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CONFERENCES

  1. Jonathan Finks, MD, Kevin Krause, MD, John Birkmeyer, MD, Nancy J.O. Birkmeyer, PhD. Risk factors for venous thromboembolism after gastric bypass: Results of a prospective populationbased study. Presented at the 4th Annual Academic Surgical Congress, Sanibel Island, FL February 5, 2009.

  2. Nancy J.O. Birkmeyer, PhD, David A. Share, MD, Onur Baser, MS, PhD, Arthur Carlin, MD, Jonathan Finks, MD, Carl Pesta, MD, Jeffrey Genaw, MD, John Birkmeyer, MD. Preoperative placement of inferior vena cava filters and outcomes after gastric bypass surgery. Presented at the American College of Surgeons 95th Annual Clinical Congress, Chicago, IL, October 11-15, 2009.

  3. Justin B. Dimick, MD, John D. Birkmeyer, MD, David A. Share, MD, Steve Poplawski, MD, Abdelkader Hawasli, MD, Tallal Zeni, MD, Nancy J.O. Birkmeyer, PhD. Center of Excellence Designation and Outcomes of Bariatric Surgery. University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, Southfield, MI, Forest Health Medical Center, Ypsilanti, MI, Harper University Hospital, Wyandotte, MI, St. Mary Mercy Hospital, Livonia, MI. Presented at the 5th Annual Academic Surgical Congress, Feb 3-5, 2010; San Antonio, TX.

  4. Kevin Doherty, Arthur M. Carlin, MD, Kevin Krause, MD, Jeffrey A. Genaw, MD, David Chengelis, MD, David A. Share, MD, Amanda L. O’Reilly, RN MS, Zhaohui Fan, Nancy J.O. Birkmeyer, PhD, Jonathan F. Finks, MD. The effects of preoperative weight loss on outcomes following laparoscopic Roux-en Y gastric bypass: Results from the Michigan Bariatric Surgery Collaborative. Presented as a poster at the 27th Annual ASMBS meeting in Las Vegas in June, 2010.

  5. Jonathan F. Finks, MD, Arthur M. Carlin, MD, David A. Share, MD, Amanda L. O’Reilly, RN MS, Zhaohui Fan, John D. Birkmeyer, MD, Nancy J. O. Birkmeyer, PhD. The Effect of Surgical Techniques on Clinical Outcomes Following Laparoscopic Roux-eny Gastric Bypass: Results from the Michigan Bariatric Surgery Collaborative. Accepted for oral presentation in the Plenary Session at the 27th Annual ASMBS meeting in Las Vegas in June, 2010.

  6. Jonathan Finks, MD. Predicting risk for serious complications with bariatric surgery: Results from the Michigan Bariatric Surgery Collaborative. Accepted for oral presentation at the American Surgical Association (ASA) for the April 14-16, 2011 meeting in Boca Raton, FL.

  7. Jonathan Finks, MD. Prevalence of psychiatric disease among morbidly obese patients undergoing bariatric surgery: Results from the Michigan Bariatric Surgery Collaborative. Accepted for oral presentation in the opening session of the Plenary Session at the 28th Annual ASMBS meeting in Orlando, FL in June 12-17, 2011.

  8. John D. Birkmeyer, MD. Strategies for Improving the Quality of Bariatric Surgery. Accepted for the John Mason Lecture at the 29th Annual ASMBS meeting in San Diego, CA in June 17-22, 2012.

  9. Jonathan F. Finks, MD. Peri-Operative Complications in Bariatric Surgery Patients Undergoing Prophylactic Inferior Vena Cava (IVC) Filter Insertion. Results from the Michigan Bariatric Surgery Collaborative. Accepted for oral presentation in the opening session of the Plenary Session at the 29th Annual ASMBS meeting in San Diego, CA in June 17-22, 2012.

  10. Abdelkader Hawasli, MD. Laparoscopic Reversal of Lap-Band to Sleeve Gastrectomy. Accepted for oral presentation during the Plenary Session at the 29th Annual ASMBS meeting in San Diego, CA in June 17-22, 2012.

  11. Oliver Varban, MD. Variation in Utilization of Antireflux Medication 1 Year Following Bariatric Surgery: results from the Michigan Bariatric Surgery Collaborative. Accepted for the poster session at the 29th Annual ASMBS meeting in San Diego, CA in June 17-22, 2012.

