Hernia A to Z


New Course to open in Late 2024

Welcome To The Cutting Edge Of Surgeon Training For Hernia Repair

We have collaborated with global faculty to share best practices in the field of hernia management and repair using an online learning management system which you can access from the convenience of your home or office.

Course Details

  • Six sessions presented over three months
  • Two live interactive question and answer sessions
  • Two live case demonstrations during which participants view surgeries performed from the faculty surgeons operating room

2023 Hernia A to Z Advanced curriculum

Topics will include

Monday, September 11, 2023
  • Decision making in inguinal hernia repair
  • Recurrent and multi-recurrent and with previous pre-peritoneal repair
Monday, September 25, 2023
  • Component separation: Open techniques
  • Component separation: Laparo-endoscopic techniques
  • Component separation: Robotic approaches
Monday, October 9, 2023
  • Complex AW situations: Identifying the problem and solutions
  • Open abdomen: How to deal and options
  • Loss of domain: How to deal and options
Monday, October 23, 2023
  • Mastering extraperitoneal alternatives for ventral repairs
  • Hernias in complex locations: Neuromuscular defects,suprapubic, subcostal, subxiphoid, and lumbar hernias
Monday, November 6, 2023
  • Rectus diastasis: Physiopathology, algorithm of treatmentand surgical techniques
  • Parastomal hernias
Monday, November 20, 2023
  • Chronic pain after hernia repair: prevention,diagnosis, and management

LIVE Surgery Broadcasts

Thursday, September 14, 2023 Inguinal Surgery Start time 8 a.m. ET
Thursday, November 16, 2023 Ventral Surgery Start time 8 a.m. ET

Participant Involvement

Questions will be answered by the faculty during LIVE interactive question and answer broadcasts.

Tuesday, October 3, 2023 | 5 pm ET (GMT-4) Q&A Session 1
Tuesday, November 28, 2023 | 5 pm ET (GMT-4) Q&A Session 2

Steps to Complete Each Session

Sign up for the course in your preferred language
Follow the course outline with the dates letting you know when the next lesson starts
Complete each lesson and topic making sure to hit “Complete Assignment” on the bottom after you are done
Return for the live discussion to receive credit and your certificate

Your faculty

Flavio Malcher MD, MSc, FACS

  • Director, Center for Abdominal Core Health
  • Associate Professor of Surgery
  • NYU Grossman School of Medicine

Eduardo Parra-Davila, MD, FACS, FASCRS

  • Medical Director for Minimally Invasive and Colorectal Surgery
  • Medical Director of Hernia and Abdominal Wall Reconstruction
  • Good Samaritan Medical Center
  • Tenet Florida Physician Services
  • West Palm Beach, FL

Salvador Morales-Conde, MD

  • Chief of Innovation in Minimally Invasive Surgery of the University Hospital Virgen del Rocio
  • Head of the General and Digestive Surgery Unit of Hospital Quirónsalud Sagrado Corazón
  • Sevilla, Spain