Fellowship Diploma in Lateral Skull Base Surgery - Dissector Role

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Fellowship Diploma in Lateral Skull Base Surgery - Dissector Role


Duration: 10 Day(s)


Total Seats: 25

World Skull Base Foundation


Bengaluru, Karnataka, India


Course TypeFellowship

Course Specialty

Skull Base Surgery


M S Ramaiah University of Applied Sciences


    World Skull Base Foundation (WSBF) provides training opportunities to doctors and medical professionals in the specialty of Skull Base Surgery and has launched its flagship training program, the WSBF Fellowship Diploma in Skull Base Surgery, a one-of-its-kind and the first comprehensive, curriculum-based training program in the specialty of Skull Base Surgery. This program aims to define the scope of Skull Base Surgery, create a professional community of trained Skull Base Surgeons, and establish Skull Base Surgery as a separate subspecialty.

    The cadaveric dissection-based study programs are organized annually at Ramaiah Advanced Learning Center, Bengaluru, India separately in Lateral and Anterior Skull Base Surgery at different times in the year with a curriculum that is spread in modules and covering all important topics in the subject. With over 60 hours of lectures in 100 topics and 72 hours of dissections in Lateral Skull Base Surgery (LSBS) and with over 30 hours of lectures in 60 topics and 60 hours of dissections in Anterior Skull Base Surgery (ASBS), this is indeed the most comprehensive course in Skull Base Surgery!

    Delegates are expected to attend the modules and pass a written exam at the end of the course. Lectures will be in the forenoon and dissections in the afternoon. Dissectors will be provided with the best and most state-of-the-art equipment including high-speed drills, high-definition microscopes, and monitors giving the dissectors an ‘in-theatre’ experience. The cadavers provided are fresh frozen and exclusively curated for the course with injections into the anterior and posterior arterial and venous systems. Faculty for the course are sourced both internationally and nationally. Over 40 top faculty members will be sharing their experiences with the participants.

    Salient Features:

    1. Hitchhikers' Guide to Skull Base Surgery and Hearing Implantology: 20 Dissectors, 50 Observers; 2-day Cadaveric Dissections, 2 days Live Surgery
    2. The Skull Base Masterclass: 10 Masters; 2 demo stations; 50 Observers; Total 4 days
    3. LSBS: 25 Dissectors, 50 Observers; Total 10 days
    4. ASBS: 20 Dissectors, 20 Asst. Dissectors, 50 Observers; Total 10 days

    Structured curriculum-based training in theory and dissections

    • Over 40 world-renowned faculty
    • Fresh frozen and injected cadavers curated with patented technology
    • State-of-the-art infrastructure with an ‘in-theatre’ experience
    • Exclusive course on Skull Base Surgery to be awarded Fellowship Diploma Certification

Admission Intake


Fee (INR):

575000 (Total)

Stipend (INR):



At Your Own




Dr. Sampath Chandra Prasad Rao


    Candidate must have done MS ENT, Mch Neurosurgery, Sr Resident (ENT/Neurosurgery).

Minimum Education

MS ENT SurgeryMCh Neuro Surgery
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