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Minimally Invasive Surgery - GSUR 550



Internal Medicine and Surgery Clerkships


University of Maryland Hospital

Description and Goals:

The senior student will serve as an integral team member on the Minimally Invasive General Surgery Service at The University of Maryland Hospital. The level of responsibility will be comparable to a PGY 1 General Surgery Resident. The student will provide direct patient care and demonstrate independent thinking under the direct supervision of Surgery faculty and house staff. These services treat patients with elective surgical procedures of the abdomen and chest employing advanced minimally invasive techniques. Course content emphasizes gastrointestinal diseases and biliary diseases. The student will participate in pre-operative evaluation, surgery, post-op care and clinic follow-up. Training in laparoscopic skills is available in the simulation center.

Number of Students:


Time of Year Available:

Academic weeks 1-48


Monday through Friday - Yes
Evenings - No
Weekends - No
Call - No

Faculty Responsible:

Dr. Jonathan Chun
(410) 328-6187 

Administrative Contact:

Pamela S. Griffin
(410) 328-7399  


Last Revision: January 14, 2014