The Author

Michael Jay Nusbaum, MD, FACS, FASMBSMichael Jay Nusbaum, MD, FACS, FASMBS was born in Livingston, NJ.  He attended Washington and Jefferson College for his undergraduate studies where he received a BA in Chemistry. He then attended Rutgers Medical School and entered into the fi eld of surgery training at: Saint Barnabas Medical Center, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and UMDNJ. He is an accomplished academic author with numerous academic publications and recently released a textbook, with two others, entitled, “Metabolic Medicine and Surgery” through CRC Press. He is currently the Chief of Bariatric Surgery at Morristown Medical Center, Director of Bariatric Services for Atlantic Health and the Surgical Director of the Metabolic Medicine and Weight Control Center for Atlantic Health. He has served as part of President Obama’s Patient Access Summit held at the White House. He holds numerous patents and has both started and sold several tech companies. He has extensively studied African American History and is both politically and socially active for civil rights. He currently resides in NJ with his wife and three children.