MEDICAL PRESENTATIONS

“Bariatric Surgery: The Surgical Management of Diabetes,” Presentation at the Banner-TMC Primary Care Update, Tucson, AZ, 02/19 (Invited)

“Bariatric Surgery and Cardiovascular Health,” Presentation at the Advances in Cardiovascular Health Update, Tucson AZ, 11/18 ( Invited)

“Minimally Invasive Surgery for GERD: The Linx DeviceTreatment,” Presentation at Tucson Medical Society Annual Winter Meeting, Telluride, CO 02/18 (Invited)

“Minimally Invasive Bariatric Surgery for the Treatment of Diabetes,” Presentation at Tucson Medical Society Annual Winter Meeting, Telluride, CO 02/17 (Invited)

“Minimally Invasive Bariatric Surgery for the Treatment of Diabetes,” Presentation at Annual Arizona Nurse Practitioner Conference, Tucson, AZ 11/16 (Invited)

“Minimally Invasive Bariatric Surgery for the Treatment of Diabetes,” Presentation at The NMC Symposium for Minimally Invasive Surgery, Tucson, AZ 05/14 (Invited)

“Minimally Invasive Surgery for Diabetic Gastroparesis” Presentation to the AZ Association of Clinical Endocrinologists, Tucson, AZ 02/14 ( Invited)

“Bariatric Surgery Update”. Presentation at the Arizona Chapter of the ACS Meeting, Phoenix, AZ 11/13 (Invited)

“Bariatric Surgery for the Management of Type II DM in low BMI Patients.” Presentation at the Arizona Chapter of the ACS Meeting, Phoenix, AZ 11/13 (Invited)

“The Surgical Management of Type II Diabetes”. Presentation at TCOYD Diabetes Conference Tucson, AZ, 02/13 (Invited)

“Managing the Complications of Bariatric Surgery for the General Surgeon”. Presentation at the Arizona Chapter of the ACS Meeting, 11/12 (Invited)

“The Surgical Management of Type II Diabetes”. Presentation at McGill University, Montreal, PQ, Canada, 10/12 (Invited)

“Minimally Invasive Surgery and Esophageal Cancer,” Presentation at the University of Sonora, Hermosillo, Sonora Mexico, 10/11 (Invited)

“Minimally Invasive Surgery and Colo-Rectal Cancer,” Presentation at the University of Sonora, Hermosillo, Sonora Mexico, 10/11 (Invited)

“The Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy; Complications and their Management. Presentation at the Arizona Chapter of the ASMBS Meeting, 02/10 (Invited)

“Trans-anal Endoscopic Microsurgery: Managing Rectal Tumors in the 21st Century,” Presentation at the Arizona Chapter of the ACS Meeting, 11/09 (Invited)

“Trans-anal Endoscopic Microsurgery for Rectal Tumors,” Presentation at the University of Sonora, Hermosillo, Sonora Mexico, 10/08 (Invited)

“Minimally Invasive Surgery and Colon Cancer,” Presentation at the University of Sonora, Hermosillo, Sonora Mexico, 10/08 (Invited)

“Laparoscopic Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy: initial experience as a stand alone bariatric procedure.” Presented at the Canadian Surgery Forum, Toronto, ON, September, 2007 (Submitted)

“Minimally Invasive Surgery and Rectal Cancer, Presentation at Pheonix Integrated Surgical Residency Program, Phoenix, AZ 09/05 (Invited)

“Minimally Invasive Surgery and Colon Cancer,” Presentation at the University of Sonora, Hermosillo, Sonora Mexico, 04/05 (Invited)

“Minimally Invasive Surgery and Colon Cancer,” Presentation at the ACS
Regional Meeting in Tucson, AZ 2004 (Invited)

“Minimally Invasive Surgery Training In Canada: A Survey Of General Surgery Residents,” Presentation at the SAGES / World Congress Spring 2002 meeting. (Submitted)

“MIS Surgical Practice in Ontario: A Survey of General Surgeons.” Presented at the Canadian Surgery Forum, Quebec City,QC, September, 2001. (Submitted)

Laparoscopic Colon Surgery: The Next Horizon for the Community Surgeon.”
Presented at the Dalhousie University Update Course for Community Surgeons, Halifax, NS. November, 2000. (Invited)

“Hip Fracture Surgery in Nova Scotia: A comparison of “generalist” general surgeons and “specialist” orthopedic surgeons.” Presented at the annual meeting of the RCPSC, Sept. 1995. (Submitted)

“Update on Axillary-subclavian DVT” Presented at the Atlantic Vascular Society meeting, Aug. 1995. (Invited)

“The Role of General Practitioners in the Delivery of Surgical Services in Rural Western Canada,” Presented at the annual meeting of the RCPSC, Sept. 1994. (Submitted)

“Experience with the Whipple Procedure,” Presented to the Nova Scotia Surgical Society, Nov. 1991. (Invited)

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