Rhoton-de Oliveira: Microsurgical and Endoscopic Approaches for Skull Base and Aneurysms 2023

Jacksonville, FL US
May 22, 2023 to May 26, 2023

Course Directors: Alfredo Quiñones-Hinojosa, M.D.Rabih G. Tawk, M.D., Joao Paulo Cavalcante de Almeida, M.D., Ph.D. and Wen Hung Tzu, M.D.

Course Co-Directors: Vicent Quilis Quesada, M.D., Ph.D., Vanessa Milanese Holanda Zimpel, M.D., Ph.D., and Mateus Reghin Neto, M.D.

May 22 - 26, 2023 - Mayo Clinic Simulation Center - Jacksonville, Florida

Course Highlights

  • Review of surgical approaches and operative techniques pertaining to surgical treatment of skull base lesions such as skull base tumors, cerebral aneurysms, and other disorders
  • Combines both microscopic and endoscopic techniques with simulated micro-anastomosis training session to improve microsurgical skills
  • Intensive hands-on cadaver dissection sessions, covering a broad spectrum of transcranial approaches
  • Participants will work in teams on prepared injected fixed specimens under the guidance of a distinguished expert Faculty

Target Audience

This course is designed for neurosurgery medical providers at various stages of their careers including residents, fellows, attendings nurse practitioners and physician assistants. 

Learning Objectives

Upon conclusion of this program, participants should be able to:

  • Identify the major skull base approaches to various neurosurgical and vascular disorders affecting the skull base and brain
  • Determine the appropriate approaches and microsurgical techniques for treatment of complex aneurysms and complex skull base lesions
  • Identify complex surgical approaches for pretemporal, cavernous sinus and far lateral approaches
  • Demonstrate proficiency in techniques during hands-on sessions on cadaveric specimens to improve skills

Attendance at any Mayo Clinic course does not indicate or guarantee competence or proficiency in the skills, knowledge or performance of any care or procedure(s) which may be discussed or taught in this course.

Additional Information

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 45.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 45.00 Attendance
Event starts: 
05/22/2023 - 7:30am
Event ends: 
05/26/2023 - 4:00pm

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Mayo Clinic Simulation Center
4500 San Pablo Road
Stabile North 8th Floor
Jacksonville, FL 32224
United States

The J. Wayne and Delores Barr Weaver Simulation Center at Mayo Clinic's Florida campus is located in the Stabile North building on the 8th Floor. Parking is available in multiple lots near the Stabile North Building on W.M. Davis Parkway at no charge. Additional parking is available in the Mayo patient/visitor ramp adjacent to the Davis Building on Mayo Boulevard. The cost for parking is not included in the registration fee.

Mayo Clinic Campus Map 

For those seeking off-campus oceanfront accommodations:

Ponte Vedra Inn & Club
200 Ponte Vedra Blvd.
Ponte Vedra, FL 32082
Located 6 miles from the Mayo Clinic Campus

One Ocean Resort & Spa
1 Ocean Blvd 
Atlantic Beach, FL 32233
Located 8 miles from the Mayo Clinic Campus

Sawgrass Marriott Golf Resort & Spa
1000 PGA Tour Blvd
Ponte Vedra Beach FL, 32082
Located 10 miles from the Mayo Clinic Campus

For those seeking on-campus accommodations:

Courtyard Jacksonville at the Mayo Clinic Campus
14390 Mayo Blvd.
Jacksonville, FL 32224

All travel and lodging expenses are the sole responsibility of the individual registrant.


Jacksonville International Airport (JAX) is located 45 minutes from Mayo Clinic. Taxis and rental cars are readily available at the airport. Travel and lodging arrangements are the sole responsibility of the individual registrant. Transportation is highly recommended, as the campus is not within walking distance to dining locations. Attendees are responsible for their own reservations.

Course Directors

Alfredo Quiñones-Hinojosa, M.D.

Rabih G. Tawk, M.D.

Wen Hung Tzu, M.D.

Joao Paulo Cavalcante de Almeida, M.D., Ph.D.

Course Co-Directors
Vincent Quilis Quesada, M.D., Ph.D.
Vanessa Milanese Holanda Zimpel, M.D., Ph.D.
Matues Reghin Neto, M.D.

Accreditation Statement
In support of improving patient care, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Credit Statement(s): 

Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science designates this live activity for a maximum of 45.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


Other Healthcare Professionals:
A record of attendance will be provided to all registrants for requesting credits in accordance with state nursing boards, specialty societies or other professional associations.

For disclosure information regarding Mayo Clinic School of Continuous Professional Development accreditation review committee member(s) and staff, please go here to review disclosures.

Available Credit

  • 45.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 45.00 Attendance

This course offers the unique opportunity for commercial companies to interact with healthcare providers and highlight their products and services. If you are interested in exhibiting at this course, contact Florida Exhibits for more information.   


View the Rhoton-de Oliveira: Microsurgical and Endoscopic Approaches for Skull Base and Aneurysms 2023 prospectus HERE


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