Dr. Elizabeth A. Dovec, MD, FACS
Medical Director - GBMC Comprehesive Obesity Management Program Bariatrics & Advanced Laparoscopic Surgeon, Greater Baltimore Medical Center, Towson, Maryland
Elizabeth A. Dovec, MD, FACS joined GBMC’s Comprehensive Obesity Management (COMP) Program from Vanderbilt University’s Advanced Laparoscopic and Bariatric Surgery Fellowship Program.
She rose internally to become the Medical Director of COMP. A Board Certified General Surgeon and Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, she completed her residency at Allegheny General Hospital and earned her medical degree at Marshall University.
Active in multiple professional societies, including the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS), Dr. Dovec remains committed to educating, improving, and expanding on the field of weight loss surgery. She has presented at numerous regional, national, and international conferences and authored abstracts, peer-reviewed publications, and a laparoscopic gastric bypass operative technique book chapter.
Roundtable discussion on health economics with surgeons, nurse team leads, and administrators
It takes a cross-functional team to change the efficiency in the operating room and reduce potential costly bleeding incidents
Sleeve gastrectomy challenges and the role of buttressing
Drs. Nagle, You, and Dovec discuss challenging bariatric cases where sleeve gastrectomy requires buttressing material for optimal patient outcomes. Efficiencies in bariatric surgery are also addressed by the panel of doctors.
NOTE: THIS SITE IS INTENDED FOR U.S. HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONALS