The El Paso Physician

Awards

Providence Memorial Hospital Physician of the Month

Providence Memorial Hospital Physician of the Month Providence Memorial Hospital Physician of the Month, Team Photo

Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons

El Paso Bariatric award at the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons

Benjamin Clapp, MD FACS received an award for "Best Video for General Surgery" at the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons in Boston.

El Paso Bariatric award at the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons

Benjamin Clapp, MD FACS also received an honorable mention for a scientific paper at the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons in Boston. The paper is about ulcer formation after gastric bypasses, a procedure we specialize in here at El Paso Bariatric Surgery.

Research and Publications

el paso bariatric surgeon Dr. Benjamin Clapp
“Marginal Ulcer After Gastric Bypass: Early or Late Complication?”
Benjamin Clapp MD
Abstract accepted at the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons, Boston, MA, Sept 2016.

“Laparoscopic Revision of Transoral Incisionless Fundoplication to Nissen Fundoplication”
Azam Farukhi MD, Benjamin Clapp MD, Brian Davis MD.
Poster presentation at Southeastern Surgical Congress, Atlanta, GA Feb 2016

“Bariatric Surgery and Pregnancy”
Benjamin Clapp MD
Presented at the Texas Association for Bariatric Surgery, San Antonio, TX, Jan 2016.

Laparoscopic Repair of an Incarcerated Paraesophageal Hernia in a Pregnant Female, A Case Report
Matthew Wynn MS3, Colin Martyn MD, Benjamin Clapp MD FACS, Alan Tyroch MD FACS
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“Laparoscopic Gastric Plication: Worse case scenario.”
Benjamin Clapp MD, Azam Faruhki MD
Presented at the Texas Association for Bariatric Surgery, San Antonio, TX, Jan 2016.

“Laparoscopic management of perforated gallbladder after displacement of percutaneous cholecystostomy tube”
Benjamin Clapp MD
Video abstract submitted to the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons, Boston, MA, Sept 2016.

“Management of hiatal hernia after gastric bypass with a bioabsorbable mesh”
Benjamin Clapp MD
Video abstract accepted at the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons, Boston, MA, Sept 2016.

“Gastric sleeve gone wrong: how do I get out of this?”
Clapp B, Farukhi A, Flores J
Video abstract presented to the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons, Boston, MA, Mar 2016.

“Treatment of biliary disease with transgastric ERCP after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass”
Clapp B, Farukhi A.
Poster presentation at the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons, Boston, MA, Mar 2016.

“Diagnostic utility of CT scans in detecting internal hernias after laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass”
Clapp B, Farukhi A.
Poster presentation to the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons, Boston, MA, Mar 2016.

“Laparoscopic resection of and epiphrenic diverticulum”
Benjamin Clapp MD
Video presentation at the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons, New York, NY, Sept 2015.

“Laparoscopic Management of a Large Type IV Paraesophageal Hernia”
Benjamin Clapp MD
Video presentation at the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons, New York, NY, Sept 2015.

“TAPP conquers all”
Benjamin Clapp MD
Video presentation at the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons, New York, NY, Sept 2015.

“Stricture rates after Gastric Bypass with a Hand Sewn Anastomosis”
Benjamin Clapp MD, Javier Flores
Bariatric Surgical Practice and Patient Care. 2015, 10(4): 165-168. doi:10.1089/bari.2015.0028.

“Bariatric Surgery and Pregnancy”
Presented to the 35th Annual Medical Education Congress of the Southwest Association of Hispanic American Physicians, El Paso, TX, Nov 2014.

"Small Bowel Obstruction After Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass with Nonclosure of Mesenteric Defects."
Benjamin Clapp MD
Journal of the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons. 2015;19(1):e2014.00257. doi:10.4293/JSLS.2014.00257

“Leak Rates after Conversion of Lap Bands to Sleeve Gastrectomies or Gastric Bypass: A review of the literature”
Benjamin Clapp MD
Scientific presentation at the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons, Las Vegas, NV, Sept 2014.

“Ischemic Colitis after a Laparoscopic Nephrectomy: a rare complication”
Benjamin Clapp MD, Micheal Bagg MD
Poster presentation at the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons, Las Vegas, NV, Sept 2014.

“Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass in a Patient with Malrotation”
Benjamin Clapp MD
Video presentation at the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons, Las Vegas, NV, Sept 2014.

“Laparoscopic Management of Perforated Gastric Ulcers after Gastric Bypass with a combined Laparoscopic-Endoscopic Technique”
Benjamin Clapp MD
Video presented at the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons, Salt Lake City, UT, Apr 2014.

“Disruption of a Gastric Plication leading to Fetal Loss”
Benjamin Clapp MD
Video presentation at the American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress, Washington DC, Oct 2013.

"Histopathologic Changes in the Resected Specimens of Sleeve Gastrectomies."
Benjamin Clapp MD
Journal of the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons. 2015 Jan-Mar; 19(1): e2013.00259. doi: 10.4293/JSLS.2013.00259

“General Surgery Coverage of Bariatric Emergencies”
Benjamin Clapp MD
Presented at the Texas Association for Bariatric Surgery, Dallas, TX, Jan 2013.

"Prosthetic Bioabsorbable Mesh for Hiatal Hernia Repair during Sleeve Gastrectomy."
Benjamin Clapp MD
Journal of the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons 2013;17:641-644.

“Is Ursodiol necessary after sleeve gastrectomy”
Benjamin Clapp MD
Oral Presentation at the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons, Boston, MA, Sept 2012.

"Anatomic Landmarks in the Sleeve Gastrectomy."
Benjamin Clapp MD
Journal of the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons 2013;17(3): 388-389.

