Local Host Society

Sociedad española de Cirugía de la Obesidad y Enfermedades Metabólicas (S.E.C.O.)


The Spanish Society of Surgery for Obesity and Metabolic Diseases (S.E.C.O.) is a non-profit Scientific Society, founded in 1997 by a group of Spanish Surgeons with special dedication and interest in the surgical treatment of severe obesity and metabolic diseases. It has its own legal personality and its scope of action is Spain.

SECO is the 11th member of the I.F.S.O. (International Federation of Surgical Societies of Obesity) since 1997. Some of its members are also members of other national associations, and collaborate with the Editorial Committees of the most important Journals of the Specialty such as "Obesity Surgery" and "SOARD "