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7th Annual International Robotic Urology Symposium

February 26-27, 2016
Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center,
Comprehensive Cancer Center, Rooms 10B/C
Winston-Salem, NC, USA

Course Program
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* International registrants should enter "0000" in place of last four of SSN number when logging in to register on Northwest AHEC's website.

      Comprehensive Cancer Center

This two-day course will feature the latest robotic surgery techniques and is intended for urologists, residents, fellows, hospital administrators, physician assistants and nurse practitioners, as well as operating room managers, technicians and nurses.

Program Highlights

• 10 live surgeries - six featuring the newest robotic system
• Latest surgical techniques / structured approach for complex surgeries
• Complications and outcomes of robotic surgery
• Robotic reconstructive surgeries (female and pediatric)
• Updates on training and credentialing
• Moderated videos and debate
• Tips for optimal positioning, port placement, and OR setup

Course Director


Ashok K. Hemal, MD, Professor
Department of Urology
Comprehensive Cancer Center
Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine
President Elect, Society of Urologic Robotic Surgeons

World-Renowned Faculty


Piyush Agarwal, MD, Head Bladder Cancer 
National Cancer Institute


Ketan Badani, MD, Vice Chairman of Urology and Robotic Operations, Mount Sinai Health System

Jeffrey Cadeddu, MD  

Jeffrey Cadeddu, MD, Professor
The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center


Inderbir Gill, MD, Founding Executive Director & Chairman 
USC Institute of Urology, CA


Duke Herrell, MD, Director, Minimally-Invasive Urologic Surgery
Vanderbilt Cancer Center, TN


Ben R. Lee, MD, Professor
Tulane University, LA


Adam Metwali, MD, Senior Clinical Attending
National Cancer Institute


Joseph Smith, MD, Chair Department of Urology
Vanderbilt Cancer Center, TN


Chandru Sundaram, MD, Professor, Director, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Indiana University, IN


Ashutosh Tewari, MD, Chairman Department of Urology
Mount Sinai Hospital, NY


For more information regarding this educational event contact the Department of Urology: or

Hotel Information

Marriott Hotel - Downtown
425 North Cherry Street
Winston Salem, NC
Phone: 336-725-3500


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