Observership Programme in
Minimal Access General Surgery With Hands on

Observership Programme in Minimal Access General Surgery

The Observership Programme in Minimal Access General Surgery at SHIMIST Sonepat trains specialists who, at the end of completion of the Observership will be prepared to do surgical management of patients with complex surgical conditions.
In addition to routine minimal access laparoscopic procedure, a resident fellow can participate in the education and learning in the various workshop and short-duration training programs frequently organized in the SHIMIST. Special care is taken to make the Observership candidates proficient in endosuturing.
We have a dedicated program to update your knowledge regarding the latest modalities for laparoscopic procedures like Cholecystectomy, Appendectomy, Hernia repair, Urological conditions, Palomos (varicocele), Pelvic Surgeries and Endo Urology, Colorectal procedures, Varicose veins, various other open and Minimal Access Surgeries including BARIATRIC surgeries.
We are fully equipped with advanced imaging equipment (RUBINA 4K 3D SYSTEM), lasers, various flexible /rigid scopes, VAAFT and MIPH. Our state of Art training center ensures that training can be maximized with the help of Simulators, Endotrainers, Wetlab, library, and 3D 4K ICG Systems along with regular lectures in auditoriums.

Eligibility Criteria

  • The doctor should be an M.B.B.S, equivalent degree & specialization in Gen. Surgery (self attested)
  • The doctor should have a valid medical registration in his/her state. (self-attested)
  • Passport Copy with Visa
  • 4 recent passport size photographs
  • Citizenship card of your nationality (self-attested)
  • MCI Registration

Duration 3 Months To 1 Year

Dr. Akhil Saxena (Director SHIMIST) is Loved By Students

SHIMIST (Saxena Hospital Institute of Minimal Invasive Surgery & Training)

It is the center of excellence for providing training to Practicing Gynecologists, Surgeons, Urologists and Post Graduates in these specialities. SHIMIST was formed by Dr. Akhil Saxena in 2009 with a new approach in the field of Laparoscopy and Endoscopy with great enthusiasm and positive spirit.

Our Vision: is “Evidence based practice with modern approach at an affordable cost” and our Mission is “To be widely accepted as a health care centre of international standards for clinical excellence & passionate patient care.”

Various academic/operative workshops like Hysteroscopy Hands-on Training, Urogynaecology for Gynecologists, Endourology training, Basic and advanced Endo Gynae, TLH Hands-On, Laparoscopic Hernia, laparoscopy for general surgeons, Endourology, MIPH and VAAFT Trainings are conducted in SHIMIST. SHIMIST is recognized worldwide today as a reference training center in minimally access surgery.

This Center of Excellence is highly equipped with latest equipments and accessories available anywhere in the world. , with Modular ORs and provides world-class health care for patients as well as education and training programs in Laparoscopic and Endoscopic surgeries.

The courses typically include theoretical sessions, “Hands-On” skill demonstration, and live demonstrations of endoscopic and laparoscopic surgeries at the institute. The institute has trained more than 4,200+ candidates worldwide till now.

SHIMIST also provides Diploma in Gynaecology and Urogynaecology certified by UKSH School-Germany – the only in India and Nepal

Professor Liselotte Mettler and Dr. Akhil Saxena both share their experiences and knowledge to the leading surgeons and Gynaecologists across the globe.

SHIMIST also provides observerships in Surgery, Gynaecology, Urology and Urogynaecology

We have done total number of 24 FOGSI recognized training programs in India till now .We have conducted various other academic/ operative workshops and training programs in Hysteroscopy, Gynae. Endoscopy and Urogynae & trained about 4000 + national and international candidates.

The workshops have been conducted at various places — Sonipat, Lucknow, Ambala, Sharda Medical College Gtr. Noida, Ludhiana, Rampur, Aligarh, Hathras, Guwahati, Varansi, Jaunpur, Allahabad, Bareilly, Hapur , Rewari, Harsh Hospital Allahabad, SRN Medical College-Allahabad, Kamla Nehru Hospital-Allahabad, Mullana Azad Medical College-New Delhi, Jaipur Doorbeen Hospital, Garg Hospital-Gorakhpur, Tinsukia (Assam), IGIMS-Patna, Dhaka, Dubai and Nepal etc. (Total Workshops more than 250)

SHIMIST is now expanding its wings to SAARC COUNTRIES with various academic workshops and Diploma courses


Number Of Faculties

100 +

Number Of Students Passed

1000 +

Number Of Surgeries Done

80 +

Number Of Programmes

300 +

Number Of Procedures in Training Programs

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