George M Eid, MD
  • Professor of Surgery
  • Allegheny Health Network
  • Pittsburgh, PA United States


George M. Eid, M.D is the System Chair of the Bariatric and Metabolic Institute and the System Vice Chair of the department of Surgery at the Allegheny Health Network. Dr. Eid is also a Professor of Surgery at Drexel University and an adjunct Professor of Biomedical engineering at the Carnegie Mellon University, where he continues to teach and serve as an advisor to many graduate biomedical engineers. Throughout his career, Dr. Eid has authored more than 50 publications and book chapters in the field of Bariatric Surgery and Minimally Invasive Surgery and serves as the principal investigator or co-investigator on many research grants, including NIH and VA merit grants. He has contributed to the training and development of many Bariatric surgeons through fellowship training, didactic and hands-on courses, as well as in his role as a national and international speaker. Currently he is focusing on value-based healthcare at the AHN part of Highmark Health in the field of obesity care and patients outcomes . Furthermore, he has made numerous contributions to the ASMBS through his previous roles as chair of the Public Education committee and the Emerging Technology committee, as well as through the use of endoscopic techniques in Bariatric Surgery. Dr. Eid’s sincere passions continue to center around patient care and reach, as well as the pursuance of evolvement of emerging, minimally invasive technologies.