Scientific Advisory Board

Ricardo Cohen, MD

David Cummings

Bariatric / Metabolic Surgeon, Sao Paulo, Brazil

Dr. Cohen is the director for the Center for Obesity and Diabetes at the Oswaldo Cruz German Hospital located in São Paulo, Brazil. Dr. Cohen is also the former president of the Brazilian Society of Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery, and is the current president of the International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders (IFSO), Latin America Chapter.

Dr. Cohen has been the primary investigator (PI) for 15 studies, including two EndoBarrier studies. He has published more than 150 papers and is considered a leader in the field of surgery for patients with type 2 diabetes and non-severe obesity.

“GI Dynamics with EndoBarrier has produced an excellent adjuvant tool to achieve diabetes control,” said Dr. Cohen. “I look forward to helping GI Dynamics continue to develop EndoBarrier to provide a safe and effective device in a treatment area that is growing rapidly”

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