Mission / Vision


  • Provide regional voice for bariatric surgeons
  • Advocate for members and patients
  • Education opportunities
  • Interchange of ideas info and experience
  • Identify and address state specific concerns ie insurance, politics, etc
  • Coordinate annual meeting
  • Network for surgeon communication


  • Our members work together to address access to care and quality of care issues.
  • The provision of an environment that fosters the interchange of ideas, information and experience pertaining to bariatric surgery.
  • The promotion of guidelines for ethical patient selection, care and long-term follow up.
  • To provide educational programs for healthcare professionals and the public.