IBC Mini Fellowship

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what is ibc mini-fellowship?

IBC Mini-Fellowship is recommended  for trained and  experienced bariatric surgeons and healthcare professionals from all over the World.

The International Bariatric Club is a group of friends -  experts and professionals interested in learning and mastering their skills. Now we offer the MINI FELLOWSHIP -  a collegial exchange of experience. We hope that skills learned from top experts will help you improving your  bariatric practice. We offer a well selected training with experienced surgeons. The opinions are those of the participating surgeons, interested in assisting each other. International Bariatric Club is not responsible for any content of the training sessions or any clinical decisions.

Successful Fellows will be decorated at the upcoming IBC World Congress at the Oxford University www.ibccongress.org

Who can apply?

1. Surgeons or other healthcare professionals working with obese patients

2. Have at least 2 years experience in bariatric surgery/medicine

3. Have a valid national medical license and board certification/eligibility

4. Willing to travel and live abroad

5. Cover all necessary expenses.

How to apply?

1. Register

Registration is necessary to initiate the process. You will need to provide information in order to proceed your application. You will receive your personal account password to log in and enter case logs and other information regarding your fellowship. We will use this information to generate your IBC Mini-Fellowship Certificate. We will charge a $100 fee once you finalize your application process. 

2. Choose the Training Center, available dates and APPLY

Please review available training centers. Pick up the one which meets your needs in terms of procedures and practices to learn. Click on Site Director photo to find our more about the trainer. Make sure the Training Center is geographically conveniently located. Check local visa and licensure requirements. 

Once you make your selection, click apply to provide your information, pick up available date and submit your application to the Program Director. It will be send directly to the Director. You should receive a response within 48 hours. 

Our Training Centers

Prof. Ariel Ortiz

Ariel Ortiz MD ®, FACS, IFASMBS


Sleeve Gastrectomy

Gastric Plication

Bariatric Tourism and Marketing

Prof. Manoel Galvao Neto



Bariatric endoscopy

Endoluminal Bariatric Procedures

Advanced Endoscopy

Prof. Chih-Kun Huang



Diabetes Surgery

Loop Gastric Bypass Variants

Reduced Port Surgery

Prof. Mario Musella



Mini-Gastric Bypass

Direct participation in procedures

Lab skills procedures on animals

Prof. K.S. Kular



Mini-Gastric Bypass

One-Anastomosis Gastric Bypass

Prof. Mohamad El Fawal



Bariatric Surgery under Block Anesthesia

Sleeve Gastrectomy

Mini-Gastric Bypass

Prof. Ali Alhamdani


London, The United Kingdom

Teaching: Sleeve Gastrectomy and Mini Gastric Bypass and Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass.

Prof. Chetan Parmar


London, the United Kingdom

Mini Gastric bypass, Sleeve gastrectomy

Bariatric endoscopy

Structured Bariatric Program, Research. 

Prof. Plamen Staikov


 Frankfurt, Germany

Teaching:  RYGB and MGB operations 

Redo-surgery for weight regain; hypoglycemia; chronic fistulas; EWL <50%; GERD; malnutrition.

Prof. Moataz Bashah


Doha, Qatar

Teaching:  Robotic revisional and primary bariatric surgery. Advanced Robotic training and simulations. Da Vinci Xi Robotic Dual Console mentoring.