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
Tailored Risk and Benefit Mobile Application
This App provides patients with the ability to track their weight loss and maintain relationships with their care team to cultivate accountability and decrease the incidence of weight regain after surgery.
MY WEIGHT LOSS JOURNEY
An MBSC quality improvement initiative aimed at evaluating evidence-based care improvement processes as part of a multimodal perioperative care pathway.
Michigan Perioperative Initiative to Reduce Readmissions & ED Visits
MPIRRE aims to identify and address the underlying causes of avoidable ED visits, then design and implement site-specific, evidence-based interventions to reduce them.
RANDY J. SEELEY, PH.D.
Professor of Surgery
Director, Michigan Nutrition Obesity Research Center
Dr. Seeley is the Henry King Ransom Endowed Professor of Surgery at the University of Michigan School of Medicine. Prior to that, Dr. Seeley was Professor of Medicine and held the Donald C. Harrison Endowed Chair at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine where he also served as the Director of the Cincinnati Diabetes and Obesity Center (DCOC). His scientific work has focused on the actions of various peripheral hormones in the CNS that serve to regulate food intake, body weight and the levels of circulating fuels. In particular, he has focused upon the numerous hypothalamic and G.I. peptides and their associated receptors that influence both energy intake as well as peripheral metabolic processes with a focus on developing new treatment strategies for both obesity and diabetes. His recent work has included a focus on identifying the molecular underpinnings of the potent effects of bariatric surgery on weight and metabolism.
Support for the Michigan Bariatric Surgery Collaborative is provided by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Michigan and Blue Care Network as part of the BCBSM Value Partnerships Program.
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.