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Fellows will learn to serve as an independent specialist and consultants in the surgical management of advanced minimally invasive gynecology in the areas:

  1. Robotic assisted laparoscopic surgery for benign and malignant gynecologic diseases including but not limited to uterine leiomyoma, ovarian masses, gynecologic malignancies including cervical, uterine, and ovarian malignancies
  2. Laparoscopic surgery for benign and malignant gynecologic diseases
  3. Single site laparoscopic and robotic hysterectomy
  4. Vaginal hysterectomy
  5. Open hysterectomy
  6. Operative and diagnostic hysteroscopic surgeries
  7. Participate in the management of intestinal and urinary tract pertain to the gynecologic conditions
  8. Participate in research in the area of minimally invasive surgery cost effectiveness studies

Fellows will learn to serve as an independent specialist and consultants in the surgical management of advanced minimally invasive gynecology in the areas of:

  1. Reproductive care with particular attention to diagnostic laparoscopy, operative laparoscopy, hysteroscopy, microsurgical training for the management of oviductal pathology, operative hysteroscopy for congenital abnormalities, dysfunctional uterine bleeding, and common gynecological pathologies resulting in dysfunctional uterine bleeding
  2. Management of complex clinical problems relating to infertility and reproductive endocrinology

Pelvic floor reconstructive procedures are performed under a wide variety of circumstances and for a wide variety of conditions. Robotic-assisted sacrocolpopexy procedures occur several times monthly and will sometimes be available for MIGS fellow participation. Vaginal hysterectomies are performed several times monthly both by general and subspecialty divisions, and reveal a wide array of complexity and pathology. Finally, cystoscopy procedures are abundant amongst all providers and division and will provide the fellow with the opportunity to perfect this procedure under a wide array of conditions.

Fellows will learn to serve as an independent minimally invasive surgeon (laparoscopy) and other minimally invasive procedures for the treatment of colorectal diseases in the areas of:

  1. Laparoscopic techniques applicable to colon and rectal surgery
  2. Indications and contraindications to the laparoscopic approach
  3. Gross and microscopic features of the colon and rectal pathologies and histologies
  4. Anal and rectal disease, including hemorrhoids, polyps and fissures
  5. Colon and rectal cancer
  6. Diverticulitis and diverticular disease
  7. Inflammatory bowel disease, including Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis

Fellows will learn to serve as an independent specialist and consultants in the areas of:

  1. Minimally invasive surgical management of advanced gastrointestinal diseases
  2. Hepatopancreatobiliary, colorectal, hernia and solid organ diseases