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Diploma in Minimal Access SurgeryFour week integrated Diploma in Minimal Access Surgery (D.MAS) and Fellowship in Minimal Access Surgery (F.MAS) is a Dual Degree Program with additional benefit of endoscopic and robotic surgery training. This Integrated course is an important postgraduate opportunity for Surgeons and Gynaecologists to be trained in laparoscopic surgery and its underpinning technologies in depth for four weeks. World Laparoscopy Hospital is conducting Fellowship and Diploma in Laparoscopic surgery program for last 15 years and more than 6,500 surgeons from more than 182 countries has already been trained. At this center of excellence laparoscopic institute there is ample opportunity to learn and do all practical laparoscopic surgeries, endoscopy and da Vinci Robotic surgery in one of the most modern laparoscopic wet lab followed by live exposure of live operative procedures in operation theatre with our expert consultants.

Teaching Methodology:

Centre of Excellence for Laparoscopic TrainingThe candidates have the opportunity to observe and participate in clinical practice in this pioneering institute and develop their own academic, clinical and research capabilities.The advanced patient-care facilities at World Laparoscopy Hospital students clinical experience in the most current methods and minimal access technologies of treatment. Participants are actively encouraged to integrate this experience with the theoretical elements provided in taught modules. It comprises of in-depth "Hands On" training of laparoscopy, endoscopy and robotic surgery. Laparoscopic Courses of World Laparoscopy Hospital are university recognized courses, endorsed by World Association of Laparoscopic Surgeons, International College of Robotic Surgeons and accredited internationally by International Accreditation Organization (IAO). Robotic Surgery Training is also endorsed by Intuitive Surgical incorporation da Vinci® Surgical System, USA. Admission is on first come first serve basis but if the applicant are more for same month candidate has to take online entrance exam.


Diploma in Minimal Access Surgery

Certification of D.MAS + F.MAS:

World Association of Laparoscopic Surgeons and Government recognized University will issue the Diploma in Minimal Access (Integrated D.MAS + F.MAS) certificate after successfully completing the "Hands On" laparoscopic training at World Laparoscopy Hospital under the international training protocol set by World Association of Laparoscopic Surgeons. Small class sizes favor a variety of teaching methods other than large group didactics, such as small group sessions, clinical case discussions, simulations and hands-on laboratory and patient experience. World Laparoscopy Hospital is only Institute in Asia which imparts University Integrated Diploma in Minimal Access Surgery and Fellowship in Minimal Access Surgery. World Laparoscopy Hospital is the only institute in the World which gives free exposure of High definition four arm da Vinci surgical Robot during four week course. We also offer separate Fellowship of International College of Robotic Surgeons. For pleasant memorable stay of trainee doctors we have hostel accommodation available at very nominal cost. Hospital has its own transport facility to bring surgeons to hospital.

Integrated Course of Fellowship and Diploma in Minimal Access Surgery

Why World Laparoscopy Hospital TRAINING PROGRAMME is Considered BEST in the World ?

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Integrated D.MAS + F.MAS course starts 1st of every month  for continuous Four Weeks.

Free Study Material Provided in D.MAS + F.MAS Course:

We provide laparoscopic study materials of worth 3000 USD absolutely free to our trainees:

  1. Passwords for member surgeons to avail our private member area (World's Largest collection of Laparoscopic Videos, PPT and eBooks on the web) free for our trainees and continued online support and CME accreditation.
  2. Twenty DVDs containing laparoscopic videos of more than 30 minimal access surgical procedure.
  3. Comprehensive Text Book of Laparoscopic surgery for Surgeons and Gynecologists
  4. Post training online support is provided through world's largest and most updated collection of outstanding study material (Videos, Articles, Power Point Presentations, Pictures and many more for members only through our secure private member area. There will be no any extra charge to utilize hospital resources like internet, laparoscopic instruments, O. T. Dress, library, Videos, CDs.
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Why D.MAS + F.MAS Course


World Laparoscopy Hospital has an international reputation for the practice and innovation in laparoscopic surgery. There is clinical expertise in a wide range of procedures and a growing research base in the basic principles of this developing field and associated technology and instrumentation. It has a training facility with the specific aim of providing practical courses in laparoscopic surgery since last many years. The unit has extensive experience in the designing and administration of these courses and has developed a range of expert contacts and an understanding of the specialty as a whole. The Integrated Diploma in Minimal Access Surgery and Fellowship in Minimal Access Surgery (Integrated D.MAS + F.MAS) is designed in accordance with the principles of self learning. It is designed to be student centered, flexible and adaptable to an individual's interests and career aspirations.

