‘Institute on Wheels’ at Patiala hospital to hone surgeons’ skills

‘Institute on Wheels’ at Patiala hospital to hone surgeons’ skills

Tribune News Service

Patiala, March 4

The Department of Surgery, Government Rajindra Hospital, is organising a three-day workshop for advanced training in surgery. The workshop is being organised under the guidance of Dr Ashwani Kumar, Head, Department of Surgery.

The aim of holding workshops is to teach surgeons basic and advanced laparoscopic along with bowel and vascular anastomosis skills. The Institute on Wheels is one of its kinds in the country wherein equipment to train surgeons is available in a bus.

Dr Ashwani Kumar, said, “This workshop will help both seasoned and budding surgeons in learning and imbibing new skills as well as improving old ones.”

“Normally, such advanced training is available in New Delhi. We have tried to make it possible for surgeons to learn and improve their skills on the hospital premises itself,” he added.

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