Bariatric surgeon Dr Henry Buchwald has been award an honorary FRCS (Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons) in recognition of his surgical work.
Dr Buchwald, who practices in the US, has been a leader in bariatric surgery for 40 years and has served as President of the American Society of Bariatric Surgery and International Federation of Surgery for Obesity.
BOMSS President Mr Richard Welbourn said: “This is a well-deserved honour for Dr Buchwald. He has made a tremendous contribution to bariatric surgery over several decades.”
Professor Alberic Fiennes, past president of BOMSS, and BOMSS council member Mr Kesava Mannur are pictured with Dr Buchwald (centre) at a dinner to mark his achievements.