Surgery Career Symposium Clearwater Beach, FL February 2018: How to Make Time for Exercise 

VIIII International Meeting on Surgery for Obesity and Metabolic Surgery 2018: Longterm gastric bypass outcomes: U.S Results January 2018 

SAGES/AATS/SSAT symposium: Management of GI emergencies in the bariatric patient Las Vegas, NV January 2018 

Obesity Week October 2017 Washington, DC: 

MDEpiNet Silver Springs, MD October 2017 Data Element Prioritization 

Comprehensive Approach to Endoscopic and Minimally Invasive Bariatrics Columbia University September 2017: Structure of a Comprehensive Bariatric Team 

IFSO 2017 London, England: NASH and weight loss surgery, Moderator Live Surgery, Moderator Sleeve Consensus Meeting 

LAF Masters 2017: Sadi-S is the best revision debate 

Mexican Bariatric Society Annual Meeting: June 2017 Playa del Carmen, Mx: Requirements for Hospital and Surgeon, Risk Benefit Ratio in Revisional Surgery, What is the Best Intervention in Revisional Surgery, Women in Surgery IBC 

XI Annual Bariatric Meeting Mendoza May 2017: Moderator Live surgery, Endo or Surgical Repair of Band erosion, Surgical Treatment of Weight Regain 

SAGES 2017: Where we are now and what’s next? Approved balloons and what’s on the horizon, Intact band with dilated esophagus, severe GERD, Faculty Aspire Assist HO course, CO-Chair Devils in the Details: Technical Tips from the Masters- Bariatric 

MISS 2017: Who gets the band in 2017, Procedural changes to Decrease Complications in RGB 

Whiteson Institute Psychobehavioral Conference, New York, NY, December 2016: Bariatric Surgery Update 

Obesity Week 2016 New Orleans, LA: Band Revision to RGB, Novel Endolumenal Procedures in Obesity 

IFSO October 2016 Rio de Janeiro: Is there a place for bands? 

FDA July 2016: Clinically Meaningful Outcomes for Weight Loss Procedures and Devices 

Obesity Weekend June 2016: Sleeve Buttress or not? 

X Annual Bariatric Meeting Mendoza 2016: Sleeve or Bypass, What to do when RGB fails?, Band to sleeve or RGB, Moderator Live Videos 

SAGES 2016 Boston, Chair: The Skinny on New Weight Loss Techniques course 

ASMBS 2015 Los Angeles: FES: Fundamentals of Endoscopic Surgery 

IFSO 2015 Vienna, ALACE, How Frequent are internal hernias after gastric bypass 

ASMBS Spring Event, Las Vegas June 2015: Standard 8: Band Centers in MBSAQIP, Sleeves and Bands: Bleeds, Slips and Erosions 

The role of social media in bariatric surgery, NYS Chapter ASMBS, New York 2015 

SAGES 2015 Nashville Team USA MIS Jeopardy Faculty Whiteson Institute Psychobehavioral Conference, New York, NY, December 2014: Bariatric Surgery Update 

ASMBS Boston 2014: Journal Club: Perioperative Outcomes of Adolescents Undergoing Weight Loss Surgery: Teens LABS Study 

ACS Oct 2014: Longterm Complications in Bariatric Procedures 

IFSO Montreal 2014: Faculty Lap Band Course, 

ASMBS Spring Event Miami 2014: Chair, Debates Session 

SAGES Salt Lake City 2014: Moderator Bariatric Session 

Montefiore December 2013, A Day in the Gut XXI: A Surgeon’s View of Hiatal Hernias and Their Treatment. 

Moderator: ASMBS 2013 Journal Club, Faculty HO Endoscopy course, Management of the Staple Line: TO Oversew, Buttress or Leave It Alone? 

ASMBS Weekend New Orleans 2013: Sleeve Staple Line: Oversewing and Reinforcement: Tips and Tricks 

Moderator: SAGES 2013 Plenary Session 

Whiteson Institute Psychobehavioral Conference, New York, NY, December 2012: Bariatric Surgery Update. 

