Observership Programmes for the
Department of Urology/ Urogynaecolgy
With Hands on

Observership Programme in Urology/ Urogynaecology

Observerships in urology/Urogynaecology provide additional advanced level training including endourology, minimally-invasive surgery, uro-oncology, infertility, pediatric urology, female urology, and reconstructive urology.
The Observership in Urology/Urogynaecology minimally invasive surgeries is a one/two-year program that provides comprehensive training in all aspects of Endo Urology, Laparoscopic Urology and Urogynaecology.
We have a dedicated program to update regarding the latest modalities for treatments of urinary stones, enlarged prostate treatment, lower tract Endo urology, various minimally invasive Uro-Onco surgeries and treatment of incontinence and pelvic floor repairs. Common procedures which you can learn here are Cystoscopy, Ureteroscopy and Nephroscopy (Rigid and Flexible scopes), TURP, TURBT, OIU, Endoscopic cystolitholapaxy, URS, PCNL.
The bonus is that you learn a wide variety of Laproscopic urological procedures. You are also taught treatment and surgery for urinary incontinence and pelvic floor repairs. The emphasis is on prevention, recognition and management of various complications.
We are fully equipped with advanced imaging equipment’s, lasers and various flexible /rigid scopes.
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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