Academic Activities

Invited Lectures, Talks, Conference Abstracts and Other Academic Activities on Robot-Assisted Surgery



Aug. 2015

Updates on endometrial cancer Vattikuti Foundation seminar, India Feb. 2015 Time to stop screening and detection for cancer on the ovary Diaphragmatic resection by robotic surgery Radical trachelectomy for early cervical cancer Emerging role of robotics for cancers on the ovary Vascular emergencies Masterclass at Medanta, New Delhi, India Dec. 2013 Improved outcomes and cost savings with robotics Technion University, Hillel Yafe Hospital Israel Dec. 2013 Value and Global Economics of Robotic Surgery in Gynecology The evolution of robotic surgery, Boston, MA Mar. 2013 The value of robotics Grand Rounds, Assaf Harofe Medical Center, Israel

July 2012

Clinical and cost efficiency of robotic surgery Grand Rounds, Fudan University, Shanghai, China

Feb 2011

Robotics: the present future Grand Rounds Cedars Sinai, Los Angeles

Dec 2010

Extending the population benefiting from minimal invasive surgery

Meir Medical Center, Tel Aviv University, Israel

Jan 2010

Applications of robotic surgery Szechuan University, Chengdu, China

Sept 2009

New surgical approaches Tel Aviv University, Israel

Sept 2009

Robotics in gynecologic oncology Hebrew University, Israel



Oration: MDcisions and Sentinel lymph nodes Keynote speaker: The role of robotic surgery AGOICON , Hyderabad, India

Oct. 2015

Impact of robotic surgery on inpatient demographics and implications for training. ACOG meeting, Boston

Sept. 2015

Government supported Health Care Systems Robotics in the obese patients: tips and outcomes Memorial Sloan Kettering, New York

Jun. 2015

Sentinel lymph node mapping in endometrial cancer Repair of vascular injuries during MIS AAGL meeting, Jerusalem Israel

May 2015

Advantages of Robotic Surgery over Laparoscopic Approach in Gynecological Malignancies South American Regional IGCS meeting, Santiago, Chile

Apr. 2015

Robotic Surgery in Gynecologic Cancer Doelen Conference, Rotterdam, the Netherlands

Jan. 2015

Diaphragmatic resection by robotic surgery Radical trachelectomy for early cervical cancer Emerging role of robotics for cancers on the ovary Vascular emergencies Vattikuti Conference on robotic surgery, New Delhi, India

Oct. 2014

Robotic Surgery should be the standard of care in the management of women with gynaecological cancer. Sentinel lymph node detection comparing intra-operative cervical injection of indocyanine green, technetium, and blue dye for endometrial cancer SociBiennial meeting of the International Gynecologic Cancer Society, Melbourne, Australia

Apr. 2014

The value of robotics The role of robotics in ovarian cancer Sentinel lymph node and endometrial cancer Third Biennial South Florida Robotics Symposium, Miami, Florida

Feb. 2014

Economic implications and outcome measures Robotic Interval cytoreduction following neo-adjuvant chemotherapy 19th SGO winter meeting, Breckenridge, Colorado

Nov. 2013

Cost -Who Knows the Real Numbers? Society of Robotic Surgery World Robotic Symposium 2013, Orlando, FL

Sept. 2013

Lesionesvasculares en cirurgiarobotica Actualizacion de cirurgiarobotica en ginecologia VIth international conferenc of the Ecuadorian Society of Gynecology, Quito, Ecuador

Mar. 2013

Ovarian cancer outcomes after introducing a robotics program Society of Gynecologic Oncology Meeting, Los Angeles

Feb. 2013

Repair of large vessel injuries during MIS International Professors Symposium, The Cleveland Clinic, OH Robotic management of major vascular injuries Mayo Clinic Robotics Conference, Scottsdale, AZ

Jan. 2013

Introducing robotics in gynecologic oncology surgery Beilinson Hospital, Tel Aviv Israel Introducing robotics in gynecologic oncology surgery The Hebrew University, Jerusalem Israel

Dec. 2012

Borderline ovarian tumors update Repair of Vascular injuries Surgical approach for the frozen pelvis AGOICON Mumbai, India

Nov. 2012

Endomètre: ne pas sacrifier le corps

La Robotique en chirurgie oncologique pelvienne 2ème Congrès National Onco-GF, Bruxelles Belgium

Nov. 2012

Clinical outcome and cost analysis of Robotics Gynecologic Robotics Symposium, Technion University, Israel

