Minimally Invasive Surgery (MIS) Fellowships

In addition to the general surgery residency, the Division of General Surgery currently offers both a clinical and research fellowship through the Arizona Center for Endoscopic Surgery (ACES) focused on minimally invasive, robotic and bariatric surgery. Click titles below for more information.

ACES Advanced GI/MiS Clinical Fellowship
The Arizona Center for Endoscopic Surgery (ACES) Advanced GI/MIS Clinical Fellowship is a one-year fellowship that has been accredited through the Fellowship Council since 2012. Applicants must have an interest in developing advanced skills in minimally invasive, robotic and flexible endoscopy, as well as acquiring experience in management of morbid obesity and foregut diseases. The overall purpose of this program is to train surgeons interested in an academic career in minimally invasive and bariatric surgery.

ACES Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Minimally Invasive Surgery
This one-year reserach fellowship will focus on robotic surgery, single-incision laparoscopic surgery, research in surgical education and training, Natural Orifice Translumenal Endoscopic Surgery (NOTES), metabolic surgery procedures and outcomes, benign and malignant esophageal diseases and evaluation of novel surgical devices and procedures.