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18th Annual Minimally Invasive Surgery Symposium (MISS 2018)

Encore at Wynn Las Vegas | Las vegas, USA
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Title: 18th Annual Minimally Invasive Surgery Symposium (MISS 2018)
Specialty: General Surgery
Dates: From Mar, 6, 2018 to Mar, 9, 2018
Location: Las vegas, USA
Type: Symposium
Registration Cost: From 175 to 895 USD
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This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the University of Cincinnati and Global Academy for Medical Education, Inc.  The University of Cincinnati is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Physician Credit Designation:

The University of Cincinnati designates this live activity for a maximum of 30.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.




6.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™

After completing this activity, the participant will be able to do the following:

Illustrate the principles of laparoscopic colon resection for benign and malignant disease with an emphasis on complex cases.

Describe the available strategies to improve perioperative outcomes.

Cite the different techniques of anastomotic creation and the potential ways to avoid and treat anastomotic leaks.

Identify the different options for minimally invasive abdominal procedures including laparoscopy, hand assisted techniques, the use of the robot, and SILS.



4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™

After completing this activity, the participant will be able to do the following:

Recognize the science and evidence supporting best practices in Enhanced Recovery to optimize their patient outcomes

Develop a functional knowledge of core ERAS elements, understanding how several targets vary from traditional practices.

Summarize the challenges facing the adoption of ERAS programs.

Concerned Audience:
  • Medical_Professionals
  • Medical_students
  • Nurses
Event Overview
Welcome message:

The 18th Annual Minimally Invasive Surgery Symposium (MISS) will offer compelling lectures, surgical video presentations, and lively discussion and debate by world-renowned experts on advanced laparoscopic techniques for managing metabolic disorders, hernia, foregut and diseases of the colon.

MISS also offers a special section on Enhanced Recovery after Surgery.


Why Attend the Minimally Invasive Surgery Symposium (MISS)?

To learn about the latest advances in minimally invasive surgery from the world's leading experts

To interact with high level surgeons in an informal atmosphere conducive to peer-to-peer learning

To earn up to 30.75 CME credits (including optional MOC Self-Assessment Credit) in minimally invasive surgery for colon, hernia, foregut, and metabolic diseases and enhanced recovery after surgery.

To hone your technical skills at our optional hands-on TAP Block workshop.

To socialize with fellow high level surgeons and meet members of our world-renowned faculty at the MISS Welcome Reception (included with your registration)

To take advantage of discount rates of just $249 a night to enjoy a stay at our extraordinary host hotel, the Encore at Wynn in exciting Las Vegas.

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Bradley R. Davis, MD 

Professor of Surgery


Colon and Rectal Surgery

Vice Chair

Surgical Education

Carolinas Healthcare

Charlotte, North Carolina


Conor P. Delaney, MD, PhD

Chairman, Digestive Disease and Surgery Institute

Victor W. Fazio MD Endowed Chair in Colorectal Surgery

Professor of Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Lerner School of Medicine

Cleveland Clinic

Cleveland, Ohio


Morris E. Franklin, Jr., MD, FACS*

Colon Program Co-Director


Texas Endosurgery Institute

San Antonio, Texas


John H. Marks, MD*

Colon Program Co-Director

Medical Director

Lankenau Hospital/Main Line Health Systems

Wynnewood, Pennsylvania


Matthew G. Mutch, MD

Professor, Surgery

Division of General Surgery

Chief, Section of Colon and Rectal Surgery

Solon and Bettie Gershman Chair in Colon and Rectal Surgery

Washington University School of medicine in St. Louis

St. Louis, Missouri


Ian M. Paquette, MD

Associate Professor of Surgery

University of Cincinnati College of Medicine

Cincinnati, Ohio


R. Larry Whelan, MD

Professor of Surgery


Colon and Rectal Surgery

Mount Sinai West

New York, New York

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Registration Cost
Early Registration

Late Registration From: 2017-10-18 To: 0--
On site Registration
Allied Health

Group Registrations:

Group registrations not allowed

Accompanying Persons:

Accompanying persons not allowed

Registration Documents:
Letter of invitation:
We don’t provide letter of invitation
Letter of confirmation:
We don’t provide Letter of Confirmation
Proof of professional / educational status:
We don’t need Proof of professional/educational status
Online Abstract Submission:

We don’t accept Online Abstracts


Encore at Wynn Las Vegas

3131 South Las Vegas Blvd

Las Vegas, NV 89109

Important: Hotel scam warning

Just $249 a night at the extraordinary Encore at Wynn in Las Vegas!

The 2018 Minimally Invasive Surgery Symposium will take place at the magnificent Encore Wynn Las Vegas where we have arranged for a discount room rate of just $249 a night for MISS participants. To make your reservation, please call (866) 770-7555. You must identify yourself as Minimally Invasive Surgery Symposium attendee or reference the block code: 6MIS0318 to receive the discounted rate.

Discount rates expire February 4, 2018, but we urge you to make your arrangements as soon as possible as our room block will sell out.

Please note that there is a charge of $50.00 per room per night for double queen accomodations at Encore for weekday; and $70.00 per room per night for double queen accommodations on weekends.

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For information on exhibit and sponsor opportunities a the Minimally Invasive Surgery Symposium (MISS) please contact Guy Pawlak at 973-206-2328 or
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Jennifer Meade

Conference Marketing Manager

973.290.8258 (Office)

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