With more than 180,000 Americans undergoing bariatric or weight loss surgery each year, the field is focused on improving quality of the procedure. John Morton, MD, director of bariatric surgery at Stanford University, will speak on the subject as part of the SSAT/SAGES Luncheon Symposium: Quality Indicators: Defining It Before Someone Else Does It For Us, taking place on Tuesday from noon to 3 p.m. CT in room S504BCD.

Listen below as Dr. Morton highlights improvements and advances in the field.