Welcome Message

It gives us immense pleasure to invite you to the 49th AMASI skill course and FMAS Examination at Department of Surgery, SDM Medical college, Dharwad. The skill course is an Academic and Accreditation activity of the Association of Minimal Access Surgeons of India, the Largest Specialist Association of, Association of Surgeons of India (ASI).

The aim of this skill course is to standardize laparoscopic surgical techniques, and to update the knowledge, keeping up with the current trends. During the course of 3 days, we will try to provide comprehensive knowledge and skills in basic to advance laparoscopic surgery. There will be extensive didactic Lectures covering from Basic to Advanced Laparoscopic Procedures. Our vision is that every surgeon or Gyanecologist in India should be trained adequately in the art and science of Minimal Access Surgery and every citizen should have access to minimal access surgery.

A written examination and viva voce will be conducted on the last day of the skill course. Successful candidates will be awarded Fellowship in Minimal Access Surgery (FMAS) during the Next National AMASI Conference to be held at Cochin later this year.

This years skill course is a tribute to more than a decade of Laparoscopic surgery in SDM Medical college and KIMS Hubballi, Karnataka India. We sincerely hope that you enjoy this academic feast and a comfortable stay with us.

All Consultant Surgeons, Gynaecologists including the Post Graduates who are interested in the field of Minimal Access Surgery are invited to Join this Laparoscopic Surgery Academic Feast with Fellowship Examination[ FMAS], ( FMAS not for P G’S) in Department of Surgery SDM Medical College Dharwad, Karnataka, India on 28th 29th 30th July 2017...... Kindly go to the Association of minimal Access Surgeons of India Website www.amasi.org for Registration and further information.

Dr. Ishwar Hosamani Convener for the Skill Course.

Explore North Karnataka

One of Karnataka’s Business and Educational Hub, Hubballi and Dharwad are twin cities Centrally Located and quite Accessible from Major cities of India. They are nearest to World Heritage Sites of Badami, Pattadkal, Aihole, World Famous Gol Gumbaz at Bijapur and Vijayanagar Empire Ancient Capital City of Hampi, which are very near to the venue. Also there are many sight seeing places nearby Like Dandeli, Jog Falls, Kittur, Lakkundi, and ofcourse Goa last but not the least.

Executive Committee

Dr C Palanivelu

Founder, President AMASI

Dr Dilip Gode

National Co-ordinator, AMASI

Dr Tamomas Chaudhuri

President, AMASi

Dr Jugindra Sorekhaibam

Secretary AMASI

Dr P Senthilnathan

Treasurer AMASI

Dr. Ishwar Hosamani

Course Convener

Dr. K. G. Byakodi


Organising Committee

Poojya Dr. D. Veerendra Heggade

Chief Patron

Prof. Niranjan Kumar

Medical Director SDMCMSH

Prof. Dr. Mallikarjun Desai

Advisory Committee

Dr. B.R. Patil

Advisory Committee

Prof. Dr. S.S. Soppimath

Advisory Committee

Prof. Dr. Gurushantappa Yalagachin

Advisory Committee

Prof. Dr. Rajashekar Mohan

Advisory Committee

Dr. B. Srinivas Pai

Organising Chairmen

Dr. Roshan Shetty

Organising Chairmen

Dr. N. I. Hebsur

Organising Secretaries

Dr. Vijay Kamat

Organising Secretaries

Dr. Ramesh Hosamani

Organising Secretaries

Dr. Aravind K

Organising Committee

Dr. Badiger

Organising Committee

Dr. Vasant Teggimani

Organising Committee

Dr. Muralidhar Doddamani

Organising Committee

Dr. Abhijit Hiregoudar

Organising Committee

Dr. Sampathkumar Nathee

Organising Committee

Click Here To download 49th AMASI Skill Course & FMAS Examination Schedule

Registration Details

Fee Structure

Skill course with FMAS examination
Registration Closed
Skill course Only
Registration Closed
Post graduate
Registration Closed
AMASI Membership
Registration Closed
Note: AMASI Membership* is compulsory for taking of FMAS Examination
* Kindly visit www.amasi.org for membership registration and further information.

Eligibility Criteria

  • MCI recognised MS/DNB/M.Ch Degree
  • Candidate should be an AMASI member or can apply with new membership application and fee
  • Candidate should have been performing basic laparoscopic procedures individually ( for at least 2 years) after passing the qualifying examination.
  • Participation in a workshop organized by aegis of AMASI
  • Completion of skill course
  • Successful test score in Fellowship Exam.

Travel & Accommodation

Dharwad is well connected by Rail & Road. The nearest airport is Hubballi 20km). Accommodation is available in all categories of hotels in Hubballi and Dharwad.

For any enquiry, please contact:

  • Dr Muralidhar Doddamani - +91 9901000144
  • Dr Vasant Teggimani - +91 9741116088


SDM Medical College,
Sattur Dharwad, Karnataka