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The Duke Center for Surgical Innovation (CSI) is dedicated to training surgeons using the latest surgical techniques and innovative approaches to minimally invasive surgery.  

Utilizing a combination of didactic lectures, live surgeries, video, and hands-on animate labs in minimally invasive surgical techniques, several hundred surgeons and allied health professionals  from around the world have been trained through the center.

The Center offers CME credit for a number of courses held throughout the year in a wide range of surgical specialties. 

Upcoming CSI Courses 

Sleeve/Bypass - August 12-14, 2015 - Durham, NC -- this course is now closed

Duke Masters of Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgery - September 24-26, 2015, Orlando, FL

Flow Diversion Course - October 29, 2015, Durham, NC

Hernia Workshop - November 13, 2015, Duham, NC

Duke Masters of Minimally Invasive Bariatric Surgery - May 5-7, 2016, Orlando, FL

April VATS Workshop April 26-27, 2016, Durham, NC 

Duke Masters of Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgery - September 15-17, 2016, Orlando, FL