Robotic Bariatric Surgery in Challenging Situations

5th October 2022, 19:00 to 20:00 BST


Robotic Surgery is rapidly making inroads into all surgical subspecialties. The role seems to be more pronounced in areas where Minimal Access Surgery requires high degree of skills or where it is not popular due to limitations of the current technology. Like absence of articulating instruments, difficulty in suturing, requirement of multiple instrument control etc. While bariatric surgery is commonly done by laparoscopy, some advanced and complicated situations may be better handled by Robotic Surgery. This webinar addresses three such situations.


This webinar will include basics of the procedure, literature evidence and video clips to highlight the advantages of robotic surgery during challenging situations in bariatric surgery.

Learning Objectives

By the end of this webinar, attendees should have an understanding of:

  • What is robotic bariatric surgery
  • Situations where robotic surgery is helpful
  • Technical tips of the surgery
  • Evidence based discussion of benefits.

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Dr Arun Prasad

Clinical Lead and Adj. Professor GI & Bariatric Surgery, Apollo Hospitals, New Delhi, India.


Dr Ranjan Sudan

Professor of Surgery, Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery, Duke Surgery, Duke University School of Medicine, North Carolina, USA.


Dr Monika Hagen

Consultant Physician and Lecturer, Bariatric surgery, University Hospital Geneva, Switzerland.


Dr Chetan Parmar

Bariatric & metabolic consultant surgeon and Head of Department of Surgery at Whittington Health NHS Trust, London, UK


1 Hour

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A recording of the webinar will be made available on this page in the days following the live broadcast.

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