Body Members

COUNTRY & SOCIETY NAME PRESIDENT
Austria
Österreichische Gesellschaft für Adipositaschirurgie
Dr. Gerhard Prager
 Azerbaijan
Azerbaijan Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery Association (ABMSA)
Dr. Taryel Omarov
 Belgium
Belgian section for obesity and metabolic surgery (BeSOMS)
Dr. Matthias Lannoo
 Czech Republic
Czech Society for the Study of Obesity (CSSO)
Dr. Martin Fried
 Egypt
Egyptian Society for Bariatric Surgery (ESBS)
Essam Adbel Galil
 ESPCOP
ESPCOP european society of peri operative care of the obese patient
the Dr. Jan P Mulier
 Finland
Finnish Association of Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery (LIME)
Koivukangas Vesa
 France
Société Française et Francophone de Chirurgie de l’Obésité et des Maladies Metaboliques (SOFFCOMM)
Jean Gugenheim
 Germany
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Chirurgie der Adipostitas
Dr . Norbert Runkel
 Greece
Greek Society for Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery
Dr. Zacharoulis Dimitrios
 Hungary
Hungarian Bariatric Surgery Foundation
Dr. Bende Janos
 Iceland
The Icelandic Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ISMBS)
Dr. Audun Sigurdsson
 Israel
Israeli Forum of Bariatric Surgery
Prof. Moshe Rubin
 Italy
Società Italiana di Chirurgia dell’Obesità (SICOB)
Prof. Nicola Di Lorenzo
 Lebanon
Lebanese Group for Bariatric Surgery
Dr. Jean Biagini
 Lithuania
LITHUANIAN BARIATRIC SURGERY SOCIETY
Dr. Almantas Maleckas
 Netherlands
Dutch Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (DSMBS)
Dr. Bart van Wagensveld
 Poland
Polish Association for Prevention and Treatment of Obesity
Dr. Mariusz Wylezol
 Portugal
Sociedade Portuguesa de Cirugia de Obesidade (SPCO)
Dr. Rui Ribeiro
 Romania
Romanian Association of Bariatric Surgery
Prof. Nicolae Iordache
 Russia
Society of Bariatric Surgeons of Russia
Dr. Yury Yashkov
 Serbia
Serbian Society for the Surgery of Obesity (SSSO)
Dr. Milan Colic
 Slovenia
Slovenian Association of Bariatric Surgeons
Dr. Tadeja Pintar
 South Africa
South African Association for Obesity and Metabolism (SASOM)
Prof. Tess van der Merwe
 Spain
Sociedad Española de Cirugia de la Obesibad (SECO)
Dr. Juan Carlos Ruiz de Adana
 Sweden
SWEDISH ASSOCIATION FOR BARIATRIC SURGERY
Dr. Torsten Olbers
 Switzerland
Swiss Study Group for Morbid Obesity
Dr. Renward Hauser
 Turkey
Turkish Obesity Surgery Society (TOSS)
Prof. Mustafa Taskin
 Ukraine
Ukrainian Association of Bariatric Surgery (UABS)
Prof. Andriy S. Lavryk