News: Rex Bariatric Specialists
Stay informed on the latest happenings at REX Bariatric Specialists, a nationally accredited center of excellence. Serving all of North Carolina including Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill, Greenville, Wilmington, and Charlotte.
Single Anastomosis Duodeno-ileostomy with Sleeve Gastrectomy is recognized by ASMBS and Blue Cross Blue Shield as a covered bariatric procedure in November 2020.
Rex Surgical Specialists surgeons have presented 8 presentations, video presentations, and posters at Obesity Week, the national meeting of the American Society of Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery in 2018 in Nashville, and Las Vegas in 2019. Our team is recognized for our work in duodenal switch, revision from duodenal switch to gastric bypass, and SADI-S.
In June 2021, Dr. Sharp will moderate the SADI-S presentations for the ASMBS National Meeting
In May 2019, Dr. Sharp received certification from the board of Obesity Medicine. He also presented at the ASMBS discussing “Band to Duodenal Switch” outcomes.
At the annual American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) meeting in November 2019, Dr. Ng presented video lectures, teaching innovative technique for the Duodenal Switch and SIPS procedures. He also served as a faculty presenter for the Stapled Duodenal Ileostomy techniques at the Duodenal Switch Surgeon Course.
Dr. Bermudez has presented poster presentations at the annual ASMBS meetings, in 2016 and 2019, discussing the initial outcomes data on “Revision of Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass to Duodenal Switch” and “Conversion of vertical sleeve gastrectomy to duodenal switch outcomes.”
Linda M. Youngwirth, MD, FACS, FASMBS joins Rex Bariatric Specialist in August 2020 after completing her fellowship in Minimally Invasive and Bariatric Surgery at Duke University.
Rex Bariatric Specialists Recognized as the “2020 Raleigh’s Best Weight Loss/Management Program” by News and Observer
Bariatric Program Expansion (Triangle Medical News Jan/Feb 2012)
Bariatric Times: Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass Conversion to Duodenal Switch
SOARD: A Multi-institutional Study on the Mid-Term Outcomes of Single Anastomosis Duodeno-Ileal Bypass as a Surgical Revision Option After Sleeve Gastrectomy
SOARD: Duodenal Switch Fully Staple Technique
SOARD: Comment on: Second-Stage Duodenal Switch for the Management of Sleeve Gastrectomy Failure: A Matched Controlled Trial
SOARD: Single-Anastomosis Duodenal Ileostomy with Sleeve is a Safe and Effective Option for Patients in an Ambulatory Surgical Center
ASMBS: Laparoscopic Conversion of Gastric Bypass to Duodenal Switch
ASMBS: Novel Intraoperative Provocative Testing of the Stapled Duodenal Switch Anastomoses. Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases
REX Bariatric Specialists Patients Compete in Triathlon
Bariatric Surgery is protective in the setting of COVID 19
Overweight and obese younger people at greater risk for severe COVID-19
9 Reasons Why Obesity is Not Just a Choice
More Evidence That Weight-Loss Surgery Prevents Early Death
Weight-loss surgery takes long-term commitment (WRAL.com 12/29/2011)
New Bariatric Surgeon
Rex Surgical Specialists Designated as Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence