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6th Annual Seminar on Minimally
Invasive & Robotic Gynecologic Surgery

Includes intensive, hands-on laparoscopic suturing and knot-tying workshops. 

Lectures teach techniques for laparoscopic, robot-assisted, and vaginal hysterectomy, and minimally-invasive treatment of endometriosis, myoma, pelvic masses, and adhesions.

December 11-12, 2014
The Roosevelt Hotel
New York, NY

General Chair: Farr Nezhat, MD


Fellowship in Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery

Farr Nezhat, MD, FACOG, FACS, Becomes President of FMIGS Board

Farr Nezhat, MD, FACOG, FACS, is the newly-inducted President of the Fellowship in Minimally-Invasive Gynecologic Surgery (FMIGS), affiliated with AAGL and the Society for Reproductive Surgeons, now with positions in 40 hospitals nationwide. These fellowships train newly-graduated gynecologists who wish to focus on minimally-invasive surgery.

Society of Gynecologic Oncology Honors Farr Nezhat, MD, FACOG, FACS

MIGS Division Director Farr Nezhat, MD, FACOG, FACS, was recently honored by the United States’ premier professional organization for gynecologic oncologists, the Society of Gynecologic Oncology (SGO), for having pledged a donation to SGO’s Foundation for Gynecologic Oncology. This pledge makes Dr. Nezhat the newest member of the foundation’s Legacy Club.

The pledge will fund a postgraduate course and a lectureship series at upcoming SGO Annual Meetings. These programs will be devoted to treatment of gynecologic cancers with minimally-invasive surgery, including laparoscopy with and without robotic assistance. The programs will address the future of these techniques and their impact on patients.

Now Available: Nezhat’s Video-Assisted and Robotically-Assisted Laparoscopy and Hysteroscopy, 4th Edition

Once again, surgeons Camran, Farr, and Ceana Nezhat have produced a book that captures the best and latest in minimally-invasive gynecologic surgery techniques in a single volume. “Nezhat’s Video-Assisted and Robotically-Assisted Laparoscopy and Hysteroscopy” was released on July 15, 2013, and is now available through the publisher, Cambridge Medicine, as well as other sources. To see the scope of this work, check the attached Table of Contents. You may also read Chapter 1, “A history of modern video-assisted endoscopy,” by Barbara Page, MD, which outlines the development of minimally-invasive gynecologic surgery, lending a human perspective to this highly technical work, sharing the obstacles that had to be overcome to make laparoscopic surgery practical.

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