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Bariatric & Metabolic Institute Director Dr. Philip Schauer discusses Gov. Chris Christie’s Lap-band Surgery
May 7, 2013
New Jersey gov. Chris Christie reveals in an interview that he underwent lap-band surgery in February. Cleveland Clinic bariatric surgeon Dr. Philip Schauer comments on his surgery, and discusses other bariatric options.
May 2, 2013
Kenneth M. Garschina and his wife, Sara Story, have pledged $2 million to Cleveland Clinic’s Digestive Disease Institute to create an endowed chair for research in colorectal surgery.
April 26, 2013
Ansleigh Adkins was fast-tracked for surgery when doctors found her colon carpeted with polyps. She has a genetic disease called FAP, familial adenomatous polyposis, which makes colon cancer inevitable.
World-renowed surgeon to Lead Ohio Transplant Programs
Cleveland Clinic’s Digestive Disease Institute continues to strengthen its transplant expertise with the addition of Kareem Abu-Elmagd, MD, PhD. He has joined as Director of the Intestinal Transplant Program and will take on leadership of the Transplant Center from John Fung, MD, PhD, Chairman of the Digestive Disease Institute, who has directed the center until now.
Dr. Abu-Elmagd has led the Intestinal Rehabilitation and Transplant Center at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) since its establishment in 1999 and has earned an international reputation for clinical and technical contributions to the field of transplantation. He is an active member of 13 prominent professional and scientific societies, and is the current president of the Intestinal Transplantation Association.