Originally broadcast December 18th, 2019, watch Dr. Maher El Chaar narrate LIVE over footage of three of his minimally invasive procedures:
- Robotic Conversion Sleeve to Roux en Y Gastric Bypass for Sleeve Corkscrewing
- Robotic takedown of Gastro-Gastric fistula s/p Retrocolic Retrogastric RYGB
- Robotic Resection Epiphrenic Diverticulum and Myotomy s/p Roux en Y Gastric Bypass
Dr. Maher El Chaar is a fellowship trained bariatric surgeon who is currently the Bariatric Surgery Fellowship Director and the Co-Medical Director of Bariatric Surgery at St Luke’s University Hospital (SLUHN) in Pennsylvania, United States, where he also completed his general surgery training. After his general surgery training, Dr. El Chaar completed a fellowship in bariatric and minimally invasive surgery at Carolinas Medical Center (CMC) in North Carolina. He also completed a research fellowship at Cornell University studying surgical remodeling and tissue fibrosis. He is an active member of the American College of Surgeons (ACS), Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES), American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS), and the national Obesity Action Coalition (OAC).