Houston Methodist

Robotics in Neurosurgery Symposium

Houston Methodist is a leader at the forefront of the rapidly expanding use of robotics in neurosurgery, while continually expanding its application in a variety of fields. The Department of Neurosurgery utilizes a great variety of robots in cranial and spinal surgery, which have been refined to produce even better clinical outcomes. This two-day event offers hands-on cadaveric training, as well as structured lectures, from local and visiting faculty—all are experts in the application of robotics in neurosurgery.

Course Director:
Gavin W. Britz, MD, Candy and Tom Knudson Centennial Chair in Neurosurgery, Department of Neurosurgery, and co-director, Center for Neuroregeneration at Houston Methodist

Additional Houston Methodist Faculty:
Alan Lumsden, MD; Paul J Holman, MD; Todd W Trask, Md; Mas Takashima, MD

Educational objectives:
At the conclusion of this program participants should be able to:
• Understand robotic stereotactic assistance and application in cranial neurosurgery
• Understand the capabilities of robotic assisted pedicle screw placement
• Have increased awareness of the future application of robotics in endovascular neurosurgery and head and neck surgery

November 8, 2019 | 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.
November 9, 2019 | 7 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Register at events.houstonmethodist.org/neurorobotics2019

 

Friday, November 8

More dates through November 9, 2019


Houston Methodist Research Institute, 5th Floor, MITIE
6670 Bertner Avenue

Event Type

Training Session

Category

Simulation/Hands-On Lab

Attendance Options

In-Person

Website

http://events.houstonmethodist.org/d/...

Department & Center
MITIE, Institute for Academic Medicine
Speaker

Gavin W. Britz, MD, Candy and Tom Knudson Centennial Chair in Neurosurgery, Department of Neurosurgery, and co-director, Center for Neuroregeneration at Houston Methodist

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