Your Journey Out of Obesity: A patient's Guide to Weight Loss Surgery

Your Journey Out of Obesity: A patient's Guide to Weight Loss Surgery


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781502321770
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 09/13/2014
Pages: 152
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.39(d)

About the Author

Doctor Nagi Jean Safa dedicated his professional career to the treatment of morbid obesity. He is a Bariatric Surgeon (weight-loss surgeon) at the Sacred Heart Hospital of Montreal, and holds an academic appointment at the University of Montreal. Furthermore, he is involved in the training of surgeons and residents on how to perform advanced laparoscopic surgery.
Doctor Safa completed his residency training at the University of Montreal General Surgery Program. He then performed a fellowship in Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, and Minimally Invasive Surgery (Laparoscopic and Robotic Surgery), at the Sacred Heart Hospital of Montreal, which is the largest Weight Loss Surgery center in the Montreal area, and one of the busiest in Canada.
With a keen interest in the advancement of obesity surgery and newer minimally invasive surgical techniques, Doctor Safa gained experience in the single incision laparoscopic surgery (SILS) and robotic surgery.
His current research interests include clinical outcomes from various bariatric surgery procedures and investigations on the impact of bariatric surgery on Type-II diabetes and metabolic syndrome.
Doctor Safa holds professional memberships with the Canadian Association of Bariatric Physicians and Surgeons, Canadian Association of General Surgeons, Canadian Medical Association, Canadian Association for Surgical Oncology, Quebec Medical Association, Trauma Association of Canada, Association Québécoise de Chirurgie, American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, International College of Surgeons, and the College des Médecins du Quebec.

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