Event Calendar

Tuesday, July 21, 2020

2020 NYSGE LECTURE SERIES: Can We Forgo Surgery for the Benign Polyp?

Start Date: 7/21/2020 8:00 PM EDT
End Date: 7/21/2020 9:00 PM EDT

Venue Name: GoToWebinar

Organization Name: New York Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy

Michael Dellutri
Email: info@nysge.org
Phone: (646) 218-0650

Can We Forgo Surgery for the Benign Polyp?
July 21, 2020
8:00 pm to 9:00 pm

GoToWebinar information will be included in the registration confirmation email.
Intended Audience
Gastroenterologists and GI Fellows
Course Description
In this session we will review the reasons for and implications of the rising incidence of colon surgery for benign polyps, review the superior safety and efficacy of endoscopic approaches to complex polyps, and discuss strategies that we as the gastroenterology community can implement to reduce the need for surgical referral for “refractory polyps”.

Srihari Mahadev, MD, MS, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology, Weill Cornell Medicine, New York-Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY

Sherif Andrawes, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell; Director of Endoscopy, Staten Island University Hospital – Northwell Health, Staten Island, NY

Registration is complimentary as a benefit to the NYSGE community. However, online registration is required in order to obtain your GoToWebinar link. To register, visit www.nysge.org, login and click on the program title under UPCOMING EVENTS.

Note for Non-Members
Non-member physicians are welcome to participate and must also login or create a user account before registering. Please contact info@nysge.org for assistance if needed. Your support will help us to continue providing no-cost educational events to all. Please consider becoming a member of NYSGE. 

Non-Accredited Program
This program is not accredited for Continuing Medical Education (CME) credit.