2 weeks course – Overview

Cochin gynecological endoscopic training center provides high quality individualized hands on training programs for gynecologists, theatre nurses and technicians round the year on a personal tutorial basis.

The training program started in 1988 and since then more than 1500 gynecologists have successfully completed this course. The center is approved by Federation of Obstetrics and Gynecological society of India for endoscopic training.


  • Center provides basic and advanced laparoscopic surgery skills depending on the level of experience of the candidates.
  • On an average 3-4 Advanced Laparoscopic and Hysteroscopic surgeries will be demonstrated per day from Monday to Friday.

Usual Surgery list includes – ectopic pregnancy, endometriosis, myomectomy, adhesiolysis, total lap hysterectomy, laparoscopic tubal surgeries including laparoscopic tubal anastomosis, Laparoscopic presacral neurectomy, Hysteroscopic septum incision, Hysteroscopic myomectomy, endometrial ablation etc.

(Approximately 30-35 cases in two weeks. Type of cases depend on availability)

  • The Trainees will be able to assist surgery by rotation and depending on the candidates’ experience, greater responsibility will be given. They will have the opportunity to introduce Verres needle, trocars and secondary instrument independently.
  • Detailed lectures on equipment and electro surgery
  • Pelvitrainer and video endoscope are available for practice. Different types of endo-suturing will be taught on the pelvitrainer in a choreographed technique.
  • Multimedia CD ROMs, Teaching videocassettes, unedited video recordings are available for learning.
  • Use of diathermy will be taught on specimens.
  • A collections of reference books on endoscopy are available in the center.
  • With prior appointments the centre will be happy to accommodate cases of special interest to you.
Course Duration :  2 weeks
No: of Candidates :  3 candidates per batch
Schedule : Every Two weeks all round the year
(Advance booking necessary)
Course Fees 
Indian Residents                   – Rs 75000
Non Resident Indians          – 1600USD
Foreign Nationals                 – 2000USD
(In case of postponement of booked dates any change in charges will be applicable)
Accommodation :  Not Included

Entry Requirements : Basic PG degree in Gynaecology/ Surgery/ Medicine/ General Surgery/ Surgery in super specialty

Applicant from India : Copy of: PG Certificate, Valid Medical Council Registration

Applicants outside India : Copy of : Passport, Visa, Medical Registration details, Report of good standing from medical authority