Focused Practice Designation Resource Center


The ASMBS is pleased to offer the Focused Practice Designation Review Course (FPDRC) recorded review materials to anyone for the price of $275.00.

These materials will provide test takers with the basic knowledge to help them successfully pass the FPD exam. The recorded review materials do not offer CME.

Welcome Remarks and FPD Course Introduction – Ann Rogers, MD and Adrian Dan, MD

Series 3 Topics
Recorded 11-10-2022
1. Welcome Remarks and FPD Course IntroductionAnn Rogers, MD and Adrian Dan, MD
2. Epidemiology and Genetics of Obesity / Metabolic SyndromeKunoor Jain-Spangler, MD
3. Pathophysiology of Obesity and Major Comorbid ConditionsCrystal Johnson-Mann, MD
4. Physiologic and Neuroendocrine Mechanisms of Metabolic SurgeryPhilip Schauer, MD
5. Pharmacotherapy and Other Non-surgical Treatment for ObesityRachel Moore, MD
6. Indications for Surgery for Treatment of Obesity and DM2Adrian Dan, MD
7. Patient Selection and Preoperative Evaluation / OptimizationColston Edgerton, MD
8. Perioperative Optimization and Anesthesia Considerations / ERASVamsi Alli, MD
9. Perioperative Endoscopy and Endoscopic ProceduresRana Pullatt, MD
10. Procedures of Historical Interest / LAGBAnn Rogers, MD
11. High Risk Medical, Surgical and Psychologic ConditionsMichael Seger, MD
12. Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass and VariationsAbdelrahman Nimeri, MD
13. Duodenal Switch Procedures and SADI-SVivek Prachand, MD
14. Postoperative Management and Peri-operative ConditionsMarina Kurian, MD
15. Diagnosis and Management of Short-term ComplicationsJamie Loggins, MD
16. Diagnosis and Management of Long-term ComplicationsChristopher Daigle, MD
17. Re-operative and Revisional OperationsFolahan Ayoola, MD
18. MBS Impact on Weight and Weight-related Related ComplicationsScott Schimpke, MD
19. MBS Impact and Disease Prevention and LongevityMonali Misra, MD
20. Impact on Logevity, Cardiovascular Events, and CancerAdrian Dan, MD
21. Body Contouring and Abdomen Wall / Hernia ReconstructionKaela Blake, MD
22. Nutritional Considerations for Metabolic / Bariatric SurgeryCarl Pesta, MD
23. Behavioral Health and Socioeconomic IssuesKarri Lusk, PsyD
24. Laparoscopic Sleeve GastrectomyRami Lutfi, MD
25. Special Populations and Situations in Metabolic / Bariatric SurgeryKunoor Jain-Spangler, MD
26. High Yield Pearls in Bariatric SurgeryKunoor Jain-Spangler, MD and Adrian Dan, MD