Saturday, September 22
5:15 PM – 6:15 PM
Most common complications of minimally invasive stone surgery techniques (ESWL, URS, RIRS, PCNL, Laparoscopic Surgery) will be identified by experts.
Cases will be presented with description of complication, technical tips to avoid complication, and expert discussion of how to fix complication.
Additional cases for interactive participation of audience will be presented.
Professor of Urology
UC San Diego Department of Urology
Gregory Jack, Assistant Professor of Urology, Austin Health, University of Melbourne, Australia.
Professor of Urology
University of Florida College of Medicine, Department of Urology
Dr. Vincent G. Bird is currently Professor in the Department of Urology, Chief of the Division of Minimally Invasive Surgery, the endourology and minimally invasive surgery fellowship program co-director, and associate program director of the residency program in the Department of Urology at the University of Florida College of Medicine. Dr. Bird completed his fellowship training in robotics, laparoscopy and endourology at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics. At the conclusion of his fellowship, Dr. Bird was recognized for excellence in clinical science by the Endourological Society for research relating to patterns of treatment for urinary stone disease.
Dr. Bird received his undergraduate education at Boston University, and attended medical school at the State University of New York, Stony Brook, where he received his medical degree with distinction in research and was also awarded for his work involving cellular processes related to cancer and inflammation. Dr. Bird then completed his general surgical and urological training at the University of Miami. Currently, his clinical practice focuses on renal surgery for urinary stone disease, renal obstruction, and renal cancer, while his clinical and basic science research focus is on the treatment of a variety of renal conditions. He also has publications and interests relating to urologic imaging. He has contributed publications on treatment of urinary stone disease with newly developed technologies.
Dr. Bird is also an active member of the American Urological Association, Southeastern Section of the American Urological Association, Endourological Society, and past president of the Florida Urological Society. Dr. Bird has held a number of positions within the Florida Urologic Society, serving two terms as scientific director as well as secretary treasurer. He serves as a reviewer for a number of Urology based journals.
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