The ASMBS Foundation’s Outstanding Achievement Award honors an ASMBS member who supports the goals and vision of the ASMBS Foundation, has displayed a lasting impression and selfless commitment to the ASMBS organization and has made significant contributions to the field of metabolic and bariatric surgery.

  • 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 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.

Previous Outstanding Achievement Award Recipients

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Raul J. Rosenthal, MD

November 2018


John M. Morton, MD, FACS
November 2017

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Robert Brolin, MD
November 2014

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Alan Wittgrove, MD
November 2013

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Walter J. Pories, MD
June 2007

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Nicola Scopinaro, MD

June 2006

Mason
Edward E. Mason, MD

June 2005

Linner
John Linner, MD

June 2004

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Douglas S. Hess, MD

June 2003

Mallory
Georgeann Mallory, RD
June 2001

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Alex McGregor, MD

June 2000

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Henry Buchwald, MD, PhD

June 1999

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S. Ross Fox, MD

June 1998