The Next SAGES FREE Resident Webinar: “Hernia Repair Surgery”

SAGES continues its FREE Resident Education Webinar Series with an expert panel on Hernia Repair Surgery, Tuesday, February 6, 2018 at 7:00pm – 9:00pm ET. 

Panelists will address the surgical management strategies and techniques utilized in caring for patients with hernias. Please mark your calendars and sign up to attend this important and informative complimentary webinar today at:

Webinar Chairs: Jacob Greenberg, MD and Siva Vithiananthan, MD
Faculty: James Bittner, MD; Brent Matthews, MD 

Program Outline:

7:00-7:10PM | Welcome and Overview | Jacob Greenberg, MD and Siva Vithiananthan, MD
7:10-7:35PM | Materials for Hernia Repair | Brent Matthews, MD
7:35-8:00PM | TAP vs. TEP | Siva Vithiananthan, MD
8:00-8:25PM | Component Separation | Jacob Greenberg, MD
8:25-8:50PM | Robotic Techniques for Ventral Hernia Repair | James Bittner, MD
8:50-9:00PM | Panel Discussion | All Faculty

LOG-IN information at 7PM Eastern Time on Tuesday, February 6, 2018:

Login Instructions

  1. On the day of the webinar, use the webinar link above to get to the logon screen.
  2. At the logon screen, in the “Username” field, enter the email address that registered for the webinar.
  3. In the “Password” field, the word “hernia” (all lower case) is the password for this event.
  4. If you’ve registered as a group, the username is the last name of the person that registered the group. The password for groups will be the same as item #3 above.

For questions or inquiries regarding the Hernia Repair Surgery webinar, please contact Vanessa Cheung at

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