ASMBS 2012: Moderator: Plenary Session, Band Capsule Excision Video and Talk, The Struggling Patient: Identifying the Problem: Mechanical vs Behavioral, Hand Suturing and Anastomosis, 10 Things to Prevent a Lawsuit: Malpractice Insurance Perspective. 

Moderator, 8th Annual Bariatric Education Day, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, May 2012, Internal Hernias and other Complications 

Moderator, Bariatric Session, World Congress of Endoscopic Surgery, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, April 2012. 

Gastric Bypass Surgery: Complications and Treatment. NYU Bariatric Series Presentation. March 2012. 

SAGES 2012: Moderator Plenary Session, Chair: Metabolic Surgery and Cure of Diabetes 

ACS Oct 2011: Band Prolapse and Management 

LAP-BAND: Outcomes, Quality and Efficacy. Allergan Industry Night, ASMBS Orlando, June 2011. 

Moderator: ASMBS 2011 Plenary Session, The Band is a Good Option in Hiatal Hernia Patients, Explore the Hiatus in Every Patient, The Impact of the Number of Visits in the First Year on Weight Loss and Complications in Laparoscopic Gastric Banding, Managing a Band: Adjustments, Slips and Erosions, Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy: Technique and Outcomes. 

SAGES/ DDW Symposium, Chicago, May 2011: Should adjustable gastric banding be abandoned?:Yes. 

SAGES 2011 Moderator Bariatric Session, Revising the Band: I Already Fixed the Hiatal Hernia!, Dysphagia and Food Intolerance, Faculty Hands on Course 

Gastric Bypass Surgery: Complications and Treatment. NYU Bariatric Series Presentation. March 2011. 

Management of the Post-Bariatric Surgery Patient: A Review of Clinical Practice Guidelines. Endocrinology Lecture, New York, NY, February 2011 

Post Weight Loss Surgery Issues. Whiteson Institute Psychobehavioral Conference, New York, NY, December 2010. 

Postoperative Bleeding after Gastric Bypass. Virginia Bariatric Society Meeting, Virginia, September 2010. 

Moderator: ASMBS 2010 Plenary Session 

Obesity: Surgical and Non Surgical Options. Health Fair. Borough Park, Brooklyn June 2010. 

Director, Women In Surgery Meeting, NYU, New York, NY May 2010 

NHCSL Obesity Summit: Intervention Options. National Hispanic Caucus Senate Leaders Washington D.C. April 2010 

Moderator SAGES April 2010 Bariatric Session, HO lab station coordinator, Suturing HO Instructor 

Gastric Bypass Surgery: Complications and Treatment. NYU Bariatric Series Presentation. March 2010. 

Obesity and weight loss options. Caucus of Hispanic Legislators, Washington D.C. February 2010. 

Moderator: ASMBS June 2009 Plenary Session 

Gastric Bypass Surgery: Complications and Treatment. NYU Bariatric Series Presentation. March 2009. 

What works and what doesn’t work to treat obesity: Surgery. Physical Therapy Meeting. December 2008. 

Weight Loss Surgery: Overview and Perspectives. Whiteson Institute Obesity Conference, New York, NY November 2008 

Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Banding. Better Than a Sleeve. St Luke’s Residents Meeting, New York, NY, April 2008. 

Moderator: ASMBS June 2008 Plenary Session 

Laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding is the best restrictive procedure. NY Chapter ACS Annual Symposium, April 26th, 2008, Cooperstown, NY. 

Gastric Bypass Surgery: Complications and Treatment. NYU Bariatric Series Presentation. March 2008. 

Bariatric surgery and plastic surgery issues: Plastic Surgery grand rounds, NYU 2008. 

Moderator, Rocky Horror Video Session, SAGES 2007 

Obesity: Challenges and Solutions. AACN Brooklyn Chapter Meeting. Brooklyn, NY, September 2005. 

Working Together- Partnering for Patient Safety. Bariatric Surgery Session. DOH State of New York. Albany, NY, March 2005. 

Current Status of Bariatric Surgery. NJACP meeting. February 2005. 

