Press Kit

ASMBS members and leadership are at the forefront of the development of bariatric surgery procedures, research, and the disease of obesity. We encourage those writing or considering writing stories on these topics to use our fact sheets and contact our society with any questions.

Reporters in need of additional information or to speak to an ASMBS expert on any topic related to obesity and metabolic and bariatric surgery, please email with your request, and we will respond in less than 24 hours. If your request is urgent, please indicate your deadline, and we will respond accordingly.

ASMBS can also be found on Facebook, X (formerly Twitter), Instagram, LinkedIn, and YouTube. We welcome the press to join our networks and learn more about current happenings in the field of metabolic and bariatric surgery.


Fact Sheets

These fact sheets have been designed to help media outlets better understand ASMBS, metabolic and bariatric surgery, and the disease of obesity.