Webcast CME

Innovations in Surgery

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Series Description

Building on the excellence of the monthly video conferences, the Innovations in Surgery webcast series allow participants to view prerecorded, CME-certified demonstrations and discussions of new, innovative minimally invasive procedures, devices and techniques. The monthly series of archived webcasts features presentations by and discussions among nationally renowned experts at prestigious medical centers.

CME Webcast Activities

Eren Berber, MD
Estimated Time: 45 minutes
Release Date: April 17, 2017
Type: Webcast
Expiration Date: April 17, 2019
Specialties: Surgery
David P. Winchester, MD, FACS
Estimated Time: 45 minutes
Release Date: April 17, 2017
Type: Webcast
Expiration Date: April 17, 2019
Specialties: Surgery
Oded Zmora, MD
Estimated Time: 30 minutes
Release Date: December 21, 2016
Type: Webcast
Expiration Date: December 21, 2018
Specialties: Surgery
Joseph Martz, MD, FASCRS, FACS
Estimated Time: 1 hour
Release Date: November 30, 2016
Type: Webcast
Expiration Date: November 30, 2018
Specialties: Surgery
Patrick Pessaux, MD, PhD
Robotically Assisted Pancreatic Surgery
Patrick Pessaux, MD, PhD; Ricardo Memeo, MD, PhD
Estimated Time: 45 minutes
Release Date: October 28, 2016
Type: Webcast
Expiration Date: October 28, 2018
Specialties: Surgery
Philip R. Schauer, MD
Estimated Time: 1 hour
Release Date: September 22, 2016
Type: Webcast
Expiration Date: September 22, 2018
Specialties: Surgery
Dan Poenaru, MD
Global Surgery - Real Innovation
Dan Poenaru, MD; John Tarpley, MD
Estimated Time: 1 hour
Release Date: August 9, 2016
Type: Webcast
Expiration Date: August 9, 2018
Specialties: Surgery
Andre D'Hoore, MD, PhD
Estimated Time: 45 minutes
Release Date: August 9, 2016
Type: Webcast
Expiration Date: August 9, 2018
Specialties: Surgery
Matthew Prime, PhD
Frugal Innovations and Surgery
Yasser Bhatti, PhD; Matthew Prime, PhD
Estimated Time: 1 hour
Release Date: June 15, 2016
Type: Webcast
Expiration Date: June 15, 2018
Specialties: Surgery
John H. Rodriguez, MD
Estimated Time: 45 minutes
Release Date: May 4, 2016
Type: Webcast
Expiration Date: May 4, 2018
Specialties: Surgery
John H. Rodriguez, MD
Estimated Time: 45 minutes
Release Date: May 3, 2016
Type: Webcast
Expiration Date: May 3, 2018
Specialties: Surgery
Antonio M. Lacy, MD
Estimated Time: 45 minutes
Release Date: April 29, 2016
Type: Webcast
Expiration Date: April 29, 2018
Specialties: Surgery
Antonio J. Torres MD, PhD
Single Anastomosis Biliary Diversion
Antonio J. Torres MD, PhD, FACS, FASMBS
Estimated Time: 45 minutes
Release Date: January 22, 2016
Type: Webcast
Technical Requirements: Flash Player or Silverlight or QuickTime
Expiration Date: January 22, 2018
Specialties: Surgery
Rajesh Aggarwal
Surgical Performance: A Pathway to Excellence
Rajesh Aggarwal, MBBS, MA, PhD
Estimated Time: 45 minutes
Release Date: January 22, 2016
Type: Webcast
Technical Requirements: Flash Player or Silverlight or QuickTime
Expiration Date: January 22, 2018
Specialties: Surgery
Michael J. Rosen MD
Innovations in Inguinal Hernia Surgery
Michael J. Rosen MD, FACS
Estimated Time: 45 minutes
Release Date: October 20, 2015
Type: Webcast
Technical Requirements: Flash Player or Silverlight or QuickTime
Expiration Date: October 20, 2017
Specialties: Surgery
Controversies in Foregut Surgery
Current Controversies in Foregut Surgery
Silvana Perretta, MD and Bernard Dallemagne, MD
Estimated Time: 45 minutes
Release Date: October 5, 2015
Type: Webcast
Technical Requirements: Flash Player or Silverlight or QuickTime
Expiration Date: October 5, 2017
Specialties: Surgery
Bashar Safar and Anthony J. Senagore
Counterpoint on Robotics
Bashar Safar, MBBS and Anthony J. Senagore, MD, MS, MBA
Estimated Time: 45 minutes
Release Date: September 30, 2015
Type: Webcast
Technical Requirements: Flash Player or Silverlight or QuickTime
Expiration Date: September 30, 2017
Specialties: Surgery
Philip R. Schauer, MD
Estimated Time: 45 minutes
Release Date: July 24, 2015
Type: Webcast
Technical Requirements: Flash Player or Silverlight or QuickTime
Expiration Date: July 24, 2017
Specialties: Surgery
Jeffrey L. Ponsky, MD
POEM: When, How, Why, and Why Not