Obese Women and postoperative psychosocial changes. USSC Industry Night, ASBS, San Diego, CA, June 2004 

Weight loss surgery: State of the Art. Monmouth Medical Center Grand Rounds, Monmouth, NJ, February 2004 

Obese women and weight loss surgery: daily concerns, changes in relationships and self image. USSC Industry Night, ASBS, Boston, MA, June 2003 

Weight loss surgery and nutrition. New Jersey Dietiticians Association. Belle Meade, NJ, May 2003 

Laparoscopic treatment of morbid obesity: surgical options. Radiology Conference, Lenox Hill Hospital, New York, NY, August 2001. 

Laparoscopic treatment for GERD. GI conference, Lenox Hill Hospital, New York, NY, May 2001. 

Laparoscopic treatment of morbid obesity. Cardiology Conference, Lenox Hill Hospital, New York, NY, December 2000. 

Laparoscopic palliative gastrojejunostomy: Is it effective? Laparoscopic Grand Rounds, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY, November 2000. 

Laparoscopic transduodenal sphincteroplasty. Westchester Surgical Society, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY, December 1999. 

Laparoscopic robotic assisted surgery. Laparoscopic Grand Rounds, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY, October 1999. 

Hand-assisted laparoscopic donor hepatectomy and segmental pancreatectomy: A solution for the organ shortage. Laparoscopic Grand Rounds, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY, May 1999. 

Current state of the art in Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome Pediatric Surgical Grand Rounds, Children’s Hospital of Michigan, Detroit, MI, November 1997. 

Mediastinal Masses: Diagnosis and Therapy Grand Rounds- Albany Medical Center, Albany, NY, June 1997. 

Controversies in breast cancer. Multidisciplinary rounds, St. Peter’s Hospital, Albany, NY, March 1997. 

Bronchopulmonary malformations Grand Rounds- Albany Medical Center, Albany, NY, July 1996. 

Tracheoesophageal fistula: Current standard of care. Grand Rounds- Albany Medical Center, Albany, NY, November 1995. 

Local therapy for rectal cancer: Indications and Modalities Grand Rounds- St. Peter’s Hospital, Albany, NY, April 1994. 

POSTGRADUATE FACULTY 

ASMBS 2018 Bariatric Endoscopy Lab, BE SAFE Exam, Moderator Video Session Duodenal Switch 

SAGES 2018 Train the Trainers, 

ASMBS 2017 Bariatric Endoscopy Lab, Moderator Plenary Session 

SAGES 2017 Bariatric Endoscopy Lab, Chair Endoscopic Obesity Course 

ASMBS 2016 Bariatric Endoscopy Lab 

IFSO 2016 Suturing lab 

SAGES 2016 Co Chair Devils in the Details 

ACS Bariatric Endo course 2015 

Co-Chair Sleeve Course ASMBS Los Angeles 2015 

Co-Chair Sleeve Course ASMBS Spring Event 2015 

ASMBS Boston 2014 

Co-Chair ASMBS Debates Spring Event 2014 

Advanced Laparoscopic Suturing and Skills Acquisition Course, ASMBS, Atlanta 2013 

Advanced Endoscopic Suturing Course, ASMBS, Atlanta 2013 

Endoscopy Course, ASMBS, Atlanta 2013 

Flexible Endoscopy Course, SAGES Baltimore, April 2013 

Allergan Health Lap-Band Adjustable Gastric Banding System Training Workshop. NYU Medical Center NY, August 2012. 

The Struggling Patient: Identifying the Problem: Mechanical vs. Behavioral. ASMBS Gastric Banding Outcomes Course. ASMBS San Diego, June 2012. 

Hand Suturing and Anastomosis. Advanced suturing course. ASMBS San Diego June 2012. 

10 things to prevent a lawsuit: Malpractice Insurance Perspective. Risk Management and Malpractice Course, ASMBS San Diego June 2012. 

Co-Chair. Risk Management and Malpractice Course, ASMBS San Diego, June 2012. 

Internal Hernias: Diagnosis and Management. 8th annual University of Minnesota Bariatric Education Days. May 2012. 

Failed Banding: What are the options? 8th annual University of Minnesota Bariatric Education Days. May 2012. 

Anastomotic complications, Strictures and Leaks: How to avoid them and treat them? World Congress of Endoscopic Surgery, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico April 2012. 

