Intensive Laparoscopic Surgery Training in Dubai, U.A.E

  • Fellowship in Laparoscopy: Course starts from 25th to 29th of January, April, July, September and November
  • Hours of Hands-On Training: 5 days Rigorous daily 9 hours didactic session and experimental lab training
  • Fellowship Course Certification: Fellowship in Minimal Access Surgery (F.MAS) awarded by World Association of Laparoscopic Surgeons
  • CME Certification: CME Certification will be provided by Dubai Healthcare City Regulatory, Government of Dubai
  • Course Methodology: Hands-on Training, Practice on live tissue, Live surgery in anesthetized animals
  • Specialty: For General Surgeon, Gynecologist, Urologist and Pediatric Surgeon
  • Course Director and Chief Trainers: Prof. R.K. Mishra, Prof. Steven D Wexner
  • Course Fee: 2,900 USD, Including Study Material, Working Lunch and Refreshment.Candidate should pay the registration fee 5000 rupees (equivalent to 250 United Arab Emirates Dirham or 70 USD) at the time of application of course remaining fee ot the course on the first day at the time of joining the course.
  • Course Venue: World Laparoscopy Training Institute, Building 27, Block A, Dubai Healthcare City, Dubai, UAE
  • Admission: CLICK HERE TO APPLY FOR THIS COURSE. For immediate help call Phone / WhatsApp: +971525857874, +918800994433

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Surgeons or gynecologists who want to gain admission to the world's most advanced laparoscopic training institute should consider receiving their training at Dubai Healthcare City in Dubai. The course offered at this facility meets the guidelines established in the "Framework for Post Residency Surgical Education and Training" and has been endorsed at the gold level by various international organizations, including WALS and ICRS. Dubai Healthcare City (DHCC) is the world's largest integrated healthcare Free Zone, attracting more than 1.2 million patients each year. The World Laparoscopy Training Institute is located in the heart of Dubai Healthcare City and has an educational license from the Dubai Health Care Regulatory to ensure compliance with and enforcement of international quality standards. After completing the course, participants will be awarded CPD points by the Dubai Healthcare Authority, which is recognized by the government of the UAE. Click here to learn more about How to apply for UAE Visa?



The Laparoscopic Surgery Hands-On Training for gynecologists and general surgeons is entirely candidate-centered and aimed at imparting both basic and advanced theoretical and practical experience in laparoscopic surgery in a structured manner. The emphasis is on the practical problems encountered daily while operating on patients. Surgeons from various disciplines, including general surgery, gynecology, urology, and pediatric surgery, stand to gain immensely from this laparoscopic training program. Contact with a structured Laparoscopic Training course in the early stages of a career will go a long way in becoming experts in minimal access surgery.

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As a leading provider of laparoscopic and robotic surgery education and a contributor to the minimally invasive surgical care society, our trainers are experts in their field and committed to excellence in teaching and research. Upon successful completion of the laparoscopic surgery course, participating surgeons and gynecologists will be awarded a Fellowship in Minimal Access Surgery (F.MAS) certificate by the World Association of Laparoscopic Surgeons (WALS).

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This 5 days laparoscopy Hands on training is regularly held 5 times every year:

  • 25th to 29th of July 2024
  • 25th to 29th of September 2024
  • 25th to 29th of November 2024
  • 25th to 29th of January 2025
  • 25th to 29th of April 2025

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Laparoscopic Course Director:

Prof. R.K. Mishra

Prof. R.K. Mishra

MBBS (Honours); MS; MRCS; Dip.Lap; F.MAS; D.MAS; FICRS

Professor R K Mishra is the Head of Minimal Access Surgery at Singhania University, and the first university-qualified Master Minimal Access Surgeon of India (M.MAS). He is also the Editor-in-Chief of the World Journal of Laparoscopic Surgery (WJOLS), and the General Secretary of the World Association of Laparoscopic Surgeons (WALS) and the International College of Robotic Surgeons (ICRS). Additionally, he is a member of the European Association for Endoscopic Surgery (EAES), the European Association for Transluminal Surgery (EATS), the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES), the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons (SLS), the Society of Robotic Surgery (SRS), and the Clinical Robotic Surgery Association (CRSA). He is also a Fellow of the International Medical Sciences Academy (IMSA), a member of the Indian Association of Gastrointestinal Endosurgeons (IAGES), the Association of Surgeons of India (ASI), and the Indian Medical Association (IMA).

Professor Mishra is a highly accomplished professor, scientist, and prolific author, having written six single-authored books on Minimal Access Surgery and more than twenty chapters in different international coauthored books on Minimal Access Surgery. He has also written more than a hundred articles on various topics on Minimal Access Surgery in different international journals. For the past 12 years, he has served as the chief editor of the World Journal of Laparoscopic Surgery.

