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University of Wisconsin Department of Surgery
Advanced Hernia Repair Course

Friday, September 11, 2015
7:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Wisconsin Institutes for Medical Research (WIMR)
Room 3001A
1111 Highland Avenue
Madison, Wisconsin 53705

Course Overview

This one-day course is designed to instruct practicing general surgeons in the newest techniques and instrumentation in repair of difficult incisional hernias. Hernia surgery techniques and principles are demonstrated through didactic sessions, video presentation, case review and practical experience in the lab.


Completion of this course will enable participants to:

  1. Expand their knowledge and refine techniques associated with complex abdominal wall hernia repair, including component separation
  2. Be knowledgeable about biomaterial choices and the similarities and differences between biosynthetics and biologics
  3. Understand patient risk factors that may influence choice of repair or biomaterial
  4. Discuss complex hernia including parastomal and hiatal/paraesophageal hernia repair, and management of complications

Course Director

Jacob A. Greenberg, MD, EdM
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Department of Surgery
University of Wisconsin

For more information, or to register, please contact:
Professional Education
Telephone: (877) 467-3338
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