• Start date:1st of every month
  • Duration: 4 week Integrated Fellowship and Diploma in Minimal Access Surgery Course (F.MAS + D.MAS))
  • Level: Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced, General Surgeon, Pediatric Surgeon, Gynecologist and Urologist
  • Course Director and Chief Trainer: Prof. Dr. R.K. Mishra. Master of Minimal Access Surgery
  • Course Fee: 7,800 USD for overseas candidate and Rupees 2,46,000 only for Indian, Including Study Material, Lunch and Local Transport
  • Location: Campus, World Laparoscopy Hospital, Delhi, India

Four 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 is available only at World Laparoscopy Hospital India. This Unique 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. This is a Government recognized University Course and Diploma Certificate will be issued by UGC recognized University.

The doctors have the opportunity to observe and participate in clinical practice in this pioneering institute of laparoscopic surgery and develop their own academic, clinical and research capabilities. The advanced patient-care facilities at World Laparoscopy Hospital provide 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 SAGES and recognized by World Association of Laparoscopic Surgeons, International College of Robotic Surgeons. Da Vinci Robotic Surgery Training is also endorsed by Intuitive Surgical incorporation, da VinciĀ® 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.

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World Association of Laparoscopic Surgeons and Government recognized University will issue the Fellowship and Diploma in Minimal Access (Integrated D.MAS + F.MAS) certificate after successfully completing the "Hands On" laparoscopic training at World Laparoscopy Hospital. 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 the World 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.

D.MAS + F.MAS Course Components:

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 Laparoscopic Surgery, Gynecological Laparoscopic Surgery and Urological Laparoscopic 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 for busy surgeon who has every minute valuable. The future for surgery seems to be increasing laparoscopic specialization, and this seems to be happening even at senior consultant level. Combined D.MAS + F.MAS is designed to cover four week of intensive laparoscopic surgery training, gives trainees the option for exposure to their chosen specialty. The assessment exam is required for successful completion of Integrated D.MAS + F.MAS course, like the MRCS to test surgical knowledge of trainees.

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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.

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

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

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 and Adrenelectomy
Laparoscopic Fundoplication, Hellers Myotomy & Gastric Banding
Intestinal Anastomosis & Thoracoscopy
Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy and Gastric Plication
Laparoscopic low anterior resection for rectal cancer
Laparoscopic Sigmoidectomy For Benign and Malignant Disease
Laparoscopic Repair of Rectal Prolapse
Thoracoscopic Procedures like Sympathectomy, Hellers Myotomy etc
Laparoscopic Repair of Hiatus Hernia
Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass and MGB
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)
Hands On Upper GI Endoscopy
Hands On 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
Laparoscopic Cervical Circlage
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
Hands On 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 smart-phone, 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.

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Laparoscopic surgery training comprises of the rigorous 6 hours daily Hands On training of all essential and advanced laparoscopic general surgery, gynecological and urological endoscopic procedures. This course is scientifically designed according to international protocol of laparoscopic education proven to learn Minimal Access Surgery. Our minimally invasive surgical training will not end just imparting hands on skill but post training Online support is also provided through world's largest and most updated Online library of laparoscopic study material (Videos, Articles, Power Point presentations, eBooks) kept for members only on our dedicated server. We provide Laparoscopic Study Materials of Worth 3000 USD Completely Free of Cost during course. Free laparoscopic study material to complement practical knowledge is provided with the course.

CourseCertificateDurationCourse Date and Total Seat
FellowshipF.MASTwo Week1st of every month / 30 seats
Fellowship and DiplomaF.MAS + D.MASFour Week1st of every month / 20 seats
Master DegreeM.S (MAS)One yearEvery third month / 5 seats

The course fee for F.MAS is 1,35,000 Rupees for Indian surgeons and 4,500 USD for overseas surgeon and NRI. The Course fee for Integrated Diploma in Minimal Access Surgery and Fellowship in Minimal Access Surgery (D.MAS) is 7,800 USD for overseas candidate and Rupees 2,46,000 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 is on first come first serve basis but if the applicant are more for same month candidate has to take Online entrance exam. Candidates must hold M.B; B.S or equivalent and at least 3 years post-registration experience in General surgery or Gynecology or degree of M.S or M.D for Indian candidates.

  1. Doctors should have valid medical registration.
  2. Overseas Doctor should have equivalent qualification.
  3. Exam of Fellowship and Diploma has to be cleared.

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