Fellowship of Indian Association of Gastrointestinal Endosurgeons (FIAGES)

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Fellowship of Indian Association of Gastrointestinal Endosurgeons (FIAGES)


Duration: 6 Month(s)

Indian Association of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Surgeons (IAGES)

Erode, Tamil Nadu, India


Course TypeFellowship

Course Specialty

Minimal Invasive Surgery


Indian Association of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Surgeons (IAGES)


    The Fellowship of IAGES is an honorary fellowship offered by Indian Association of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Surgeons (IAGES). Those who are not members may apply for membership online. Members of collaborating associations who have signed MOU with IAGES are also eligible. They are expected to get their application endorsed by the respective collaborating association prior to joining the course.

    PG Surgery Residents

    • A resident or junior consultant should obtain certificate of experience from the HOD of the hospital/Institution as a supportive document. Attach soft copies of MBBS, MS or DNB certificate and MCI registration certificate during membership registration.

    Non-Fellowship Category

    • Online FIAGES is also open to Non members and all surgical postgraduates and interested surgeons across the globe under the Non-Fellowship category where in they are eligible to take course and receive the Certificate of attendance.
    • They could register and participate in the annual national conference as postgraduates or Non-member category

    Logbook Guideline

    • Age/Sex/Surgery/Role/Post-op course/Complication/Remarks
    • Role - Assisted/under supervision/Independent (as drop down)
    • Post-op course - Uneventful / Eventful (as drop down)
    • Complications - Infection, Bleeding, Leak, Stricture, Obstruction, Others (type if others) as drop down
    • Remarks - Type the outcome of the event, if patient has been conservatively managed, Recovered, Diseased, Transferred, etc

Admission Intake


Fee (INR):


Stipend (INR):

Not applicable


At Your Own


Not applicable


    Non-Examination Category

    • Suitable for those candidates working as faculty in teaching institution and all surgeons with more than 10 year experience in doing laparoscopy.
    • Already an IAGES member or should become IAGES member
    • Number of laparoscopy done in the last 10 years : >100
    • would be eligible to receive the FIAGES on satisfactory completion of the course and the informal interview.

    Examination Category

    • With a minimum of 2 years experience in laparoscopic surgery (includes experience in laparoscopy as postgraduate/resident).
    • Fellow should have experience certificate from HOD, Employer or self if running own hospital.
    • Fellow should present an online Log Book. Total 25 cases including all Assisted/Operated laparoscopic surgeries.

Minimum Education

MS General SurgeryDNB General Surgery

Admission Process:

    • Applicants must have completed a post-graduation in surgery
    • Applicants should send the application form, academic qualification, experience letter, curriculum vitae to IAGES Secretary via email. (Click on View Contact Details)
    • Download a FIAGES guideline for more details.
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