The King of Malaysia recently celebrated the successful completion of the first two cases of severe obesity surgery with surgeons and businessmen from South Florida. Dr. Norman Samuels, pioneer in obesity surgery and Dr. Paul Wizman, specialist in laparoscopic surgery worked with KPJ Hospitals in Asia to train Malaysian surgeons in obesity surgery. The deal was put together by Bernhard Schutte, CEO of Advanced Surgical Training and Chairman and Chief Negotiator of EBM.
Schutte of Broward County, a specialist in international business and his team worked for two years to establish a Center for Severe Obesity. This marks a new chapter in Malaysian medical history, Schutte predicted.
Left to right: Dr. Norman Samuels, Dr. Paul Wizman, King of Malaysia His Majesty
Tuanku Syed Sirajuddin (seated in front), Dato’ Dr. Haron Ahmad, Mr. Bernhard Schutte