June 18-20, 2018
Aula Medica
Stockholm, Sweden

Program Chairs

Justin Collins is a Urologist and Research Co-ordinator at Karolinska, Stockholm, Sweden. Farid Gharagozloo is board certified in general surgery and thoracic surgery, and specializes in providing the latest robotic surgery options to treat cardiothoracic, esophageal, gastrointestinal, and lung diseases and cancers. Professor Alexandre Mottrie is Chairman of the EAU Robotic Urology Section (ERUS) and Head of the Urology department of the OLV hospital in Aalst, Belgium. Vipul Patel is world-renowned for his contribution to the field of robotic-assisted surgery. He is one of the most experienced robotic surgeons in the world and has personally performed more than 10,000 robotic prostatectomies.  Peter Wiklund is Professor of Urology in the Department of Molecular Medicine and Surgery, Karolinska Institutet.
He is Vice Chair of the EAU Robotic Urology Section (ERUS). 


Don’t miss this opportunity to learn from the world’s leading robotics experts! Highlights include:

  • Presentations by world-renowned leaders in robotic surgery
  • Specialty breakout sessions for:
    • Colorectal 
    • ENT
    • General Surgery
    • Gynecology
    • Hernia & Single Site
    • Pediatric
    • Thoracic & Cardiac
    • Urology

The SRS 2018 Annual Meeting will be the most comprehensive robotic symposium ever held featuring internationally renowned faculty who are dedicated experts in their fields of study. The meeting will feature step-by-step (how-to) techniques with in-depth commentary by the world’s leading robotic surgeons. This meeting is for everyone from surgeons new to robotic surgery to first assists, as well as advanced robotic surgeons who want to improve their techniques.

We will have live surgery links from Karolinska Hospital and also live surgery broadcasts from other world leading robotic centers in the US, Europe and Australasia.

The following plenary sessions will be held during the annual meeting:

  • Robotic Training and Curriculum development
  • Lessons Learned, Challenging Cases and avoiding Complications
  • AI in healthcare. Opportunities and challenges on the road ahead.
  • ERAS protocols in robotics
  • Future robotics (Industry insight plenary session)
  • Future developments in VR and AR simulation
  • Introducing innovative technologies into standard training programs
  • The Operating theatre of the future
  • Application of the IoT (Internet of Things) in healthcare 
  • Best Poster and Best video awards session

May 16 - 19, 2018
Curitiba, Brazil

More Information Coming Soon!