Speakers

 

George Fielding, MD

George Fielding, MD

Dr. George Fielding is known internationally as the leader in laparoscopic bariatric surgery. He has performed thousands of bariatric procedures, and is recognized among surgeons as the top of his field. Dr. Fielding’s influence can be seen around the world in the surgeons he’s taught, research he’s conducted, and personal passion he’s dedicated to fighting obesity.

George Fielding is a true pioneer in the field of bariatric surgery, credited with the development of well-known laparoscopic and bariatric techniques. Many of the top bariatric surgeons in the country gratefully acknowledge what Dr. George Fielding has taught and inspired them to do. In addition, his unsurpassed work in adolescent obesity has given thousands of teenagers a chance at a happy, healthy life.

 

Dr. Christine Ren-FieldingDr. Christine Ren-Fielding

Many view Dr. Christine Ren-Fielding as the nation’s leader in Lap-Band surgery. She’s recognized nationally and internationally for achievements spanning clinical, business, and research aspects of the surgical weight loss industry.

As the chairman of the insurance committee of the American Society for Bariatric Surgery, Dr. Ren Fielding led the creation of 11 new CPT codes for bariatric surgery. Millions of Americans became eligible to receive these life-saving operations because of her work to enable insurance companies to cover bariatric procedures which were previously not covered.

Christine Ren-Fielding, MD is published in leading journals including the Journal of the American College of Surgeons, and Journal of Laparoendoscopic & Advanced Surgical Techniques. She also serves on the Editorial Boards of Obesity Surgery, Surgical Obesity and Related Diseases, and Consumer Guide to Bariatric Surgery.