Please join us in a very special session, featuring Harvey J. Sugerman, MD as our honored Mason Lecturer and ASMBS President Dr. Samer Mattar. ASMBS will have an opportunity to formally welcome our upcoming president, Eric DeMaria, MD, FASMBS. The Presidential Address is a chance to honor the work done by ASMBS over the past year and outline a vision for moving forward.

ASMBS Mason Lecturer

Wednesday, Novebmer 14, 10:30 AM

Harvey J. Sugerman, M.D.

Emeritus Professor of Surgery, Virginia Commonwealth University

Harvey J. Sugerman, M.D. is Emeritus Professor of Surgery, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia.

He received his medical degree from Thomas Jefferson University School of Medicine in 1966, served as a Medical Intern and then Surgical Resident at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, which he completed in 1973. He was a Lieutenant Colonel in the U.S. Army. After the Army he spent two years in private practice in Allentown, Pa. and then joined the Medical College of Virginia faculty, where he remained for 28 years, and became the David Hume Professor of Surgery, Chairman of the General and Trauma Surgery Division and Interim Chair of the Department of Surgery. Dr. Sugerman retired from clinical practice in December, 2003.

He has published over 240 manuscripts in peer-reviewed journals, 20 books and 55 book chapters. He was President of the Western Trauma Association and the American Society for Metabolic and Surgery. He received a “Lifetime Achievement Award” in 2010 from the ASMBS. He has been the Editor-in-Chief of Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases and now shares this roll with Raul Rosenthal.