Dr Mal Fobi

Center for Surgical Treatment of Obesity
P.O. Box 4257
Palos Verdes Peninsula, CA, 90274

Fellowship:

1. American College of Surgeons, 1982
2. American Collage of Nutrition, 1987
3. International College of Surgeons, 1994
4. American Society of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition, 1999
5. American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, 2007

Medical Societies:

1. American Association for the Advancement of Science, 1999
2. American College of Clinical Nutrition, 1987-
3. American College of Surgeons, 1981-
4. American Medical Association, 1977- #03841740237
5. American Society of General Surgeons, 1981-
6. American Society of Bariatric Physicians, 1981-
7. American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, 1983-
8. American Society of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition, 1999
9. California Medical Association, 1982-
10. California Chapter American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, President, 2007- –
11. Charles R. Drew Medical Society, 1978- Lifetime Member
12. Golden State Medical Association, 1979-
13. International College of Surgeons, 1985-
14. International Federation of Surgery for Obesity, 1995-
15. Interns & Residents Association, 1974-1979
16. Jason West Medical Association, 1982 – 1987
17. Los Angeles County Medical Association, 1982-
18. Los Angeles Surgical Society, 1990-
19. National Association of Residents & Interns, 1975 – 1978
20. National Bariatric Surgery Registry, 1985-
21. National Medical Association, 1976-
22. North America Association for the Study of Obesity, 1983-
23. Phi Delta Epsilon Medical Fraternity, 1971-
24. Southwestern Surgical Association, 1989-
25. Honorary Member Brazilian Bariatric Surgery Society 2003
26. Honorary Member Obesity Surgery Society of Mexico 2002

Hospital Affiliations- Recent Past

1. Medical Director – Attending Surgeon
Center for Surgical Treatment of Obesity at St Mary Medical Center
St Mary Medical Center
Long Beach, CA 2005 – Present
2. Medical Director – Attending Surgeon
Tri City Regional Medical Center Bariatric Program
Tri-City Regional Medical Center
Hawaiian Gardens, CA 1999-Present
3. Attending Surgeon, Senior
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Los Angeles, CA 1984-Present

Positions Held-Present:

1. Board of Trustees, International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity 2010, Congress.
2. CEO Bariatec Corporation
3. Editorial Board Bariatric Surgery News
4. Editorial Board International Video Journal
5. Editorial Board Obesity Surgery Journal
6. Editorial Board, WLS Lifestyle Magazine
7. Editorial Board, Obesity Help Magazine
8. IFSO Chair, Bylaws and Constitutional Committee

Position Held – Recent Past

1. Medical Director, 1999-Present
Tri-City Regional Medical Center Bariatric Program
21520 S. Pioneer Blvd. Suite 204
Hawaiian Gardens, CA 90716
2. Medical Director, 2004-Present
Center for Surgical Treatment of Obesity at St Mary Medical Center
432 E 10th St
Long Beach, CA 90088
3. President, IFSO 2008-2009
4. President California Chapter ASMBS 2007-2009
5. President, 2005-2007.American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Foundation and 26 more

Hospital Committees-Recent Past

1. Obesity Multidisciplinary Committee-Tri-City Regional Medical Center
2. Obesity Multidisciplinary Committee- St Mary Medical Center, Long Beach CA.
3. SMMC Peer Review Committee
4. SMMC IRB Committee

Hospital Committees-Past

More than 20 Hospital committees

Research Projects Past and Present:

More than 20 Research projects on Surgical Treatment of Obesity and outcomes

Presentations

More than 450 Presentations and lectures, Local, National and International

Publications:

More than 40 publications on Obesity and Bariatric Surgery

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