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Hysteroscopy Virtual Workshop

Aired on 12.18.2015
Hysteroscopy Virtual Workshop

Take part in an interactive web event- hysteroscopy virtual workshop. Please join us for this online symposium from the comfort of your own home, office or anywhere offering an adequate WiFi connection. There is no cost for this event. It is completely FREE!

This unique interactive on-line course will be lead by Dr. Keith Isaacson and Ceana Nezhat and will focus on hysteroscopy from the office to the operating room and everything in-between. You will be able to interact with the faculty and ask questions during presentations from world leaders.  

Take a look and join our world class faculty listed below.


This will be a live event with world-renowned gynecology surgeons. Keith Isaacson, MD, and his colleagues will discuss ”Operative and Office Hysteroscopy.” Presentations will offer the latest perspectives on a range of topics, including:
  • Office Hysteroscopy
  • Operative Hysteroscopy


Directors & Faculty


Keith Isaacson, MD

Center for Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery at
Newton-Wellesley Hospital
Associate Professor, Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Biology
Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA


Ceana Nezhat, MD

Dr. Ceana Nezhat is the Medical Director of Training and Education at Northside Hospital, Atlanta, GA.  Ceana Nehat, MD is recognized as a leader in the field of minimally invasive surgery and has pioneered the development of many laparoscopic procedures in the disciplines of gynecology, urology, and general surgery in addition to being a leader and advocate for women’s health.  Dr. Nezhat’s innovative research and educational outreach has earned him prestigious honors and recognition from independent medical associations internationally.  He is a member of many distinguished societies, reviewer of several academic journals, and advisor to teaching organizations.  

Todd Ponsky, MD

Todd Ponsky is currently Professor of Surgery at the University of Cincinnati and a pediatric surgeon at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center and Akron Children’s Hospital. He is the Director of Clinical Growth and Transformation at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital. He attended medical school at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio from 1995-1999,Residency in General Surgery at The George Washington University in Washington, DC from 1999-2005, Pediatric Surgery Fellowship at Children's National Medical Center in Washington, DC from 2005-2007,and an Advanced Minimally Invasive Pediatric Surgery Fellowship at The Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children in Denver, CO from 2007-2008. Dr. Ponsky was the first to perform and report single port surgery in children and modernized the methods of the laparoscopic pediatric hernia repair. He has published over 125 manuscripts, edited 3 textbooks, and authored over 30 book chapters. He has directed over 50 national/international courses and has given over 200 visiting lectureships. He is the Associate Editor for The Journal of Pediatric Surgery, and serves on three editorial boards. He is the immediate past president of the International Pediatric Endosurgery Group (IPEG) and holds, or has held, leadership positions in the American College of Surgeons (ACS), the American Pediatric Surgical Association (APSA), the Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES) and the International Society for Pediatric Innovation (iSPI). He has won numerous faculty teaching awards. He is involved in both outcomes and animal research with a focus on inguinal hernia physiology, surgical telementoring, endoscopic repair techniques for pure esophageal atresia, and innovations in education. He founded GlobalcastMD and Stay Current in Surgery, both of which serve to democratize and internationalize medical knowledge and modernize the way we teach and learn surgery.

Additional Faculty

Rudi Campo, MD

Rudi Campo joined the Leuven Institute for Fertility & Embryology (LIFE) group in Belgium as a clinical director where he took the responsibility for the IVF lab & the ambulatory reproductive surgical in Genk, Belgium.

Mark Hans Emanuel, MD, PhD

Mark Hans Emanuel studied medicine at the AMC in Amsterdam. After graduating in 1985, he specialized in gynecology in the AMC and at the Medical Center Alkmaar. Emanuel was promoted to the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of uterine fibroids in the uterine cavity. Since 1992 he works in the Spaarne Hospital.  He specializes in Minimally invasive surgery (hysteroscopic surgery and Asherman's disease in particular), Menstrual Disorders, Menopause, Contraception, Fertility disorders

Martin Farrugia, MD

Dr. Farrugia is a graduate of University of Malta and a member of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists.  He is competent in sterilisation techniques (open and laparoscopic and hysteroscopic) and the placement of intra-uterine contraceptive device.  His competence ranges from diagnostic hysteroscopy and targeted biopsy to resectoscope use with electrosurgery. Dr. Farrugia is an expert in minimal invasive surgery and Laparoscopic fertility related surgery procedures, electrosurgical and laser resection/ablation for pelvic endometriosis and pelvic adhesions. 

Stephan Gordts, MD

Head and Scientific Director, Leuven Institute for Fertility and Embryology.  Professor Gordts graduated from the Catholic University of Leuven in 1978. He performed two years of experimental work and training in microsurgery. Since 1978 his main clinical interest and his full career has been devoted to reproductive medicine.  He is an expert in microsurgical interventions and operative laparoscopies. In 1982 he followed a postgraduate training in ART at the Monash University, Melbourne, and as the clinician in charge of the IVF programme he was closely involved in the birth of the first IVF baby in Belgium, born in May 1983.

Charles March, MD

Following medical school and residency in New York, he completed fellowship training at the University of Southern California where he remained as faculty. During his 30-year tenure at USC, he was professor and Chief of the Division of Gynecology. He worked with Drs. Marrs and Vargyas on the development of ovarian stimulation regimens. Together, they introduced ovarian ultrasound as a method to monitor the ovarian response to fertility drugs. In addition to his academic duties, Dr. March maintained a solo private practice in Glendale.

Attilio Di Spiezio Sardo, MD, PhD

Dr Attilio Di Spiezio Sardo obtained his MD in 2000, certification in obstetrics and gynaecology in 2005 and PhD in human development, reproduction and growth in 2008. He was a member of the teaching faculty at the Minimally Invasive Therapy Unit and Endoscopy Training Centre while at the Royal Free Hospital, London in 2003. He is currently lecturer of obstetrics and gynaecology and chief of the hysteroscopy unit at the department of obstetrics and gynaecology, University of Naples ‘Federico II’, Italy. He is an author of more than 90 articles published in international peer-review journals and a member of the General Board of the European Society of Gynaecological Endoscopy.


9:00 am - 9:05 am
Welcome and Introduction

9:05 am - 9:45 am
Office Hysteroscopy Equipment and Considerations
9:45 am - 10:25 am
Office Operative Hysteroscopy
10:25 am - 11:05 am
Novel use of the TROPHYscope Hysteroscope
11:05 am - 11:20 am
Exhibit Hall/Break
11:20 am - 12:00 pm
Bipolar Technology
12:00 pm - 12:40 pm
Use of the Hysteroscopic Morcellator
12:40 pm - 1:20 pm
Hysteroscopic Myomectomy
1:20 pm - 1:40 pm
Exhibit Hall/Break
1:40 pm - 2:20 pm
Up to Date Therapy of Asherman's Syndrome and Uterine Septum
2:20 pm - 3:00 pm
Discussion & Adjourn

Topics Covered

  • Office Hysteroscopy
  • Operative Hysteroscopy
  • Novel Use of the Trophy Scope
  • Use of the Hysteroscopic Morcellator
  • Biploar Hysteroscopy
  • Therapy of Asherman's syndrome and Uterine Septum
  • Hysteroscopic Resection of Submucous fibroids
  • Novel Hysteroscopic Equipment