Preparing Patients for Bariatric Surgery

Timothy Harlan, MD, discusses 8 modalities for weight loss, including bariatric surgery, and what primary care physicians need to know when preparing bariatric surgery candidates for their procedure. 

Timothy S. Harlan, MD, is a board-certified internist and professional chef who translates the Mediterranean diet for the American kitchen with familiar, healthy recipes. He is an assistant dean for clinical services, executive director of The Goldring Center for Culinary Medicine, associate professor of medicine at Tulane University in New Orleans, and faculty chair of the Certified Culinary Medicine Specialist program.