D.MAS + F.MAS Course Components:

The Integrated Diploma in Minimal Access Surgery and Fellowship in Minimal Access Surgery (Combined D.MAS + F.MAS) has two main components:

  1. Establishing a theoretical, clinical, teaching and practical skill knowledge base in endoscopic, laparoscopic and da Vinci robotic surgery.
  2. Executing Assigned project of writing review article and laparoscopic surgery movie making and video editing.

Both these components carry equal dedication of time and are essential for the successful completion of the course. Majority of candidates undertaking the Combined D.MAS + F.MAS are from overseas. Integrated D.MAS + F.MAS trainees have to assume more responsibility for their own training and the onus is on them to prove that they have the knowledge and skills expected of them, by means of regular assessments in post and an up to date log book.

Objectives of D.MAS + F.MAS Course:

Integrated D.MAS + F.MAS course is a useful introduction to safe laparoscopic surgical practice in a controlled workshop environment where there is time to learn and practice laparoscopic techniques. The course covers Gastrointestinal Minimal Access Surgery, Gynecological Minimal Access Surgery and Urological Minimal Access Surgery. This integration of theoretical knowledge and formal training with clinical experience is excellent for surgeons and gynecologist who wish to make their career in this pioneering specialization. Combined D.MAS + F.MAS is designed to shorten the time of training. Complete "Hands on Training of Laparoscopic Advanced Level Suturing and Knotting will be given. The future for surgery seems to be increasing specialization, and this seems to be happening even at senior house officer level. Combined D.MAS + F.MAS is designed to cover Four Week of training, gives trainees the option for exposure to their chosen specialty or to gain other experience. The assessment exam after successful completion of Integrated D.MAS + F.MAS course, like the FRCS, assesses surgical knowledge.

Eligibility for Admission:

Candidates are eligible to  apply for the Integrated D.MAS + F.MAS if they:

  • Hold a degree in surgery or gynecology from a recognized medical school
  • They should have an appropriate level of ability in the English language

Aims of the (Integrated D.MAS + F.MAS):

(A) Provision of a comprehensive fundamental knowledge base, achieved by structured modular teaching

This comprises delivery of lectures and practical, clinical observation, guided individual study, discussion, feedback, assessment and remedial action. It is a prerequisite of the course that a minimum level of knowledge has to be attained.

(B) Acquirement of Laparoscopic surgical training to advanced level

Full understanding of the clinical relevance of the theoretical and practical knowledge gained. This comprises clinical observation at out-patients, theatre and ward rounds, attendance at clinical meetings and use of the theatre link of SILS, Endoscopy and da Vinci robotic surgery. 

(C) Skill acquisition

Skills will be taught formally, to a level where competent students can participate in the teaching process. Skills will also be gained by carrying out the research topic and assisting in operation theatre in both laparoscopy and da Vinci Robotic Surgery.

(D) Competence in information technology, study design, statistics and critical analysis

Tested by the production of a literature review article, that should be of a standard to allow publication. All literature review articles will be posted on the departmental web site. There will be a requirement in future years for students to learn from past students contributions and to update these.

(E) Integration with others

Interdisciplinary collaboration, and co-operation with other hospitals, educational and professional institutions is actively promoted. The student will get attachment in some of the leading hospitals of New Delhi.

(F) Development of teaching skills

Following graduation, the successful student should be able to enthusiastically teach the skills and philosophy of minimal access surgery to others.

(G) To promote enthusiasm for safe minimal access surgery.

The application of MAS skills and theory is based on an approach designed to minimize risk as far as possible. Throughout the course patient safety and optimal care are emphasized. Of equal importance is the concept that graduates should act as ambassadors for minimal access surgery continue to be actively involved in its development and maintain links with the department. 

(H) Assessment, feedback, submission of project

After periodical assessment of the course and submission of project, the candidate will get Combined Diploma in Minimal Access Surgery and Fellowship in Minimal Access Surgery (Combined D.MAS + F.MAS) from University. World Laparoscopy Hospital will help in publishing the project in leading Journals of the World during the period of training.

Location and Resources:

The students will have access to WLH Operation theatre and skill lab. The teaching laboratory will be available for research work. Students will be expected to conform to the code of practice for laboratory use. A number of the resources of the Hospital will be available to the students. These will include basic computer resources and access to the internet, the surgical video library, and a collection of specialized textbooks and journals. In addition, the practical laboratory, standard laparoscopic equipment, and virtual reality simulators will be used to gain practical skills.

Course fee for F.MAS + D.MAS Course:

The Course fee for Integrated Diploma in Minimal Access Surgery and Fellowship in Minimal Access Surgery (D.MAS) is 7,000 USD for overseas candidate and Rupees 2,20,000 only for Indian Doctors. Accommodation is available and the Tariff is subsidized. Hospital has its own deluxe bus to bring surgeons to hospital. Please note that living expenses (Food, Travel, Stationary, and Laundry etc.) are not covered in the course fee but working lunch, snacks tea and coffee will be provided whole day during course, free of cost. There is no extra charge to utilize hospital resources like internet, laparoscopic instruments, O. T. Dress, Library, Videos, CDs. Learn more about the accommodation.

