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16 Nov 2018

Bariatric & Metabolic Endoscopy Symposium

Bariatric & Metabolic Endoscopy Symposium

Join us for the inaugural Australian Bariatric and Metabolic Endoscopy Symposium to be held on Friday November 16 at the Clinical Education Centre, Sydney Adventist Hospital, Wahroonga NSW.

We’re extremely lucky to have Dr Vivek Kumbhari, Director of Bariatric Endoscopy, Johns Hopkins Medicine, Baltimore, USA join us for the event as our keynote speaker.

With a panel of experts and live streaming of Endoscopic Sleeve Gastroplasty, Gastric Balloon and Transoral Outlet Reduction (TOR) procedures, Symposium delegates will have the opportunity to view these techniques and to pose questions to the panel and proceduralists. A plenary session for GPs on obesity in General Practice will also be provided. The Symposium is recommended for specialties dealing with obesity and obesity-related disease including: gastroenterologists, upper GI and general surgeons, endocrinologists, registrars, general practitioners and endoscopy nurses.

Keynote Speaker: Dr Vivek Kumbhari, MBChB FRACP

Dr Vivek Kumbhari is the Director of Bariatric Endoscopy at Johns Hopkins Medicine as well as an Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. His expertise includes minimally invasive, non-surgical therapies to facilitate weight loss and the treatment of obesity-related diseases, such as hypertension and diabetes, as well as performing endoscopic therapies to treat oncologic conditions involving the gastrointestinal tract. Dr. Kumbhari has research interests in endoscopic innovation, interventional endoscopic ultrasonography, obesity, submucosal endoscopy and treatment of metabolic disease. He has contributed to over 150 peer-reviewed publications, book chapters and invited reviews, and speaks both nationally and internationally.

Symposium Program

Download our full program below

Symposium Registration

Registrations have been extended till COB this Thursday, Nov 8, 2018.
Click on the links below to register.

Conference registration includes all day on-site parking at the Hospital.
Click on map below for directions to the Sydney Adventist Hospital.

For further information please email comrel@sah.org.au.

Travelling to Sydney?

If you need to organise travel to the Symposium and/or accommodation, FCM Travel Club is one of several organisations that can provide assistance.

Email travelclubnorth@fctravelclub.com.au or Phone (02) 8121 2103.

Thank you to our Event Sponsors: 


Apollo Endoscopy



Boston Scientific    RymedCook Medical





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