Colorectal Surgeons, Melbourne
Colorectal Surgeons, Melbourne
Colorectal Surgeons, Melbourne
Institute of Advanced Minimally Surgery

The Institute of Advanced Minimally Invasive Surgery conduct Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery courses in conjunction with the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre


  • Demonstrate an in-depth knowledge of laparoscopic techniques for colorectal surgery.
  • Identify outcome of laparoscopic surgery.
  • Identify strategies how laparoscopic surgery can become integrated into a participant’s current surgical practice.
  • Explain management strategies for intra- and post-operative complications.


General and colorectal surgeons, and advanced surgical trainees who have an interest in developing their laparoscopic skills for colonic and rectal resection.


DAY 1:

All-day Live Surgery Session: Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery
Including lectures covering:

  • Starting laparoscopic colectomy: Room-set up and port positions
  • Case selection
  • Managing the learning curve
  • Techniques for right hemicolectomy
  • Techniques for anterior resection

DAY 2:

All day wet lab for laparoscopic colectomy

  • Porcine laboratory 1: high anterior resection
  • Porcine laboratory 2: high anterior resection
  • Question and answer wrap up: avoiding pitfalls in laparoscopic colorectal surgery


  • Craig Lynch MBChB, MMedSci, FRACS
  • Alexander (Sandy) Heriot MA MB BChir MD FRCS (Gen.) FRCSEd FRACS
  • Audrey Yeo FRACS Covidien Colorectal Surgery Fellow

Click here to download our program brochure


Our Specialists
Assoc. Prof. Craig Lynch
Prof. Alexander Heriot
Colorectal Surgeons, Melbourne
Our Services
Laparoscopic surgery
Robotic Colorectal surgery
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Haemorrhoid Surgery
Colorectal Surgery
Colorectal Cancer
We offer public and private access to robotic procedures
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