Hands-on Endoscopy Workshops

Hands-on Endoscopy Workshop Directors: Vivek Kaul, MD, FACG, and Qiang Cai, MD, PhD, FACG

Learn from the experts when you attend one of the many hands-on workshop sessions offered at ACG 2018! Watch expert faculty demonstrate various endoscopic procedures, and try out the latest products available.

Workshop registration will take place onsite in Philadelphia, and tickets will be given out on a first-come-first-serve basis.

Please note, registration for the Hands-on Workshops will be setup at the main ACG 2018 Registration Area in the Broad Street Atrium starting Saturday, October 6 through Sunday, October 7 at 2:00 pm. Hands-on Registration will move and reopen in the Exhibit Hall starting October 7 at 3:00 pm and remain there throughout the duration of the workshops.

Limited space available.

Sunday, October 7, 2018
Time Workshop Register on
3:45 pm – 6:45 pm
  • ERCP
    Faculty Leader: Jason R. Taylor, MD
  • EMR/Polypectomy
    Faculty Leader: Andrew Y. Wang, MD, FACG
Saturday, October 6, 2018
4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
  • Foreign Body Removal
    Faculty Leader: Seth A. Gross, MD, FACG
  • Hemostasis
    Faculty Leader: David A. Greenwald, MD, FACG
Saturday, October 6, 2018
4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
  • Resident Training Session
    Faculty Leader: David J. Hass, MD, FACG
Saturday, October 6, 2018
Monday, October 8, 2018
Time Workshop Register on
7:45 am – 9:30 am
  • ERCP – GI Fellows Only
    Faculty Leader: Vivek Kaul, MD, FACG
  • EMR/Polypectomy – GI Fellows Only
    Faculty Leader: Amit Rastogi, MD
  • Foreign Body Removal/Stenting – GI Fellows Only
    Faculty Leader: Ashley L. Faulx, MD, FACG
  • Hemostasis – GI Fellows Only
    Faculty Leader: Kevin E. Woods, MD, MPH
Sunday, October 7, 2018
10:15 am – 12:55 pm
  • ERCP
    Faculty Leader: Douglas G. Adler, MD, FACG
  • EMR/Polypectomy
    Faculty Leader: Laith H. Jamil, MD, FACG
Sunday, October 7, 2018
10:30 am – 1:05 pm
  • Stenting
    Faculty Leader: Immanuel K. H. Ho, MD, FACG
  • Hemostasis
    Faculty Leader: John R. Saltzman, MD, FACG
Sunday, October 7, 2018
10:30 am – 11:30 am
  • Resident Training Session
    Faculty Leader: Pichamol Jirapinyo, MD
Sunday, October 7, 2018
1:55 pm – 4:30 pm
  • EUS
    Faculty Leader: Girish Mishra, MD, MS, FACG
  • ESD with Asian Experts
    Faculty Leader: Qiang Cai, MD, PhD, FACG
Sunday, October 7, 2018
2:05 pm – 4:40 pm
  • Mucosal Ablation
    Faculty Leader: Prasad G. Iyer, MD, FACG
  • Hemorrhoid Therapy
    Faculty Leader: Stephen W. Landreneau, MD, FACG
Sunday, October 7, 2018
3:45 pm – 4:45 pm
  • Resident Training Session
    Faculty Leader: Eun J. Shin, MD
Sunday, October 7, 2018
Tuesday, October 9, 2018
Time Workshop Register on
10:05 am – 12:45 pm
  • ERCP
    Faculty Leader: Georgios I. Papachristou, MD, FACG
  • Enteroscopy
    Faculty Leader: Steven A. Keilin, MD
Monday, October 8, 2018
10:20 am – 12:55 pm
  • Mucosal Ablation
    Faculty Leader: Kenneth K. Wang, MD, FACG
  • Capsule Endoscopy
    Faculty Leader: Christian S. Jackson, MD, FACG
Monday, October 8, 2018
1:45 pm – 4:20 pm
  • Hemorrhoid Therapy
    Faculty Leader: David A. Johnson, MD, MACG
Monday, October 8, 2018
1:55 pm – 4:30 pm
  • Foreign Body Removal
    Faculty Leader: Field F. Willingham, MD, MPH
  • Esophageal/Anorectal Manometry
    Faculty: Satish S.C. Rao, MD, PhD, FACG
Monday, October 8, 2018
Hands-on Endoscopy Sessions do not offer CME

Twenty-two companies provided equipment support for the Hands-on Endoscopy Workshop Center in 2017:
  • Aries Pharmaceuticals
  • Boston Scientific
  • CONMED Endoscopic Technologies
  • Cook Medical
  • CRH Medical Corporation
  • CSA Medical Inc.
  • DWD Medical
  • EndoTherapeutics
  • ERBE USA, Inc.
  • FUJIFILM Medical Systems – US Endoscopy Division
  • GI Supply
  • Halyard Health
  • Medtronic
  • Merit Medical Endotek
  • Micro-Tech Endoscopy
  • Olympus America, Inc.
  • Ovesco Endoscopy USA, Inc.
  • PENTAX Medical
  • Redfield Corporation
  • Sandhill Scientific
  • Smart Medical Systems Ltd.
  • Stratis Medical
  • US Endoscopy Group