The IFSO Website ( the Online Gateway to Obesity and Metabolic Disorders for Bariatric Surgery Professionals and Patients: On behalf of the IFSO Communications Committee

Obes Surg. 2015 Nov;25(11):2176-9. doi: 10.1007/s11695-015-1843-z.


The refurbished International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders (IFSO) website ( ) showcases a wealth of high-quality information for bariatric surgery professionals and patients. The website provides free online access to the organisational structure of IFSO and useful information on IFSO-endorsed congresses, symposia and courses. Online access to the journal, Obesity Surgery, and the IFSO Newsletter can also be obtained via the IFSO website. There is also easy-to-understand information on the topics of obesity and the various bariatric/metabolic surgeries for our patients.

Keywords: Bariatric; IFSO; Patient; Surgery; Website.

MeSH terms

  • Bariatric Surgery*
  • Humans
  • Internationality
  • Internet*
  • Metabolic Diseases / surgery*
  • Obesity / surgery*
  • Societies, Medical
  • Sweden