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Surgical Specialties

Mayo Clinic offers a broad range of continuing medical education opportunties focused on surgery. Experts and teachers from around the world come together for intensive hands-on learning experiences.

Surgery courses feature renowned guests and Mayo Clinic faculty using didactic lectures that are supplemented with video clips, live surgical cases, case discussions, simulations, panel discussions and hands-on workshops. Several courses include laboratory experience using human and animal cadaver specimens and videotaped surgery clips and cadaveric surgical dissection to demonstrate complicated surgical procedures.

Surgery curriculum includes:

  • Robotic Surgery in Gynecology
  • Transoral Laser Microsurgery for Head and Neck Cancer
  • Advanced Techniques in Shoulder Arthroscopy, Arthroplasty & Fractures
  • Advanced Surgical Elbow Skills
  • Disorders of the Wrist
  • Reconstructive Surgery
  • Radioactive Seed Localized Breast Surgery Workshop
  • Multidisciplinary Update in Breast Diseases
  • Dermoscopy & Current Advances in the Treatment of Malignant Melanoma

Upcoming Courses for Surgical Specialties

  1. 9th Annual Practical Course in Dermoscopy and Update on Malignant Melanoma
    December 5 - 7, 2014 - Arizona Biltmore Hotel, Phoenix, AZ
    9th Annual Practical Course in Dermoscopy and Update on Malignant Melanoma Live Courses
  2. January 1 - December 31, 2015 - Stabile Building, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
    Microvascular Surgery Skills Training Course Live Courses
  3. January 1 - December 31, 2015 - Stabile Building, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
    Super Microsurgery Skills Training Course Live Courses
  4. 9th Annual Mayo Clinic Spine Center: Medical and Surgical Spine Course
    January 15 - 17, 2015 - Mayo Clinic Education Center, Phoenix, AZ
    9th Annual Mayo Clinic Spine Center: Medical and Surgical Spine Course Live Courses
  5. 3rd Annual Collaborative Symposium Update in Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery
    February 5 - 7, 2015 - Fairmont Scottsdale Princess - Scottsdale, Arizona
    3rd Annual Collaborative Symposium Update in Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery Live Courses
  6. Collaborative 3D Printing in Medical Practice
    February 7 - 8, 2015 - Four Seasons Resort Scottsdale at Troon North, Scottsdale, AZ
    Collaborative 3D Printing in Medical Practice Live Courses
  7. Mayo Clinic Interactive Surgery Symposium
    February 8 - 13, 2015 - Grand Hyatt Kauai Resort and Spa, Koloa, Kauai, Hawaii
    Mayo Clinic Interactive Surgery Symposium Live Courses
  8. February 11 - 13, 2015 - JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort & Spa, Phoenix, AZ
    TransFuse 2015: Transformative Fusion of Innovative Blood Management Live Courses
  9. Tackling Problematic Sinonasal Disease: Debates and Consensus
    March 11 - 14, 2015 - Mayo Clinic Education Center, Scottsdale - Phoenix, Arizona
    Tackling Problematic Sinonasal Disease: Debates and Consensus Internet Activity (Live Broadcast)
  10. April 17 - 19, 2015 - Hilton Scottsdale Resort and Villas, Scottsdale, Arizona
    21st Mayo Clinic Urogynecology and Disorders of the Female Pelvic Floor Live Courses
  11. May 1 - 2, 2015 - Mayo Clinic, Stabile 9, 221 4th Ave SW, Rochester, MN
    New Techniques in Shoulder Arthroscopy, Arthroplasty & Fractures Live Courses
  12. July 24, 2015 - Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
    Radioactive Seed Localized Breast Surgery Live Courses
  13. August 6 - 9, 2015 - Enchantment Resort, Sedona, Arizona
    Cardiology Update 2015: The Heart of the Matter Live Courses
  14. Advances in Diagnostic Radiology
    October 19 - 23, 2015 - Four Seasons Resort Orlando at Walt Disney World Resort, Orlando, FL
    Advances in Diagnostic Radiology Live Courses
  15. Mayo Clinic Update in Echocardiography: Role of Echo from Prevention to Intervention
    November 12 - 15, 2015 - Hilton Scottsdale Resort & Villas, Scottsdale, Arizona
    Mayo Clinic Update in Echocardiography: Role of Echo from Prevention to Intervention Live Courses
  16. December 4 - 6, 2015 - Westin Kierland Resort, Scottsdale, Arizona
    10th Annual Practical Course in Dermoscopy and Update on Malignant Melanoma Live Courses
  17. Tutorials in Diagnostic Radiology
    January 17 - 21, 2016 - The Fairmont Kea Lani, Maui, Hawaii
    Tutorials in Diagnostic Radiology Live Courses
  18. January 31 - February 5, 2016 - Wailea Beach Marriott Resort, Wailea, Maui, Hawaii
    Mayo Clinic Interactive Surgery Symposium Live Courses
  19. February 5 - 10, 2017 - Big Island, HI
    Mayo Clinic Interactive Surgery Symposium Live Courses