2221 Stockton Blvd., Suite Suite E
Sacramento, CA 95817
Charleston, South Carolina
University of South Carolina
Columbia, South Carolina
Charleston , South Carolina
Charleston, South Carolina
Advanaced Minimally Invasive and Bariatric Surgery
American Medical Association
American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery
Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons
Honors and Awards:
Fellow, American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, 2008-2012
Fellow, American College of Surgeons, 2005-2012
Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence, 2005-2012
Select Recent Publications:
Wu JN, Craig J, Chamie K, Asplin J, Ali MR, Low RK. Urolithiasis risk factors in the bariatric population undergoing gastric bypass surgery. Surg Obes Relat Dis. 2011 Sep 21.
Rasmussen JJ, Fuller WD, Ali MR. Sleep apnea syndrome is significantly underdiagnosed in bariatric surgical patients. Surg Obes Relat Dis. 2011 Jul 24.
Hamdallah IN, Shamseddeen HN, Getty JL, Smith W, Ali MR. Greater than expected prevalence of pseudotumor cerebri: a prospective study. Surg Obes Relat Dis. 2011 Dec 10.
Shamseddeen H, Getty JZ, Hamdallah IN, Ali MR. Epidemiology and economic impact of obesity and type 2 diabetes. Surg Clin North Am. 2011 Dec;91(6):1163-72, vii. Epub 2011 Oct 2. Review.
Krispel CM, Keltner JL, Smith W, Chu DG, Ali MR. Undiagnosed papilledema in a morbidly obese patient population: a prospective study. J Neuroophthalmol. 2011 Dec;31(4):310-5.
Asztalos BF, Swarbrick MM, Schaefer EJ, Dallal GE, Horvath KV, Ai M, Stanhope KL, Austrheim-Smith I, Wolfe BM, Ali M, Havel PJ. Effects of weight loss, induced by gastric bypass surgery, on HDL remodeling in obese women. J Lipid Res. 2010 Aug;51(8):2405-12.
Ali MR, Tichansky DS, Kothari SN, McBride CL, Fernandez AZ Jr, Sugerman HJ, Kellum JM, Wolfe LG, DeMaria EJ. Validation that a 1-year fellowship in minimally invasive and bariatric surgery can eliminate the learning curve for laparoscopic gastric bypass. Surg Endosc. 2010 Jan;24(1):138-44. Epub 2009 Jun 11.
Medici V, Ali MR, Seo S, Aoki CA, Rossaro L, Kim K, Fuller WD, Vidovszky TJ, Smith W, Jiang JX, Maganti K, Havel PJ, Kamboj A, Ramsamooj R, Török NJ. Increased soluble leptin receptor levels in morbidly obese patients with insulin resistance and nonalcoholic fatty liver disease. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2010 Dec;18(12):2268-73. Epub 2010 May 6.
Ali MR, Fuller WD, Rasmussen J. Detailed description of early response of metabolic syndrome after laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass. Surg Obes Relat Dis. 2009 May-Jun;5(3):346-51. Epub 2008 Nov 21.
Ali MR, Rasmussen JJ, Monash JB, Fuller WD. Depression is associated with increased severity of co-morbidities in bariatric surgical candidates. Surg Obes Relat Dis. 2009 Sep-Oct;5(5):559-64. Epub 2008 Nov 21.