Frequently asked question about Laparoscopic Training in USA

Frequently Asked Questions
Our course director Dr R K Mishra has 20 year experience of teaching laparoscopic surgery. It is logical to expect that those who have obtained higher specialized degree from reputed institute can only pass on the knowledge and experience to the peers in structured way. Most of the faculty of other institute are surgeons without having any degree in Laparoscopic surgery. Whereas our Chief faculty and the Director Dr.R.K.Mishra. MRCS, M.MAS (U.K). has the distinction of being first qualified master minimal access surgeon of India. He has done his Master in Minimal Access Surgery from Ninewells Hospital and Medical School (U.K). He is faculty of many leading hospital of world and he has trained more than 7,000 surgeons and Gynecologist from every corner of world. 
 
Surgeons & Urologists should be competent to independently perform the following surgery after F.MAS course: 
  •  Diagnostic Laparoscopy, Diagnostic Thoracoscopy 
  •  Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy 
  •  Laparoscopic Appendectomy 
  •  Laparoscopic Repair of Inguinal Hernia (TAPP and TEP) 
  •  Laparoscopic Repair of Paraumbilical Hernia 
  •  Laparoscopic Repair of Incisional Hernia 
  •  Laparoscopic Repair of Duodenal Perforation 
  •  Laparoscopic Management of Undescended Testes 
  •  Laparoscopic Management of Varicocele 
  •  Retroperitoneoscopic Nephrectomy 
Gynecologists should be competent to independently perform the following surgery after 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 and Laparoscopic Cervical Cerclage 
  •  Supracervical Laparoscopic Hysterectomy 
Urologists should be competent to independently perform the following surgery after F.MAS course: 

Diagnostic Laparoscopy
Laparoscopic Repair of Inguinal Hernia (TAPP and TEP) 
Techniques to do a laparoscopy on abdomen with previous abdominal scar 
Suturing and Knotting of any visceral injury 
Laparoscopic Management of Undescended Testes 
Laparoscopic Management of Varicocele 
Laparoscopic Nephrectomy
Laparoscopic Pyeloplasty
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All hands-on classes dedicate approximately half of your total class time each day to supervised hands-on instruction in small groups. But that isn't all: at each location, our secure Laparoscopic Lab is open 8 hours a day for your independent practice. Our faculty at WLH are present for the entire course, preceptive at the real OT live surgery, present in the lab, at every break and during lunchtimes, always available to attendees to teach suturing, knotting, all small tricks, standards of care and laparoscopic excellence. 
Yes!
As we have limited seats in the USA course it is necessary to pay the initial registration fee. After receiving the initial registration fee we will give an invitation letter for obtaining US Visa.

US Visa takes at least 4 weeks time so it is better to apply well in advance.
Yes, photographs of World Laparoscopy Hospital building or official events are allowed provided there are no students in the photograph who do not want to take their photograph.
 
 
Dr. R K Mishra is the main faculty of the course. Dr. R. K. Mishra is one of the most experienced professor of laparoscopic and robotic surgery who has alone trained more than 11,000 surgeons and gynecologists from more than 108 countries. He has vast experience of teaching laparoscopic and da Vinci robotic surgery. He is Professor of Minimal Access Surgery and his endeavor of starting a unique university program was started in Ninewells Hospital and Medical School, U. K. with Professor Sir Alfred Cuschieri. He has completed his surgical residency and Master degree in Minimal Access Surgery (M.MAS) from Ninewells Hospital and Medical School, University of Dundee, United Kingdom. 
Fellowship in Minimal Access Surgery (F.MAS) Program Offered all around the world by World Laparoscopy Hospital differ a bit from each other through the core remains the same (as it should). The USA F.MAS is different from the Indian one, as it is a more condensed course and the clinical component is less.
At present only Fellowship in Minimal Access Surgery course (F.MAS) is offered by World Laparoscopy Training Institue, USA. The Laparoscopic surgery training course in the USA is designed at this laparoscopic surgery training institute in a manner that after this laparoscopic surgery training program surgeons, gynecologists and urologists will be able to do all the taught laparoscopic surgery independently on their patients.
 
You should bring your laptop to download the study materials from our member area. World Laparoscopy Hospital is giving free study material of worth 2,900 USD to the candidates who come for training.
 

The course will be conducted at CAMLS, 124 South Franklin Street, Tampa, Florida 33602., United States of America

You can apply online at https://www.laparoscopyhospital.com/admissionusa.php
Registration fee 100 USD is required to pay at the time of online application so that we can send Invitation letter for getting USA, VISA. 

