Fellowship Course (FIAGES) Indian Association of Gastrointestinal Endo-Surgeons

The Fellowship certification course started by IAGES was an effort in this direction. The 1st Fellowship course was organised by Dr A.K. Kriplani in New Delhi in October 2007 along with launching of IAGES Text Book of minimal access surgery. Dr Kriplani again organised the 2nd FIAGES course in 2008 to strengthen the foundations of the course and establish the module. It is one of the most coveted and popular fellowships today. We bring you the opportunity of the fellowship Course again by Dr A K Kriplani after a gap of 8 years with the grandeur of previous courses including free banquet on both the evenings.

IAGES Fellowship Course

IAGES will conduct a 3 days certification Fellowship course at Fortis hospital Gurgaon from 16th to 18th September 2016. The course will be a balanced mix of didactic lectures by eminent faculty with ample time for discussion, video presentations, open house sessions, symposia and direct informal interaction of groups with eminent faculty (Meet the Professor). Participants will get ample time on endo-trainer under close guidance and supervision of faculty to improve their hand eye co-ordination by structured exercises. Besilde the allotted time, there will be liberal availability of endo-trainer at other times. We are planning to make available Lap Mentor. The objectives of the course are to impact/update theoretical knowledge by close interaction and improving hand eye co-ordination. There will be many unique features in the course to make it more useful, convenient and memorable for you.

Live Workshop on Laparoscopic Surgery

On the 3rd day, i.e.18th September, a live operative workshop will be held. Commonly practiced basic and advanced laparoscopic procedures will be shown by eminent faculty who are masters in their field with emphasis on the correct practices. The workshop shall be an open house interactive session with delegate as the central point.

Assessment for Certification

At the end of the course the candidates will be assessed for the certification. The method of assessment will depend on whether the candidate is in examination category or non-examination Category.

Scope of Fellowship Training: 
History of Laparoscopy Management of CBD Stones in Era of Laparoscopy Lap Surgery for Spleen & Adrenals
Endo-Vision System Panel Discussion on Complications of Lapchole Lap Surgery of Liver & Pancreas
Hand Instruments, Accessories & Ergonomics Lap Appendicectomy Lap Surgery for Benign & Malignant Diseases of Large Intestine
Sterilization of Instruments & Maintenance Emergency Laparoscopy ( Other than Appendix) Lap Gynecological Surgery for General Surgeons
Energy Sources in Laparoscopy Inguinal Anatomy Lap Urological Surgery
Training in Laparoscopy & Starting A Laparoscopy Unit TAPP Lap Obesity & Metabolic Surgery
Peritoneal Access, Access Complications & Prevention TEP Panel Discussion on Complications of Lap Hernia Surgery
Physiology of Pneumoperitoneum & Anesthesia in Laparoscopy Prosthetic Materials and Fixation Devices in Hernia Surgery Medico-Legal Aspects
Tissue Approximation & Endosuturing Lap Ventral Hernia ( IPOM ) repair VATS/ Thoracoscopic Surgery
Standard Lapchole Lap Surgery for Esophagus & Stomach (Benign) Lap Pediatric Surgery
Difficult Cholecystectomy, Tips & Tricks Lap Surgery for Esophagus & Stomach (Malignant) Robotic Surgery - Today & Tomorrow
Management of Lap Biliary Injuries
  • Eligibility

    Iages Membership Is Mandatory If you are not an IAGES member, you may apply for the IAGES membership along with the FIAGES course registration. To obtain IAGES membership, a duly filled IAGES membership form should be sent to the conference secretariat with two passport size photographs and a separate DD for Rs. 4,000/- drawn in the name of IAGES-Mumbai (Payable at Mumbai) as membership fee. Attach MBBS, MS / DNB certificate ( Xerox copy). The conference secretariat will forward the form to the IAGES office in Mumbai.

    Non Examination Category: The association awards fellowship to established and senior laparoscopic surgeons to recognise their contribution in this field without examination. To qualify for this category, the surgeon should have a minimum of ten years of experience in practice of Laparoscopy after post graduation. They are expected to have performed over 250 Laparoscopic procedures. Submission of some evidence or undertaking is required to substantiate their claim of experience in the field of minimal access surgery. The candidates registered in this category are required to attend all the lectures on 1st and 2nd day and live workshop on the third day. An interview of these candidates will be taken by the IAGES board members before certification during the course. A maximum of 100 candidates can register for this category.

    Examination Category: For examination category, the candidates are required to have minimum of two years of experience in Laparoscopic Surgery after post graduation in surgery by September 2016. They are expected to have performed over 25 laparoscopic procedures independently or jointly. They have to attend proceeding of all 3 days including Endo trainer session and meet the professor session.

  • Fees

    Registration fee includes Conference bag, free endotrainer worth Rs 9000/- for first 50 registrations, teaching DVDs, Banquet on day 1 & 2, Lunch all 3 days, refreshments and much more !!!

    Fellowship till 15th July Rs. 10,000/-
    Course from 16th July Rs. 12,500/-
    SPOT registration Rs. 15,000/-

    Only Cme And Live Workshop

    IAGES Members Rs. 4,000/-
    IAGES Non-members Rs. 5,000/-
    PG Students (Certificate from HOD essential) Rs. 2,000/-
    Accompanying Person (Meals & banquets only Rs. 3,000/-
    Not allowed to attend CME / Workshop)

    Demand draft should be made in favor of "FIAGES Delhi 2016”. Payable at New Delhi.

    To avoid postal delays send drafts early.

    Spot registration for the fellowship course will be subject to availability.

    Non-IAGES member must in addition also send the form for IAGES membership with demand draft for Rs 4,000/- drawn in favour of “IAGES-Mumbai” payable at Mumbai along with FIAGES registration form to become eligible for the fellowship and avail registration fee as IAGES members. Kindly make separate DD for membership to IAGES and for the FIAGES course registration.

    RTGS / NEFT PAYMENTS DETAILS: A/C No. “35771687303”. SBI, ANSARI NAGAR (NEW DELHI) BRANCH, IFSC Code: SBIN0001536“. Please email scanned copy of pay in slip to “fiages2016fortis@gmail.com”.

    All successful fellowship candidates will have to register for National Conference in February 2017 at Hyderabad for award of the fellowship.

    Documents with DD(s) should be mailed to the Conference Secretariat.

Other Instructions: 

Demand draft should be made in favor of "FIAGES Delhi 2016”. Payable at New Delhi.

Contact Details: 

Room no. 27, Lower ground floor,
Fortis Memorial Research Institute,
Sector 44, Gurgaon – 122002;