Henry Buchwald, MD, PhD

Henry Buchwald, MD, PhD
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Weight Loss Management and Surgery Center
Phillips-Wangensteen Building
First Floor, Clinic 1E
516 Delaware St. SE
Minneapolis, MN 55454

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March 12, 2014, Honorary Member of the Royal College of Surgeons, London, England

January 31, 3013 – Dr. Buchwald was honored by the New York Stock Exchange at the ceremonial ringing of the closing bell for his initiation of the HOPE (Heart Obesity Prevention Education) program for retired NFL football players in association with the NFL Players Association, the Living Heart Foundation, and Covidien Inc.

Honorary Member, Spanish Obesity Surgery Society (SECO), April 2012

Inaugural Class of Researchers for the Academy of Medical Device Innovators, Univ. of MN, April 12, 2012

Honorary Member, Brazilian Society for Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Diseases, 2010

Honorary Member, Japan Society for Treatment of Obesity, July 10, 2009

Honorary Member, Austrian Society for Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disease, 2009

Honored with a plaque on the University of Minnesota’s Wall of Discovery on the Scholars Walk, 2006

Univ. of Minnesota, Department of Surgery’s Wangensteen Award for Excellence in Teaching, 2002
Feeman WE Jr, Williams SE, Buchwald H. The Program on the Surgical Control of the Hyperlipidemias (POSCH) and the lipid regulatory hypothesis. J Clin Lipidol, submitted 2013.

Barnes M, Buchwald H, Jessurun J, Menk J, Ikramuddin S, Stewart C. Histologic stage of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease in medically complicated obesity: does obstructive sleep apnea play a role? Submitted to Clin Gastroent Hepatol, 2013.

Scibora LM, Buchwald H, Petit MA, Hughes J, Ikramuddin S. Bone strength is preserved following bariatric surgery. Obes Surg, online prior to print, 01 July 2014. doi: 10.1007/s11695-014-1341-8

Buchwald H, Buchwald JN, McGlennon TW. Systematic review and meta-analysis of medium-term outcomes after banded Roux-en-Y gastric bypass. Obes Surg, online prior to print, 08 July 2014.
doi: 10.1007/s11695-014-1311-1

Buchwald H. The evolution of metabolic/bariatric surgery. Obes Surg, online prior to print, 10 July 2014. doi: 10.1007/s11695-014-1354-3

Buchwald H, Menchaca HJ, Michalek VN, Bertin Suguitani NT. Ileal effect on blood glucose, HgbA1c and GLP-1 in Gato-Kakizaki rats. Obes Surg, online prior to print, 08 June 2014.
doi: 10.1007/s11695-014-1307-x

Buchwald H, Roberts AJ. The HOPE (Heart, Obesity, Prevention, Education) Program for former NFL players. Surg Obes Relat Dis, online prior to print, Mar 1, 2014.

Buchwald H, Dorman RB, Rasmus NF, Michalek VN, Landvik NM, Ikramuddin S. Effects on GLP-1, PYY, and leptin by direct stimulation of terminal ileum and cecum in humans: Implications for ileal transposition. Surg Obes Relat Dis, online prior to print, Feb 19, 2014.

Al-Nowaylati AR, al-Haddad BJS, Dorman RB, Lake JR, Chinnakolta S, Sampson BK, Ikramuddin S, Buchwald H, Leslie DB. Gastric bypass post liver transplant. Liver Transpl 2013, 19(12):1324-9. doi: 10.1002/lt.23734. Epub 2013 Oct 21

Oura M, Menchaca HJ, Erdman AG, Buchwald H. Surgical access system for frugal bariatric surgery. ASME Journal of Medical Devices 2013; 7(2):020947 (June 21 2013); doi: 10.1115/1.4024792.

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