Body Members

COUNTRY & SOCIETY NAME PRESIDENT
Austria
Österreichische Gesellschaft für Adipositaschirurgie
Prof. Stefan Kriwanek
 Azerbaijan
Azerbaijan Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery Association (ABMSA)
Dr. Taryel Omarov
 Belgium
Belgian section for obesity and metabolic surgery (BeSOMS)
Dr. Jaen Saey
 Czech Republic
Czech Society for the Study of Obesity (CSSO)
Prof. Martin Fried
 Egypt
Egyptian Society for Bariatric Surgery (ESBS)
Essam Adbel Galil
 Finland
Finnish Association of Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery (LIME)
JyrkiKössi
 France
Société Française et Francophone de Chirurgie de l’Obésité et des Maladies Metaboliques (SOFFCOMM)
Dr. Jerome Dargent
 Germany
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Chirurgie der Adipostitas
Dr. Dieter Birk
 Greece
Greek Society for Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery
Prof. Harry Pappis
 Iceland
The Icelandic Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ISMBS)
Dr. Audun Sigurdsson
 Israel
Israeli Forum of Bariatric Surgery
Dr . Nasser Sakran
 Italy
Società Italiana di Chirurgia dell’Obesità (SICOB)
Prof. Luigi Piazza
Kazakhstan
Society of Bariatric and Metabolic Surgeons of Kazakhstan (SBMSK)
Dr. Oral Ospanov
 Lithuania
LITHUANIAN BARIATRIC SURGERY SOCIETY
Dr. Almantas Maleckas
 Netherlands
Dutch Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (DSMBS)
Dr. Ronald Liem
Norway
Norwegian Society for the Surgery of Obesity
Dr. Jorunn Sandvik
 Poland
Polish Association for Prevention and Treatment of Obesity
Dr. Mariusz Wylezol
 Portugal
Sociedade Portuguesa de Cirugia de Obesidade (SPCO)
Dr. Jorge Santos
 Romania
Romanian Association of Bariatric Surgery
Prof. Nicolae Iordache
 Russia
Society of Bariatric Surgeons of Russia
Dr. Alexandr Neimark
 Serbia
Serbian Society for the Surgery of Obesity (SSSO)
Dr. Djordje Bajec
 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. José Antonio Ramírez Felipe
 Sweden
SWEDISH ASSOCIATION FOR BARIATRIC SURGERY
Dr. Torsten Olbers
 Switzerland
Swiss Study Group for Morbid Obesity
Dr. Ralph Peterli
 Turkey
Turkish Obesity Surgery Society (TOSS)
Prof. Mustafa Sahin
 Ukraine
Ukrainian Association of Bariatric Surgery (UABS)
Prof. Andriy S. Lavryk
United Kingdom
British Obesity Metabolic Surgery Society (BOMSS)
Dr. Shaw Somers