University of Nebraska Medical Center

Advanced GI MIS/Bariatric Fellowship

The University of Nebraska Medical Center offers a one-year advanced GI MIS/bariatric fellowship accredited through the Fellowship Council. We offers two paid positions that start on August 1, finishing on July 31 of the following year. 

Application criteria

  • Passage of USMLE Steps 1, 2 and 3 or equivalent.  Copy of score report required.
  • Completion of a United States surgical residency.
  • Board eligible.
  • For foreign medical graduates, you must have passed your ECFMG English test to be considered for the fellowship.
  • Must have fundamentals of laparoscopic surgery and fundamentals of endoscopic surgery certification. 


 Apply to Fellowship Council

Dr. Vishal Kothari

Vishal Kothari, MD, Advanced GI MIS/Bariatric Fellowship Program Director

Dr. Kothari is a minimally invasive and bariatric surgeon with who focuses his practice on robotics systems. He educates trainees in robotic skills for the UNMC advanced MIS fellowship as well as general surgical residency.