THE COURSE FOR REAL SURGEONS!

MICROSURGERY TRAINING PROGRAMDr. Coleman teaching resident

microsurgery

To teach the skills required to perform microvascular, microneural, and microtubular surgeries required in a variety of surgical specialties including Plastic Surgery, Orthopedic Surgery, Urology, General Surgery, Neurosurgery, Otolaryngology, Obstetrics and Gynecology, and Cardiothoracic Surgery. More advanced training is available and is tailored to the individual's special needs and interest.



Basic Microsurgical Course ( 40 hours)

This course focuses on training students to acquire a higher level of basic skills in microvascular surgery by means of intense laboratory practice. This forty hour course involves six sessions which cover the following topics:Vessel Repair (0.8 mm diameter,

11-0 suture)>

A certificate of Completion is issued by the Division of Plastic Surgery, Indiana University School of Medicine.

Advanced Microsurgical Course (12 hours)

This course is designed for training senior residents and surgeons to acquire advanced skills in microvascular replantation and free tissue transfer focusing on clinical applications. This twelve hour course involves two sessions which cover the following topics:Vessel End-to-Side Anastomosis

A Certificate of Completion is issued by the Division of Plastic Surgery, Indiana University School of Medicine.

Basic Microsurgical Course - $2,000
( 40 hours)

Nerve Graft (1.5mm diameter, 11-0 suture)

Advanced Microsurgical Course - $1,000
( 12 hours)

This includes all supplies and instructional materials. Courses begin each Monday and run through Friday. Course hours are 8:30 a.m. through 5:00 p.m.



Rajiv Sood, M.D.
Cable Nerve

Repair (1.2 mm. diameter, 11-0 suture) Professor of Surgery
Director of Division of Plastic Surgery
Indiana University Medical Center

Jing Ge, M.D.
Director of Microsurgery Laboratory
Division of Plastic Surgery
Indiana University Medical Center

Michael W. Chu, M.D.
Certificate of

Completion Assistant Professor of Surgery
Division of Plastic Surgery
Indiana University Medical Center





Downtown Indianapolis

The Holiday Inn (410 S. Missouri St, (317) 822-6400) is available at a discounted IU rate. Make sure to ask for the IU residency program rate when making reservations. Arrangements with Sheraton Indianapolis City Centre Hotel, 31 West Ohio Street, (317) 635-2000 have been made for registered course participants. There are special rates for IUPUI/Purdue.
You can also stay at any downtown hotel. A taxi ride from downtown to the Medical Center is approximately $5.


Please send an email with the preferred dates to jge@iupui.edu and reserve a position in training courses at least 45 days prior to the initiation of the course.


For additional information please contact Jing Ge, M.D., at jge@iupui.edu or write to:

Jing Ge, MD
Section of Plastic Surgery
Emerson Hall, Room 232
545 Barnhill Drive
Indianapolis, IN 46202-5124
E-Mail: jge@iupui.edu
Phone: (317) 274-8795
Fax: 317-278-7829