Upcoming Conferences

The Center for Minimally Invasive Surgery is dedicated, through a rich and innovative tradition, to providing high quality education to medical students, residents, fellows, allied health professionals and practicing physicians. Learn more about our upcoming conferences in minimally invasive surgery.


Collaborate to CREATE: Innovations in Surgery and Health Care

Presented by The Center for Research, Education and Advancement of Transdisciplinary Exploration

Friday, October 28th, 2022 - Virtual Conference

CME credits offered

Register at https://go.osu.edu/CREATE22

Topics will include:

  • Biodesign
  • Virtual reality in cardiac surgery
  • Entrepreneurship in health care
  • Ex-vivo donor organs
  • Partnerships in academia, industry and health care
  • Artificial intelligence in the OR
  • Innovation incubators and startups


9th Annual Bariatric Patient Symposium: What’s New in Bariatrics

Presented by The Center for Minimally Invasive Surgery

November 18th, 2022 at The Ohio Stadium (virtual option available)

Our one-day conference will provide a comprehensive overview of the best practices in the field of bariatric care, including both surgical and non-surgical techniques in weight loss. Physicians, nurses, dieticians, and allied health professionals provide patients with expert care and must know the newest innovations in the field to do so. Learners will gain a knowledge of new medications, surgical techniques, guidelines, and pre- and post-operative patient care!

Register by November 8 at https://go.osu.edu/bariatricsymposium

Course directors:

  • Bradley Needleman, MD
  • Sabrena Noria, MD
  • Stacy Brethauer, MD

Share this page