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11th Annual Minimally Invasive Surgery Education Summit

The UCI Health Minimally Invasive Surgery Education Summit is an advanced course providing comprehensive instruction on the techniques and common pitfalls of routine and not-so-routine laparoscopic procedures.

The course, sponsored by the UCI School of Medicine’s Department of Surgery, includes didactic and hands-on laparoscopic and endoscopic lab sessions.

Date: Friday, Aug. 24, 2018
Time: 7:15 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Location: UC Irvine Medical Center, 101 The City Drive South, Orange, CA 92868


The course is free, but registration is contingent on availability.

Register online

Course Directors

Brian R. Smith, MD
Marcelo W. Hinojosa, MD

Course Faculty

Fred Che, MD
Matthew T. Brady, MD
Shaun Daly, MD
Dawn Elfenbein, MD
Marcelo W Hinojosa, MD
M. Dorna Jafari, MD
Matthew YC Lin, MD
Rebecca Petersen, MD
Ed Phillips, MD
Bryan Sandler, MD
Keith Scharf, DO
Eric Simms, MD
Brian R. Smith, MD
Talar Tejirian, MD


For additional information, please call 714-456-8598 or send an email to