ENYGO Introduction to Robotic Surgery



An exclusive 1,5 day course for young fellows and trainees with no experience in robotic surgery. The course combines a theoretical lectures and live surgery transmission at the ORSI training centre in Ghent, Belgium.

The course is organized by ESGO in collaboration with ENYGO.



The  Course aims to introduce the robotic approach to young surgeons with no experience with robotic surgery (Da Vinci Si or Xi) but preferably with some knowledge or exposure to the system.

The 1,5 day  course for young surgeons with no experience in robotic surgery,  is an exclusive opportunity to enhance your knowledge and skills.

The Course program features interactive theoretical sessions and practical training dry  at the ORSI Academy, Belgium.

Don’t miss out on your opportunity to learn more about the robotic surgery!


Target audience

The ideal profile of the course candidate is a young  surgeon with no experience but some knowledge of or exposure to robotic surgery and that fluency in English.

Learning Objectives

Teaching Format

1,5 day workshop with theoretical sessions, dry lab exercises and live surgery transmission.

Scientific Programme

Scientific programme will be available soon.

Chairs & Faculty

Joao Casanova, Portugal


Sergi Fernandez, Spain


Registration will open in January 2020.

Course Package Fees

Individual registration – ENYGO member 200 Eur
Individual registration – Country list A and B** 100 Eur
*ESGO is not a VAT payer

**Categories A and B are defined according to the World Bank Country Classification of Upper-middle-income economies (List A) and Low income/ Lower- middle-income economies (List B).

Fee includes:
Course, 2 nights of accommodation in a hotel in Ghent, Belgium and transfers to and from the hotel. 

General information


ORSI Academy, Belgium


In registering for the course participants agree that the organizer is not responsible for individual medical, travel or personal insurance. Participants are requested to arrange their own travel and health insurance. The organizer cannot assume liability for changes in the program due to external circumstances.


ESGO and ENYGO gratefully acknowledge Intuitive Surgical for a generous educational grant supporting this course.

Course Secretariat

For more information and the status of your registration, please contact us adminoffice@esgo.org

Travel & Accomodation


Travel costs to from the airport to ORSI Academy, Belgium and to and from the hotel will be arranged, travel costs to Belgium are responsibility of the attendees.


  • Accommodation for 2 nights in a single room in Ghent, Belgium, in a standard hotel in the vicinity of the course venue will be arranged by ESGO.