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Philip Schauer, MD, General Surgery, Baton Rouge, LA

PhilipRSchauerMD

General Surgery Baton Rouge, LA

Bariatric Surgery, Minimally Invasive Surgery

Professor of Metabolic Surgery, Pennington Biomedical Research Center of Louisiana State University, Director Bariatric and Metabolic Institute; Professor of Surgery Louisiana State University Health Science Center, New Orleans, President, SE Healthcare Quality Consulting LLC; President, Physician Reviews of Surgery, LLC

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  • Office

    Pennington Biomedical Research Center
    6400 Perkins Road
    Baton Rouge, LA 70808
    Phone(225) 763-2833
    Fax(225) 763-2525
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Summary

  • Dr. Philip Schauer is the Mary Kay and Terrell Brown / Harris J. Chustz endowed Professor of Metabolic Surgery at Pennington Biomedical Research Center of Louisiana State University. He is Director of the Bariatric and Metabolic Institute at Pennington Biomedical. He is formerly Professor of Surgery at the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine. He is past president of the American Society for Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS). He is former Chair and founder of Obesity Week (2012-present) and Co-Chair of the Diabetes Surgery Summit (2007, 2015, 2019).
    Dr. Schauer's clinical and research interests include obesity, diabetes and metabolic surgery. He has performed more than 8000 operations for severe obesity and diabetes.
    He has authored more than 350 scientific papers, 60 textbook chapters, and 3 textbooks related to obesity, bariatric/metabolic surgery and gastrointestinal surgery with more than 20,000 citations. He is principal investigator of the STAMPEDE trail comparing medical and surgical treatment of diabetes published in New England Journal of Medicine (2012, 2014, 2017) with more than 3500 citations and numerous awards from American Heart Association, American College of Cardiology, NIH and Wall Street Journal. He has been principal investigator on 3 NIH funded studies evaluating surgical treatment of diabetes and obesity. He has been a member of the editorial board of the International Journal of Obesity, Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases and Obesity Surgery as well as 3 other scientific journals. He has been an invited speaker for more than 200 international lectures on the subject of metabolic surgery. He is founder of the Minimally Invasive Surgery Symposium (MISS) now in its 21th year. He has trained more than 100 surgical fellows. He is the recipient of the Cleveland Clinic 2015 Sones Award – highest honor for scientific innovation at the Cleveland Clinic. He is the recipient of the SAGES Pioneer in Surgical Endoscopy Award 2018.
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    State of the Clinic 2015: Sones Award

    For his work with bariatric surgery and diabetes, among many other achievements, the 2015 Sones award goes to Dr. Philip Schauer.

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Education & Training

  • Duke University Hospital
    Duke University HospitalFellowship, Minimally Invasive Surgery - Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery, 1993 - 1994
  • University of Texas Health Science Center - San Antonio
    University of Texas Health Science Center - San AntonioResidency, General Surgery, 1986 - 1993
  • Baylor College of Medicine
    Baylor College of MedicineClass of 1986

Certifications & Licensure

  • LA State Medical License
    LA State Medical License 2020 - 2022
  • FL State Medical License
    FL State Medical License 2014 - 2016
  • OH State Medical License
    OH State Medical License 2005 - 2022
  • PA State Medical License
    PA State Medical License 1995 - 2016
  • NC State Medical License
    NC State Medical License 1994 - 2004
  • TX State Medical License
    TX State Medical License 1987 - 2021
  • American Board of Surgery Surgery

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Fellow American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, 2019
  • America's Top Doctors Castle Connolly, 2010-2014
  • CMS Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification EpicCare Ambulatory EMR, Epic Systems Corporation, 2011, 2013
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Clinical Trials

Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Journal Articles

  • Bariatric Surgery in Patients with Interstitial Lung Disease  
    Leslie Tolle, Ali Aminian, Gautam Sharma, Stacy A Brethauer, Philip R Schauer, Surgical Endoscopy
  • Effect of Revisional Bariatric Surgery on Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus  
    Stacy A Brethauer, Philip R Schauer, Monique Hassan, Ali Aminian, Surgical Endoscopy
  • Long-Term Impact of Bariatric Surgery in Diabetic Nephropathy  
    Stacy A Brethauer, Philip R Schauer, Ali Aminian, Surgical Endoscopy
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Lectures

  • Prevention Is Better Than Cure: The Next Frontier for Bariatric Surgery? 
    Cleveland, OH - 6/14/2014

Press Mentions

  • ASMBS Annual Meeting at ObesityWeek 2019
    ASMBS Annual Meeting at ObesityWeek 2019December 1st, 2019
  • The 2019 Minimally Invasive Surgery Symposium (MISS) Highlights
    The 2019 Minimally Invasive Surgery Symposium (MISS) HighlightsSeptember 1st, 2019
  • Experts Convene at WCITD 2019 to Discuss Metabolic Surgery in T2D
    Experts Convene at WCITD 2019 to Discuss Metabolic Surgery in T2DApril 10th, 2019
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Grant Support

  • Effect Of Bariatric Surgery On Mechanisms Of Type 2 Diabetes: The B2d TrialNational Institute Of Diabetes And Digestive And Kidney Diseases2010–2011
  • The Effects Of Bariatric Surgery On Pro-Inflammatory And Anti-Inflammatory MENational Center For Research Resources2007
  • Effect Of Bariatric Surgery On Insulin Resistance &CvdNational Institute Of Diabetes And Digestive And Kidney Diseases2003

Professional Memberships