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Education & Training

Sandhya Kumar, M.D.  - UCSF 20150518 Surgery 0308

Advanced GI Minimally Invasive/Bariatric Surgery Fellowship, led by Program Director Jonathan Carter, M.D., is supported by  grant from the Foundation for Surgical Fellowships, provides an immersive didactic extensive experience in advanced laparoscopic procedures. At its conclusion, the fellow will have acquired the requisite expertise to perform all major laparoscopic procedures including: 

  • Adjustable gastric banding
  • Adrenalectomy
  • Colon resection
  • Feeding jejunostomy
  • Gastric bypass procedures
  • Gastrojejunostomy
  • Heller myotomy
  • Inguinal hernia repair
  • Nissen fundoplication
  • Sleeve gastrectomy
  • Ventral hernia repair

There are also ample opportunities to participate in laparoscopic urology cases with some minimally invasive operations involving the use of the Da Vinci robot.

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