Meeting Dates 2020/2021
After closely monitoring developments related to the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) outbreak and assessing its current and potential impact, our scheduled meetings for the 2020/2021 year will be virtual for October, November & February. Our May 2021 meeting is scheduled at the Union League club with virtual capability as backup.
The health and well-being of our members, employees, and partners is our top priority.
Many attendees at our events are health care professionals on the frontlines of caring for the public.
Our February 4, 2021 meeting will be on the Zoom platform and will be updates on Surgical Devices.
Next Meeting February 4, 2021
Update on Surgical Devices
“Innovations in Common Bile Duct Exploration”
Michael Ujiki, MD
Vice Chair of Surgery for Innovation and Program Development, Chief of Gastrointestinal and General Surgery, Director of Minimally Invasive Surgery, and Director of Surgical Simulation at NorthShore
“Beyond wires and seeds, current localization techniques for non palpable breast lesions”
Ameer Gomberawalla, MD, FACS
Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery at University of Illinois Chicago
“Understanding the Value of Robotic Surgery”
Yalini Vigneswaran, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Advanced GI and Bariatric Surgery
UChicago Medicine & Biological Sciences
Welcome to the Chicago Surgical Society
Welcome to another year of great presentations at Chicago Surgical Society. The year started on October 1, 2020 with the Dr Margo Shoup's Presidential lecture and new member induction. On November 5 we will have a new program to highlight case discussions involving COVID-19.
On February 4, 2021 we will present new surgical devices. We will also have the Illinois Surgical Conference on April 24. May 6, 2021 will be our 2021 Presidential lecture and business meeting. The October, November & February meetings will be held virtually.
Margo Shoup, MD, MBA, FACS
October 1, 2020
Resident Abstract Awards
The winners of our annual Resident Abstract Awards were Dr. Lyonell Kone, Dr. Mikhail Attaar, & Dr. Lindsey M. Zhang. Sponsors of the awards were Cook County Alumni, and Drs. Printen & Yao. The meeting was held at Fulton Market Kitchen.
“Small Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors (PNET): Resect vs Observe”
Ajay Maker, MD vs Gerard Abood, MD
“Surgical treatment of cholecystitis:
evidence vs reality”
Jonathan Myers, MD vs Ezra Teitelbaum, MD
Meeting was held at Fulton Market Kitchen with spirited debate.
Past President, Dr. Gerard Aranha, questions the debaters.
October, November & February will be held virtually. April & May, 2021 meetings may still be at the Union League Club of Chicago
October 1, 2020
New Member Initiation & 2020 Presidential Lecture by Dr Margo Shoup
November 5, 2020
Covid-19 case discussions
February 4, 2021
New Surgical Devices
April 24, 2021
Illinois State Surgical meeting
May 6, 2021
Annual Business Meeting and Presidential Address
We'd like to thank our great presenters from our virtual meetings