Symposium on Robotic Cardiac Surgery

Event dates
Chicago, IL

New topics for 2018 include instruction and demonstration on robotic coronary artery bypass, as well as mitral valve and tricuspid valve repair/replacement procedures. Additional topics will address proper prerequisites, individual and team skills, supplies and equipment, training, administrative elements, and team requirements. This fully packed Friday-Saturday course is led by international instructors with successful track records in robotic surgery. Breakout sessions will feature live simulations and demonstrations with two robots and five simulators.

Hear what course directors Drs. T. Sloane Guy, Joseph A. Dearani, and Husam H. Balkhy have to say about the Symposium, including program highlights, who should attend, and what to expect. 

STS Physician Members $900
STS Associate, Candidate, and Pre-Candidate Members $450
Non-Member Physicians $1,100
Non-Member Residents, Medical Students, and Allied Health $550



A block of rooms for symposium attendees has been reserved at the Loews Chicago Hotel. The special group rate is $189/single or $209/double, plus state and local taxes. This rate is available until March 8, 2018,on a first-come, first-served basis. There are two ways to reserve a room in the STS block:

  • Make your reservation online.

  • Call (877) 969-8232 and reference “STS Robotic Symposium”.