The Fellowship in Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery (MIGS) at Scripps Clinic is designed for graduates of obstetrics and gynecology (OB-GYN) residency programs who wish to pursue advanced training to master minimally invasive gynecological surgery techniques.
Approved by the American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists, the two-year program integrates the latest developments in clinical practice, scientific research and technical innovation.
Fellows work with OB-GYN surgeons on both major and minor gynecologic procedures. They also provide clinical care to patients, providing a range of services from annual exams to treatment for complex gynecologic conditions.
- Fellows are trained advanced laparoscopic procedures, robotic surgery, operative hysteroscopy, pelvic floor reconstruction, uro-gynecologic evaluation and surgery.
- Procedures are performed at hospitals and ambulatory surgery centers.
- Program integrates clinical care, resident teaching and research opportunities.
- Operate 3 to 4 days a week
- Care for patients in a continuity clinic
- Work on clinical research
- Collaborate with gynecologic, urologic and colorectal surgeons
- Attend and present at national AAGL meetings