Video Mentorship Series: Complete mesocolic excision

Date: September 29, 2023
Time: 6:00 PM Central
Host: Michael F. McGee, MD
Moderators: Sridevi Maddineni, MD; Luca Morelli, MD

The ASCRS Video Mentorship Series is a series of intraoperative video-based coaching sessions, presented in the webinar format, with the goal of sharing operative techniques and improving procedural confidence. During this webinar the moderators will review videos of Complete mesocolic excision.

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1.pngMichael F. McGee, MD
Dr. Michael McGee is Clinical Associate Professor of Surgery and Chief of the Division of Colorectal Surgery at the University of Michigan. Prior to obtaining his medical degree at Drexel University, he was trained as a mechanical engineer. After completing general surgery training at Case Western Reserve University, Dr. McGee completed colorectal surgery fellowship at Cleveland Clinic. While at Case Western, Dr. McGee completed the Dudley P. Allen Scholarship dedicated to clinical research in minimally invasive surgery and surgical endoscopy. Dr. McGee was recruited to Northwestern University where he practiced for 11 years and held several system-wide administrative roles for Northwestern Medicine before joining the University of Michigan in 2022.
Dr. McGee’s clinical interests include complex re-operative abdominal surgery, minimally invasive colorectal surgery, surgical endoscopy, and anorectal surgery for cancer and inflammatory bowel disease. He served as co-director of the 50+ hospital Illinois Surgical Quality Improvement Collaborative (ISQIC) where he led statewide quality improvement projects to reduce surgical site infections and developed a prehabilitation program for surgical patients. His research interests include surgical quality improvement, implementation science, and patient education. He is an active member of several national surgical organizations, multiple editorial boards, and has authored over 50 publications and received multiple grants and awards for research, teaching, and humanism.

2.pngSridevi Maddineni, MD
Dr. Maddineni received her B.S. from State University of New York at Albany and MD from Albany Medical College. She completed her general surgery residency at New York Medical College (Sound Shore) and colorectal fellowship at the University of Louisville. She started the Robotic Surgery Program at Hampton VA Medical Center in Hampton, Virginia. She is currently Chief of Surgery at VA Texas Valley Coastal Bend Health Care System in Harlingen, Texas.

3.pngLuca Morelli, MD
Prof. Morelli is a General Surgeon and Associate Professor of Surgery at the University of Pisa. Currently he is Chief of the General Surgery Unit of the University Hospital of Pisa, and Director of the American College of Surgeons Accredited Educational Institute (ACS-AEI), EndoCAS (, the only Italian simulation center with these credentials so far. He is Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS) and of the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons (FASCRS). In 2018 he obtained the National Scientific Qualification as Full Professor of Surgery. His activity is particularly focused on Oncologic Surgery and Minimally Invasive Surgery. The surgical practice consists of more than 5000 surgical procedures as first operator including major oncologic surgery, organ procurement for transplants (liver, pancreas and kidney), advanced laparoscopic and robotic surgery with particular interest for colorectal, HBP, upper GI and uro-gynecologic oncologic surgery. Since 1999, he has written more than 400 scientific publications on several topics such as transplants, surgical oncology, interventional ultrasound, simulation, laparoscopic and robotic surgery. Finally, he is also President of the Arpa Foundation (, a no profit organization finalized to support research and training in the medical field. Languages spoken: Italian, English   

  Registration is free to ASCRS members and a $50 flat-fee for non-members, which includes live and on-demand access to all webinars in the series. This is a one-time registration for enrollment in the full 2023 series. You do not need to register more than once.