Establishing a Comprehensive Bariatric Surgery Program

Chapter

Abstract

Establishing a successful bariatric surgery program requires administrative commitment at the highest level. Optimal patient selection is key. Utilizing the MBSAQIP criteria for “comprehensive center” is a useful blueprint to build the program. With proper planning, it is possible to initiate a new bariatric program and achieve high-quality outcomes.

Keywords

Developing bariatric program MBSAQIP 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Bariatric Surgery Bellevue Hospital Center, Associate Professor of Surgery, NYU School of MedicineNew YorkUSA

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