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Division of Minimally Invasive Surgery

About Us

The surgeons in the Division of Minimally Invasive Surgery offer the most cutting-edge technology available in the realm of minimally invasive and robotic surgery while maintaining the highest quality of care. We work hard to provide the latest in endoscopic, laparoscopic, and robotic techniques in bariatric and foregut surgery. ​

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Division News

SAGES 2024


Our Division faculty and fellows attended and participated in the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES) 2024 Annual Meeting in Cleveland, Ohio. Pictured to the right is our MIS Research Fellow, Dr. Graham Spurzem, presenting an abstract. 


Visiting Scholar News


We are pleased to share that Dr. Ryan Broderick, an Associate Professor in the Division, and Dr. Santiago Horgan, Chief of the Division, mentored a Visiting Clinical Fellow from Saudi Arabia, Dr. Khaled Alrakbi, from May 2023 to May 2024. This year-long mentorship is a testament to our commitment to global medical education, professional development, and the advancement of surgical training. 



Recent Publications

Spurzem GJ, Broderick RC, Horgan S. Demonstrating the utility of fluorescence cholangiography with indocyanine green during laparoscopic cholecystectomy. J Gastrointest Surg. 2024 Feb 9:S1091-255X(24)00157-4. PMID: 38458910.  

Broderick RC, Spurzem GJ, Huang EY, Sandler BJ, Jacobsen GR, Weisman RA, Onaitis MW, Weissbrod PA, Horgan S. A Multidisciplinary Minimally Invasive Approach Is Necessary for the Contemporary Management of Esophageal Diverticula. J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A. 2024 Feb 26. PMID: 38407920. 

Spurzem GJ, Broderick RC, Li JZ, Sandler BJ, Horgan S, Jacobsen GR. Maximizing mesh mileage: evaluating the long-term performance of a novel hybrid mesh for ventral hernia repair. Hernia. 2024 Mar 1. PMID: 38429399. 

Huang EY, Broderick RC, Spurzem GJ, Li JZ, Blitzer RR, Cheverie JN, Sandler BJ, Horgan S, Jacobsen GR. Long-term outcomes of PGA-TMC absorbable synthetic scaffold in both clean and contaminated ventral hernia repairs. Surg Endosc. 2024 Mar 18. PMID: 38498213. 

Lytvyak E, Zarrinpar A, Dalle Ore C, Lee E, Yazdani-Boset K, Horgan S, Grunvald E. Control of Eating Attributes and Weight Loss Outcomes over One Year After Sleeve Gastrectomy. Obes Surg. 2024 Mar 19. PMID: 38502520.