Find a Bariatric medicine Expert
Bariatrics is the branch of medicine that deals with the causes, prevention, and treatment of obesity. Besides the pharmacotherapy of obesity, it is concerned with obesity surgery. Although diet, exercise, behavior therapy and anti-obesity drugs are first-line treatment, obesity surgery (or bariatric surgery) has become a popular treatment for obesity. Weight loss surgery may lead to improvements in quality of life and obesity related diseases such as hypertension and diabetes. Bariatric medicine experts serve as expert witnesses and forensic consultants in Alberta legal matters, and provide expert reports and testimony for judges, attorneys, lawyers, law firms, insurance companies and government agencies in Federal and state court trials and arbitrations in Alberta.
The listings below are of Bariatric medicine experts serving Alberta.
Expert ListingsElite Medical Experts, LLC
Elite Medical Experts specializes in surgical litigation. From Stanford to Yale, and from all places in between, Elite secures top-tier bariatric surgery experts from the nation's leading universities. Each is Professor of Surgery with a busy bariatric surgery practice. Please call today for a case analysis by an in-house physician or nurse. Elite Medical Experts works directly with legal teams and does not accept inquiries from private parties.
Edward Abramson, Ph.D.
Dr. Edward Abramson is a licensed clinical psychologist, author of six books and numerous articles on eating and weight problems. He has presented continuing education workshops for therapists and health professionals on these topics. The former Director of the Eating Disorders Center at Chico Community Hospital he has helped hundreds of clients with eating and weight problems. In his clinical practice he performed psychological evaluations of bariatric surgery candidates and given talks at bariatric surgery aftercare groups. Dr. Abramson is a Fellow of The Obesity Society.