Registration is now open for the 2018 Abdominal Wall Robotic Surgery Workshop, taking place 16th May 2018 at the Concord International Hospital, Singapore.

This is the first workshop held by Dr Marco Plastic Surgery, to provide an advance and deeper understanding of our abdominal wall and the core muscle system. The core muscle plays an important structure in our body physics for our daily movements and activities provide spine stabilization and rectus diastasis can affect most of our physiological functions like respiratory, gastrointestinal   and urogyncology system as well.

The workshop Director, Dr Marco Faria Correa who has more than 30 years of experience in treating various types of hernias –ventral hernia, umbilical hernia, incisional hernia and rectus diastasis will show and discuss a series of patients up to 20 years follow-up presenting with successful results and a series of secondary surgeries repairing unsuccessful cases. He will also discuss an in-dept. study of his personal experience as well as a bibliography review of the different stitching methods of plication, with the use of different sutures material, and the long term evaluation of the efficacy and longevity of the muscle-aponeurotic plication by abdominal wall CT scan and linear ultrasound. With an analysis of the trans-operative findings in secondary cases,

Dr Marco will conclusion of what was the reason for failure and what should be the ideal material and method for rectus plication is discussed.

You will enjoy one full day workshop with live surgical demonstration on the repair of muscles aponeurotic rectus plication using the robotic da Vinci® Surgical System, , lectures and panel discussion with renowned General / Robotic Surgeons on topics about Ventral and Umbilical Hernias as well as Renowned Robotic Gynaecologist topics with interactive Q & A sessions.


Workshop Program  at a Glance

Lectures & Live Surgery:

  • Robotic Surgery on Hernia
  • Robotic Surgery on Pelvic Floor Reconstruction
  • Robotic Surgery on Repair of Rectus Diastasis Muscles Aponeurotic Plication on Abdominal Wall
  • Live Surgery Streaming on Repair of Rectus Diastasis Muscles Aponeurotic Plication on Abdominal Wall



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Workshop Director:

Dr Marco Aurelio Faria Correa
Physician’s Dip ( Rio Grande do Sul ), Postgraduate Cert (General Surgery , Brazil )
Specialised Cert (Plastic Surgery, Brazil), TMSBCP (Plastic Surgery, Brazil)
Accredited Specialist Plastic Surgeon (Ministry of Health, Singapore)


Registration Fees

Early Bird ( till 15th Feb 2018) US $400.00
Registration between 16th Feb till 31st March 2018 US $ 450.00
Registration between 1st April  till on site Registration US $ 500.00

Registration is inclusive of GST 7% Tax  & Meals. 


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Workshop Secretary

Miss Una Loh
Miss Nelly Khaleisha

Tel : 63396598  ( from 11 am to 4 pm )
Email : admin@drmarco.com
Mailing Address – 38 Irrawaddy Road , Unit 10-26 , Mount Elizabeth Novena Hospital , Specialist Medical Centre. Singapore 349563