“Management of Sleeve Gastrectomy Complications”
Benjamin Clapp MD
Invited Panelist at the Texas Association for Bariatric Surgery, Austin, TX, Jan 2012.

"Small Bowel Obstruction after FloSeal Use."
Benjamin Clapp MD, Antonio Santillan MD
Journal of the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons, 2011;15(3): 361-364.

“Bariatric Medical Tourism: Are we ready for the complications?”
Benjamin Clapp MD
Oral Presentation at the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons, New York, NY, Sept 2010.

“Single Incision Laparoscopic Appendectomy is Feasible and Cost Effective Using Off the Shelf Instruments”
Benjamin Clapp MD
Oral Presentation at the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons, New York, NY, Sept 2010.

"Significant pediatric morbidity and mortality from intracranial ballistic injuries caused by nonpowder gunshot wounds."
A case series. O’Neill PJ, Lumpkin MF, Clapp B, Kopelman TR et al. Pediatric Neurosurgery. 2009;45(3): 205-9.

“Chronic Biloma Ten Years after Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy”
Benjamin Clapp MD
Video Presentation at the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons, Chicago, IL, Sept 2008

"Superior Mesenteric Artery Syndrome after Gastric Bypass."
Benjamin Clapp MD, Bruce Applebaum MD
Journal of the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons 2010; 14(1): 143-146.

"Laparoscopic Management of Small Bowel Intussception in a 16 Year Old with Peutz-Jeghers Syndrome"
Benjamin Clapp MD, Angel Morales MD
Journal of the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons. 2008; 12(3): 332-335.

“Decreased visceral adipose tissue nine months after bariatric surgery is associated with dramatic changes in metabolic gene expression”
Joshua G Leichman MD, Terry King PhD, Snehal Mehta MD, Benjamin Clapp MD, Sherman Yu MD, Terry Scarborough MD, Erik B Wilson, MD, Heinrich Taegtmeyer, MD DPhil
Abstract at the American Society of Bariatric Surgeons at San Diego, CA, July 2007.

“Laparoscopic Spleen Preserving Distal Pancreatectomy after Gastric Bypass for Nesidioblastosis”
Benjamin Clapp MD, Sherman Yu MD, Erik Wilson MD, Terry Scarborough MD
Poster presented to the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons, Las Vegas NV, Apr 2007.

“Laparoscopic Revisional Bariatric Surgery”
Harvinderpal Singh MD, Benjamin Clapp MD, Michael Kia DO, Steven Glorsky MD, Hardar Spivak MD, Terry Scarborough MD, Sherman Yu, MD, Erik Wilson MD.
Abstract and oral presentation at the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons, Las Vegas, NV, April 2007.

“Has the Management of Gallstone Ileus Changed in the Laparoscopic Era?”
Benjamin Clapp MD, Lizbeth Alarcon-Bernes MD, Morris Franklin MD
Poster presented to the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons, Las Vegas, NV, Apr 2007.

"Endoscopic Findings and Treatments of Retained Foreign Bodies after Gastric Bypass."
Benjamin Clapp MD, Sherman Yu MD, Erik Wilson MD, Terry Scarborough MD
Surgical Endoscopy 2007; 21(7): 1216-1220.

"Patient Comprehension and Recall after Laparoscopic Appendectomy."
Benjamin Clapp MD, Marcia Plett PA-C, Andrew Kassir, MD
Journal of the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons 2007; 11(2): 242-245.

"Preoperative Upper Endoscopy is Useful Prior to Revisional Bariatric Surgery."
Benjamin Clapp MD, Sherman Yu MD, Erik Wilson MD, Terry Scarborough MD
Journal of the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons 2007; 11(1): 94-97.

"Robotic Assistance provides excellent outcomes during the learning curve for laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass: results from 100 robotic assisted gastric bypasses."
Sherman Yu MD, Benjamin Clapp MD, William Albrecht BS, Micheal Lee BS, Terry Scarborough MD, Erik Wilson MD
American Journal of Surgery 2006; 192: 746-749.

“Laparoscopic Revision of a Non-Adjustable Gastric Band to a Roux-n-Y Gastric Bypass”
Benjamin Clapp MD, Sherman Yu MD, Erik Wilson MD, Terry Scarborough MD
Video shown at the American College of Surgeons in Chicago, IL, October 2006.

“The Four Arm Robotic Assisted Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass”
Benjamin Clapp MD, Sherman Yu MD, Erik Wilson MD, Terry Scarborough MD
Video shown at the 10th World Congress of Endoscopic Surgery in Berlin, Germany, September 2006.

“Pediatric Deaths from BB and Pellet Guns”
Mary Lumpkin MD, Benjamin Clapp MD, Tammy Kopelman MD, Marc Matthews MD, Dan Caruso MD, PJ O’Neill Phd MD
Oral Presentation at Southwest Surgical Congress, Palm Springs, CA. Mar 2007.

“Four Arm Robotic Gastric Bypass: A new technique”
Benjamin Clapp MD, Sherman Yu MD, Erik Wilson MD, Terry Scarborough MD
Presented at Minimally Invasive Robotic Association First Annual Conference, Innsbruck, Austria Dec 2005

“Bariatric Surgery Improves Glucose Metabolism and Leads to Favorable Changes in Left Ventricular Geometry in the Clinically Severe Obese.”
Joshua G Leichman MD, David Aguilar MD, Carol Wolin-Riklin RN, Dena White BA, Sherman Yu MD, Benjamin Clapp MD, Terry Scarborough MD, Erik B Wilson, MD, and Heinrich Taegtmeyer, MD DPhil
Abstract, American Heart Association, May 2006.

“Robotic Surgery”
Presented to the 27th Annual Medical Education Congress of the Southwest Association of Hispanic American Physicians, El Paso, TX, Nov 2006.