Department of Surgery

Department of Surgery Events


Workshops, Symposiums, and Conferences


The Department of Surgery hosts a variety of events throughout the year featuring speakers from the Texas Medical center and around the country on topics and innovations in the area of surgery. 


Upcoming Events


Metabolic Syndrome and Severe Obesity: A Modern Multidisciplinary Approach

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May 20, 2023

The Metabolic Syndrome and Severe Obesity conference will provide the learners with the current state of metabolic syndrome as a disease of epidemic proportions, our current understanding of its causes, and how available treatments help reverse this disease.

Michael E. DeBakey Surgical Society Alumni Symposium and 11th Annual Research Day

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June 9-10, 2023

This annual symposium highlight the academic achievements of the trainees in our department.

Advances in Critical Care

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Oct. 13 - 14, 2023 

This annual conference Department of Surgery at Baylor College Medicine, will features speakers from the Texas Medical Center and around the country from all aspects of critical care.

THORACon: Advanced Lung Disease

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Date to be announced. 

This conference provides engaging state-of-the-art multidisciplinary lectures focused on the causes, diagnosis, prevention and treatment of diseases affecting the lungs.

THORACon: Esophageal Disease Conference

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Date to be announced. 

The conference promotes interdisciplinary practices among physicians and other healthcare practitioners through engaging lectures to optimize the care of patients with esophageal disorders.