We initiated a new Laparoscopic Surgery Fellowship during the 1998-1999 academic year. We are now accepting applications for two clinical positions during the 2001 - 2002 academic year. The Fellowship is intended for board eligible General Surgeons. The Fellow is instructed in the evaluation and care of patients who require laparoscopic surgical procedures. They are instructed in the performance of advanced laparoscopic operations including Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass, Laparoscopic Gastric Bandng, Laparoscopic Nissen and Toupet Fundoplication, Laparoscopic Heller Myotomy, Laparoscopic Splenectomy, Laporoscopic Colectomy, Laparoscopic Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic Appendectomy and Laparoscopic Lysis of Adhesions. They also recieve instruction in Colonoscopy. The Fellow is required to write at least one paper for publication. The Fellowship is based at Hackensack University Medical Center (HUMC) in Hackensack, New Jersey. HUMC is the busiest surgical hospital in New Jersey and a principal teaching hospital of New Jersey Medical College of the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey. Consequently, the Fellow instructs our surgical residents in laparoscopic surgery skills in a dry laboratory as well as a live animal laboratory. Hackensack University Medical Center a new AMBULATORY SURGERY CENTER with 10 new state of the art laparoscopic surgery suites in the Spring of 1998. These operating rooms are equipped with new 3 chip video systems, Aesops 3000, Hermes and laparoscopy booms.
SURGERY OPERATING ROOMS
AT HACKENSACK UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER
Mail a curriculum vitae and two letters of recommendation to:
Garth H. Ballantyne, M.D.
Department of Surgery
Hackensack University medical Center
30 Prospect Avenue
Hackensack, NJ 07601
Since this Fellowship is not accredited by the RRC you must be an American citizen or have a permanent immigration visa (green card).