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Committees

Scientific Committee

IFSO 2017 - Committee - Mr Richard Welbourn MD, FRCS

Mr Richard Welbourn MD, FRCS

  • Congress President and Scientific Co-Chair IFSO 2017
  • Past-President BOMSS
  • Consultant Upper GI & Bariatric Surgeon
  • Musgrove Park Hospital, Taunton UK
IFSO 2017 - Committee - Ms Cynthia-Michelle Borg MD (Malta), MD (London), FRCS Ed (GenSurg)

Ms Cynthia-Michelle Borg MD (Malta), MD (London), FRCS Ed (GenSurg)

  • Scientific Co-Chair IFSO 2017
  • Bariatric and Upper GI Consultant Surgeon University Hospital Lewisham, Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust, London, UK 
  • International Bariatric Club (IBC) European Events Coordinator 
  • Regional Surgical Advisor of the Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh
IFSO 2017 - Committee - Mr Ahmed R Ahmed PhD, FRCS(Gen)

Mr Ahmed R Ahmed PhD, FRCS(Gen)

  • Consultant Upper GI and Bariatric Surgeon
  • Clinical Lead - Bariatric Surgery
  • St Mary's Hospital, Imperial College London
IFSO 2017 - Committee - Prof. Rachel Batterham

Prof. Rachel Batterham

  • NIHR Research Professor, Centre for Obesity Research, University College London
  • Professor of Obesity, Diabetes and Endocrinology
  • Head of the University College London Hospitals Bariatric Centre for Weight Management and Metabolic Surgery
IFSO 2017 - Committee - Mr Chandra VN Cheruvu MS, FRCS(G), FRCS(Engl), FRCS (GenSurg)

Mr Chandra VN Cheruvu MS, FRCS(G), FRCS(Engl), FRCS (GenSurg)

  • Consultant Bariatric & Upper GI Surgeon
  • University Hospital North Midlands, Stoke on Trent, UK 
  • BOMSS Council member

 

IFSO 2017 - Committee - Mr Kenneth Clare RMN RGN

Mr Kenneth Clare RMN RGN

  • Bariatric Specialist Nurse
  • Founder/Chair of WLSinfo
  • UK Representative for the EASO Patient Council
IFSO 2017 - Committee - Mr Kamal Mahawar MS, MSc, FRCSEd

Mr Kamal Mahawar MS, MSc, FRCSEd

  • Consultant General and Bariatric Surgeon
  • Sunderland Royal Hospital, Sunderland, UK
IFSO 2017 - Committee - Mr Kesava Reddy Mannur BSc, MB BS, LRCPS, FRCS Glasgow, FRCS (GenSurg)

Mr Kesava Reddy Mannur BSc, MB BS, LRCPS, FRCS Glasgow, FRCS (GenSurg)

  • Consultant surgeon Homerton, University Hospital
  • BOMSS Council Member
  • Adviser NICE guidelines
IFSO 2017 - Committee - Ms Mary O'Kane BSc (Hons) Leeds, RD, MSc Leeds, FBDA

Ms Mary O'Kane BSc (Hons) Leeds, RD, MSc Leeds, FBDA

  • Consultant Dietician
  • Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
  • BOMSS Council Member
IFSO 2017 - Committee - Prof. Francesco Rubino MD

Prof. Francesco Rubino MD

  • Chair, Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, King’s College London
  • Consultant Surgeon, King’s College Hospital, London, UK
IFSO 2017 - Committee - Mr Christopher Pring MA, MD, FRCS

Mr Christopher Pring MA, MD, FRCS

IFSO 2017 - Committee - Mr Sean Woodcock MBBS (London) MS (London) FRCS (GenSurg) RAMC

Mr Sean Woodcock MBBS (London) MS (London) FRCS (GenSurg) RAMC

  • Consultant Upper Gastrointestinal and Bariatric Surgeon
  • Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

