Swami Ram Himalayan University hosted a conference, from 8th to 10th April 2022, wherein members under the umbrella of Fellowship of Indian Association of Gastrointestinal Endo-Surgeons (FIAGES), congregated from all over the country.

Organised by the Department of General Surgery, Himalayan Institute of Medical Sciences, the event garnered a lot of interest, with alive workshop on Laparoscopic Surgery being the major highlight. Hands on training and practice of basic and advance Laparoscopic procedures were proficiently demonstrated by eminent  resource persons and specialists. The presenters were perfectly prepared, and the well attended event surely set a new standard of attainment.

Credit for putting together this three-day purposeful and memorable event, goes to the Department of General Surgery, Himalayan Institute of Medical Science and Indian Association of Gastrointestinal Endo-Surgeons.

At the end of the session, specialist doctors from various medical institutions of the country who were in attendance, expressed that the conference was well-planned and well-executed. The conference was based on emerging new technologies in the field of General Surgery. The purpose of the conference was to enlighten the doctors and researchers on the latest trends & techniques being adopted in the field of surgery.

The conference got underway with the lighting the lamp in front of the portrait of HIHT founder Dr. Swami Rama.Vice Chancellor SRHU, Dr Vijay Dhasmana was the Chief Guest on the occasion.

In his inaugural address he asserted that,“The techniques of surgery have changed drastically with the passage of time. The purpose of this type of conference is that doctors associated with surgery can share their experiences for the benefit of patients.Surgeon doctors who are getting ready for the future can further enhance their skills through such workshops.”

IAGES President Dr. L.P. Thangavelu informed that IAGES has more than 8300 surgeons as members. More than 3000 members have been trained under the aegis of IAGES.

Organizing Committee Chairman Dr. Hemant Nautiyal informed that FIAGES is one of the most prestigious & biggest of organisations providing fellowship for surgeons which is highly rewarding.

More than 60 national level faculty and surgeons participated in the conference. The participants in the program were given information on new techniques used in surgery, video presentations, lectures and training.

Apart from this, poster presentations and research papers were also staged.

Dr. PK Sachan was honored for his significant achievements in the field of surgery. Dr. Vaibhavi Dhasmana conducted the program most competently.

Dr. PK Sachan, Dr. Hemant Nautiyal, Dr. Pankaj, Dr. Hemant Kapurwan, Dr. Vinamra Mittal, Dr. Jitendra Ray, Rupesh Mehrotra helped in coordinating the event.

Pro Vice Chancellor Dr. Vijendra Chauhan, Registrar Dr. Sushil Sharma, Dr. Prakash Keshavaya, Dr. Sunil Saini, Dr. Renu Dhasmana were part of the august gathering.