Heller vs POEM declared a tie! Click here if you missed the match!

Great discussion between Dr Santiago Horgan and Dr Ken Chang on robotic Heller vs POEM. Click here to watch!

Heller vs POEM Saturday July 25th 7am PDT, 8am MDT, 9am CDT, 10am EDT

Don’t miss the showdown between Dr Santiago Horgan and Dr Ken Chang Saturday July 25th. 7am PST, 8am MST, 9am CST, 10am EST. Click here to watch live.

Flexible Endoscopy Guideline Development

SAGES is launching a multi-society program to develop guidelines in foregut. This will start with guidelines in flexible endoscopy. AFS has been asked to participate and we are looking for volunteers- a surgeon and a GI that can participate in the creation of the guidelines. Please email if you are interested in participating. Respond soon- […]


The Annual Meeting schedule for this September 25th-26th WILL GO ON, though we won’t all be gathering in San Francisco as we hoped.  These unprecedented circumstances have challenged us all, and when life hands you lemons… you make delicious lemonade. So we have started from scratch redesigning a conference to engage you – to help shape your society, […]

Link to watch Barretts Webinar

If you missed the webinar on detection of dysplastic Barretts, click here to watch the recording.

Our next webinar June 24th: Detection of dysplastic Barrett’s esophagus

Join us June 24th 5pm PST, 6pm MST, 7pm CST, 8pm EST for our next webinar: detection of dysplastic Barretts esophagus. Click here to join.

If you missed Dr Katz’s webinar

Thank you Dr Katz for a great presentation on medically refractory reflux! If you missed it, click here. Next webinar June 24th: Mike Smith MD, Tripp Buckley MD, Dan Lister MD will present on diagnosis of dysplastic Barrett’s.

AFS monthly Webinar, Wed May 27th: Dr Phil Katz on PPI refractory GERD

Wednesday May 27th 5pm PST/6pm MST/7pm CST/8pm EST Dr Katz will discuss new data regarding the surgical, endoscopic, and medical therapy of PPI refractory GERD and a comprehensive approach to evaluation and management of these complex patients. To join, click here.

If you missed Dr Lipham’s webinar, you can see it here

If you missed Dr Lipham’s webinar, you can watch it here.

TODAY: 4/29/20 5pm PST; 8PM EST Dr John Lipham presents on The Reflux Barrier

Topic: The Reflux Barrier Time: Apr 29, 2020 06:00 PM Mountain Time (US and Canada); 8:00PM EST Join Zoom Meeting