With over 25 years of experience teaching laparoscopic and 12 years of experience in da Vinci robotic surgery, Professor Mishra is one of the most experienced professors of laparoscopic and robotic surgery. He has alone trained over 11,000 surgeons, urologists, pediatric surgeons, and gynecologists from more than 138 countries. He is a Professor of Minimal Access Surgery, and his endeavor of starting a unique university program was initiated in Ninewells Hospital and Medical School, U.K., with Professor Sir Alfred Cuschieri. He completed his surgical residency and Master's degree in Minimal Access Surgery (M.MAS) from Ninewells Hospital and Medical School, University of Dundee, United Kingdom.

Prof. Steven D Wexner

Prof. Steven D Wexner

M.D., Ph.D (Hon), FACS, FRCS (Eng), FRCS (Ed), FRCS I (Hon), Hon FRCS (Glasg)

Steven D. Wexner, M.D., Ph.D. (Honorary) FACS, FRCS, FRCS (Ed) currently serves as the Director of the Digestive Disease Center at Cleveland Clinic Florida and is also the Chairman of the Department of Colorectal Surgery. He is a distinguished faculty member of World Laparoscopy Hospital and delivers lectures during their courses held in India, Dubai and USA. With his extensive experience, Dr. Wexner previously held several key positions at Cleveland Clinic Florida, including Chief Academic Officer (2007-2012), Chief of Staff (1997-2007), and Chairman of the Division of Research and Education (1996-2007).

Dr. Wexner's remarkable work in the field of colorectal surgery has led to the development of the double-stapling technique as the gold standard in J-Pouches, which has greatly improved the quality of life for patients who would otherwise require a permanent ileostomy. He has also played a vital role in the adoption of the ileal J-Pouch and the colonic J-Pouch for patients with ulcerative colitis or familial adenomatous polyposis, and rectal cancer respectively.

Furthermore, Dr. Wexner has been a driving force behind the establishment of the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer National Accreditation Program for Rectal Cancer (NAPRC), which began accepting applications in June 2017. This initiative is the culmination of Dr. Wexner's seven-year campaign to standardize and globalize the practice of colorectal surgery through international collaboration and advocacy. Notably, Dr. Wexner started this approach in 1988, long before global collaboration between physicians and researchers became common.

Prof. Joel Cardenas Goicoechea

Prof. Joel Cardenas Goicoechea

M.D., MBA, Obstetrician and Gynecologist

Dr. Joel Cardenas-Goicoechea is a board-certified obstetrician-gynecologist who holds the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology certification. He is an expert in laparoscopic Gynecologic Oncology, which is also certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Dr. Cardenas-Goicoechea practices in Weston, Florida and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Cleveland Clinic Weston and UF Health Shands Hospital. As an OB-GYN specialist, he focuses on the reproductive tract of women and provides care for pregnancy and childbirth.

Dr Bhavneet Bhalla

Dr Bhavneet Bhalla


Dr Bhavneet Bhalla is a Consultant Laparoscopic, Bariatric and Robotic Surgeon and GI Endoscopist at World Laparoscopy Hospital, Gurugram. He is the Course Director for FMAS, DMAS and Robotic Surgery fellowship courses and also the Course Director for the GI Endoscopy Fellowship Course. He has conducted many workshops for GI endoscopy, ERCP and Laparoscopic Surgery, and has trained numerous surgeons and gynaecologists in art and science of laparoscopy surgery and GI endoscopy.

Dr. Salomón Corral Macías

Dr. Salomón Corral Macías


Dr. Salomón Corral Macías obtained his medical degree from the Juarez University of the State of Durango, and he completed his postgraduate degree in General Surgery at the General Hospital of Durango. He has also completed an Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery program in the USA. Dr. Corral Macías is a Certified Surgeon by the Mexican Council of General Surgery, and he holds diplomas in GI endoscopy, Diagnostic Ultrasound (UJED), and Advance Bariatric Surgery (ITESM). He is an active member of various associations, including the Mexican Association of General Surgery, the Mexican Hernia Association, the World Association of Laparoscopic Surgeons, the International College of Robotic Surgeons, the Clinical Robotic Surgery Association (CRSA), and the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES). Additionally, he serves as an editorial Board Member of the World Journal of Laparoscopic Surgery (WJOLS). Dr. Salomón will be delivering lectures, and he will be present during lab sessions to assist and guide students, and will also take them to the animal lab to perform live surgeries.


