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Program Chairs | 29th Annual Meeting of the ASMBS
Michel Gagner, MD, FASMBS, FACS, Subcommittee Chair
Bariatric Times Journal Article
Dr. Michel Gagner is Chief of the Division of Laparoscopic and Bariatric Surgery and directs the Weill Cornell Weight Loss Surgery Program affiliated with New York Presbyterian Hospital in Manhattan.Dr. Gagner is internationally known as one of the top weight loss surgeons in the world.
There are three full time surgeons on staff at the Weill
Cornell Weight Loss Program: Dr. Michel Gagner
, Dr. Alfons Pomp, and Dr. Gregory Dakin.
...Dr. Michel Gagner is Chief of Laparoscopic and Bariatric Surgery at Weill College of Medicine at the New York Presbyterian Hospital at Cornell.Certified by the American Board of Surgery and a fellow of the American College of Surgeons, he is also an active member of the ASBS and International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity.He played an important role in the development and education of many laparoscopic procedures, including laparoscopic gastric bypass, and was the first surgeon to perform laparoscopic biliopancreatic diversion with duodenal switch (BPD/DS) and laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy.Dr. Gagner
presents on the topic of bariatric surgery extensively both nationally and internationally and is also considered an expert in the field of robotic and endocrine surgery.
Dr. Pomp, with Dr. Gagner
, established an internationally renowned expertise in minimally invasive surgery and laparoscopic weight loss surgery.
However, many of Dr. Gagner's
patients come to us from as far away as Alaska and California, and internationally from the Caribbean and the Middle East.
How Is Your Facility Managed, and by Whom?The Department of Surgery is managed through the Weill Medical College of Cornell University
Does Your Center Have One Particular Area of Expertise?
world renowned expertise has enabled our facility to become involved with the launching of multiple state-of-the-art products.
...Dr. Gagner's special relationship with Tyco and Ethicon, the two major surgical equipment suppliers in the United States, allows us first access to instrumentation that is not always available elsewhere.
Has Your Facility Recently Expanded in Size and Patient Volume?Will It Be Expanding in the Near Future?As in the rest of the country, the incidence of obesity in New York continues to increase.Doctors Gagner
and Pomp were recruited by New York Presbyterian Hospital
from Mount Sinai Hospital
in New York in 2003.
North America Chapter | International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders
EC Member at Large: Michel Gagner
Member at Large: Michel Gagner
Societies of the North American Chapter up to December 2015.
Societies of the North American Chapter up to July 2012.
President: Michel Gagner, ...
President: Michel Gagner, MD
STAR (State Access to Care Representative): Michel Gagner, MD
Michel Gagner, M.D.
315 Place D'Youville, Suite 191,
Montreal, QC, Canada H2Y 2E1
American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery | State Chapters
President: Michel Gagner, MD
State Access to Care Representative: Michel Gagner, MD