Dr. Subhash Khanna

Phone: 098640 23338


Hon. Secretary

Dr. Sunil D. Popat

Phone: 098250 09199


Hon. Treasurer

Dr. Ramen Goel

Phone: 098201 70763


Training Centre Guidelines

Guidelines For Training Centers To Be Recognized By IAGES

Following is required for basic laparoscopic training centre.

  • Medical college/ Hospital / Nursing Home Minimum Beds: 20-30
  • Patient Material and Laparoscopic work
  • Lecture room for theoretical lectures and video sessions
  • Models for Training/Animal Lab
    There needs to be at least one pelvitrainer. An animal lab is preferred but not mandatory.
  • Video Library
    Video Cassettes / CD ROMs: 100 basic procedures & 50 advanced procedures.
  • Laparoscopic reference books
    10 reference books (latest) and 2 subscription for laparoscopic journals.
  • Recognized preceptors (1-2 in number) or may be group practice.

Requirements Of Preceptor

  • MS Surgery
  • Member of IAGES -5 years.
  • Laparoscopic surgery & conventional surgery, minimum 5 years experience in each system
  • Academic contribution in field of laparoscopic surgery (Published articles / papers, guest lectures, paper presentations)
  • Competent in his/her efforts to teach the surgeons.
  • Adequate equipment
    Medical grade camera, Medical grade video monitor, light source cable, telescope, insufflator, video recorder, routine major surgical set of instruments, boyles apparatus.

Ventilator, UPS System

  • Indoor facilities in the hospital / nursing home.
  • Anaesthetic facilities including pulse oximeter, capnograph.
  • Adequate staff , Theatre assistant, staff nurses.

Time Of Inspection

  • Receipt of applications in prescribed format: -Till 31st July
  • every year Inspection Date - In September or October

Inspection Committee Members

  • National Representative.
  • Zonal Vice - President/Member
  • IAGES Non EC member from the Zone
  • The traveling expenses and local expenditure will be born by the centre to be inspected.

Detailed Course Contents/Syllabus/Schedule (Day Wise) To Be Sent And Should Be Approved By The IAGE5 Committee.