Quality in Obesity Treatment

  • John M. Morton
  • Stacy A. Brethauer
  • Eric J. DeMaria
  • Scott Kahan
  • Matthew M. Hutter

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xv
  2. National Definitions, Goals, Initiatives

  3. Clinical Care Objectives

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 71-71
    2. Scott Kahan
      Pages 73-78
    3. H. Mason Hedberg, Michael Ujiki
      Pages 101-109
    4. Alexis C. Wojtanowski, Gary D. Foster
      Pages 117-128
    5. David B. Sarwer, Gina L. Tripicchio
      Pages 129-136
    6. Stephen Archer
      Pages 137-144
    7. Joseph Nadglowski Jr, James Zervios, Patricia M. Nece JD
      Pages 145-154
    8. Joseph R. Imbus, Luke M. Funk
      Pages 155-165
    9. Guilherme S. Mazzini, Jad Khoraki, Guilherme M. Campos
      Pages 167-174
  4. Quality Incentives, Initiatives, Penalties and Regulation

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 175-175
    2. C. Joe Northup, John David Scott
      Pages 177-186
    3. John David Scott
      Pages 187-196
    4. Michael Y. Uohara, William H. Ward, Neha Goel, Kate Atchley, Nestor F. Esnaola
      Pages 197-205
    5. Richard Lindquist
      Pages 207-220
  5. Quality Structures, Processes and Outcomes

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 235-235
    2. Luke Putnam, Ninh T. Nguyen, Shaun C. Daly
      Pages 249-252
    3. Eric J. DeMaria
      Pages 253-261
    4. Charmaine V. Gentles, Sameera Khan, Dominick Gadaleta
      Pages 263-270
    5. D. Brandon Williams, Aaron Bolduc
      Pages 271-281
    6. Anthony T. Petrick, Stacy A. Brethauer
      Pages 295-300
    7. Q. Lina Hu, Elizabeth Wick
      Pages 301-307
    8. Tyler Cohn, Aurora Pryor
      Pages 309-316
    9. Jennifer Fieber, Rachel Kelz
      Pages 317-324
    10. Michael Phillip Choi, Alfons Pomp
      Pages 325-331
    11. Shaun C. Daly, Corrigan McBride
      Pages 333-337
    12. Robert F. Kushner, Dana Rasis Brittan
      Pages 339-344
    13. Armando Rosales, Luis Zorrila-Nunez, Emanuele Lo Menzo, Raul J. Rosenthal
      Pages 345-351
    14. Sarah A. Markham, Dominick Gadaleta
      Pages 353-364
    15. Jeffrey Driver, Dana Welle
      Pages 365-373
    16. William A. Sweet
      Pages 385-390
    17. Michael C. Morell, Shanu N. Kothari
      Pages 391-399
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 407-419

About this book


This book reviews quality definition, measurement, improvement, value, and accountability for obesity management. The interplay between quality, cost, access and satisfaction is fully depicted with a goal toward not only fulfilling current standards but also anticipating future needs. A thorough inventory of current best practices in all aspects of obesity care is cataloged with a gap analysis also employed for potential areas of improvement to be road mapped. All chapters are written by experts in their fields and include the most up-to-date scientific and clinical information, take home messages, and questions towards following the requirements of quality certification in obesity management. Quality in Obesity Treatment provides a comprehensive, contemporary review of this field and serves as a valuable resource for Bariatric Surgeons, Primary Care Physicians, Policy Makers, Insurance Administrators, Bariatricians, and any medical specialty interested in obesity quality management with likely candidates coming from GI, endocrinology, cardiology, sleep medicine and orthopedics.


NSQIP Iatrogenic Obesity Dietary Counseling ASMBS bariatric registry MBSAQIP

Editors and affiliations

  • John M. Morton
    • 1
  • Stacy A. Brethauer
    • 2
  • Eric J. DeMaria
    • 3
  • Scott Kahan
    • 4
  • Matthew M. Hutter
    • 5
  1. 1.Department of SurgeryYale New Haven HospitalNew HavenUSA
  2. 2.Department of SurgeryThe Ohio State UniversityColumbusUSA
  3. 3.Vidant Medical CenterEast Carolina UniversityGreenvilleUSA
  4. 4.Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of PublicNational Center for Weight and WellnessWashington, DCUSA
  5. 5.Massachusetts General HospitalBostonUSA

Bibliographic information

Industry Sectors
Health & Hospitals
Surgery & Anesthesiology