  12. Oliver Varban, MD. MBSC VTE/Filter Quality Improvement Project. Results from the Michigan Bariatric Surgery Collaborative. Accepted for oral presentation in the First Annual Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Quality Forum at the 29th Annual ASMBS meeting in San Diego, CA in June 17-22, 2012.

  13. Justin B. Dimick, MD, MPH. Symposium I: Outcomes of Bariatric Surgery- MBSC. Results from the Michigan Bariatric Surgery Collaborative. 29th Annual ASMBS meeting in San Diego, CA in June 17-22, 2012.

  14. Robert W. Krell, MD, Nancy J. O. Birkmeyer, PhD, Bradley N. Reames, MD, Arthur M. Carlin, MD, John D. Birkmeyer, MD, Jonathan F. Finks, MD for the Michigan Bariatric Surgery Collaborative. Effects of Resident Involvement on Complication Rates After Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass. American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress in Washington, DC on Oct 7, 2013.

  15. Daniel Bacal, MD, Bradley N. Reames, MD, Robert W. Krell, MD, John D. Birkmeyer, MD, Nancy J.O. Birkmeyer, PhD, Jonathan F. Finks, MD. Influence of Surgeon Operative Time on Post-operative Complications in Bariatric Surgery. Top Poster Discussion. American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA, November 15, 2013.

  16. Arthur M. Carlin, MD. The Impact of Diabetes Mellitus on Bariatric Surgery Outcomes- Results from the Michigan Bariatric Surgery Collaborative. 30th Annual ASMBS meeting in Atlanta, GA in November 11-16, 2013.

  17. Jonathan F. Finks, MD. Anastomotic Techniques and Outcomes with Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass. 30th Annual ASMBS meeting in Atlanta, GA in November 11-16, 2013.

  18. Jonathan F. Finks, MD. Predictors of Weight Loss After Bariatric Surgery: a Population-based Study. 30th Annual ASMBS meeting in Atlanta, GA in November 11-16, 2013.

  19. Jonathan F. Finks, MD. Remission of obstructive sleep apnea following bariatric surgery. 30th Annual ASMBS meeting in Atlanta, GA in November 11-16, 2013.

  20. Jonathan F. Finks, MD. Techniques to reduce port site infections associated with circular stapler use during laparoscopic gastric bypass. 30th Annual ASMBS meeting in Atlanta, GA in November 11-16, 2013.

  21. Jonathan F. Finks, MD. Influence of Surgeon Operative Time on Post-operative Complications Following Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass. 30th Annual ASMBS meeting in Atlanta, GA in November 11-16, 2013.

  22. Bariatric surgery outcomes in patients with prior fundoplication. 32nd Annual Meeting of the ASMBS at ObesityWeek 2015. Los Angeles, CA. Thursday, November 5, 2015

  23. An unintended consequence of sleeve gastrectomy: Portomesenteric venous thrombosis. 32nd Annual Meeting of the ASMBS at ObesityWeek 2015. Los Angeles, CA. Friday, November 6, 2015.

  24. A matched cohort comparison of laparoscopic biliopancreatic diversion with duodenal switch and roux-en-Y gastric bypass. 32nd Annual Meeting of the ASMBS at ObesityWeek 2015. Los Angeles, CA. Thursday, November 5, 2015.

  25. Effect of preoperative weight loss on outcomes with bariatric surgery. 32nd Annual Meeting of the ASMBS at ObesityWeek 2015. Los Angeles, CA. Wednesday, November 4, 2015.

  26. Short-term outcomes following conversion of adjustable gastric banding. 32nd Annual Meeting of the ASMBS at ObesityWeek 2015. Top Paper Sessions. Los Angeles, CA. Wednesday, November 4, 2015.

  27. Surgical Skill and Bariatric Surgery: Does Skill in One Procedure Predict Outcomes for Another? 32nd Annual Meeting of the ASMBS at ObesityWeek 2015. Los Angeles, CA. Wednesday, November 4, 2015.

  28. Goals vs. Expectations: What Patients and Referring Physicians Should Know About Who Achieves a BMI < 30kg/m2 After Bariatric Surgery. 33rd Annual Meeting of the ASMBS at ObesityWeek 2016. New Orleans, LA. Wednesday, November 2, 2016.

