The Excellence in Clinical Care Award recognizes an ASMBS member for their exemplary qualities of clinical excellence and expertise in metabolic and bariatric surgery, as demonstrated by an exceptional record of patient-centered care, innovation, professionalism, leadership and continuous service to community.

  • Award nominees must be members of the ASMBS.
  • Nominations will only be accepted from members of the ASMBS
  • Self-nominations are welcome
  • Members of the ASMBS Foundation Board of Directors are not eligible (see list of Board members)
  • Previous award recipients are not eligible

The ASMBS Foundation Board of Directors and the presenting sponsor will evaluate the award submissions and identify an award recipient. The Board of Director’s decision is final. The Board of Directors will not consider incomplete nominations. No information about the outcome of Board of Director’s decisions can be provided prior to the official announcement of the award recipients. Application-specific feedback will not be provided.

The 2018 Excellence in Clinical Care Award will be given at the ASMBS Foundation’s Gala and LEAD Awards on Wednesday, November 14th from 6pm – 9pm.

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Previous Excellence in Clinical Care Award Recipients

David Provost, MD, FACS, FASMBS
Provost Bariatrics
Temple, TX

Awarded November 2017
Award sponsored by Ethicon

Rudolf A. Weiner, MD, PhD
Klinik für Adipositas Chirurgie und
Main, Germany

Awarded November 2016
Award sponsored by Ethicon

Edward L. Felix, MD, FACS
Senior Consultant and Surgeon
Pismo Beach, CA

Awarded November 2015
Award sponsored by Ethicon