Keynote Speakers

Babak John Orandi

MD, PhD, MSc, Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery, Heersink School of Medicine, The University of Alabama at Birmingham

Carel Le Roux

MBChB, MSC, FRCP, FRCPath, PhD, Full Professor of Experimental Pathology, School of Medicine, University College Dublin

Event Speakers

Nabil Tariq

MD, FACS, General Surgery/Bariatric Surgery, Assistant Professor of Surgery, Houston Methodist, Weill Cornell Medical College

Rita McGill

MD, MS, Nephrology, Associate Professor of Medicine, University of Chicago Medicine

Mary Ann Lim

MD, Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine, Renal Division, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania

Mary Killackey

MD, Chair and Professor, Department of Surgery, Tulane University, School of Medicine

Kamyar Kalantar-Zadeh

MD, MPH, PhD, Professor of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, Hpertension and Kidney Transplantation, University of California, Irvine

Shivam Joshi

MD, Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine at NYU Grossman School of Medicine

Meera Nair HarHay

MD, MSCE, Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Nephrology & Hypertension, Drexel University College of Medicine

Kristoffel Dumon

MD, FACS, Associate Professor of Surgery, Bariatric Surgery, Gastrointestinal Surgery, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Amit Sharma

MD, Associate Professor, Surgical Director, Hepato-biliary Services, Department of Surgery, Division of Transplantation, Virgina Commonwealth University School of Medicine


Getting Here


Temple University – Medical Education and Research Building commons and attached auditorium (room 105), 3500 N. Broad St., Philadelphia, PA 19140.

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Distance From Property: 13.2 Miles
Phone Number: +1 215-937-6937

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