  29. Discordance Between Surgeon Self-Reported and Actual Venous Thromboembolism Chemoprophylaxis is Associated with Increased Thromboembolic Events. 33rd Annual Meeting of the ASMBS at ObesityWeek 2016. New Orleans, LA. Thursday, November 3, 2016.

  30. Sleeve Gastrectomy Is Safer Than Gastric Bypass for Patients with Chronic Renal Failure. 33rd Annual Meeting of the ASMBS at ObesityWeek 2016. New Orleans, LA. Thursday, November 3, 2016.

  31. Evaluating Organizational Factors Associated with Postoperative Bariatric Surgery Readmissions: Do Emergency Department Characteristics, Complication Rates, and Compliance with Best Practices Affect Readmission Rates? 33rd Annual Meeting of the ASMBS at ObesityWeek 2016. New Orleans, LA. Friday, November 4, 2016.

  32. New Persistent Opioid Use After Bariatric Surgery. 34th Annual Meeting of the ASMBS at Obesity Week 2017. Washington, DC. November 2, 2017.

  33. Patient Perspectives on Emergency Department Self-Referral. 34th Annual Meeting of the ASMBS at Obesity Week 2017. Washington, DC. November 2, 2017.

  34. Relationship Between Depression, Weight, and Patient Satisfaction Two Years After Bariatric Surgery. 35th Annual Meeting of the ASMBS at Obesity Week 2018. Nashville, TN. November 11, 2018.

  35. Problematic Alcohol Use After Bariatric Surgery: Sleeve Gastrectomy vs. Gastric Bypass. 35th Annual Meeting of the ASMBS at Obesity Week 2018. Nashville, TN. November 13, 2018.

  36. Analysis of Self vs. Peer Ratings of Surgical Skill with Bariatric Surgery. 35th Annual Meeting of the ASMBS at Obesity Week 2018. Nashville, TN. November 15, 2018.

  37. Postoperative Complications Increase the Risk of Venous Thromboembolism Following Sleeve Gastrectomy and Gastric Bypass. 35th Annual Meeting of the ASMBS at Obesity Week 2018. Nashville, TN. November 15, 2018.

  38. Predicting Early Weight Loss Failure Using a Bariatric Surgery Outcomes Calculator and Weight Loss Curves. 35th Annual Meeting of the ASMBS at Obesity Week 2018. Nashville, TN. November 15, 2018.

  39. In the Eye of the Beholder: Intraoperative Perceptions of Hiatal Hernia and Surgeon-Specific Reflux Outcomes After Sleeve Gastrectomy. Scientific Forum at The American College of Surgeons’ Clinical Congress 2019. San Francisco, CA. October, 29, 2019.

  40. The Goldilocks Principle: Video Assessment of a Sleeve Gastrectomy that is ‘Just Right.’ Scientific Forum at The American College of Surgeons’ Clinical Congress 2019. San Francisco, CA. October, 29, 2019.

  41. Too Tight, Too Loose, Or Just Right? Effect of Sleeve Gastrectomy Tightness Based on Intraoperative Video and Registry Data. Scientific Forum at The American College of Surgeons’ Clinical Congress 2019. San Francisco, CA. October, 29, 2019.

  42. Weight-Independent Benefits of Sleeve Gastrectomy on Patient Comorbidities. Scientific Forum at The American College of Surgeons’ Clinical Congress 2019. San Francisco, CA. October, 29, 2019.

  43. Is it Worth It? Determining the Health Benefits of Sleeve Gastrectomy in Patients with a Body Mass Index Less than 35 kg/m2. 35th Annual Meeting of the ASMBS at Obesity Week 2019. Las Vegas, NV. November 5, 2019.

  44. Better or Worse? A State-Wide Analysis of Patient Reported Reflux Symptoms Before and After Bariatric Surgery. 36th Annual Meeting of the ASMBS at Obesity Week 2019. Las Vegas, NV. November 7, 2019.

  45. Am I on Track? Evaluating Patient-Specific Weight Loss After Bariatric Surgery using an Outcomes Calculator. Scientific Forum at The American College of Surgons’ Clinical Congress 2020. Chicago, IL. October 4-8, 2020.

  46. Perceptions on Incentivization as a Way of Promoting Weight Loss Following Bariatric Surgery. 16th Annual Academic Surgical Congress (ASC). Virtual Congress. February 2 – 4, 2021.