As of October 5, 2015, Dr. Steven Fowler has received a special designation as a Fellow of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery from the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS).More
The American Diabetes Association and the American Heart Association have recently released a revised joint scientific statement outlining best practices to reduce cardiovascular risk in adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM), published in both Diabetes Care and Circulation. The statement acknowledges that bariatric surgery is the most effective treatment for attaining significant and durable weight loss in severely obese patients,” and that bariatric/metabolic surgery is increasingly accepted as resulting in remission from T2DM.More
The Aloha Surgery office in downtown Honolulu will have limited hours starting mid October because of Megan’s maternity leave. Please bare with us for the next couple months with Megan’s absence and welcome our two new medical assistances Susan and Danielle who will be filling in.
New Office Hours:
Mondays: 9:00 am to 4:00 pm (closed for lunch 12:00-1:00 pm)
Tuesdays: 9:00 am to 2:00 pm (closed for lunch 12:00-1:00 pm)
Thursdays: 9:00 am to 4:00 pm (closed for lunch 12:00-1:00 pm)
Fridays: Open for Smartlipo, appointments onlyMore
From a recent article in BariatricNews.net High Rate of Asian-American Diabetics Are Undiagnosed, more than half of Asian Americans and nearly half of Hispanic Americans with diabetes are undiagnosed according to researchers from the National Institutes of Health and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.More
On July 14, 2015 Dr. Steven Fowler and Castle Medical Center were featured on KHON’s Living 808 morning news show Living Healthy concerning Bariatric Surgery and Obesity.
A video story on our patient Josh Hamilton was aired and then Dr. Fowler was interviewed by Trini Kaopuiki. The six minute television segment was very informative and inspiring to anyone thinking about having bariatric surgery. Dr. Fowler’s overall message in the interview was bariatric surgery is used as a tool in conjunction with a lifestyle change that will result in improved health.More