Oct. 2012

I can’t believe they did this through the scope symposium Robotics educational Symposium Endometrial and Ovarian Cancer Outcomes After Introducing a Robotics Program Sentinel lymph node detection and accuracy following intra-operative cervical injection for endometrial cancer Young doctor’s summit 14th Biennial International Gynecologic Oncology Society Meeting, Vancouver, Canada

Sept 2012

La robotique : évaluation de l’efficacité et des couts New European Surgical Academy, Mallorca, Spain

Jun 2012

New developments in Robotic Surgery Third National Gyn Oncologist Forum & IGCS Seminar, Beijing, China

Mar 2012

Canadian perspectives in robotic surgery Society of Gynecologic Oncology Meeting, Austin, Texas

Mar 2012

La Robotique: efficacité clinique accrue à coûts réduits Journées Liégeoises de Gynécologie, Belgium

Sept 2011

Robotic surgery in the elderly
Robotic Surgery, The Canadian Perspective Robotics in Gynecology, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Symposium, New York, U.S. Mar 2011

Clinical and economical impact following the introduction of robotics for endometrial cancer staging.

Geriatrics and bariatrics: tips and tricks for successful robotic surgery in the elderly and obese. Society of Gynecologic Oncologists meeting, Orlando

Jan 2011

Extending the patient population benefiting from M.I.S. Annual Obstetrics and Gynaecology Academic Day, Nassau, Bahamas

Nov 2010

Robotics: the new frontier in gynecologic oncology XIX Annual Conference of the Gynaecologic Oncologists of India, Bangalore, India

Oct 2010

Advantages of robotics in morbidly obese and elderly patients: extending the population benefiting from MIS Impact of obesity on robotic surgery for endometrial cancer Outcome and quality of life in elderly patients undergoing robotic surgery for endometrial cancer Robotic radical hysterectomy: comparison of outcomes and cost The 13th Biennial International Gynecologic Oncology Society Meeting, Prague, Czech Republic

May 2010

Surgical advances in gynecologic surgery Gynecologic Surgery Symposium, PLA General Hospital, Beijing, China

May 2010

Robotics in gynecologic oncology Robotic Gynecologist Surgery Symposium, Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, China

Nov 2009

Prospective evaluation of surgical outcome following robotic surgery 3rd World Congress on Controversies in Obstetrics and Gynecology, Beijing, China

May 2009

A view of robotics World Robotic Gynecology Congress, Chicago, USA

Nov 2008

Computer enhanced laparoscopic surgery in the elderly Intl Gyn Onc Robotics Symposium, Chapel Hill North Carolina, USA



Apr 2012

La robotique, evaluation de l’efficacité Clinique et des couts Santé des femmes, Université de Montréal, Montréal

Sep 2010

Chirurgie robotique, analyse clinique et economique Society of Obstetrics and Gynecology of Canada, FMC du Québec

Apr 2010

La robotique : le future au présent au Québec Conférence nationale pour vaincre le cancer, Montréal

Feb 2010

Percée de la chirurgie robotique en gynéco-oncologie Cinquième congrès des gynécologues oncologues du Québec, Bromont

Feb 2010

New surgical technology in gynecologic oncology McGill University, Montreal

Jan 2009

Robotic surgery in gynecology: the present future Royal Alexandra Hospital, Edmonton



The impact of the sentinel lymph node mapping in the management of pre-operative grade 1 endometrial cancer.
Best of the best resident research presentations Association of Academic Professionals in Obstetrics and Gynecology of Canada annual meeting, Toronto

Jun. 2015

Robotics: the next frontier in laparoscopy SOGC Annual Clinical and Scientific Conference, Quebec City

May 2015

Robotic vs laparoscopy debate GOC Continuing Professional Development meeting, Toronto

Oct. 2014

La robotique en gynécologie Université Laval Ob-Gyn Conference, Manoir Montmorency, Québec

Jun. 2014

 A randomized controlled trial of a proficiency-based, virtual reality robotic simulation curriculum to teach robotic suturing (.pdf, 1.57MB)35th Annual General Meeting of The Society of Gynecologic Oncology of Canada, Niagara Falls

Nov. 2013

Clinical Outcome and Cost effectiveness of robotic surgery. APOG Cannell lecture, Toronto

May 2012

Continuum of oncologic services Symposium 2012 Ruis McGill Introducing robotic surgery in ovarian cancer 4th Canadian Conference on Ovarian Cancer Research, Québec

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