Hands-on training from expert endoscopists from the Texas Medical Center!
Jul 10, 2021, 8:00 AM – 1:00 PM CDT
7200 Cambridge St., 4th Floor Baylor McNair Endoscopy Unit, Houston, TX 77030, USA

Course faculty                                            Course agenda,  parking &
                                                                           additional info

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Kalpesh Patel, MD

Baylor College of Medicine

Associate Professor; Director of Center for Advanced Endoscopy

Dept. of Medicine
Gastroenterology & Hepatology


Robert J. Sealock, MD

Baylor College of Medicine

Assistant Professor- Medicine - Gastroenterology

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Joseph Zhang, MD

MD Anderson Cancer Center

Assistant Professor- Medicine - Gastroenterology

08:00-08:15 am     

        Intro & Course Review                   Robert J. Sealock, MD

08:30-08:45 am     

        Lecture: Ergonomics                       Tomas DaVee, MD

Transition to Hands-on (4th floor endoscopy suite)

08:45-09:15 am      

        Demo 1: Foreign Body                   Salmaan Jawaid, MD

09:15-09:30 am      

        Demo 2: Endoscope Handling & Tools   Douglas Fishman, MD

09:30-10:00 am

        Demo 3: Dilation                               Kalpesh Patel, MD

10:00-10:30 am

        Demo 4: Injection                             Robert J. Sealock, MD

10:30-10:45 am 


10:45- 11:00 am

        Demo 5: Energy                                Joseph Zhang, MD

11:00-11:30 am

        Demo 6: Snare                                   Sunil Dacha, MD

11:30-12:00 pm

        Demo 7: Hemostatis                      Ricardo Badillo, MD

12:00-01:00 pm

        Lunch, Videos, Q&A

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Salmaan Jawaid, MD

Baylor College of Medicine

Assistant Professor- Medicine - Gastroenterology

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Sunil Dacha, MD

Houston Methodist Gastroenterology Associates

Houston, TX


Tomás DaVee, MD

University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

Assistant Professor- Gastroenterology, Hepatology And Nutrition

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Douglas Fishman, MD

Baylor College of Medicine

Associate Professor


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Ricardo Badillo, MD

University of Texas- Houston

Houston, TX

Where to park?

Parking for the course is free at the underground visitor parking at the following location: 


Baylor Medicine- McNair Campus

7200 Cambridge St.

Houston, TX 77030


Please park on the ground floor of the parking garage (indicated in red- see image below).

Once parked, please take the garage elevators to the 1st floor which will lead you inside the McNair Campus. There will be a sign-in sheet for fellows at the McNair lobby entrance and you will be given a temporary badge with your name and credentials.


What to expect?
The instructors will guide you on how to perform each topic on animal models for each rotation. Your learning goal during this time will be to pay close attention to your instructors, ask questions, take notes and familiarize yourself with each topic. There will be a question & answer session at the end of the course. Course evaluation forms will be provided as well.


What to wear?
Please dress in hospital scrubs and wear a mask. Additional PPE such as gowns, shoe covers, etc., will be provided in the endoscopy suite where the course will be held. You may bring pen & paper to take notes.

Breakfast & Lunch will be provided.

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