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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. August 21, 2014 - Rochester, MN
    Adolescent Breast Interest Group Meeting 2014 Live Courses
  2. Knee Dislocation and Multi-ligament Knee Reconstruction
    September 18 - 19, 2014 - Stabile Building, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn.
    Knee Dislocation and Multi-ligament Knee Reconstruction Live Courses
  3. October 10 - 11, 2014 -
    The Holmium Institute: Advanced Endoscopic Laser Techniques Live Courses
  4. Advances in Diagnostic Radiology with Advanced Radiology Life Support (ARLS) Course
    October 13 - 17, 2014 - The Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn and Spa, Sonoma, CA
    Advances in Diagnostic Radiology with Advanced Radiology Life Support (ARLS) Course Live Courses
  5. State of the Science Symposia
    October 22 - 26, 2014 - Mayo Clinic Education Center, Phoenix, Arizona
    State of the Science Symposia Live Courses
  6. Multidisciplinary Update in Breast Disease 2014
    November 12 - 15, 2014 - One Ocean Resort & Spa, Atlantic Beach Florida
    Multidisciplinary Update in Breast Disease 2014 Live Courses
  7. Thoracic Oncology for the Non-Oncologist: Family Practitioners, Internists, Pulmonologists, Surgeons, Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners, and Nurses
    November 15, 2014 - Mayo Clinic Education Center, Phoenix, AZ
    Thoracic Oncology for the Non-Oncologist: Family Practitioners, Internists, Pulmonologists, Surgeons, Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners, and Nurses Live Courses
  8. 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
  9. Mayo Clinic Spine Center: Medical and Surgical Spine Course
    January 15 - 17, 2015 - Mayo Clinic Education Center, Phoenix, AZ
    Mayo Clinic Spine Center: Medical and Surgical Spine Course Live Courses
  10. February 4 - 7, 2015 - Fairmont Scottsdale Princess - Scottsdale, Arizona
    3rd Annual Collaborative Symposium Update in Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery Live Courses
  11. Mayo Clinic Interactive Surgery Symposium
    February 8 - 13, 2015 - Grand Hyatt Kauai Resort and Spa, Kauai, HI
    Mayo Clinic Interactive Surgery Symposium Live Courses
  12. March 11 - 14, 2015 - Mayo Clinic Education Center, Scottsdale - Phoenix, Arizona
    Tackling Problematic Sinus Disease: Debates and Consensus Internet Activity (Live Broadcast)
  13. May 1 - 2, 2015 -
    New Techniques in Shoulder Arthroscopy, Arthroplasty & Fractures Live Courses
  14. July 24, 2015 - Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
    Radioactive Seed Localized Breast Surgery Live Courses
  15. 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
  16. Tutorials in Diagnostic Radiology
    January 17 - 21, 2016 - The Fairmont Kea Lani, Maui, Hawaii
    Tutorials in Diagnostic Radiology Live Courses
  17. January 31 - February 5, 2016 - Wailea Beach Marriott Resort, Wailea, Maui, Hawaii
    Mayo Clinic Interactive Surgery Symposium Live Courses
  18. February 5 - 10, 2017 - Big Island, HI
    Mayo Clinic Interactive Surgery Symposium Live Courses