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February 21, 2013

Hamilton a training centre for laparoscopic surgery
The Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES) FLS Test Centre Review Committee has approved the application of CMAS as a FLS Test Centre under the direction of Dr. Mehran Anvari.

February 21, 2013

CMAS receives Fundamentals of Laparoscopic Surgery Certification
Hamilton is now officially a site to test and train laparoscopic surgeons.  It’s expected around 100 surgeons a year will come to Hamilton from all over Canada to be tested at the Centre for Minimal Access Surgery (CMAS), which will be the 4th testing centre in Canada.

September 28, 2012
Interview with Dr. Olajide Adewale, T.A. (MBBS, FWACS): A Visiting Pediatric Surgeon from Nigeria
Expresses his journey at McMaster University and his experience attending the annual Gynecological Laparoscopic Surgery course at CMAS Hamilton, St. Joseph's Healthcare.

Monday, March 21, 2011 Medicine's Future
Mehran Anvari stands at the threshold of major medical change that will profoundly affect the lives of people across Ontario, across Canada and perhaps everywhere.

Tuesday, October 5, 2010 CMAS Celebrates 10 Years of Education and Innovation Excellence Read more in our Anniversary Edition Newsletter More

Tuesday, May 25, 2010 Celebrating Ontario's Extraordinary Accomplishments in Research and Education Dr. Mehran Anvari is the 2010 ORION Leadership Award Recipient More

Tuesday, May 25, 2010 Hamilton Seeks to Become Centre of Excellence for Medical Robotics More

Friday, June 26, 2009 McMaster honours innovators From a pool of 12 outstanding nominees, Mehran Anvari, professor of surgery, was chosen as the McMaster Innovator of the Year and Jack Hirsh, professor emeritus of medicine, was honoured with the 2009 McMaster Lifetime Innovator Award. More

Thursday, May 28, 2009 City MD has key role in provincial obesity fight A Hamilton doctor is leading the province's fight against obesity by creating a registry that will track the number of people needing bariatric surgery and whether it works. More

Thursday, March 5, 2009 - 09:28 Ottawa funds commercialization of surgical robotics at McMaster University

The federal Networks of Centres of Excellence today awarded $14.8 million to McMaster University for development and commercialization of novel surgical robotic systems.