Matthew Kroh, MD, FACS and Jeffrey L. Ponsky, MD
Estimated Time: 45 minutes
Release Date: June 16, 2015
Type: Webcast
Technical Requirements: Flash Player or Silverlight or QuickTime
Expiration Date: June 16, 2017
Specialties: Surgery
John Migaly, MD
Estimated Time: 1 hour
Release Date: June 3, 2015
Type: Webcast
Technical Requirements: Flash Player or Silverlight or QuickTime
Expiration Date: June 3, 2017
Specialties: Surgery
James Kinross, MRCS
Estimated Time: 1 hour
Release Date: May 18, 2015
Type: Webcast
Technical Requirements: Flash Player or Silverlight or QuickTime
Expiration Date: May 18, 2018
Specialties: Surgery
Stacy A. Brethauer, MD
Estimated Time: 1 hour
Release Date: March 30, 2015
Type: Webcast
Technical Requirements: Flash Player or Silverlight or QuickTime
Expiration Date: March 30, 2018
Specialties: Surgery
Patricia Sylla, MD
Transanal Total Mesorectal Excision
John H. Marks, MD; Patricia Sylla, MD
Estimated Time: 1 hour
Release Date: March 2, 2015
Type: Webcast
Technical Requirements: Flash Player or Silverlight or QuickTime
Expiration Date: March 2, 2018
Specialties: Surgery
Daniel Herron, MD
Best Revision Operation for Gastric Banding
Daniel Herron, MD; Antonio M. Lacy, MD
Estimated Time: 45 minutes
Release Date: February 19, 2015
Type: Webcast
Technical Requirements: Flash Player or Silverlight or QuickTime
Expiration Date: February 19, 2018
Specialties: Surgery
Dana Portenier MD
Savior of Gastric Banding? Banding Plus Plication
Dana Portenier MD; Scott A. Shikora, MD, FACS
Estimated Time: 45 minutes
Release Date: January 2, 2015
Type: Webcast
Technical Requirements: Flash Player or Silverlight or QuickTime
Expiration Date: January 2, 2018
Specialties: Surgery
Barry Salky, MD
Estimated Time: 45 minutes
Release Date: December 12, 2014
Type: Webcast
Technical Requirements: Flash Player or Silverlight or QuickTime
Expiration Date: December 12, 2017
Specialties: Surgery
Bernard Dallemagne, MD
New Trends in Therapeutic Endoscopy
Bernard Dallemagne, MD and Silvana Perretta, MD
Estimated Time: 1 hour
Release Date: October 31, 2014
Type: Webcast
Technical Requirements: Flash Player or Silverlight or QuickTime
Expiration Date: October 31, 2017
Specialties: Surgery
Ronnie R. Pimentel, MD
New Therapeutic Endoscopic Techniques
Tolga Erim, DO; Luis Lara, MD; Ronnie R. Pimentel, MD
Estimated Time: 1 hour
Release Date: October 7, 2014
Type: Webcast
Technical Requirements: Flash Player or Silverlight or QuickTime
Expiration Date: October 7, 2017
Specialties: Surgery
Mehran Anvari, MD
Estimated Time: 45 minutes
Release Date: August 6, 2014
Type: Webcast
Technical Requirements: Flash Player or Silverlight or QuickTime
Expiration Date: August 6, 2017
Specialties: Surgery
Philip R. Schauer, MD
Estimated Time: 1 hour
Release Date: June 5, 2014
Type: Webcast
Technical Requirements: Flash Player or Silverlight or QuickTime
Expiration Date: June 5, 2017
Specialties: Surgery

Series Objectives

  1. Demonstrate minimally invasive surgical procedures that incorporate the most recent advances in devices and techniques.
  2. Describe and manage common pitfalls involved with minimally invasive surgery.
  3. Utilize patient selection criteria to select appropriate surgical candidates.
  4. Discuss perioperative care and management of patients undergoing minimally invasive surgery.

Target Audience

These activities are directed to practicing surgeons and other health practitioners who care for patients undergoing minimally invasive surgery.

Activity Director

Philip R. Schauer, MD, FACS
Professor of Surgery
Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University
Chief, Minimally Invasive General Surgery
Director, Bariatric and Metabolic Institute
Endocrinology and Metabolism Institute
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH

Activity Co-Directors

Adrian  E. Park, MD
Adrian E. Park, MD, FACS
Chair, Department of Surgery
Anne Arundel Medical Center
Annapolis, MD
Steven Wexner, MD
Steven Wexner, MD, FACS
Chief Academic Officer
Cleveland Clinic Florida
Professor and Chair
Department of Colorectal Surgery
Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
Florida Atlantic University College of Medicine Affiliate Dean for Clinical Education
Florida International University College of Medicine
Miami, FL