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Center for Videoendoscopic Surgery (CVES)

The Center for Videoendoscopic Surgery (CVES) is dedicated to the study, research, and practice of advanced minimally invasive gastrointestinal surgery. The mission of CVES is to provide leadership in diagnostic innovation, research, training and education, and the clinical expertise. The key components of CVES are outlined in the diagram below:

Specific areas of clinical and research interest include benign and malignant esophageal and stomach conditions such as reflux, cancer, and motility disorders, bariatric and metabolic surgery, and abdominal wall reconstruction/hernia. We run an accredited clinical fellowship in Advanced Gastrointestinal Minimally Invasive Surgery/Bariatric Surgery as well as a research fellowship in Esophageal and Advanced Gastrointestinal Surgery.