Total Credits: 3.0 including 3.0 AOA Category 1-A Credit(s)
Bariatric Surgery Update
This session will explore trends, guidelines, and advantages to common and up and coming surgical interventions as well as possible complications.
Office Based Obesity Management
After this lecture, participants will be able to: 1. Identify patients in their practice that are overweight or obese. 2. Understand the malfunctional nature of obesity. 3. Create an appropriate patient-specific treatment plan for clinically significant weight loss.
Obesity Experts Treatment Panel
This session will explore 3 cases related to obesity management and treatment. Panelists include Huy Trieu, MD a bariatric surgeon and Merideth Norris, DO (sub for Patrice Lockhart, MD) who is board certified in obesity medicine, as well as addiction medicine and osteopathic family medicine.
|Panel Slides (149.1 KB)||Available after Purchase|
|Bariatric Surgery Update Slides (10.1 MB)||Available after Purchase|
|Outpatient Obesity Treatment Slides (2.8 MB)||Available after Purchase|
Dr. Lisa Lucas is a graduate of University of New England, College of Osteopathic Medicine, Class of 2009. She completed her family medicine training at UMDNJ-Centrastate (now Rutgers) in Freehold, NJ. Prior to medical school, she completed her bachelors in Chemistry at Holy Cross in Worcester, MA. After residency, Dr. Lucas worked as clinical faculty at Rutgers Family Medicine residency, UNECOM and most recently at Maine Dartmouth Family Medicine Residency Program in Augusta, ME. After the completion of a fellowship in Obesity medicine in 2019, Dr. Lucas embarked on a new chapter of her career with the opening of a direct primary care practice in Freeport, ME, with a focus on preventative health, nutrition and obesity medicine.
Dr. Lucas has no actual or apparent conflicts of interest in relation to this program.
Dr. Trieu is a surgeon who specializes in general, advanced laparoscopic and bariatric surgery. Dr. Trieu has practiced in Maine since 2006.
American College of Surgeons, American Medical Association, Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons
Dr. Trieu disclosed no financial interest, arrangement or affiliation that could be perceived as a real or apparent conflict of interest in the contact or subject of this presentation.
Dr. Merideth Norris has been working in Maine for over 15 years. Her practice scope includes Osteopathic Family Medicine and treating substance use disorder, obesity, and pain management. She has worked in emergency departments all over Maine, as well as detox facilities, inpatient treatment environments, methadone clinics, and outpatient recovery centers. Dr. Norris is the Medical Director of Enso Recovery and has a private practice. Dr. Norris is board certified in Osteopathic Family Medicine by the American Board of Osteopathic Family Medicine, in Addiction Medicine by the American Board of Addiction Medicine, and in Obesity Medicine by the American Board of Obesity Medicine.
She is frequently seen in the press advocating for available resources for people with substance use disorder and drafts large amounts of testimony to the state legislation on opioid policy and treatment access. She has been interviewed as an addiction expert on both local public radio and the national Reelz network. Recently, Dr. Norris became certified as a Ringside Physician by USA Boxing and became the medical consultant for Susan Elia MacNeal, author of the Maggie Hope detective series. Dr. Norris has three children.
Dr. Norris discloses that she has no relevant financial relationships with any organization producing, marketing, reselling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients relative to the content of her presentation.
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