Local Organising Committee

IFSO 2017 - Committee - Mr Richard Welbourn MD, FRCS

Mr Richard Welbourn MD, FRCS

  • Congress President and Scientific Co-Chair IFSO 2017
  • Past-President BOMSS
  • Consultant Upper GI & Bariatric Surgeon
  • Musgrove Park Hospital, Taunton UK
IFSO 2017 - Committee - Mr Shaw Somers BSc(Hons), MBChB (Leeds), MD (Leeds), FRCS

Mr Shaw Somers BSc(Hons), MBChB (Leeds), MD (Leeds), FRCS

  • Upper GI and Bariatric Specialist Surgeon
  • Streamline Surgical and Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust
IFSO 2017 - Committee - Mr Roger Ackroyd MBChB (Sheffield), MD (Distinction) (Sheffield), FRCS(Eng), FRCS (Ed), FRCS (GenSurg)

Mr Roger Ackroyd MBChB (Sheffield), MD (Distinction) (Sheffield), FRCS(Eng), FRCS (Ed), FRCS (GenSurg)

  • Consultant Surgeon, Sheffield
  • President BOMSS
IFSO 2017 - Committee - Mr Marco Adamo MD

Mr Marco Adamo MD

  • Consultant Upper Gastrointestinal, Bariatric & Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • University College London Hospitals
IFSO 2017 - Committee - Mr Ahmed R Ahmed PhD, FRCS(Gen)

Mr Ahmed R Ahmed PhD, FRCS(Gen)

  • Consultant Upper GI and Bariatric Surgeon
  • Clinical Lead - Bariatric Surgery
  • St Mary's Hospital, Imperial College London

IFSO 2017 - Committee - Ms Cynthia-Michelle Borg MD (Malta), MD (London), FRCS Ed (GenSurg)

Ms Cynthia-Michelle Borg MD (Malta), MD (London), FRCS Ed (GenSurg)

  • Scientific Co-Chair IFSO 2017
  • Bariatric and Upper GI Consultant Surgeon University Hospital Lewisham, Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust, London, UK
  • International Bariatric Club (IBC) European Events Coordinator
  • Regional Surgical Advisor of the Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh

 

IFSO 2017 - Committee - Mr James Byrne, BSc(Hons), MD, FRCS

Mr James Byrne, BSc(Hons), MD, FRCS

  • Executive Member of Council and Treasurer BOMSS 
  • Consultant Upper GI Surgeon University Hospital Southampton, Southampton, UK
IFSO 2017 - Committee - Mr Chandra VN Cheruvu MS, FRCS(G), FRCS(Engl), FRCS (GenSurg)

Mr Chandra VN Cheruvu MS, FRCS(G), FRCS(Engl), FRCS (GenSurg)

  • Consultant Bariatric & Upper GI Surgeon
  • University Hospital North Midlands, Stoke on Trent, UK
  • BOMSS Council member

IFSO 2017 - Committee - Mr Kesava Reddy Mannur BSc, MB BS, LRCPS, FRCS Glasgow, FRCS (GenSurg)

Mr Kesava Reddy Mannur BSc, MB BS, LRCPS, FRCS Glasgow, FRCS (GenSurg)

  • Consultant surgeon Homerton, University Hospital
  • BOMSS Council Member
  • Adviser NICE guidelines
IFSO 2017 - Committee - Mr Vinod S Menon MBBS MS FRCS (Glasgow) FRCS (GenSurg)

Mr Vinod S Menon MBBS MS FRCS (Glasgow) FRCS (GenSurg)

  • Consultant Upper GI, Bariatric, Laparoscopic & General Surgeon
  • Honorary Associate Clinical Professor, University of Warwick
  • Clinical Director – Division of Surgery
  • University Hospitals Coventry & Warwickshire NHS Trust
IFSO 2017 - Committee - Mr Peter Small RD BSc, MB ChB, MD, FRCS(Ed) FRCS (GenSurg) RNR

Mr Peter Small RD BSc, MB ChB, MD, FRCS(Ed) FRCS (GenSurg) RNR

  • Consultant General Surgeon with Bariatric Interest, Sunderland Royal Hospital
  • Visiting Professor, University of Sunderland
  • BOMSS Committee Member
  • LOC for IFSO 2017