Miami Robotic Surgery Hands-on Workshop Allied Health Professional Specialty Track
This course is designed to assist the advanced practice provider with specific robotic procedures associated with GYO and bariatric surgeries.
Complete details at MiamiRobotics.BaptistHealth.net
Observation of the Robotics Surgery Lab is available with limited capacity.
Allied health professionals in the fields of gynecologic oncology (GYO) and bariatric surgery.
- Recognize the surgical implications associated with hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy procedures.
- Demonstrate the importance of safely caring for patients undergoing hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy procedures.
- Distinguish between the metabolic changes that occur as a result of the Roux-en-y gastric bypass procedure and the sleeve gastrectomy procedure.
- Describe how weight loss is achieved following Roux-en y gastric bypass and sleeve gastrectomy procedures.
6:30 a.m. Registration and Continental Breakfast
6:50 a.m. Welcome, Program Overview and Introductions
Mara Berman, R.N.
7:00 a.m. Hyperthermic Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy
John Diaz, M.D., Omar Llaguna, M.D.
7:30 a.m. Bariatric Surgery Update
Rupa Seetharamaiah, M.D.
8:00 a.m. Adjourn
Anthony Gonzalez, M.D., FACS, FASMBS, is chief of surgery at Baptist Hospital of Miami, medical director of bariatric surgery at South Miami Hospital and a member of Baptist Health Medical Group. A general surgeon with a specialty in laparoscopic and bariatric surgery, he is a graduate of the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine and completed his residency at the University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital. Dr. Gonzalez is an associate professor of surgery at Florida International University's Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine and a voluntary assistant professor of surgery at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine.
John P. Diaz, M.D., is a gynecologic oncologist. He graduated from the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine and completed a residency at the University Of Miami-Jackson Memorial Medical Center. Dr. Diaz is affiliated with Baptist, Doctors and South Miami Hospitals.
Mark Dylewski, M.D., is a thoracic and robotic surgeon at Miami Cancer Institute, an affiliate of Baptist Health South Florida. He is chief of general thoracic surgery and medical director of robotic surgery of Baptist Health Medical Group. Dr. Dylewski is a graduate of the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine and completed residencies at the University of California Davis-East Bay and the University of Albany Medical Center. He is an expert in minimally invasive thoracic surgery.
Julio Garcia-Aguilar, M.D., Ph.D., is chief of colorectal services and Benno C. Schmidt Chair in surgical oncology at Memorial Sloan Kettering. He has dedicated his career to the surgical care of people with colon and rectal cancer and is an expert in minimally invasive laparoscopic and robotic techniques for performing these surgeries. Dr. Garcia-Aguilar graduated from Universidad Comlutense in Madrid and completed his residency in general surgery at Beth Israel Hospital and his fellowship in colon and rectal surgery at the University of Minnesota.
Omar Llaguna, M.D., is a general and oncology surgeon. A graduate of Ross University in New York, he completed a fellowship at the University of North Carolina Hospital and a residency in general surgery at Mount Sinai Beth Israel. Dr. Llaguna is affiliated with Baptist, Doctors, South Miami, Homestead, Mariners and West Kendall Baptist Hospitals.
Rafael Perez, M.D., is a member of the South Miami Hospital Committee for Robotic Surgery, and is the medical director of the Fibroid Center of South Miami Hospital. He specializes minimally invasive ;aparoscopic robotic surgery. Additionally, Dr. Perez is trained in urogynecological diagnostic and therapeutic procedures, as well as endoscopic surgery, including advanced operative laparoscopic and hysteroscopic procedures.
Jorge Rabaza, M.D., FACS, is a general surgeon and a member of Baptist Health Medical Group, specializing in bariatric surgery, including revisional surgery. Dr. Rabaza graduated from the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine and completed his residency at the University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital. He is a clinical assistant professor of surgery at Florida International University's Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine and a voluntary instructor of surgery at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine.
Rupa Seetharamaiah, M.D., is a Board-certified general surgeon and a member of Baptist Health Medical Group. She specializes in weight-loss surgery and has extensive training in robotic and laparoscopic surgery for minimally invasive and bariatric procedures. Dr. Seetharamaiah received her medical degree from the University of Mysore, India and completed her residency at the University of Mississippi. She also completed a fellowship in the Advanced Minimally Invasive and Bariatric Surgery program at Baptist Health. She is an assistant professor of surgery at Florida International University's Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine.
Jaime Sepulveda, M.D., is a gynecologist. Dr. Sepulveda graduated from the University of Puerto and completed his residency at the University of Puerto Rico Medical Center in obstetrics and gynecology and his fellowship at Jackson Memorial Hospital. Dr. Sepulveda is affiliated with Baptist and South Miami Hospitals.
Martin Weiser, M.D., is a surgical oncologist at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. He serves as vice chair for education and faculty development in the department of surgery and Stuart H.Q. Quan Chair in Colorectal Surgery. Dr. Weiser specializes in treating cancers of the gastrointestinal tract such as colon cancer, rectal cancer, anal cancer, small bowel cancers and appendiceal cancer. He Weiser graduated from the University of Chicago and completed his residency in general surgery at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and his fellowships in surgical oncology at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center; and colon and rectal surgery at Mount Sinai Medical Center.
Baptist Health South Florida is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Baptist Health has been re-surveyed by the ACCME and awarded Commendation for 6 years as a provider of CME for physicians.
Baptist Health South Florida designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
This activity has been approved for 1credit hours by the Florida Boards of Medicine, Osteopathic Medicine and the Florida Council of Physician Assistants. CE Broker #20-636650 and 20-636654.
- 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
- 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Speaker Credit™
- 1.00 Nurse Practitioners
- 1.00 Florida Board of Nursing
This course is only for Baptist Health advanced practice providers in the fields of gynecology oncology, urology, thoracic, general and colorectal surgery.
Please indicate what day(s), if any, you would like to observe the robotics lab portion via viewing room.
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