After completing this laparoscopic training, Surgeons should be able to perform following laparoscopic surgical procedures:

wlh Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy

wlh Laparoscopic Appendectomy

wlh Laparoscopic Hernia Repair (TAPP, TEP and Ventral)

wlh Laparoscopic Orcheopexy

wlh Laparoscopic Varicocelectomy

wlh Laparoscopic Nephrectomy

wlh Laparoscopic Sleeve Mastectomy and Plication

wlh Laparoscopic Fundoplication and Heller's Myotomy

wlh Laparoscopic Pyeloplasty

After completing this laparoscopic training, Gynecologists should be able to perform following laparoscopic surgical procedures:

wlh Laparoscopic Salpingo-Oophorectomy

wlh Laparoscopic Ovarian Cystectomy

wlh Laparoscopic Hysterectomy (TLH & LAVH)

wlh Laparoscopic Myomectomy

wlh Laparoscopic Sacrocolpopexy and Pectopexy

wlh Radical Laparoscopic Hysterectomy

wlh Laparoscopic Management of Severe Endometriosis


As a leading provider of laparoscopic and robotic surgery education and a contributor to the minimally invasive surgical care society, our trainers are experts in their field and committed to excellence in teaching and research. Upon successful completion of the laparoscopic surgery course, participating surgeons and gynecologists will be awarded a Fellowship in Minimal Access Surgery (F.MAS) certificate by the World Association of Laparoscopic Surgeons, as well as an additional UAE Government University Certificate. Furthermore, a CME certificate of 30 hours will be awarded by the World Association of Laparoscopic Surgeons.

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The laparoscopic surgery training courses in Dubai comprise of rigorous 8-hour daily intensive hands-on training covering all essential and advanced laparoscopic general surgery, urology, and laparoscopic gynecological surgery. The laparoscopic courses offered by the Dubai Laparoscopic Training Institute are scientifically designed according to the international protocol of laparoscopic education, proven to teach Minimal Access Surgery. Our laparoscopic surgery training does not end with imparting hands-on skills; we also provide post-training online support through the world's largest and most updated online library of laparoscopic study material (videos, articles, PowerPoint presentations, eBooks) kept exclusively for members on our dedicated server. The WLH Laparoscopic Surgery Training Institute in Dubai provides laparoscopic study materials worth 3,000 USD completely free during the course. Additionally, free laparoscopic study material to complement practical knowledge is provided with the course.


The course fee for the 5-day course in Dubai is 2,900 USD, including free study material worth 3,000 USD. Working lunch, snacks, tea, and coffee will be provided throughout the day during the course. There is no extra charge to utilize hospital resources such as the internet, laparoscopic instruments, O.T. dress, library, videos, CDs, and more.


Admission to the laparoscopic surgery training program is on a first-come, first-served basis. However, if there are more applicants for the same month, candidates will have to take an online entrance exam. Participating doctors must hold an M.B.B.S. or equivalent and have at least 3 years of post-registration experience in general surgery, gynecology, urology, or possess a degree of M.S., M.D., D.N.B., or a diploma.

Candidates must arrange accommodation at their own cost. However, we will definitely help you find suitable accommodation. If you want to stay within walking distance from our institute in Dubai, you should stay at any of the following hotels near Dubai Healthcare City.

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We recommend following accommodation:

1. Hyatt Regency Creek Heights (Five Star), Only 50 meter from Institute

2. Novotel Bur Dubai - Healthcare City (Four Star), Only 150 meter Away from Institute

3. Premier Inn Al Jaddaf Hotel (Three Star) Only One Metro Station away from Institute

4. Rove Healthcare City (Three Star) Only One Metro Station away from Institute


The course fee can be paid on the day of admission. You can pay by cash, credit card or wire transfer.

Bank Name: Emirates NBD

Account Number 1015395003101

Account Name: World Laparoscopy Training Institute FZ LLC

IBAN: AE290260001015395003101


Account Type: Current Account


The materials we provide are internationally renowned, and of the highest quality, and they include:

1. Member area of World Laparoscopy Hospital has thousands of high resolution laparoscopic video ready to download related to almost all the laparoscopic procedure done anywhere in the world.

2. Member area World Laparoscopy Hospital has more than hundreds of e-book of Laparoscopic Surgery.

3. Member area World Laparoscopy Hospital has hundreds of HD Laparoscopic Videos, Power Points of Lectures ready to download.

4. World's One of the most advanced online prescription writing software and online access of journals for surgeons and gynecologist completely free.

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How to reach World Laparoscopy Training Institute Dubai?

Mr. Anand Sinha
Academic Administrator
World Laparoscopy Training Institute

Building No: 27 Block A
Dubai Healthcare City, P.O.Box: 505242
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

+971525857874, +918800994433

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