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Evolution of Weight Loss Surgery and What Lies Ahead

Department of Surgery Grand Rounds
Presenter Details
Dr. Saad Ajmal, MBBS, FASMBS, in white coat
Saad Ajmal, MBBS, FASMBS
Clinical Assistant Professor
Department of Surgery

Saad Ajmal, MBBS, FASMBS, is a clinical assistant professor with the Minimally Invasive and Bariatric Surgery team in the Department of Surgery's Division of General Surgery.

Dr. Ajmal completed his internship and general surgery residency at Brown University’s Alpert Medical School. He completed a bariatric/minimally invasive surgery fellowship at Highland Hospital with the University of Rochester in New York, where he was also appointed as a faculty fellow in Bariatric and Minimally Invasive Surgery.

Dr. Ajmal’s clinical interests include minimally invasive foregut/hiatal surgery, bariatric surgery, and general surgery. He has published multiple scientific articles on thyroid and esophageal cancers, among others, and he is a member of the American College of Surgeons and the American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery.

Learning Objectives

Overall Series Objectives:

  • Incorporate into practice intraoperative teaching and feedback to improve operative performance
  • Incorporate cutting-edge surgical techniques and patient management strategies
  • Incorporate into practice results from recent randomized-controlled trials/studies
  • Communicate operative knowledge effectively to peers
CME Credit/Disclaimer

Accreditation Statement:

The University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) ™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Disclosure Statement(s): All Faculty, CME Planning Committee Members and the CME Office Reviewers have disclosed that they have no financial relationships with commercial interests that would constitute a conflict of interest concerning this CME activity.

8:00 am to 9:00 am
Wednesday, September 29, 2021 - 8:00am


Tucson area
College of Medicine
Room 5403
1501 N Campbell Ave, Tucson, AZ 85724


Christina Bastian
College of Medicine – Tucson
Department of Surgery
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