Banding as a revisional procedure for Gastric Bypass and other procedures. World Congress of Endoscopic Surgery, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico April 2012. 

Chair, Metabolic Surgery and the Cure of Diabetes. SAGES, San Diego, California, March 2012 

Band around the Gastric Bypass. Cleveland Clinic Bariatric Meeting, Coral Gables, Florida February 2012 

Hiatal hernia and severe obesity: Gastric bypass is the best operation. Cleveland Clinic Bariatric Meeting, Coral Gables, Florida February 2012 

Band Prolapse. Bariatric PG Course, ACS San Francisco, October 2011. 

Allergan Health Lap-Band Adjustable Gastric Banding System Training Workshop. NYU Medical Center NY, August 2011. 

The Band is a Good Option for Patients with Hiatal Hernias. ASMBS Orlando, Florida June 2011. 

Explore the Hiatus on Every Band Case. ASMBS Orlando, Florida June 2011. 

Managing a Band: Adjustments, Slips and Erosions. ASMBS Orlando, Florida June 2011. 

Metabolic Effects of Sleeve Gastrectomy. Sleeve Gastrectomy Course, Seattle Washington November 2011. 

Laparosopic Sleeve Gastrectomy: Techniques and Outcomes. Sleeve Gastrectomy Course, Seattle Washington November 2011. 

Hiatal Hernia? But I already Fixed It! Bariatric PG course, SAGES San Antonio, Texas, March 2011. 

Chair, SAGES Bariatric Post Graduate Course, San Antonio, Texas, March 2011. 

Allergan Health Lap-Band Adjustable Gastric Banding System Training Workshop. NYU Medical Center NY, August 2010. 

How does the Sleeve Gastrectomy Work: Restriction, anorexia, hormonal, gastric emptying? Sleeve Gastrectomy Course, Portland, Oregon September 2009. 

Allergan Health Lap-Band Adjustable Gastric Banding System Training Workshop. NYU Medical Center NY, August 2009. 

Technique and Results of Hiatal Hernia Repair During Band Placement. SAGES Bariatric PG Course, April 2009. 

Allergan Health Lap-Band Adjustable Gastric Banding System Training Workshop. NYU Medical Center NY, August 2008. 

Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Banding. Essentials of Bariatric Surgery, ACS October 2007. 

Allergan Health Lap-Band Adjustable Gastric Banding System Training Workshop. NYU Medical Center NY, August 2007. SAGES Resident/ Fellow workshop. Cincinnati, OH, November 2006 

Morbid Obesity: A Surgeons Perspective. SAGES Resident Course. May 2006 

Case presentations in laparoscopic bariatric surgery. SAGES Fellows course on Bariatric Surgery, USSC, Norwalk, CT, November 2004. 

Malabsorptive procedures: Techniques and results of biliopancreatic diversion, duodenal switch, distal Roux-en-Y bypass. SAGES Principles of Bariatric Surgery Workshop. Norwalk, CT, February 2003. 

Laparoscopic Ventral Hernia Course. Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY, February 2001. 

Laparoscopic Morbid Obesity Surgery Workshop, December 16-17, 1999, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY. 

CLIP Course (SAGES), November 6, 1999, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY. 

Laparoscopic Morbid Obesity Surgery Workshop, July 1-2, 1999, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY. 

Laparoscopic Donor Nephrectomy Workshop, June 10-11, 1999, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY. 

Laparoscopic Ventral Hernia Repair Workshop, June 4, 1999, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY. 

Laparoscopic Morbid Obesity Surgery Workshop, April 12-13, 1999, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY. 

Laparoscopic Donor Nephrectomy Workshop, March 11-12, 1999, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY. 

Laparoscopic Morbid Obesity Surgery Workshop, January 21-22, 1999, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY. 

