Considering the prevalence of colorectal diseases in Iran and modern methods of treatment for disease such as cancer and benign diseases of the rectum and colon (fistula, hemorrhoid, fissure, IBD, prolapse, incontinence, pelvic floor disorders and constipation), establishing colorectal fellowship in Iran was essential .So in 2009 unification of different curriculums in this field was done.
This is a branch of General Surgery and includes theoretical knowledge and practical skills in prevention, diagnosis and surgical /nonsurgical management and less invasive interventions in Large Intestine, rectal and anal diseases.
1- To train efficient and effective specialists in colorectal surgery fields of Prevention, management, education and research.
2- In next 10 years we will reach international standard levels in educational, service provision and science production in this field
Expected Competencies and Procedural Skills:
1-Colonoscopy (Diagnostic, therapeutic)
2-Endoanal, Rectal Sonography
4- Laparatomy/Laparascopy Procedures
6-Pelvic Floor Surgery
General Requirement: To apply for this program, you will need to fulfill a number of requirements, which can be found in the Graduate Admission Requirements.
Specific Requiremetns: Holding an M.D. or M.B.B.S. degree. Having and approved specialty in Urology received in Iran or abroad.
The eligible candidate should have successfully completed an approved related Degree program and should be proficient in English or Persian.
Tehran University of Medical Sciences has a rolling application system and reviews student applications all year round.
However, the deadline for the September intake is June 31.
Education Fees and Yearly Expenses
For complete and comprehensive information about fees and expenses, please refer to the Education Fees and Yearly Expenses section.
Duration: 18 months
For more information, please download the Program Curriculum of Colorectal surgery
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