To comprehensively cover the indications and surgical STEPS in robotic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB) surgery:

• Fundamentals of da Vinci® Surgical System components and instrumentation

• Operative room setup, including da Vinci® Surgical System components

• Patient positioning and preparation for robotic RYGB

• Learning robotic tissue dissection techniques with monopolar and bipolar energy

• Learning intra-corporeal suturing and knot tying with the da Vinci® Surgical System

• Learning "tricks of the trade" tips for efficient robotic surgery

Pre-course requirements:

Previous experience on the robot and familiarity with open or laparoscopic bariatric surgery. 

Next dates:

  • On Demand


dr. carlos vaz

dr. paulo roquete

The 2-day masterclass consists of:

  • simulator excersises, video-guided lectures, dry-lab training & wet-lab training on porcine model

full program


€2500 (excl. VAT)

The price includes:

  • OR and use of the equipment
  • training models
  • didactic materials
  • lunch & drinks
  • taxi transfers between the hotel and the institute/hospital
  • access to elearning platform

The price excludes:

  • hotel stay
  • taxi transfer between hotel and airport/station
  • taxi transfer from institute to your hotel at the end of the program

Once your registration is confirmed by Orsi Academy and/or Invivox, please contact Jana to arrange your accomodation & transfers. 

After registration:

Be sure to register on the Orsi Academy e-learning platform ( as further communication will be held via various forms.

Please note that it is mandatory to register on the e-learning platform ( and to complete the participant profile prior to the course. Any pre-course material on the platform needs to be consulted before starting the course. Lab access shall be refused to people without a registered account.  

  • Before the course:  

Once registered, please fill in the Participant Profile Form, which can be found under the section 'Tests & Evaluations'.

fill in PP form

  • After the course: 

Please find the time to complete the General Evalution Form.

fill in GE form

Once we recieved both filled in forms, your personal certificate will be uploaded to your profile shortly. 

The certificate can be retrieved by looking yourself up using the Search User tool, than click More Info and find your certificate. 


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Orsi Academy has its own e-learning platform, centralizing the best of existing educational content and making it accessible for approved users.

Step-by-step videos with explanatory textual information are provided in the video-library next to didactic material. Proctors can push specific content to course participants prior to the course or allow alumni to consult course material later on in their career. Next to these sections, links to a wide variety of discipline-specific literature can be found on the platform.

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