Unit 4 – Revisional Operative Management of Morbid Obesity
The fellow will develop understanding of revision options, including the benefits and risks of each. Fellows will develop surgical competence through experience with revisional bariatric procedures. The fellow will develop the skills and knowledge to evaluate and care for patients preoperatively and postoperatively.
The fellow will have experience with procedures for revision to treat complications or failure of previous bariatric surgery.
The fellow will participate in preoperative evaluations for surgical revision and will:
- Order and interpret appropriate testing
- Consult with non-surgical specialists when needed
- Evaluate most appropriate surgical options
- Educate patient on benefits and risks of each option.
The fellow will gain appropriate operative skill through primary and revisional procedures to perform these procedures in practice.