ReShape Announces: Dr. Jaime Ponce Performs First ReShape Procedure in USA

SAN CLEMENTE, Calif., Sept. 2, 2015 - ReShape Medical® today announced that the first commercial U.S. patient has received the ReShape™ Integrated Dual Balloon System following its approval by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in July.  ReShape provides a new option for adults with a BMI of 30-40 and a related health condition who haven't [...]

By | 2016-11-09T17:41:56+00:00 September 2nd, 2015|Obesity, Our Team|0 Comments

Dr Ponce Finishes Term as President

Did you know that for the past 17 months, Dr Ponce has served as the 27th President of the American Society for Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery? In addition to treating patients, he has led the largest society for metabolic and bariatric surgery in the world. Last week in Atlanta, GA Dr Ponce gave his Presidential [...]

By | 2016-11-09T17:41:57+00:00 November 16th, 2013|Our Team|0 Comments

Dr Ponce at Spring ASMBS Event

The American Society for Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery’ s (ASMBS) Spring Educational Event was held May 30-June 2, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana. Dr. Jaime Ponce, Chattanooga Bariatrics surgeon and President of the ASMBS, participated in the event on several levels, including teaching colleagues from around the country the most up-to-date surgical techniques. The goal of [...]

By | 2016-11-09T17:41:57+00:00 June 7th, 2013|Our Team|0 Comments

Dr Ponce Becomes ASMBS President

Last week, Dr. Jaime Ponce attended the 29th annual Meeting of the American Society for Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) in San Diego, CA, where he officially began his term as President of the Society. The ASMBS is the largest organization for bariatric surgeons in the world. It is a non-profit organization that works to [...]

By | 2016-11-09T17:42:00+00:00 July 5th, 2012|Our Team|0 Comments

Dr Ponce Gives Presentation at National Surgery Symposium

On Friday, at the 12th Annual Minimally Invasive Surgery Symposium (MISS) in Salt Lake City, Dr. Jaime Ponce gave a presentation about expanded weight loss surgery potential. Speaking about his experience and research with the Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Band in patients with body mass index (BMI) below 35, Dr. Poncealso reviewed the findings of several [...]

By | 2016-11-09T17:42:00+00:00 March 1st, 2012|Our Team|0 Comments