Admission Procedure:

The candidates should apply online or send duly filled application form by post for Provisional Selection. The candidates need to pay the initial admission fee of 200 US Dollar or 10,000 Rupees for full confirmation of seat either by draft, cheque or credit card. For instant booking of the course you can pay the initial registration fee by credit card. The remaining fee can be paid at the time of joining the course either in cash or by draft. This initial payment is necessary because there is only Fifteen seats are available every month starting from 1st of the month. The candidates are encouraged to apply online and submit all necessary the documents online.

Surgeon and Urologist should be able to perform following advanced surgery after D.MAS + F.MAS Course:

  • Diagnostic Laparoscopy, Diagnostic Thoracoscopy
  • Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy
  • Laparoscopic Appendicectomy
  • Laparoscopic Repair of Inguinal Hernia (TAPP and TEP)
  • Laparoscopic Repair of Para umbilical Hernia
  • Laparoscopic Repair of Incisional Hernia
  • Laparoscopic Repair of Duodenal Perforation
  • Laparoscopic Splenectomy
  • Fundoplication & Gastric Banding
  • Intestinal Anastomosis & Thoracoscopy
  • Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy
  • Laparoscopic low anterior resection for rectal cancer
  • Laparoscopic Sigmoidectomy For Benign and Malignant Disease
  • Laparoscopic Repair of Rectal Prolapse
  • Thoracoscopic Procedures like Sympathectomy Myotomy etc
  • Laparoscopic Repair of Hiatus Hernia
  • Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass
  • Laparoscopic Management of Hydatid Cyst
  • Laparoscopic Exploration of CBD
  • Laparoscopic Nephrectomy
  • Laparoscopic Varicocelectomy
  • Laparoscopic Assisted Orcheopexy
  • Laparoscopic Pyeloplasty
  • Retroperitoneoscopic Nephrectomy and Ureterolithotomy
  • Simple Single Incision Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Movie Making and Video Editing
  • Digital Prescription Writing technique
  • Procedure for Prolapse and Haemorrhoid (Stapled Haemorrhoidectomy)
  • Upper GI Endoscopy
  • Simple da Vinci Robotic Surgeries

Gynaecologists should be able to perform following advanced surgery after D.MAS + F.MAS Course:

  • Diagnostic Laparoscopy and Laparoscopic Sterilization
  • Laparoscopic Management of Ovarian Cyst
  • Laparoscopic Salpingo-Oophorectomy
  • Laparoscopic Management of Tubal Pregnancy
  • Laparoscopic Assisted Vaginal Hysterectomy
  • Laparoscopic Total Hysterectomy
  • Supracervical Laparoscopic Hysterectomy
  • Laparoscopic Re-canalization Surgery
  • Diagnostic Hysteroscopy
  • Laparoscopic Burch Suspension
  • Laparoscopic Myomectomy
  • Laparoscopic Intestinal and Tubal Anastomosis
  • Laparoscopic Sacro-Colpopexy
  • Radical Laparoscopic Hysterectomy
  • Laparoscopic Pelvic Floor Repair
  • TVT and TOT & TVTO for Stress Urinary Incontinence
  • Laparoscopic Vesico-Vaginal Fistula Repair
  • Laparoscopic Lymphadenectomy for Gynecological Malignancies
  • Laparoscopic uterine nerve ablation (LUNA) for chronic pelvic pain
  • Laparoscopic Recanalization Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Fimbrioplasty
  • Laparoscopic Presacral Neurectomy
  • Laparoscopic Management of severe Endometriosis
  • Operative Hysteroscopy (Submucous Myomectomy, Metroplasty & TCRE)
  • Simple Single Incision Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Movie Making and Video Editing
  • Digital Prescription Writing technique
  • Colposcopy
  • Simple da Vinci Robotic Surgery

Surgeons can learn the gynecological procedures also if they are interested.

Once you are selected for "Hands On" training at World Laparoscopy Hospital and you are preparing yourself and buying ticket to reach us, you will Get our "Interactive Mobile Application" to learn Laparoscopic surgery by watching hundreds of Laparoscopic Videos Lectures and thousands of live laparoscopic surgery videos online on your smartphone, so before you join the "Hands On" training a solid foundation in laparoscopy has already been developed inside you, which will help you to develop your skill faster.

Fellowship and Diploma Integrated Laparoscopic Course in Minimal Access Surgery
Cyber City, DLF Phase II
Gurgaon, Haryana, NCR Delhi, 122002
Phone: +919811416838


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