In 1995, VCU Medical Center,
recognizing the growing need for
less painful surgical approaches that were easier on the
patient and allowed earlier return to full activities, opened
Invasive Surgery Center.
to patient care, education, and research,
the MIS Center promotes constant innovation and excellence
through a cross-fertilization of ideas
among physicians, nurses, hospital
administrators and engineers. The MIS Center has recently been recognized by SAGES as one of the early testing centers for the Fundamentals of Laparoscopic Surgery certification.