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David Syn, M.D.
THE ADVANCED BARIATRIC SURGERY CENTER, P.A.
3805 22nd Place
Lubbock, TX 79410
Office: (806) 687-5670
Fax: (806) 687-5673
Email: ABSInfo@AdvancedBariatricSurgery.co
PRACTICE: CLINICAL PRACTICE IN BARIATRIC AND GENERAL SURGERY, The Advanced Bariatric Surgery Center
     Lubbock, Texas
     December 2002
EDUCATION: GENERAL SURGERY RESIDENCY, St Lukes/Roosevelt Hospital Center, University Hospital of Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
     New York, New York
     July 1996 - June 2002
  VASCULAR SURGERY RESEARCH FELLOWSHIP, St Lukes/Roosevelt Hospital Center, University Hospital of Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
     New York, New York
     July 1999 - June 2000
  M.D., State University of New York, Health Science Center at Brooklyn, College of Medicine (Downstate)
     Brooklyn, New York
     August 1992 - May 1996
  M.S., Georgetown University
     Washington D.C.
     Major: Physiology
     August 1989 - August 1990
  B.S., University of California at Riverside
     Riverside, California
     Major: Biology
     September 1985 - June 1989
RESEARCH &
PUBLICATIONS:
Columbia University, St Lukes/Roosevelt Hospital Center, Vascular Surgery Research Laboratory
     Defined the regional distribution of novel aneurysm-associated antigenic proteins.
          New York, New York
          July 1999 - July 2000
  Georgetown University, Research Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory
     Trained Cardiology Fellows in laboratory techniques in Cardiology research
          Washington D.C.
          December 1990 - August 1992
  Georgetown University, Department of Biochemistry
     Sequenced DNA of Cobra Venom Factor, an activator of complement
          Washington D.C.
          August 1990 - March 1991
Presentations: D. Syn, M.D., K. Hardy, B.A., S. Xia, M.D., and M.D. Tilson, M.D. A Molecular Hypothesis for the Phenomenon of Generalized Arteriomegaly and/or Peritoneal Inflammation in Some Patients with Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms. Association for Academic Surgery 34th Annual Meeting. Tampa, Florida, November 2 - 4, 2000. Columbia University, St Lukes/Roosevelt Hospital Center, New York, New York.
  D. Syn, M.D., D. Fox, M.D., G. Giangola, M.D. Preoperative Imaging Facilitates Creation of Native Arteriovenous Fistulas: Early Results Society for Clinical Vascular Surgery 28th Symposium on Vascular Surgery. Rancho Mirage, California. March 15 - 19, 2000.
Article: Solomon, .A. J., Syn, D., Barbey, J. T. "A Simple In Vivo Model to Evaluate the Effects of Antiarrhythmic Agents" Pacing and Clinical Electrophysiology. 15: 11 :2092-2096, 1992
Abstracts: Green, S. E., Gillis, R. A., Barbey, J. T., Solomon, A. J., Syn, D., Kuhn, F. E., Lidocaine Potentiates Cocaine-Induced His-Purkinje Conduction Prolongation American College of Cardiology 41st Annual Scientific Session. Dallas, Texas, April 12-16, 1992. Georgetown University, Washington D.C.
  Green, S .E., Gillis, R. A., Barbey, J. T., Solomon, A. J., Syn, D., Kuhn, F. E., Sodium Bicarbonate Reverses Cocaine-induced QRS Prolongation by Elevating Serum pH American College of Cardiology 41st Annual Scientific Session. Dallas, Texas, April 12-16, 1992. Georgetown University, Washington D.C.
  Green, S. E., Gillis, R. A., Barbey, J. T., Solomon, A. J., Syn, D., Kuhn, F. E., Cocaine induces Differential Alterations of Regional Blood Flow American College of Cardiology 41st Annual Scientific Session. Dallas, Texas, April 12-16, 1992. Georgetown University, Washington D.C.
  Kuhn, F. E., Syn, D., Gillis, R. A. Deleterious Cardiovascular Effects of the Cocaine and Ethanol Metabolite, Cocaethylene AFCR. 1993. Georgetown University, Washington D.C.
AWARDS &
HONORS:
Representative to the Association of American Medical Colleges Organization of Student Representatives (AAMC-OSR), selected by the Dean of the College of Medicine 1993
EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES: President, Medical Council (Student Body) 1993 - 1994 Representative, Medical Class 1992 - 1996
  Board Member, Faculty Student Association, SUNY Brooklyn 1993 - 1994
  LCME site visit committee representative, SUNY Brooklyn 1993 Resident Director SUNY Brooklyn Housing 1995 -1996
  Resident Assistant 1993 - 1995
  Tutor for Harlem Education Project (New York, NY)
Tutored underprivileged junior high and high school students in preparation for their SATs 1993 -1994
  Varsity Letters in Volleyball and Wrestling, North Torrance High, California, Black Belt, Tae K won Do
PERSONAL:

Single
U.S. Citizen
Excellent Health

LANGUAGES:

English
Korean
Spanish (medical)

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