AIDS Education Instructor- 1988-1990 

. RESEARCH EXPERIENCE 

OSTEOARTHRITIS AND BARIATRICS RETROSPECTIVE STUDY (S16-01025) Randomized, double-blind, placebo controlled study on the effect of a single postoperative administration of low dose ketamine after gastric bypass and gastrectomy surgeries (14-00472) 

LAP-BAND FDA Adolescent Trial Co-Investigator, 2007 to present NYU School of Medicine 

LAP-BAND Multi-center trial Primary Investigator IRB approved 12/00 to 12/03 Post Market study 12/02 to 12/06 Lenox Hill Hospital 

Vagal Nerve Stimulation for the Treatment of Obesity IRB approved 7/00 to present Lenox Hill Hospital 

Laparoscopic segmental pancreatectomy and nephrectomy for autotransplantation Approved 1/00 to 1/01 Mount Sinai Medical Center 

Laparoscopic donor hepatectomy for living related transplantation IRB approved 11/99 to 5/00 Mount Sinai Medical Center 

Femoral popliteal arterial bypass using the robot IRB approved 8/99 to 8/00 Mount Sinai Medical Center 

Femoral popliteal arterial bypass using the robot in a porcine model Approved 5/99 to 5/00 Mount Sinai Medical Center 

Endoscopic cryosurgery of the thyroid and parathyroid in the porcine model Approved 12/98 to 12/99 Mount Sinai Medical Center 

Laparoscopic segmental donor pancreatectomy with nephrectomy in the pig Approved 12/98 to 12/99 Mount Sinai Medical Center 

Laparoscopic donor hepatectomy in the porcine model and the effect of pneumoperitoneum on hepatic cellular viability. Approved 10/98 to 10/99 Mount Sinai Medical Center 

Evaluation of the cost benefit of the Kugel hernia patch in laparoscopic hernia repair. Approved 9/98 to 9/00 Mount Sinai Medical Center 

Cerebral Oxygen Utilization in ECMO Patients IRB approved January 1998 to January 1999 Children’s Hospital of Michigan 

Site-directed mutagenesis of SRY Massachusetts General Hospital, Pediatric Surgical Research Laboratories April 1993 to June 1994 

SF9 production of mutated ARG-ARG Mullerian Inhibiting Substance Massachusetts General Hospital, Pediatric Surgical Research Laboratories 

March 1993 to June 1994 

Site-directed mutagenesis of Mullerian Inhibiting Substance Massachusetts General Hospital, Pediatric Surgical Research Laboratories July 1992 to June 1994 

The role of Thiols in the response of lymphocytes to oxidative stress Albany Medical College Dept. of General Surgery Transplantation and Immunology Summer 1988 

The effect of neutrophils on lymphocyte activation Albany Medical College Dept. of General Surgery Transplantation and Immunology Summer 1987 

PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATION 

The American Board of Obesity Medicine # 89983043 Critical Care Boards: Certificate # 1680 American Board of Surgery Certificate # 43082 American Society for Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery Fellow 2010 New York State Medical License # 211000 

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATION 

AMA, 2008 to present MSSNY 2005 to present NY Surgical Society 2008 to present Bariatric Surgery Review Committee, Member 2009 Fellow, American College of Surgeons, October 2002 to present Associate Fellow, American College of Surgeons, 1998-2002 Candidate, American College of Surgeons, 1993 to 1998 Active Member Association of Women Surgeons 2001 to present SAGES: Active member 2000 SSAT: Active member 2005 ASBS: Active Member 2000 IFSO: Active Member 2000 New York Minimally Invasive Society: Member 2000-2003 Association of Women Surgeons: Active 2001 

1 MEDIA EXPOSURE 

Dr Oz 2014 Alcohol and Gastric Bypass Dr. Oz guest- The Right Candidate for the Gastric Sleeve Weight-Loss Surgery 2016 Dr. Oz guest- What You Need to Know About Gastric Sleeve Weight-Loss Surgery 2015 Host, Dr. Radio, Sirius XM 2010 to present Guest and Substitute Host, Dr. Radio, Sirius XM 2008 to 2011 Maxim March 2012 Today Show 2011 LX TV 2011 ABC News Radio 2011 

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CBS Evening News 2010 CBS Internet Radio 2010 People 2005 Daily News 2004 Dateline 2003 Today Show 2002 Dateline 2002 People 2002 Discovery Health 2001