Daniel M. Herron

Mount Sinai Medical Center, USA

Daniel M. Herron works as the Chief of the Section of Bariatric Surgery and as a Director at the Mount Sinai Program for Surgical Weight Loss. He serves as an Associate Professor of Surgery at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York, and he runs the Clinical Fellowship in Laparoscopic Surgery. He has published extensively on both laparoscopic and bariatric surgery and serves on the editorial boards of Obesity Surgery, Journal of Laparoendoscopic and Advanced Surgical Techniques, and Annals of Surgical Research. He has served as an Editor of the Technology Column of Surgical Endoscopy and as a Frequent Reviewer for Obesity Surgery and Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases. After receiving his undergraduate degree from Harvard College in 1987 and his medical degree from the University of Pennsylvania in 1992, he completed a residency in general surgery at Tufts University. He additionally completed a Research Fellowship in general surgery at Tufts and a Clinical Fellowship in laparoscopic surgery in Portland. He is an Active Leader in the field of minimally invasive surgery and serves as the Second Vice President of the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES), the largest general surgery organization in the USA. Additionally, he sits on SAGES Board of Governors and on its Executive Council. He recently completed two years of service on the Board of Directors and as the Treasurer of the Fellowship Council, the organization that certifies laparoscopic and bariatric fellowship programs in the USA. He is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and a Member of the American Society for Bariatric Surgery and serves as a Committee Member in both organizations. He has maintained a longstanding interest in surgical devices and information technology, and he chairs the SAGES Emerging Technology Forum and sits on the Informatics Committee and the Video Education Committee of the American College of Surgeons.

Biography Updated on 14 March 2014

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