MICHIGAN BARIATRIC SURGERY COLLABORATIVE
Advancing the Science and Practice of Bariatric Surgery
The Michigan Bariatric Surgery Collaborative is a regional group of hospitals and surgeons that perform bariatric surgery in Michigan. Formed in 2005, MBSC aims to innovate the science and practice of metabolic and bariatric surgery through comprehensive, lifelong, patient-centered obesity care-in Michigan and across the United States.
Decision Tools and Applications Created by MBSC
This App delivers healthcare providers an easy-to-use resource for predicting outcomes and VTE risk for bariatric surgery candidates.
WEIGH THE ODDS
Finding Useful Techniques to Upgrade Recovery Enhancement (FUTURE)
An MBSC quality improvement initiative aimed at evaluating evidence-based care improvement processes as part of a multimodal perioperative care pathway.
Panduranga Yenumula, MD
Chief of Bariatric Surgery
Director of Fellowship Program
South Sacramento Kaiser Foundation Hospital
The Permanente Medical Group
Dr. Yenumula completed his medical education at Guntur Medical College University of Health Sciences, Guntur, Andhra Pradesh, India. After completing his education, he went on to Drexel University College of Medicine in Philadelphia, PA and Lebanon Hospital Center in Bronx, NY where he completed his residency. Following this, Dr. Yenumula completed his fellowship at Cleveland Clinic and University of Pittsburgh. He is a board certified in surgery through the American Board of Surgery.
Dr. Yenumula’s philosophy of care is to provide world-class and compassionate care with respect and dignity every single time. He strives to provide excellent care and treat all his patients as if they were his family members. Bariatric surgery has been his passion and he wants to help individuals who are fighting one of the most common diseases — severe obesity.
Michigan Bariatric Surgery Collaborative (MBSC) is managed by the MBSC Coordinating Center, which is housed at the University of Michigan. Support for MBSC is provided by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Michigan and Blue Care Network as part of the BCBSM Value Partnerships Program. To learn more about Value Partnerships, visit valuepartnerships.com.
Although Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan and the Michigan Bariatric Surgery Collaborative work collaboratively, the opinions, beliefs and viewpoints expressed on this website do not necessarily reflect the opinions, beliefs and viewpoints of BCBSM or any of its employees.