• 2020 Minimally Invasive Cranial Course

    Event Date

    Mar 14 2020 to Mar 14 2020

    About The Event



    Emerging advancements in stereotaxy, surgical visualization, and ablation/aspiration technologies have dramatically expanded the neurosurgical procedural armamentarium.

    The 2020 Minimally Invasive Cranial Course will be held on March 14, 2020, and is designed for general neurosurgeons, fellows, and residents with an interest in minimally invasive cranial surgery.

    Earn up to 8.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits for this one-day intensive course which is an excellent opportunity to learn the latest advancements through technical lectures, case-based discussions, patient selection, and hands-on training with models. It will be held at the UC San Diego Center for the Future of Surgery in La Jolla, California. This course features:

    • Stereotactic navigation
    • Edoscopic evacuation of intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH)
    • Exoscopic techniques for subcortical surgery
    • Laser interstitial thermal therapy (LITT) for epilepsy and oncology indications
    • Multiple stations with innovative demonstrative models
    • World class faculty
    • Pre-course Dinner on Friday, March 13

    Course Directors:
    Issam A. Awad, Thomas L. Beaumont

    Faculty: Sharona Ben-Haim, Alexander A. Khalessi, Marc S. Schwartz, Peter C. Warnke

    “The Congress of Neurological Surgeons is  accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.”

    The Congress of Neurological Surgeons designates this Live Activity for a maximum of  8.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    Registration Rates

    By February 19After February 19
    CNS Member: $900 CNS Member: $1,000
    Non-member: $1,200 Non-member: $1,300
    Fellow: $500 Fellow: $500
    Resident: $200 Resident: $200

    Registration Details

    Advance Registration Deadline: February 19, 2020

    Cancellation Policy: Full registration refunds, less a $100 processing fee, will be granted if written requests for cancellation are received by February 19, 2020. No refunds will be given after this date. Refunds will not be given for no shows. Written requests may be emailed to at meetings@cns.org, mailed or faxed to the following address: Congress of Neurological Surgeons Minimally Invasive Cranial Course Registration, 10 N. Martingale Road, Suite 190, Schaumburg, IL 60173, Fax: 847-240-0804

    Hotel Information

    Hotel reservations can be booked through Hotel La Jolla at $209 per night. 

    Book your group rate for the Minimally Invasive Cranial Course

    Industry Support


    La Jolla, California

    Congress of Neurological Surgeons
    Phone: 847-240-2500
    Toll-free: 877-517-1CNS
    Fax: 847-240-0804
    Email: meetings@cns.org

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