Childhood obesity – surgical management: webinar

Dr Ashish Desai and Dr Simon Chapman present a framework to assess and manage the young person with obesity, including detailed review of bariatric surgery in young people, focusing on efficacy and safety.
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Webinar outline

  • The endocrine basis for bariatric surgery
  • Bariatric surgery in children
  • Psychologically fit for surgery

Learning outcomes

  • Discuss the justification for bariatric surgery in young people
  • Discuss the endocrine basis for bariatric surgery
  • Discuss multidisciplinary case selection for bariatric surgery in young people
  • Present the surgical management and outcomes in young people


  • Dr Ashish Desai, Consultant Paediatric Surgeon, Royal London Hospital
  • Dr Simon Chapman, Consultant Paediatrician, King’s College Hospital


The target audience for this webinar is:

  • General paediatricians
  • Paediatric trainees
  • Community paediatricians
  • Paediatric endocrionologists
  • Midwives and Health Visitors
  • GPs and GP trainees
  • Public nealth doctors 
  • Dietitians
  • Pharmacists
  • Paediatric surgeons 
  • Bariatric surgeons

Novo Nordisk has provided a grant to the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health to support the creation, development and delivery of this webinar. Novo Nordisk has had no influence over the webinar's content and full editorial control remains the responsibility of the RCPCH