Robotic Colorectal Surgery Course

Full immersion in robotic colorectal surgery

Technology is having an increasing impact on the future of surgery. Robotics, patient-specific 3D preoperative simulation, intraoperative augmented imaging, advanced flexible endoscopic operative platforms and tools, precise multimodal treatments, and evidence-based medicine represent the modern cornerstone of personalized robotic colorectal surgery.

Robotic Colorectal Surgery Course


Course date & option

Course status

Practical training on anatomical specimens

Starting at 3850 €

No accommodation, no social programme and no entertainment included in the registration fees for participants


Course director

J. Marescaux (FR, RW)

Faculty panel

Course objectives

  • To cover a broad spectrum of surgical procedures in robotic colorectal surgery
  • To provide indications for robotic surgical treatments and discuss operative complications
  • To highlight technical aspects of robotic surgical interventions through the broadcasting of live procedures
  • To allow real-time discussion between operators and trainee surgeons
  • To provide hands-on sessions to improve skills in robotic surgery through practice under expert tutorials

Target audience

Surgeons / minimum level required

Educational methods

  • Interactive theoretical and video sessions between Faculty and course participants
  • Live and pre-recorded operative demonstrations
  • Practical training on live tissue, anatomical specimens, virtual simulators and pelvic trainers

Cancellation policies

CME credits & accreditations

May 30-31, 2023
    A submission has been made to the Ethical MedTech for assessment as a CVS Training
    A submission has been made to the Ethical MedTech for assessment as a Third-Party Procedure Training

    Resolution of conflicts of interest (COI):

    The IRCAD training center has industrial and research partners (e.g., Karl Storz and Covidien/Medtronic) and Course Faculty members and Healthcare professionals declare these industrial partners are never committed to the elaboration and running organization of the programs or in the choice of experts. There is neither publicity nor promotion in the form of pull-up stands or flyers during the course.

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    Live the IRCAD experience to the fullest

    The courses are organized in such a way that participants are fully immersed in the heart of the Institute, from start to finish.

    One day at IRCAD

    Your course by day, the comfort and luxury in Les Haras Hotel **** by night

    A place with a unique design, inspired by history and the universe of horses… Les Haras Hotel**** honors leather and wood to take its guests on a journey through time.

    The Haras Brasserie offers a modern and friendly cuisine. The great classics of French cuisine are celebrated there, alongside signature dishes from Alsace or inspirations from the world over.


    Really good variety of didactic and practical suitable for all levels - I am a robotic beginner but still gained a bit from the course

    from Ireland

    Beautiful live demonstrations (sigmoidectomy, TME) / Nice topics (TME, right colectomy) / Excellent level of the experts, also in the afternoon workshop.

    from Italy

    Quality of expert discussion during live demonstrations / Possibility to use new equipment in the practical sessions

    from United Kingdom

    The quality of presentations / The cases are amazing / The teachers are excellent

    from Ecuador

    Everything was outstanding: organization, attitude, skills of the experts

    from Greece

    Operating on live tissue / Live surgery / Quality of the premises (architecture, interior design)

    from Estonia

    Live surgery with experts / Tips and tricks from the experts / Hands-on session

    from Portugal

    Live surgery with opportunity to interact with experts / Practice with very useful tutoring / Extreme availability of the experts

    from Italy

    Nice demonstration of mobilization of splenic flexure / Perfect visualization of operations / Step by step explanation of the surgery

    from Greece

    Excellent cases to demonstrate and very good to see how the experts handle events such as bleeding etc…

    from Iceland

    Friendly multicultural environment / Excellent learning opportunities / Good level of expertise of the staff

    from Pakistan

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