As a leading provider of laparoscopic and robotic surgery education and contributor to minimally invasive surgical care society, our trainers are experts in their field and committed to excellence in teaching and research. After successfully completing the course of laparoscopic surgery the participating surgeons and gynecologist will be provided Fellowship in Minimal Access Surgery (F.MAS) Certificate by World Association of Laparoscopic Surgeons (WALS). CME certificate of 24 hours will be awarded by World Association of Laparoscopic Surgeons. Course meets the guidelines as established in the "Framework for Post Residency Surgical Education and Training" and is ENDORSED AT THE GOLD LEVEL by the Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES).

Participating Doctor hold MD from USA or M.B.B.S. or equivalent and at least 3 years post-registration experience in General surgery, Gynecology, Urology or Degree of M.S, M.D, D.N.B or Diploma. Admission in laparoscopic surgery training program is on first come first serve basis but if the applicants are more for same month candidate has to take Online entrance exam.

The course fee for 4 days course in the USA is 2,400 USD, including Study Material, Beverages, Breakfast and Lunch and Personal Protective Equipments and operating room scrubs. There is no extra charge to utilize hospital resources like internet, laparoscopic instruments, O. T. Dress, Library, Videos, etc Registration fee 100 USD is required to pay at the time of online application so that we can send an Invitation letter for getting Visa to the United States of America. The remaining course fee can be paid on the first day of training, by Cash, Credit Card or Wire transfer.

Bank information:
Bank of America, N.A, 555 California Street, San Francisco, CA 94104
Account holder information:
World Laparoscopy Training Institute, LLC, 8320 Inverness Drive, Tallahassee, Florida 32312, USA
Account number: 898092652720, Routing number: 0260009593

International payments:

US Dollar SWIFT code: BOFAUS3N, Foreign Currency SWIFT code: BOFAUS6S

Fellowship in Minimal Access Surgery (F.MAS) awarded by World Association of Laparoscopic Surgeons

The course fee for 4 days course in the USA is 2,400 USD, including Study Material, Beverages, Breakfast and Lunch and Personal Protective Equipments and operating room scrubs. There is no extra charge to utilize hospital resources like internet, laparoscopic instruments, O. T. Dress, Library, Videos, etc Registration fee 100 USD is required to pay at the time of online application so that we can send an Invitation letter for getting Visa to the United States of America. The remaining course fee can be paid on the first day of training, by Cash, Credit Card or Wire transfer.

Bank information:
Bank of America, N.A, 555 California Street, San Francisco, CA 94104
Account holder information:
World Laparoscopy Training Institute, LLC, 8320 Inverness Drive, Tallahassee, Florida 32312, USA
Account number: 898092652720, Routing number: 0260009593

International payments:

US Dollar SWIFT code: BOFAUS3N, Foreign Currency SWIFT code: BOFAUS6S

Every participating candidate access to our member area (specific password will be issued to each candidate). Then you can download unlimited study material from secure member area of our web site which includes:
  1. We give free study material worth 3,000 USD to each candidate taking training.
  2. Member area of World Laparoscopy Hospital has more than 1000 high resolution laparoscopic video ready to download related to almost all the laparoscopic procedure done anywhere in the world
  3. Member area World Laparoscopy Hospital has more than 100 e-book of Laparoscopic Surgery
  4. Member area World Laparoscopy Hospital has more than 200 Laparoscopic Power Points, Lectures ready to download
  5. World Laparoscopy Hospital is hosting 300 GB study material on internet for surgeon and gynaecologist on its own dedicated secured server
  6. World laparoscopy hospital web site is not hosted on the shared hosting. We have our own DNS, and dedicated server in USA so that surgeon will get very fast unlimited download of video, power points, software and other study material.
Hands-on Training, Training of Laparoscopic Suturing knotting, Practice of Laparoscopic Surgery on live tissue, Hands-On Live surgery in anesthetized animal are the various mathods we use at World Laparoscopy Training Institute, USA.

Candidates have to arrange accommodation at their own cost. However, we definitely help to find suitable accommodation for you. We suggest, following hotels which are affordable and very near to the venue.

Please reserve your accommodation through https://www.booking.com

1. HILTON TAMPA DOWNTOWN (211 N Tampa St, Tampa, FL 33602), Only Half Kilometer from Institute

2. TAMPA MARRIOTT WATER STREET (505 Water St, Tampa, FL 33602, United States), Only Half Kilometer from Institute

3. LE MÉRIDIEN TAMPA (601 N Florida Ave, Tampa, FL 33602, United States), Only Half Kilometer from Institute

This course is a 4 days highly intensive laparoscopic Hands-On Fellowship in Minimal Access Surgery Course in USA and is conducted by Dr. R.K. Mishra, twice every year:

  • 26th to 29th MAY 2020
  • 26th to 29th OCTOBER 2020
  • 26th to 29th of MAY 2021
  • 26th to 29th of OCTOBER 2021

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

 

 

 

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