IFSO 2023-08-21T13:49:15+00:00


The International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders (IFSO) is composed of 72 National Societies of Bariatric Surgeons and Integrated Health Professionals.

IFSO’s mission is to unify the global scientific, surgical and integrated health communities, for the purpose of dissemination of knowledge, collaboration and establishing universal standards of care for the treatment of individuals with adiposity-based chronic disease.

It focuses on Worldwide bariatric activities such as bariatric congresses, international meetings, coordination of scientific collaboration among various internal bariatric surgical organizations, collaboration with nationaln governmental organizations and other international organizations such as the WHO.

The current President of IFSO is Prof. Scott Shikora and the Congress President is Prof. Luigi Angrisani.



Manuela Mazzarella
IFSO Chief Operating Officer

Via Rione Sirignano, 5 – 80121 Naples, Italy
Ph: +39 081 668774
Email: secretariat@ifso.com | Website: www.ifso.com

Stefanie D’Arco
IFSO Membership and Communication Manager

Via Rione Sirignano, 5 – 80121 Naples, Italy
Ph: +39 081 668774
Email: ifso.info1@gmail.com | Website: www.ifso.com