What training is involved for the surgeon?

Minimally invasive gynecologic surgery requires special training and equipment, according to the American Society for Reproductive MedicineOff Site Icon.

Postgraduate training in minimally invasive surgery is on the rise, according to the National Institutes of HealthOff Site Icon. In a survey of surgery program directors, more than 80 percent of those who responded reported a residency program, varying in size, for minimally invasive procedures. For those surgeons already in practice, there are classes and training programs available for minimally invasive surgical techniques, according to the NIH.

For more information about how surgeons are trained in minimally invasive gynecologic surgery, talk to your doctor.

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