December 29, 2009 ~ Dr. Raul Rosenthal, Bariatric Surgery ~ The Cleveland Clinic

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This week Kitty and Dr. Fallon will interview Dr. Raul Rosenthal, Bariatric Surgery from The Cleveland Clinic ~ Florida

Raul Rosenthal MD FACS

Graduate of Medical School in Rosario , Argentina. Trained as a general surgeon at the Provincial Hospital in Rosario, Argentina between 1981 and 1983. Emigrated to Germany to repeat general surgical residency training between 1983 and 1990. Revalidated the MD degree and  obtained title of  general surgeon from the  German Society of Surgeons. Worked as attending surgeon until 1993 at the University Hospital, Krankenhaus Nordwest , Frankfurt, Germany. Emigrated to the US to work as a research fellow in MIS  at UCLA/Cedars Sinai Medical Center until 1996. Obtained MD degree ECFMG and repeated surgical residency training at The Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York. Since 1999 Chief Department of Minimally Invasive and Bariatric Surgery. Dr. Rosenthal is an Associate professor of surgery at the University of South Florida and is the Director of the Minimally Invasive and Bariatric Fellowship Program at Cleveland Clinic, Weston Florida. Dr. Rosenthal is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, Fellow of the American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgeons and Honorary Fellow of the German Society of Visceral Surgery. He is an Active Member of the Board of Governors of SAGES. Medical Editor for Bariatric Times. Chair of the International Centers of Excellence Program in Bariatric Surgery of the SRC. Co-Chair of the Go Global Initiative, SAGES. Dr. Rosenthal is the Chair of the International Committee of the ASMBS and member of the Executive Board of the Fellowship Council. He is in addition an Active Member of the institutional Relations, Clinical Outcomes and Emerging Technology Committees of The American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgeons. Dr. Rosenthal has published over 150 papers in peer reviewed journals, he is the editor of 3 textbooks in general and endoscopic surgery and author of over 50 chapters in general surgery books.

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December 29, 2009 ~ Dr. Raul Rosenthal, Bariatric Surgery ~ The Cleveland Clinic