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Adolescent Obesity

Aired on 1.28.2013
$45.00
Adolescent Obesity

This course will review the basics of Adolescent Obesity, the current treatment modalities, the possible complications and how they can be avoided, and most importantly, tips and tricks for managing this troubling trend.

Description

This course will review the basics of managing the suspected obese adolescent and management of the disease and co-morbidities. Directed by Drs. Walsh, Wulkan and Ponsky, this truly interactive world broadcast will have brief presentations from world leaders in the field followed by heated debates of controversial issues and will allow the viewers to join in the discussions and debates.

Directors & Faculty

Directors

Todd Ponsky, MD

Dr. Ponsky is a Professor of Surgery, and the Director of Clinical Growth and Transformation at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital, He is also a consultant pediatric surgeon at Akron Children’s Hospital. 

Stephanie Walsh, MD, FAAP

Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Surgery, Emory University, Medical Director of Child Wellness at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, Atlanta, Georgia

Mark Wulkan, MD, FAAP

Surgeon-in-Chief, Children's Healthcare of Atlanta. Dr. Wulkan is a pioneer in pediatric advanced minimally invasive surgery with a strong interest in neonatal and thoracic lesions. After initiating the Minimally Invasive Surgery Center at Children’s in 2003, he oversaw its growth into one of the most high volume pediatric minimally invasive programs in the country. Additionally, he performed Children’s first lap-band procedure to treat adolescent obesity in 2007, was one of the first surgeons in Georgia to perform single-site incision surgery on pediatric patients for routine surgeries in 2009, and performed the first laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy for adolescent obesity in the Southeast in 2010.


Additional Faculty

Tom Inge, MD, FAAP

Dr. Tom Inge is a professor and chair of pediatric surgery and Children’s Hospital of Colorado. In addition to his role as division head for pediatric surgery, in 2017 he established the section of adolescent bariatric surgery integrating a surgical treatment option into existing obesity treatment program for adolescents with severe and other special forms of obesity at the Children’s Hospital of Colorado. He has authored or co-authored over 140 peer-reviewed publications and book chapters and provided over 120 invited lectures for national and international professional groups. Dr. Inge has served as a consultant to the NIH and the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. He has also served in leadership positions on numerous committees and task forces for surgical and pediatric professional organizations including ASMBS, TOS, AAP, and APSA.

Evan P. Nadler, MD

Evan P. Nadler MD serves as Co-Director of the Children’s National Obesity Programs, and is the Director of the Child and Adolescent Weight Loss Surgery Program at Children’s National Health System.  He is also a tenured Associate Professor of Surgery, and Pediatrics, at The George Washington University School of Medicine & Health Sciences and was one of the founding members of the Childhood Obesity Committee of the American Pediatric Surgery Association.   His research pursuits include obesity device development, bariatric surgery for monogenic forms of obesity, and adipocyte signaling via exosomes

Ihuoi Eneli, MD

Associate Professor of Pediatrics; Medical Director at Nationwide Children's Hospital Center for Healthy Weight & Nutrition

Mac Harmon, MD

In January 2014, Carroll McWilliams (Mac) Harmon, MD, PhD, was appointed Surgeon-in-Chief at Women & Children’s Hospital of Buffalo (WCHOB),  Professor of Surgery at the University at Buffalo, The State University of New York and  Program Director or the Pediatric Surgery Fellowship Program at Women & Children’s Hospital of Buffalo. 

Cristiana Milone

Registered Dietitian

Bill Dietz, MD

Director of the Division of Nutrition, Phyisical Activity & Obesity at the CDC

Marc Michalsky, MD

Associate Professor - Clinical

Michelle Levitt, MD

MD; FAAP

Stephen Pont, MD, FAAP

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics; Medical Director, Texas Center for the Prevention of Childhood Obesity; Medical Director, Austin ISD Student Health Services, Dell Children's Medical Center of Central Texas. Austin, Texas.

Wendy Palmer, MD

Myriam Benedicata Vos

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition and Research Director of Health4Life, Associate Faculty Member, Nutrition Health Sciences

Christopher F. Bolling, MD, FAAP

Chair of the Section of Obesity, Volunteer Associate Professor of Pediatrics in the Division of General and Community Pediatrics at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center (CCHMC) and the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Private Practice, Pediatric Associates, Kentucky

Linda Kollar, CBN

Bariatric Clinical Director, Surgical Weight Loss Program for Teens Nurse Practicioner, Division of Pediatric and Thoracic Surgery University of Cincinnati College of Medicine

Michael Buchanan

Agenda

9:00 am - 9:10 am
Introduction
9:10 am - 9:50 am
How to address Overweight & Obesity in Primary Care
Brief OverviewCasesExpert Panel DiscussionQ & A
9:50 am - 10:10 am
Impact of Bullying
Brief OverviewCaseExpert Panel DiscussionQ & A
10:10 am - 11:40 am
Work-up of the obese patient
Brief OverviewCasesExpert Panel DiscussionQ & A

11:40 am - 12:00 pm

BREAK
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Co-morbidity management
Brief OverviewCasesExpert Panel DiscussionQ & A
1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Nutrition
1:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Exercise
Brief OverviewCasesExpert Panel DiscussionQ & A
2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Web based resources / Social media
2:30 pm - 2:40 pm

BREAK
2:40 pm - 3:30 pm
Bariatric Surgery; Bypass; Sleeve; Band
Brief OverviewCasesExpert Panel DiscussionQ & A


3:30 pm - 4:50 pm
Live Surgery
4:50 pm - 5:00 pm

Closing Remarks

Objectives

 

 

- Recognize how to better identify and work-up the overweight adolescent
- Recognize co-morbidities and quickly identify and prevent worsening illness
- Describe the nutritional and exercise goals at this growing age
- Identify indications, options for surgical management of the adolescent

 

 

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