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Mr Richard Welbourn is a senior bariatric surgeon at Musgrove Park Hospital and Nuffield Health Hospital in Taunton. He led the effort to develop the UK’s National Bariatric Surgery Registry, and in January 2013, he will become president of the British Obesity and Metabolic Surgery Society.


Bariatric News speaks to Professor Rudolf Weiner as he prepares for this November's 7th Frankfurter Meeting in Frankfurt, Germany.

Pradeep Chowbey

Bariatric News speaks to Dr Pradeep Chowbey, Director - Max Institute of Minimal Access, Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery, Max Healthcare, New Delhi and Congress President of the XVII World Congress of the International Federation for the Surgery for Obesity and Metabolic Disorders – IFSO 2012, New Delhi, India.

Roux-en-Ys to Booker Prize?

Pioneering surgeon Dr Paul Anderson's latest endeavour has taken him away from the operating theatre – and into the literary world.


Professor Yury Yashkov is the new president of the European Chapter of IFSO. He works at the Center of Endosurgery and Lithotripsy, Moscow, Russia.

Lindes Callejas-Diaz

Lindes Callejas-Diaz is a specialist clinical pharmacist and she talks about some of the specific challenges she faces while treating overweight and obese patients.

Pradeep Chowbey

In September 2012, the XVIII World Congress of the International Federation for the Surgery for Obesity and Metabolic Disorders will be held in New Delhi, India. We spoke to the congress president, Dr Pradeep Chowbey.

Antonio Torres

Bariatric News talks to Antonio Torres, President of the International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders.

Karl Miller

Bariatric News speaks to Karl Miller about a, s, d, and f

Philip James

Professor Philip James is the co-founder of the International Obesity Task Force and current president of the International Association for the Surgery of Obesity.